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09
Mar

St. Croix Lutheran, Visitation principals both leaving

Gene Pfeifer will leave St. Croix Lutheran’s top position. (submitted photo)
Gene Pfeifer will leave St. Croix Lutheran’s top position. (submitted photo)

Come the first day of school next fall, there will be a lot of changes at two area private schools whose longtime leaders are leaving.

Mon
09
Mar

Mary Philblad and Joel Kemp: 40 years of safely transporting ‘precious cargo’ in School District 197

Mary Philblad drops off her bus load of kids on Feb. 25 at Pilot Knob Elementary in Eagan. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Mary Philblad drops off her bus load of kids on Feb. 25 at Pilot Knob Elementary in Eagan. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

A school bus driver and a mechanic, setting high standards

From kindergarten to high school, many students start their school day before they enter the classroom. They begin their school day by stepping foot onto a school bus.

Fri
06
Mar

Councilman Thorsen files police report against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions could reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

Thu
05
Mar

World War II Roundtable lists topics

The Dr. Harold C. Deutsch WWII History Round Table meets monthly at the Fort Snelling History Center.

Thu
05
Mar

Roseville Citizens Police Academy

Roseville residents are invited to participate in the 2015 Citizens Police Academy, an eight-week, behind-the-scenes look at the Roseville Police Department.

Wed
04
Mar

Department of Natural Resources will use county ponds to rear walleyes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will have access to ponds in Washington County Parks to use for rearing walleyes, after the County Board gave its approval to the project Feb. 24.

Wed
04
Mar

New rowing club to call Lake Elmo home

A small group of community members have launched a grass roots effort to bring the sport of rowing to Lake Elmo.

Wed
04
Mar

District 622 makes offer to superintendent finalist

Stillwater administrator Laager is top pick

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board entered into contract negotiations last week with Ryan Laager to be the district’s next superintendent.

Wed
04
Mar

Maplewood gathering offers cheat sheet for cross-cultural business etiquette

Chue Vang, Mohamud Abdirahman, Hussein Khatib, Sia Lo and Ramon Leon presented on the do’s and don’ts for developing successful ethnic business connections. (submitted photo)
Chou Xiong, 27, Shirly Yang-Lor, 24, and Pang Lee, 31, visit with panelist Sia Lo. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

If you walked into someone's home to do some renovation work, would you be surprised to be invited to a meal first? Do a firm handshake and direct gaze convey warmth and confidence to everyone you meet?

Wed
04
Mar

District 622 budget cuts include 90 layoffs

Local schools grappling with $8 million deficit

District 622 school board members had to use their red pens last month as they slashed just over $8 million from the general fund budget for the 2015-2016 school year.

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