Sixth-grade teacher Ron Beck is enjoying his sunny new classroom in the new wing. His classroom had been the school kitchen. (Photo by Kristal Leebrick)

Murray remodel creates a new wing for sixth-graders

A new sixth-grade wing and less students has opened the halls at Murray Middle School this fall. ... more

IFP Minnesota will be an anchor tenant at new Vandalia Tower

Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota (IFP Minnesota) will be an anchor tenant in Vandalia Tower, a new development by First & First, located at 550 Vandalia (off of University Avenue). The organization is moving from its current location at 2446 University … more

Walk for hunger on Oct. 12

Sometimes the troubles of the world seem so overwhelming that there is just nothing you can do about them. But in October, you can make a dent in world hunger by taking part in the annual CROP Hunger Walk at … more

Halloween fun to benefit Special Olympics team

A “Halloween Spooktacular” will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at St. Anthony Park United Methodist Church, 2200 Hillside Ave. The event is a fundraiser for the St. Paul Magic Special Olympics team. The event will … more

Music in the Park will host two concerts in October

The Schubert Club’s Music in the Park Series will present two chamber music concerts in October at St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ, 2129 Commonwealth Ave. The Danish String Quartet will perform on Sunday, Oct. 12, and the Miami … more

Black Bear Crossings owner announces city council candidacy

David Glass announced his candidacy for St. Paul Ward 5 City Council at a press conference at his restaurant, Black Bear Crossings on the Lake at Como Lakeside Pavilion, on Sept. 17. The seat is currently held by Amy Brendmoen, … more

New Lyrebird Youth Choir will perform hits from ’50s, ’60s, ’70s

Chanson Voice and Music Academy is looking to bring a taste of the oldies to the neighborhood and area youth. The music school at 795 Raymond Ave. launched the Lyrebird Youth Choir this fall for sixth- to eighth-graders, who will … more


Oct. 1 is Gertrude Esteros Day in Falcon Heights

In honor of her 100th birthday and community involvement, Falcon Heights Mayor Peter Lindstrom has declared Oct. 1 Gertrude Esteros Day in the city. Lindstrom presented Esteros with the declaration on Sept. 7 at a tribute to her at 1666 … more


Como Station post office building is for sale

The building that houses the U.S. Postal Service’s Como Station is for sale. That came as a surprise to the post office employees and the U.S. Postal Service itself when the station got a call on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from … more

As the baby boom ages

This article is part of the occasional Who Are We? series in which writer Judy Woodward examines changes that have taken place in the Bugle’s communities from the 1980 U.S. Census to the present. What’s going to happen to the … more

Suzanne and Bill Skon

Skon Chiropractic opens on Raymond Avenue

  Dr. Bill Skon was never what you’d call a long-distance commuter. Like his father and uncle before him, he maintained a chiropractic practice in the Snelling Hamline neighborhood of St. Paul, but in recent years he dreamed of working … more