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Tue
10
Mar

Southwest Review area students make Deans' List

University of Kansas
• Jacquelyn Bernick of Mendota Heights
• Jessica Kauffman of Mendota Heights
• Anna Lavigne of South St. Paul
• Connor Ward of Mendota Heights

Mon
09
Mar

Celebrated dog that inspired WSP online network for lost pets needs new home

Sweetie
Sweetie (submitted photo)

Sweetie the Chow Chow gained notoriety last summer, after escaping from her owners in Mendota Heights for a five-day adventure.

Mon
09
Mar

New Salvation Army thrift store coming to East Side

Adding to the “thrifting” scene on the East Side, the Salvation Army is hoping to open a new thrift store location in the Sun Ray commercial district.

Mon
09
Mar

Teens hoop against staff at Arlington Hills

Staff at the Arlington Hills Community Center played basketball against kids who frequent the rec center. A staff member and a boy battle it out under the hoop.  (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Staff at the Arlington Hills Community Center played basketball against kids who frequent the rec center. A staff member and a boy battle it out under the hoop. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

If 17-year-old C.J.

Mon
09
Mar

Hmong Minnesotans memorialized in new exhibit

An exhibit honoring Hmong Americans opens this weekend at the Minnesota History Center. The exhibit explores Hmong culture, history, and their immigration to the United States, and Minnesota in particular. Shown above is a typical Hmong village in Laos. Before and during the war, Hmong traditionally lived in high elevation areas. Aside from their slash-and-burn agrarian lifestyle, many families also raised domestic animals, including chickens and pigs. These children made sure the livestock were fed and ten
An exhibit honoring Hmong Americans opens this weekend at the Minnesota History Center. The exhibit explores Hmong culture, history, and their immigration to the United States, and Minnesota in particular. Shown is a typical Hmong village in Laos. Before and during the war, Hmong traditionally lived in high elevation areas. Aside from their slash-and-burn agrarian lifestyle, many families also raised domestic animals, including chickens and pigs. These children made sure the livestock were fed and tended. (photo courtesy of Noah Vang)

They’re here, they’re growing, and they’re youthful — the average Hmong person in Minnesota is only 19.7 years old, and nearly half of the Hmong in the state are under the age of 18.

Mon
09
Mar

Five charged for underage sex trafficking

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, shown at right, and Bill Martinez, assistant chief of the St. Paul Police Department, pointed to the sex trafficking case brought forward on Monday, March 2 as an example of how the two departments are getting better at investigating cases that lead to prosecution. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, shown at right, and Bill Martinez, assistant chief of the St. Paul Police Department, pointed to the sex trafficking case brought forward on Monday, March 2 as an example of how the two departments are getting better at investigating cases that lead to prosecution. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Thomas William Evans
Thomas William Evans

Victims as young as 16, were coerced, beaten

Preying on girls they recruited from as far away as Fort Worth, Texas, five Minnesotans are facing criminal charges for allegedly engaging in the sex trafficking of girls and women.

Mon
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.

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