Category: River Cities

This month host Jon Lyksett explores the historic 1906 Train Dispatchers Tower in Newport. We take a ride along with some Police Reserves in St. Paul Park. The St. Paul Park Fire Department and Carbone's Pizzeria teamed up to deliver pizzas. We learn about a man who is preserving the history of the Rock Island Swing Bridge. Volunteers came together to pull buckthorn from Newport Bailey School Forest, and more!

This month host Jon Lyksett visits Everyday Disc Golf in Newport. We learn about the store and also play a little disc golf. We take a hike around Riverside Park and see the different plants that grow in the area. Newport Mayor Dan Lund gives a State of the City Address. We meet the new Assistant to the City Administrator in Newport. St. Paul Park Mayor Sandi Dingle hands out pendants to the St. Paul Park Fire Department. Longtime Investigator for St. Paul Park Kyle Lindquist retires, and much more!

This month host Jon Lyksett is at St. Paul Park's Abdella Park to try out the new outdoor exercise equipment. We follow along with a retiring firefighter during National Night Out. See a fun tradition that occurs every Memorial Day. The St. Paul Park Parks and Recreation Commission did a ribbon cutting for the outdoor exercise equipment. We see what occurred during Newport's Pioneer Day. Newport did a celebration of their new community garden. A groundbreaking occurred for the Grey Cloud Island Slough along County Road 75, and much more!

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Lions Levee Park in St. Paul Park to learn about the Washington County Water Patrol Unit. We learn about a group of women who help out the Newport Fire Department. The St. Paul Park Police Department put on a bike rodeo. Stone Soup Thrift shop was recognized nationally. The East Metro Water Education put on a pond dipping event in St. Paul Park. We get a Mayor's Message from St. Paul Park Mayor Sandi Dingle and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at the St. Paul Park - Newport Lions Club Car Show. The car is every Thursday from 6 - 9 PM on 5th and Broadway in St. Paul Park. We learn how some area fire department trains together in south Washington County. St. Paul Park Council Member Gregory Jahner shows us what makes Riverside Park unique. We see what occurred at the St. Paul Park Growing Together Art & Garden Event. We get a Mayor's Message from Newport Mayor Dan Lund and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at the Veterans Memorial in Newport. We learn about a veteran who did a lot afar and here at home. We see who was awarded the volunteer of the year in St. Paul Park. Some citizens in St. Paul Park held a neighborhood cleanup. We get a mayor's message from St. Paul Park Mayor Sandi Dingle and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Cardinal Corner in Newport. We learn about the Newport Fire Department and see why they are a great department to be a part of. St. Paul Park named a street after a special citizen. We see some training drills that the Newport Fire Department participated in. We get a message from Newport Mayor Dan Lund and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett visit's all the little free libraries in Newport. We look back on Newport on the Move making the library boxes. Learn about a unique program done at the Newport Library twice a week. We visit a new business that opened up in St. Paul Park. Get and update from St. Paul Park Mayor Sandi Dingle. See what some volunteers do at the Friends in Need Food Shelf every Tuesday morning and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Hagen and Oats in Newport. We attend Newport's Winter Family Fun Night at Lions Park. Get an update from Newport Mayor Dan Lund. Learn about a fun class offered at Hagen and Oats. See what Stone Soup did for their newest fundraiser and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett looks back on some stories that happened in 2016. We attended the St. Paul Park Glow in the Dark Sledding Event that occurred in December. Learn what American Legion Post 98 and local area lions did this summer. See where local fire departments did a house burn training. Meet the new Police Chief in St. Paul Park. Watch what some veterans did to get ready for Memorial Day.

This month we wish everyone a happy holiday. We say goodbye to retiring Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty. Meet up with a St. Paul Park family who decorates their home for the holidays. See what some Newport Sheriff Deputies did for Christmas. Santa showed up for the Newport Food and Toy Drive. We learn about some upcoming development and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Tennis Sanitation and Recycling in St. Paul Park. The Newport Fire Department stopped by Newport Elementary for fire protection week. Friends in Need Food Shelf held a donor appreciation and grand opening event. The New-Park Lions held their annual taco feed. Many came out to pull buckthorn at Bailey School Forest Park and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Stone Soup Thrift Shop in St. Paul Park. We meet up with the new Public Works Supervisor Jeff Dionisopoulos. Learn about what the St. Paul Park - Parks & Rec Commission is doing to give back to the Friends in Need Food Shelf and Stone Soup Thrift Shop. Washington Sheriff's Department held a gathering in Newport. American Legion Post 98 had their annual Booya and more.

This episode host Jon Lyksett is at Newport Pioneer Day. We also attended Heritage Days in St. Paul Park. Newport and St. Paul Park held Night to Unite and National Night Out gatherings. American Legion Post 98 and the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions held a fishing event for the physically challenged. Learn about a weekly car show in St. Paul Park and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at the 63rd Annual Fire Department Booya. The Newport Fire Department did a low angle rescue training. See another project that Newport on the Moves is working on. St. Paul Park Parks and Recreation Commission held a Move in the Park event and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at the brand new Friends in Need Food Shelf building. See what local veterans did for Memorial Day. Learn about Newport on the Moves latest project. Find out what the boy scouts did in St. Paul Park. See what the Newport Fire Department did to raise money and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Lions Levee Park in St. Paul Park. St. Paul Park Fire and local area departments did a controlled house burn. Stone Soup Thrift Shop held their 8th Annual Stone Soup-er Bowl. See what was done to Lions Levee Park last fall. St. Paul Park and Newport will be having some road projects. See what happened at this year's Greet Your Garden Event and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at the Newport Library and Community Center. We get to see who was awarded the volunteer of the year in St. Paul Park. Learn about Newport library volunteer Barb Wilcziek. We meet up with the Washington County Sheriff's Department at the North Pole Restaurant. Learn about the "P.A.WS to Read" program. A new business opened up in Newport and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Newport Public Works. We attend the Caucus here in South Washington County. Learn about the new St. Paul Park Police Chief Jessica Billmeyer. We meet up with some Newport Public Work employees who are tree trimming. The New-Park Lions put on their Spring into Action event and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Ed's Trophies in Newport. Police Chief Mike Monahan retires from the St. Paul Park Police Department. The St. Paul Park Fire Department gets ready for an upcoming house burn. Public works floods the ice skating rink. We get to meet some of the workers at Ed's Trophies. St. Paul Park celebrated their Winterfest event and more.

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