U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith visit with preschool students at Richardson Elementary in North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Dayton wants to use surplus dollars to provide free pre-K With a projected budget surplus of nearly $2 billion and just a few weeks remaining in the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Mark Dayton is pushing to earmark millions for early childhood education. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius joined Dayton for a visit to Richardson Elementary School in North St. Paul Tuesday, April 28, to discuss Dayton's plans to further invest in early learning programs and to see what District 622 offers its children under 5.
Residents gathered to pick out their choice of 200 large bare root and container trees at Richard Walton Park April 25. The Pete Graske Arbor Day Tree Give Away this year had red maple, Haralson apple, Black Hills spruce, and honey crisp apple. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Nearly two months after former North St. Paul councilman Scott Thorsen filed a police report against Mayor Mike Kuehn for possible disorderly conduct and/or assault charges, the record has been made available to the public.