Because of what has been described as outdoor warning siren “fatigue,” city and county emergency managers in Dakota County, following a recommendation from the National Weather Service, have changed their policy on activating outdoor warning siren
Dakota County Parks, in cooperation with Prairie Restorations and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will conduct prescribed burns throughout its parks between the end of March and May 31, as conditions allow.
Neighbors, Inc. volunteers Angela Rud, left, Sue Hanebuth, and Geri Bares, right, arrange pizza pies by size for a more organized freezer. (Jesse Poole/Review )
Statewide food drive boosts Neighbors’ supplies
The South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force has set itself a lofty goal, one the U.S. Postal Service might be proud of: to help collect 55,075 pounds of food in March.
The oddly specific number represents the city’s numerical ZIP code, translated into quite a hefty load of edible goods.
Since Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick was killed near the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul July 30, a memorial of flowers, signs and candles has been maintained near where he was fatally shot. A recent addition — a sign marking Patrick's birthday Jan. 26 — is pictured somewhat covered in snow Feb. 4.
Fitch gets life in prison without chance for release
Corridor will connect trails in four south-west suburbs
Trail users in northern Dakota County who are used to skidding their bikes over patches of deteriorating pavement and improvising routes along county roads between trailheads can anticipate smoother travels ahead.