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Dino & Dragon Stroll

See and walk up to life-size dinosaur and dragon animatronics, including a 60-foot Tyrannosaurus rex, May 7-8 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. Book your tickets, including a sensory-friendly session, online at tinyurl.com/ysre4fh5.
By Casey EkFor the first time in over two years, the Fort Road Federation, the independent nonprofit district council representing the West 7th/Fort Road Neighborhood, will hold its annual meeting in person.   The meeting will take place at the Summit Brewing Ratskeller at 910 Montreal Circle, April 26 at 6 p.m. Federation Executive Director Mary Cutrufello said the...
by Casey EkKathy Carruth, the Highland District Council executive director, recalls standing alongside members of Mayor Melvin Carter’s office, St. Paul Police Department leadership and other civic leaders on March 15 looking for an answer to the question of whether the intersection of Shepard Road and Alton Street is safe or not on for pedestrians. It didn’t take long...
District PerspectivesBy Sen. Sandy PappascolumnistThe COVID-19 pandemic has upended our public schools over the past two years. Teachers are stressed, students are dealing with mental health issues, and parents have taken on extra responsibilities at home to help educate their children. Lack of resources has left schools with crowded classrooms, unaffordable special education costs, and a lack of counselors...
Letter to the Editor  I am managing partner of an office complex at 555, 557 and 561 West 7th doing business as Banfil Office Court. We have owned and operated the three-building office campus since December, 1999, providing office space to roughly 20 small businesses offering a variety of professional services.  Over the years we have had numerous crimes...
West End Healthline by Ashley Wittrock, MDHumans are social creatures. Our fellow humans help us maintain healthy habits, care for us when we are sick and even help us live longer lives. To slow the spread of COVID over the past two years, however, we took actions such as social distancing and quarantining. While...

The Wisdom of Funerals

Building an Antiracist Community by Tim Johnson It can feel good to get the last word. You are in a debate or maybe an argument and while you may have failed to convince anyone of anything, you make a final point that goes unrefuted. It feels like a victory, at least partially.       If there...
Every Friday Drive up to go only Fish Fry   through April 15 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wild caught and hand breaded Alaskan Pollock (baked, fried or combo), potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll and dessert, grilled cheese or spaghetti for non-fish options makes up the menu. Cash or card, $13 per meal. Enter drive-up to-go lanes off Humboldt Ave...