East Side Review

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Nov

Greater St. Paul prayer breakfast

The Greater St. Paul Prayer Breakfast is Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel, 11 E. Kellogg Boulevard. Attendees will hear guest speaker, Larry Julian talk.

Mon
13
Nov

Carrier Alert serves people living alone

Carrier Alert, a free program offered through Greater Twin Cities United Way 2-1-1, is a unique service for people who live alone in the east metro area or are concerned about someone they know who lives alone.

Mon
13
Nov

Charter Commission meets Nov. 13

The Ramsey County Charter Commission meets Nov. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Administration Building, second floor, 2015 N. Van Dyke St., Maplewood.

Mon
13
Nov

A new tradition: watching the sunset against Old Red Bricks

If there were a contest for the East Side's most unique annual event, I'd nominate one called "Watch the Glow of the Setting Sun on the Red-Brick Brewery." Or just "Watch the Glow," as its celebrants refer to it. The event began in October 2005 and was repeated on October 13, 2006.

Sun
12
Nov

Developer sues city for project denial

Within a month of receiving denial of its proposed single-family home project in south Maplewood, CoPar Development LLC decided to sue the city for its decision, citing that the council members violated the city's ordinances and comprehensive plan, according to the lawsuit filed in Ramsey County

Sun
12
Nov

More than cornfields

We've all heard Iowa jokes.

"Go 200 hundred miles from Des Moines in any direction and you're still standing in a corn field," one friend said.

Iowa does have lots of farms. Corn, soybeans, cows and pigs are abundant. But only 6 percent of Iowans live on farms.

Sun
12
Nov

More than cornfields

We've all heard Iowa jokes.

"Go 200 hundred miles from Des Moines in any direction and you're still standing in a corn field," one friend said.

Iowa does have lots of farms. Corn, soybeans, cows and pigs are abundant. But only 6 percent of Iowans live on farms.

Sun
12
Nov

Inquiring Minds

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Fri
10
Nov

Coming together and making a difference: Part 2

Last week we started with the story of a young boy throwing starfish back into the ocean waters. When asked if he could really make a difference with so many on the sand, he gave a great answer. As he threw one into the water, he answered that he made a difference to that one.

Fri
10
Nov

Election offers few upsets for East Side

Unless a voter cared about one sheriff's office candidate over another, Nov. 7 proved to be business-as-usual for the East Side's precincts, which voted roughly 3-1 in favor of DFL incumbents or candidates.

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