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Sun
15
Nov

Harding’s new Hall-of-Famer has a strong pulse

Gerald Keenan got a nod from the Minnesota State High School League when he was inducted into their Hall of Fame on Oct. 25. The Harding High School athletics director has been at the school since 1975, and with the district since 1960. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Gerald Keenan got a nod from the Minnesota State High School League when he was inducted into their Hall of Fame on Oct. 25. The Harding High School athletics director has been at the school since 1975, and with the district since 1960. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Jerry Keenan’s lifelong dedication to athletics gets a nod

Fifty-five years into his career, Harding High School’s activities and athletics director Gerald Keenan has no plans of stopping, even after achieving state Hall of Fame stature.
Jerry Keenan, as he prefers, was inducted into the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame on Oct. 25, receiving the designation alongside three Olympic athletes and nine other Minnesotans involved in high school sports for the league’s 100th anniversary.

Wed
11
Nov

District 622 operating levy fails, along with technology levy

This homemade lawn sign seems to reflect the feelings of a majority of residents who cast ballots in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District levy vote. The referendum questions were voted down in the Nov. 3 election. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
This homemade lawn sign seems to reflect the feelings of a majority of residents who cast ballots in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District levy vote. The referendum questions were voted down in the Nov. 3 election. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Across the state, voters approved at least one operating levy request in 47 districts on Election Day, for a passage rate of 90 percent.

Wed
11
Nov

Shoreview Community Center prepares to celebrate 25th anniversary


(courtesy of the City of Shoreview)

The Shoreview Community Center is getting ready to celebrate a milestone. Twenty-five years ago, it opened its doors for the very first times.

Wed
11
Nov

Northeast Bank breaks ground in New Brighton

Northeast Bank and government officials marked the groundbreaking of Northeast Bank's new location at 1135 Silver Lake Road in New Brighton, the site of a long-vacant service station Nov. 3.

Wed
11
Nov

Body of missing Mounds View man found in New Brighton lake

Henry T. McCabe
Henry T. McCabe

The body of a 32-year-old Mounds View man who had been missing since Labor Day was found in Rush Lake in New Brighton Nov. 2.

Tue
10
Nov

Roseville wants to hear from you, so ‘Speak Up’

Friends, Roseville residents, council members and city staff — they've all lent you their ears.

Tue
10
Nov

Fire station to garden station

The Garden Station groundbreaking ceremony was held Nov. 4 at Lovell Avenue just west of Dale Street in Roseville.

Mon
09
Nov

Maplewood Homicide Victim Identified

Maplewood police have identified the man killed in a home invasion Saturday morning as 31-year-old Justin Niles Wright.

Sun
08
Nov

Johnson High wants kids to run the show

Johnson High School’s student government structure is changing in a big way — whereas before it was a small group of students leading, now over 300 are in leadership roles. Shown here, a Tuesday, Oct. 27 homeroom meetings saw a student-led small group meeting where students of mixed grades did a teambuilding exercise, scheming up their design for the school’s pumpkin carving contest. (Patrick Larkin/Reivew)
Johnson High School’s student government structure is changing in a big way — whereas before it was a small group of students leading, now over 300 are in leadership roles. Shown here, a Tuesday, Oct. 27 homeroom meetings saw a student-led small group meeting where students of mixed grades did a teambuilding exercise, scheming up their design for the school’s pumpkin carving contest. (Patrick Larkin/Reivew)

Dissolving student council, school takes more inclusive student government approach

If all goes according to plan, students could be running the show at Johnson High School within a few years.
Taking inspiration from a prep school in a low-income neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, Johnson High’s principal, Micheal Thompson, is hoping for a cultural shift at the school, where students have more say, and ultimately more responsibility.

Sun
08
Nov

Sex trafficking group gets combined 50 years

Thomas Evans
Thomas Evans

Drop in the bucket of overall trafficking scene in Twin Cities

Though one group of sex traffickers will do prison time, little ground has been made on the overall scene of sex trafficking in the Twin Cities, notes Ramsey County Attorney John Choi.
Five individuals involved in a sex ring that was active on the East Side, victimizing young and underage women, have now recieved sentencing — in total, they face 50 years in prison.

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