East Side Review

Mon
23
Jan

I.D. crimes plague Twin Cities

Kristine Mellor usually didn’t leave her purse in the car. But as she locked the doors and walked into the gym one morning, someone was watching her.

Mon
23
Jan

From refugee to attorney to senator to ... film star?

She’s known nationwide as the country’s first Hmong-American elected official. She was profiled in the New York Times when - without legislative experience - she wrested Minnesota’s Senate District 67 seat from others vying to replace longtime officeholder Randy Kelly, who resigned to become St.

Mon
16
Jan

Mayor Coleman to host forum on the state of transportation

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman today announced he will join the city’s district councils in hosting a forum on key transportation initiatives in St. Paul on Jan. 23 at Hamline University in the Drew Science Center Auditorium.

Mon
16
Jan

Johnson fight leads to 11 suspensions

St. Paul police arrested a 19-year-old St. Paul man the day after a Jan. 10 fight at Johnson High School devolved into the shooting of a 17-year-old just blocks away.

Mon
16
Jan

Century College hosts trumpet virtuoso Wayne Bergeron at jazz festival

Trumpet virtuoso Wayne Bergeron, one of the most sought-after trumpet players in Los Angeles, will be the guest artist this year at the Century College Jazz Festival. He will perform on Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. (reception at 6:45 p.m.) and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Mon
16
Jan

Metropolitan State University announces a new art exhibit

Metropolitan State University third floor Gallery will present “Memory, Myth and Metaphor,” featuring the highly personal works of three women artists dealing with the topic of identity. These artists included sculptor Tiffany Besonen, Menahga, painter Nancy Robinson, St.

Mon
16
Jan

Payne-Phalen Planner

The East Side Review’s monthly guide to what’s happening with the District 5 Planning Council.

Mon
16
Jan

Media mined tragedy

By now our television, radio and print media have thoroughly covered last week’s heartbreaking saga of 13 coal miners in central West Virginia.

Mon
16
Jan

To your health in the New Year

As we begin a new year, the toast “to your health” is often heard. Let me add to the chorus by wishing you and your family good health in the New Year - and each year thereafter.

Mon
16
Jan

More than anything, he was a friend

It wasn’t getting any better, but that didn’t deter Don Larson from giving it his best shot at beating the dreadful, debilitating afflictions of cancer, that plagued him for the past several years.
Another friend told me recently, “You have to believe that 1930 was a good year.”

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