Crime Report December 1, 2021

The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between November 30-December 1. Highland Park Weapons—Someone reportedly fired a gun through the floor of an apartment that went into another…

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City Council reviews five-year plan for streetwork in Saint Paul

Stretches of Edgcumbe Road, Minnesota Street and Summit, Grand and Pleasant avenues are slated for improvements in the city of Saint Paul’s Five-Year Streets Plan for 2022-26. So are alleys in parts of Summit Hill and traffic control devices at…

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Crime Report November 24, 2021

The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between November 23-24. Highland Park Burglary—An attempted break-in of an occupied residence was reported at Montcalm Estate, 535 S. Lexington Pkwy.,…

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Letters to the Editor, November 24, 2021

For a more inclusive SPPS The Saint Paul NAACP has been in discussions with the Saint Paul school district concerning Envision SPPS for the better part of this year. In advance of the School Board vote on December 1, the…

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Former top exec makes second career of his avocation for fiction writing

Writing is just a hobby, said Bob Garland, and a “most enjoyable” one. So enjoyable, that at 87 he has just published his 15th novel, Unicornery on Woodhouse Avenue, the sixth book in his Woodhouse Avenue series featuring an elderly…

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Replays for officials deserve another look

The Wright Call By Dave WrightTwelve years after the fact, Tim Tschida remembers one October night very well. The Saint Paul native and Cretin-Derham Hall alum was the crew chief for the American League playoff series between the Minnesota Twins…

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District Councils November 24, 2021

Highland Park highlanddistrictcouncil.org • 651-695-4005Board opening—The Highland District Council is seeking candidates for an at-large seat on its board of directors. The position is for a partial term and will be up for re-election in April 2023. Apply by 5 p.m.…

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Crime Report November 23, 2021

The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources between November 20-22. Highland Park Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 700 block of Mount Curve Boulevard…

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Developers back away from projects in wake of rent control referendum

Meanwhile housing justice advocates keep watch for rent hikes as city enforcement lags. In the wake of the new rent control ordinance adopted by Saint Paul voters in a citywide referendum on November 2, there appear to be more questions…

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Crime Report November 19, 2021

The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between November 16-19. Highland Park Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on Highland Parkway and Cleveland Avenue on November 14-15, the 1600 block…

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Crime Report November 15, 2021

The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between November 11-15. Highland Park A reward is being offered to find a bulldog named Sky, who was in a vehicle…

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