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Boys' Hockey: Royals score four straight in win vs. East Ridge
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'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
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Sugar rush: Annual cookie sale draws a large crowd in St. Paul Park
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
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December 3, 2008
Heritage Days budget can't do the job, organizer says
Heritage Days co-chair Jim Domeier told the St.
December 3, 2008 - 9:19am
November 25, 2008
Dog good therapy for injured vets
In her work as a nurse at the Minneapolis VA Hospital, Laura McKinney deals with a lot of "yes, sir; no, sir" kind of guys. But the 24-year-old...
November 25, 2008 - 7:47am
November 21, 2008
PCA seeks input on proposed rail yard
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has completed an environmental review for the proposed construction of a new, fenced rail yard requested by Marathon Petroleum Co., which operates a refinery in St. Paul Park. The proposed project and environmental review are open for public...
November 21, 2008 - 7:56am
November 19, 2008
No owners for found cash?
Surprisingly, no one has claimed $160 in cash found by a student at Oltman Junior High School and turned over to St. Paul Park Police officer Rick Redenius in late October. The found cash was posted on the city's Web site, www.stpaulpark.govoffice.com but no one has claimed it, said...
November 19, 2008 - 2:47pm
St. Paul Park's National Night Out wins ninth
St. Paul Park's National Night Out celebration won 9th place in the under-15,000 population category, according to a press release from the National Association of Town Watch. The celebration, Aug. 4, at Heritage Park, included displays and demonstrations by the city's fire, police...
November 19, 2008 - 2:44pm
November 18, 2008
St. Paul Park water, sewer rates expected to increase
St. Paul Park home and business owners can expect an increase in sewer and water bills beginning Jan. 1. City Council members struggled Monday night with the first proposed increase in utility rates since 2004. City administrator Kevin Walsh told the council the rate increase is...
November 18, 2008 - 12:51pm
November 3, 2008
Council pushes ahead on '09 and '11 street work
Concern for the size of assessments that could hit St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church plus the impact of River's Edge development on Pullman Avenue made City Council members hesitate before ordering a feasibility report and preliminary assessment rolls for 2009 and 2011 street rehabilitation...
November 3, 2008 - 8:10am
October 31, 2008
Benefit planned for July assault victim
It has been tough for Tom Cihlar's family since a July beating left him with brain swelling, a broken skull and twelve facial fractures. He...
October 31, 2008 - 7:55pm
October 8, 2008
Marathon donates land, money for Sittlow Park
Marathon Petroleum Co., St. Paul Park, donated land valued at $165,000 for a new park on the St. Paul Park's west side in addition to $50,000...
October 8, 2008 - 8:39am
October 1, 2008
Marathon donates land for park
Marathon Oil Co. announced that its St. Paul Park refinery has donated property valued at $165,000 to the city for a park on the west side of town, according to a press release. The land comes with a check for $50,000 from Marathon to help defray the cost of clearing brush and trees...
October 1, 2008 - 12:13pm
September 25, 2008
Stories of quiet dedication, sadness
Fifty liturgical stoles are on display through Monday, Oct. 20, at Community United Church of Christ in St. Paul Park. All the stoles -- part of the larger Shower of Stoles project -- have one mission: to end religious discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender...
September 25, 2008 - 7:35am
September 18, 2008
SPP hydrant flushing begins Sept. 18
Fall hydrant flushing begins Thursday, Sept. 18, in St. Paul Park. It will last one week, according to a press release. Residents are warned to expect discolored water and low pressure. Watch for discolored water before washing clothes, as it could cause staining. To flush discolored...
September 18, 2008 - 7:49am
August 28, 2008
Nearly half SPP homes on market are foreclosures, short sales
Almost half of the St. Paul Park homes for sale in July were foreclosures or short sales, a recent study shows. According to a Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors study, St.
August 28, 2008 - 8:04am
Marathon to hold open house next Saturday
Marathon Petroleum Co., St. Paul Park, is hosting a community open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 -- its first open house since 2005. Everyone is invited for free hot dogs, sandwiches and bus tours of the refinery. There will be inflatables for children and emergency...
August 28, 2008 - 8:02am
August 27, 2008
Council to consider 2009 street project
The St. Paul Park City Council will discuss whether to go ahead with its scheduled 2009 Street and Utility Improvement Project, at its regular Sept. 15 meeting. City engineer Rick Seifert presented the proposed construction schedule to council members Aug. 19. Streets in the project...
August 27, 2008 - 7:51am