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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.

Wed
25
Feb

Legion Fish Fries

American Legion Post 39, 2678 E. Seventh Ave., North St. Paul, will hold a series of Lenten fish fries, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through April 3.

Wed
25
Feb

North High School’s Autumn Moder

Senior Autumn Moder, Homecoming Queen and a three-sport athlete, has competed in soccer, basketball and track at North High. A photo collage wall at her home displays the many highlights of her high school career. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Senior Autumn Moder, Homecoming Queen and a three-sport athlete, has competed in soccer, basketball and track at North High. A photo collage wall at her home displays the many highlights of her high school career. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Tri-sport athlete, homecoming queen, student rep, ASL advocate

Packed into North High School’s gymnasium for a homecoming pep fest, a bunch of students pay special tribute to their homecoming queen by erupting into silent applause. Enthusiastically waving their extended hands above their shoulders -- signing their applause -- they celebrate Autumn Moder’s achievement as the school’s first deaf royalty member.

Wed
25
Feb

DNR focuses on groundwater use

The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)
The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)

Where’s the water going?
That question, which has plagued White Bear Lake shoreline owners and boaters in recent years, is now a concern to neighboring cities and counties, as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources launches a plan to conserve groundwater.

Wed
18
Feb

Hill-Murray’s “The Great Gatsby” rated a “starred performance”

Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)
Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)

A panel of judges, after watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class AA dramatic productions, rated Hill-Murray School’s “The Great Gatsby” a “starred performance” on Friday, Feb.

Wed
18
Feb

Congresswoman McCollum, local leaders discuss Gateway Corridor BRT with Governor

Gov. Mark Dayton heard from community leaders on Monday, Feb.

Wed
18
Feb

Tartan presents Charlotte’s Web - Photos

Tartan performs “Charlotte’s Web” Feb. 13-21.
Tartan performs “Charlotte’s Web” Feb. 13-21.

Tartan Theatre’s performance of “Charlotte’s Web” opened Feb. 13 and runs through Feb. 21. “Humble” appeared as the last word in Charlotte’s web.

Wed
18
Feb

North St. Paul resolute in sticking with groundwater supply

Most people associate North St. Paul with the historic snowman structure at Margaret Street and Highway 36. Lately, however, those who grew up in town have been asserting pride in another local treasure: the city's groundwater supply.

Wed
18
Feb

Sound barriers not enough at Maplewood gun range

The police firing range located on Linwood Avenue in Maplewood is just southwest of the Ponds Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The police firing range located on Linwood Avenue in Maplewood is just southwest of the Ponds Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

When Sue Vento walks her dogs every morning and evening all ears stand alert for the sound of gunfire coming from a nearby shooting range.

Fri
13
Feb

Maplewood man charged in beating death of child

Leb Mike Meak
Leb Mike Meak

Signs of sexual contact allegedly found on 18-month-old

The afternoon of Friday, Feb. 13, the Ramsey County Attorney's Office charged Leb Mike Meak with murder in the second-degree in connection with the Feb. 12 beating death of an 18-month-old girl under his care at his home in Maplewood.

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