Roseville man to challenge Rep. McCollum
A Roseville man has filed paperwork to make a run for the 4th Congressional District in the U.S. House.
Greg Ryan gave notice to the Federal Election Commission Jan. 14 he will run as a Republican against longtime incumbent DFL Rep. Betty McCollum.
Ryan did not return messages for comment before the Review's deadline.
On Tuesday, Jan. 19, Ernest Atchison Jr. of St. Paul and Bradley Cook of North Branch were arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with a Maplewood home invasion that turned deadly on Nov. 7.
A Viking jersey-clad snowman along Geneva Avenue in Oakdale was run over by his distraught owner after the hometown team lost a heartbreaker in the final seconds of a playoff game with the Seattle Seahawks.
The North Metro Flex Academy is opening its doors this September for inaugural year. (file photo)
New charter school will be located in former Atrium building
This is National School Choice Week, and locally the new North Metro Flex Academy administrators are hoping parents of grade-schoolers will give their charter school a second look after the school failed to open as planned last September.
The grade school will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 30, for families in the area to learn more about its teachers and programs. The new school will be located in the former Atrium building at 2350 Helen St. in North St. Paul.
The Big Read community-wide reading project to kick off at Metro State
Most book lovers have at least one book that left them thinking about it long after it was finished.
A book that takes them so far into the pages it seems impossible to find a way out again.
Mayor Stan Karwoski, council members Lori Pulkrabek, Kristen Cici and Bill Rasmussen, along with members of the Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Jan.
Maplewood’s newly elected council members Tou Xiong, left, and Bryan Smith were welcomed with a reception at city hall before being sworn in at the council meeting Jan. 11. (Linda Baumister/Review)
Bryan Smith is ready to tackle the big issues
In high school, Bryan Smith was one of the theater kids. He spent his extra time rehearsing lines and putting on shows. Smith entered the University of Minnesota with a love for music, harboring hopes of becoming a musician as he enrolled as a voice major.
Now, Smith will be taking on a new role as a city council member and use his voice on the part of Maplewood. Last November he was elected to the Maplewood City Council, along with Tou Xiong. The official swearing-in ceremony for them was Jan. 11.