The Echo

Soar meets with Mayor

February 26, 2020

Ordinance in process to ban vaping products, e-cigarettes

City Council member Margaret Rog, City Manager Tom Harmening, and Mayor Jake Spano listen to public concerns regarding the new economic issues with vaping Dec. 16. Citizens of St. Louis Park including students from Benilde-St. Margaret's spoke their opinion regarding the laws of vaping in the city at the meeting.

Marta Hill

December 17, 2019

After speaking at a public hearing at a City Council meeting Dec. 16, Josie Nelson, a junior at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, said limiting access to vaping products is important because vaping has many negative effects on youth. “I care about this issue because it is something that we see happen every...

2019 St. Louis Park city election results announced

St. Louis Park resident heads into the Fieldhouse in order to cast her vote in the election Nov. 6. Voting was held in the high school, as well as other locations around the city.

Emily Ziessman

November 10, 2019

Below are the results to the St. Louis Park 2019 mayor, City Council and School Board elections Nov. 5. Polls were open until 8 p.m. with results to follow the next morning Nov. 6. ...

The 2019 city election unraveled

The 2019 city election unraveled

Gabriel Kaplan, Tobias Khabie, Noah Orloff, and Maddie Schutte

November 4, 2019

Senior Isaac Wahl, who plans on voting in the upcoming election, said he believes it is essential for young people to vote in order to make their voices known. “It’s important for high schoolers to vote because we’re very conscious of what’s going on in the world today,” Wahl said. “We...

Advocacy group works toward gun reform

During the national high school walkout against gun violence March 14, juniors Ruby Stillman, Anna Wert and Franny Bevel talk to Mayor Jake Spano about actions he would take to support Park students seeking gun reform.

Emma Yarger

September 4, 2018

According to Mayor Jake Spano, recent conversations between a group of Park students and City Council have pushed for gun reform in the city of St. Louis Park. “I had just left a bunch of kids who want to ban guns from St. Louis Park in a room with a gun store owner and I really wasn't worried,” ...

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