Levy would remain flat if referendums fail this fall
The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board approved District 622's preliminary property-tax levy at its Sept. 22 meeting.
Board members certified the proposed levy maximum of $41,339,197 for 2016. If the preliminary levy is approved at its maximum in December when board members will vote on a final levy, it would be the same amount approved by the board last year.
Business objects to city's request to revoke license
A massage therapist arrested on suspicion of prostitution has been charged with one count of engaging in prostitution in a public place.
The Washington County Sheriff's Department took Yuanfen Liu, 51, of Stillwater into custody Thursday, Sept. 17, following an undercover investigation.
East Siders Tony Yang (left) and Pa Xyen take turns shooting Tuj Lub tops at Wakefield Park in Maplewood. Their team, along with the other competitive teams in the Twin Cities, will soon have a chance to play on official courts being built by the City of St. Paul and Ramsey County. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Tuj Lub courts under construction in St. Paul, Maplewood
On a mild, windy September day, six East Side Hmong men spent the entirety of their evening practicing the artful lawn sport of Tuj Lub at Wakefield Park in Maplewood.
Combining elements of bowling, bocce ball, shotput, a shooting range, and more, Tuj Lub has a small but strong following amongst Hmong men in the Twin Cities, as well as other parts of the U.S.
The Hy-Vee in Oakdale, located at 7180 10th St. No., opened Sept. 22. The spacious fruit and vegetable produce section includes homegrown and organic selections. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Company has plans for 20 stores in Twin Cities
The new Oakdale Hy-Vee store was abuzz with activity Monday afternoon, as dozens of employees in crisp new uniforms put the finishing touches on the 90,000-square-foot store the day before its much-anticipated grand opening Sept. 22.
Lake Elmo City Council members met in another marathon meeting, this one lasting until 1 a.m.
There were lengthy, and at times heated, discussions on many agenda items up for a vote Tuesday, Sept. 15. When it came time to approve a preliminary property-tax levy for 2016, however, conversation on the matter was relatively brief.
Preparing to repair a broken spacecraft window in space, Cheri Stockinger puts on a spacesuit for the simulation activity. (submitted photo)
School year takes off with space-themed lessons in Maplewood classroom
Students wondering where they need to drop off their completed homework assignments in Cheri Stockinger's classroom this year will be sent to "mission control" — a bulletin board adorned with an image of a spaceship.
The space decor and lingo are inspired by Stockinger's week-long experience at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, this past summer.