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St. Anthony Park Progressive Dinner is March 4

The 31st annual St. Anthony Park Progressive Dinner will be held Saturday, March 4.The fun, food and neighborliness will begin with appetizers at 5:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Park United Methodist Church, 2200 Hillside Ave. Then diners will fan out across the … more

Park Bugle seeks board candidates

The Park Bugle is seeking candidates to fill openings on its board of directors. The board consists of residents and business owners from the communities served by the newspaper. Skills and background desired include organizational or management skills, especially with … more

Mary Choitz

Mary Jane Steinke Choitz, 93, died Dec. 13, 2016. She was born Sept. 16, 1923, in Mishawaka, Ind., to Nancy Shoup Steinke and Fred Steinke, first among six children. She married Walter Choitz in 1946, after they met at a … more

Suzanne Fantle

Suzanne M. Fantle, 76, of Minneapolis, died Dec. 31, 2016. Fantle was the owner of Emil Gustafson Jewelers on Como Avenue in St. Anthony Park. She was a longtime member of the Minnesota Jewelers Association and a progressive businesswoman. St. … more

Norbert Heldt

Norbert H. Heldt, 95, died Jan. 11, 2017. Norb was a World War II Marine Corps veteran. From the 1950s to the 1980s, he designed numerous St. Paul Parks and Recreation buildings, including the current Phalen Park complex. He was … more

Arthur Majerus

Arthur P. Majerus, 93, of Falcon Heights, died Dec. 11, 2016. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. Arthur was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Phyllis. He is survived by his nine children, … more

Richard Peryam

Richard N. Peryam, 78, longtime resident of the Lauderdale area, died Dec. 14, 2016, at Lyngblomsten Care Center. He is survived by a cousin, niece and friends. A memorial service was held Dec. 29 at Lyngblomsten, with interment at Sunset Cemetery.

Inez Theis

Inez Ann (Carpenter) Theis, 84, died Jan. 11, 2017. She was a one-time Como Park resident. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, James (Jim) Theis; four children; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and seven siblings. A mass of … more

Christian Wilberts

Christian W. “Chris” Wilberts, 61, of Lauderdale, died unexpectedly on the morning of Dec. 27, 2016. Chris was born July 6, 1955, in Marshfield, Wis., to Mildred “Milly” (Klinkhammer) and Henry Wilberts. He was educated on Minnesota’s Iron Range and … more