Marjorie Otto

Marjorie Otto can be reached at motto@lillienews.com, or at 651-748-7816.

Sun
18
Nov

Locations of Gold Line transit stations being refined, public feedback sought


courtesy of Metro Transit The Gold Line will have buses running between downtown St. Paul and Woodbury, with six stops in St. Paul.

City planners are looking to amend plans regarding a Gold Line transit station near White Bear Avenue. 

Mon
12
Nov

Fletcher back as sheriff; Rettman’s out

McCollum and Choi cruise to victory

Voters weighed in Nov. 6 on county races as well as who will represent them in Congress, electing some familiar candidates, along with a newcomer.

 

Sun
11
Nov

Mother-son duo planning fashion show to highlight youth entrepreneurs


submitted photo Aniki Allen, 11, is the creator of Ice Cream Bow Ties, a business he and his mother run together selling neckwear Allen has created from Legos. The two recently started creating a Hmong collection, seen on Allen above. The two are organizing a Nov. 24 youth fashion show at the Indigenous Roots Cultureal Arts Center.

A young entrepreneur and his mother are organizing a fashion show on the East Side to highlight youth entrepreneurs from around the Twin Cities.

Sun
11
Nov

In rematch, Craig tops Lewis

DFLers win MN House seats, other incumbents hold on

 

Sun
11
Nov

East Siders choose new faces in midterms

For the 2018 midterm elections, Minnesotans came out in droves to elect new representation in a variety of races across the state.

Sun
11
Nov

SNAPSHOT: Just in time for the snow to fly


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The Chinese pavilion and Hmong Heritage Wall at Phalen Regional Park were finished just in time for the snow to fly, as seen Nov. 6.

Sun
04
Nov

Karibu Grocery and Deli opens


Marjorie Otto/Review Karibu Grocery and Deli held its soft opening on Oct. 23. The Ali family, who moved to Railroad Island 18 years ago, has been working for more than two years to open the convenience store and restaurant. A grand opening celebration will be held in the next few weeks.

Local family excited get biz up and running

 

Karibu Grocery and Deli, located on the corner of Payne and Minnehaha avenues, is open and ready for business in the Railroad Island neighborhood. 

Fri
02
Nov

Railroad Island neighbors hold up community plans as developers eye vacant lot


courtesy of Google Maps With recent interest from developers to build a 60- to 75-unit apartment building on the vacant lot at 520 Payne Ave. in the Railroad Island neighborhood, residents brought up concerns about the proposed building’s fit within plans previously laid-out by neighbors.

Developers came to an Oct. 25 Railroad Island neighborhood meeting to discuss their preliminary plans for a vacant lot in the neighborhood and to get community feedback.

Sun
28
Oct

East Side House candidates discuss issues at League forum


Marjorie Otto/Review Candidates from Minnesota House districts 67A and 67B, which cover the East Side, participated in a League of Women Voters forum on Oct. 23. The most contentious moments of the event centered on women’s rights.

Candidates running for Minnesota House districts 67A and 67B, which represent the East Side, took part in a League of Women Voters forum on Oct. 23 discussing topics like women's rights, health care, voting and more.

Sun
28
Oct

Work moves forward with ISD 197 improvements


submitted graphic The new athletic field at Henry Sibley High School, which was given the green light Oct. 16 by the Mendota Heights City Council, will include a new multi-use turf field, track, bleachers and areas for track competitions.

New athletic field approved in conjunction with bond remodel plans

 

Steps were taken Oct. 16 to begin work on items included in the $117 building bond that was approved earlier this year in ISD 197. 

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