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St. Paul Park
April 28, 2016
The rock behind Stone Soup: Carroll recognized with volunteer award
When St. Paul Park awarded its Volunteer of the Year at a recent dinner, nobody was more surprised than the recipient. Majel Carroll had gone...
April 28, 2016 - 8:00am
April 27, 2016
Difficult diving: Three Washington County officers awarded for tough evidence retrieval in river
Evidence collection in police investigations can be painstaking and time-consuming. That’s especially true when that evidence lies 5 feet under murky backwaters of the Mississippi River. In such cases, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office water recovery team is called to the...
April 27, 2016 - 8:00am
April 26, 2016
Stone Soup Thrift Shop's bowling fundraiser nears $50,000 goal
Donors may have put Stone Soup Thrift Shop over its $50,000 goal at its annual fundraiser.
Life/arts and entertainment
April 26, 2016 - 3:34pm
April 21, 2016
Spots still open for Stone Soup bowling benefit
She may have stepped down from her longtime leadership position at Stone Soup Thrift Shop, but Majel Carroll is sticking around long enough to prod the public into signing up for the shop’s annual fundraiser.That’s sooner rather than later. The annual Stone Soup-er Bowl is set...
April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
April 12, 2016
St. Paul Park compost site closed as city seeks staffer
The St. Paul Park city compost site is closed until further notice as the city looks for someone to staff it. St. Paul Park is hiring a compost site attendant, a seasonal job that ends in mid-November. The position hours run from 1:30-5 p.m. Sundays and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 5...
April 12, 2016 - 2:00pm
March 23, 2016
Local man is writer "slash" director of horror film
The damp and dreary evening is classic horror movie weather, with lashing rain and gusting wind. It’s the kind of night when a couple’s car...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 23, 2016 - 8:00am
March 15, 2016
St. Paul Park OK's state agreements for Hastings Ave., services
St. Paul Park will get funding for work to improve Hastings Avenue before closing a nearby railway crossing. The council approved an agreement with Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway Company and the state of Minnesota that secures funds for the project. The Minnesota Department...
March 15, 2016 - 1:34pm
February 25, 2016
St. Paul Park bar fined for closing violations
A St. Paul Park restaurant faces a $1,000 fine for having patrons on site after-hours. Tavern 829, 388 Ninth Ave., was fined Jan. 25 after a St. Paul Park police officer found four people inside the bar just after 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 24. Owner Paul Narpaul said the bartender was going...
February 25, 2016 - 11:00am
February 22, 2016
St. Paul Park's new chief gets official welcome
St. Paul Park’s new police chief, Jessica Billmeyer, was sworn in Feb. 16, officially joining the force. Billmeyer started with the department...
February 22, 2016 - 10:00am
February 18, 2016
Cities back HRA's plan to expand powers
Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park economic development authorities have put their support behind a plan to add economic development powers to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority. The change needs needs legislative and county approval, HRA Deputy Executive...
February 18, 2016 - 10:00am
February 17, 2016
Party in the park: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church celebrates Mardi Gras
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church drew large crowds to its festive Mardi Gras in the Park event over the weekend. The event raises money through...
February 17, 2016 - 1:41pm
St. Paul Park mayor seeking state House seat
St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke wants to take the next political step. Franke said Wednesday he will seek the GOP endorsement for the District...
February 17, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 12, 2016
St. Paul Park road projects progress
Plans for construction on St. Paul Park roads are moving forward. The city’s 2016 street and utility improvement project work includes removing and replacing pavement, curb and gutter and sanitary sewer, watermain and storm sewer improvements. Work is planned on Second Street,...
February 12, 2016 - 9:00am
February 9, 2016
St. Paul Park establishments could see liquor licenses suspended
Three St. Paul Park establishments could have their liquor licenses suspended after failing compliance checks late last year. Finja’s Liquor Store, Park Grove Bowl and Tavern 829 all sold alcohol to minors working with police during compliance checks at the end of December. Tavern...
February 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
January 30, 2016
Stone Soup 'Soup-er Bowl' date announced
The eighth-annual Stone Soup “Soup-er Bowl” will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Park Grove Bowl in St. Paul Park. All proceeds from the event will help support Stone Soup Thrift Shop in St. Paul Park. Registration forms are available at the shop or...
January 30, 2016 - 10:00am