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Aug

Meet your new reporter


Amy Felegy

Amy Felegy is the newest addition to the Lillie News staff. This week’s paper marks her fifth week with the Review, so it’s probably time readers got to know the woman behind the words.

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14
Aug

L.M.N.O.P.

Every week, we comb the streets of L(ake Elmo), M(aplewood), N(orth St. Paul) and O(akdale) to find a P(erson) willing to share a bit of their story for the Review.

Wed
14
Aug

Local veteran doesn’t let rare infection get in the way of legion work


Mary and Lane Stunkel pose for a picture before Lane’s recent hospitalization. Lane’s unexpected health issues aren’t stopping him from participating in American Legion activities despite being hospital-bound. (photo courtesy of Mike Ash)

“He has to be the most dedicated person I have ever met when it comes to the American Legion,” says Legionnaire Deon Ford of Lane Stunkel, a man who isn’t letting a painful and rare bacterial infection stop him from serving American Legion Post 57

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Aug

Local students win top innovation award for anti-bullying school program


Ambassadors for Respect students from ISD 622’s Next Step Transition Program received a plaque for innovation at the Minnesota State Government Innovation Awards on Aug. 8. The award, given out at the Minnesota History Center, was for teaching fourth-grade students about bullying and how to avoid being a bystander. (submitted photo)

ISD 622 Next Step students partnered with PeaceMaker Minnesota and Ambassadors for Respect, an anti-bullying program for fourth-graders taught by students with disabilities. 

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14
Aug

2 children, 1 adult shot near Maplewood apartment complex

An Aug. 7 shooting in the 400 block of McKnight Road South in Maplewood injured three people, including two children, Maplewood police said.

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14
Aug

Ramsey County Sheriff’s outreach center opens to reduce violence among youth, community


The new Community Outreach Office, located at the southeast corner of Rice and Sycamore streets in St. Paul, is now open to Ramsey County youth to get help and resources to deter violence. (courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriffís Office)

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office opened a new Community Outreach Office on Rice and Sycamore streets in St. Paul to curb violence and crime. 

It hosted a grand opening event there on Aug. 5. 

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14
Aug

Lake Elmo nature center installs rain gardens


Volunteers wrapped up a labor-heavy and time-consuming rain garden system installation after receiving a watershed district grant and material donations from the community (Amy Felegy/Review)

What looks like an unassuming Minnesota garden at the Lake Elmo nature center has a mightier purpose. After just a little digging, visitors will find there’s much more to it than what meets the eye. 

Wed
14
Aug

Meet your neighbors

Neighbors in Lake Elmo and North St. Paul enjoyed an evening of festivities at Night to Unite, as gatherings were held across the east metro on Aug. 6. 

 

Tue
13
Aug

Poster child


photos courtesy of St. Anthony Village Fire Department

St. Anthony fifth-grader Naomi posed with Fire Marshal Chris Fuller and Fire Chief Mark Sitarz at the St. Anthony Village Fire Department’s July 22 monthly meeting.

Tue
13
Aug

O (Little) Canada!


Bridget Kranz

The annual Canadian Days parade started off with a bang on Aug. 4, as engine after engine from the Little Canada Fire Department rolled through town. The festival took place from Aug.

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