South-West Review People

Fri
03
Jul

Happy 70th Wedding Anniversary


Merlyn and Elaine Ader

Bill and Ruth Hansen were married July 1, 1945 in St. Paul Minnesota.
Congratulations Mom and Dad,
Love, your Family

Mon
29
Jun

Biking at the rodeo

CJ Lindor, education specialist at Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota, checks out bikes to make sure they are all in good riding condition.
CJ Lindor, education specialist at Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota, checks out bikes to make sure they are all in good riding condition.

Kids showed off their bicycling skills while learning safety tips from local West St. Paul police officers during a Wentworth Library event called the “Bike Rodeo” Saturday, June 20.

Mon
29
Jun

South-West Review area people - published June 28, 2015

Beth Asmussen of Mendota Heights received an Outstanding Alumni Award from Inver Hills Community College. Asmussen currently serves as Hennepin County Deputy Examiner of Titles and has been an IHCC Foundation member since 2010.

Sun
21
Jun

Art for kids

The Wentworth Library in West St. Paul held an Abrakadoodle art class June 17, led by teacher Aisaa Khalifa.

Khalifa shows children an example drawing of Arlo, the dog from the children’s book Arlo Needs Glasses by Barney Saltzberg.

Mon
15
Jun

Simley Theatre’s Hairspray production receives Hennepin Theatre Awards

Simley Theatre’s musical production of Hairspray was awarded Honorable Mention Overall Production and Outstanding Overall Performance by Hennepin Theatre Trust’s SpotLight Program.  

Mon
15
Jun

In Memory: Sheila Mangilaya (Fleischauer) Utech

Sheila Mangilaya Utech 1977 – 2015
Sheila Mangilaya Utech 1977 – 2015

Sheila Mangilaya (Fleischauer) Utech

Sheila Mangilaya (Fleischauer) Utech, age 37, of Hudson Wisconsin, formerly of South St. Paul, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 2, 2015.

Mon
15
Jun

Summer Activities

The South St. Paul Library is gearing up for summer with fun activities for kids.

Sun
31
May

On the ground in Vietnam, with rice, not bullets

Calvin Kellerman visits with a Vietnamese farmer as she manually harvests rice. Kellerman helped introduce a new heartier variety of rice seed that allowed locals to harvest higher yields. (submitted photo)
Calvin Kellerman visits with a Vietnamese farmer as she manually harvests rice. Kellerman helped introduce a new heartier variety of rice seed that allowed locals to harvest higher yields. (submitted photo)

Calvin Kellerman advised civilians on agriculture

Calvin Kellerman, 89, keeps a small brass statue of an aged Vietnamese man hauling a load of firewood for cooking on display at his residence in Mendota Heights. He's not sure who made it, but he speculates it's made of artillery shells that had been fired by U.S. soldiers — collected, melted down, and turned into a gift given to him by the local farmers he advised. 
A World War II veteran, Kellerman signed up in 1966 to serve during the Vietnam War as a civilian agricultural advisor.

Mon
25
May

In Memory: Michael J. Rubbelke

Michael J. Rubbelke
Michael J. Rubbelke

Michael John Rubbelke, age 71, passed away on May 6, 2015.  An Army Vietnam veteran, Michael retired from his foreman position at Metro Transit (MTC).  Besides helping others, he enjoyed hobbies—painting, building telescopes, raising discus fish,

Sun
24
May

Bill passed for slain police officer Scott Patrick

Candles, flowers, flags, and more were left at the corner of Dodd and Smith in the days after officer Scott Patrick was killed following a traffic stop. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Candles, flowers, flags, and more were left at the corner of Dodd and Smith in the days after officer Scott Patrick was killed following a traffic stop. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Last week, a bill to designate a section of Dodd Road in Mendota Heights as “Officer Scott Patrick Memorial Highway” was unanimously passed by the state House and Senate.

The law was then signed by Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday, May 19.

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