East Side Newsbriefs

Fri
31
May

Solar Boat Regatta


photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

Wild Zebra, just one of the three boats entered by St. Paul’s City Academy, competes in the concluding 1-hour endurance race in the 21st annual Solar Boat Regatta held at Phalen Lake May 18.

Thu
16
May

DNR conservation officers using dogs to detect zebra mussels

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be using three zebra mussel-sniffing K-9 teams for the first time this year to help combat the spread of aquatic invasive species.

Mon
13
May

Still digging for the new community center - Photo


Patrick Larkin/Review

Crews move dirt to prepare the site at the southeast corner of Payne and Maryland on May 8, 2013. The site will be home to the Payne-Maryland Project, a community center.

Mon
13
May

East Side police commander to present “stat maps”


Kevin Casper, commander of St. Paul Eastern District police station, looks over mapped out crime statistics. (photos by Patrick Larkin/Review)

An example of a stat map that will be presented at the “Neighborhood Gathering” on May 16.

By regularly looking at St. Paul crime data, Commander Kevin Casper said he is able to “keep drilling down” on crime in East Side neighborhoods.
Casper will give a community presentation on Thursday, May 16, on the department’s “stat mapping” techniques, as a way of connecting with residents to fight crime going into the warmer months when criminal activity usually spikes.

Sun
12
May

Suspected burglar, narcotics user caught after night biking without lights

On Wednesday, May 1, between 9 and 10 p.m., officers saw a man biking down Maryland Avenue on the East Side with no lights or reflectors, pulling a trailer, according to a police report.

Tue
07
May

Big Steer Meats marks 35 years; captures statewide awards

Charles Cory Sr. opened his little meat market at the corner of White Bear Avenue and East Seventh Street in 1978. He called it Big Steer Meats, and not long thereafter his son Charles Jr. joined him in the family business.

Mon
06
May

Three reasons to have your soil tested this spring

Did you know that one pound of phosphorus from excessive fertilization can produce anywhere from 300 to 500 pounds of algae if that phosphorus reaches a lake or river?

Mon
06
May

Commerce Department announces important information about process and timeline for developing an MCHA transition plan

 In light of the 2014 implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Commerce Department announced key information regarding the process for assessing the need for, and developing a transition plan for the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Associatio

Mon
06
May

9 East Side stores cited for underage cigarette sales

Par for the course, say investigators

Mon
06
May

Search for Kira Trevino returns to Keller Lake

Law enforcement officials once again searched Keller Lake in Maplewood last week in their investigation of the disappearance of Kira Trevino, 30.

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