Newsbriefs - South-West Review

Sun
22
Mar

Dakota County cuts down on storm sirens

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

Mon
16
Mar

Inver Grove Heights students nominated for U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Sen. Al Franken has nominated Cheyenne Nelson and Michael Burkard of Inver Grove Heights for admission to the U.S. Naval Academy.

Mon
16
Mar

MH programming feedback sought

 Mendota Heights residents will be asked to provide suggestions on community programming for adults age 50 and older at a meeting Tuesday, March 31 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Mendota Elementary, 1979 Summit Lane, Mendota Heights.

Mon
16
Mar

Thompson Park will have prescribed burn this spring

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.

Mon
16
Mar

Learn about Dakota County Technical College

Dakota County Technical College is sponsoring an open house on Thursday, April 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the main campus, 1300 145th Street (Dakota County Road 42), Rosemount.

At the open house, the public will be able to:

Mon
16
Mar

‘Celebrate Inver’ planned April 9

For the first time, the annual Inver Hills Community College fundraiser, formerly known as DreamBuilders, will be hosted on the college campus.

This year the event also has a new theme: “Celebrate Inver.”

Sun
15
Mar

Area cities join collaborative electronic crime investigation program

This year marks the beginning of a new era for many police departments in Dakota County, in terms of how they handle crimes that involve the Internet and electronic devices.

Sun
15
Mar

Ides of March not for idling

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 )
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.

Tue
03
Mar

WSP posts commission openings

The city of West St. Paul is accepting applications to several commissions and committees of its own, as well as groups that represent the city regionally.

Openings are in the following groups:

Wed
25
Feb

Inver Grove Heights City Council postpones contentious Argenta Trail decision

Concerned Inver Grove Heights property owners sat through more than four hours of presentations, council deliberation and public testimony at the city council meeting Monday night. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Concerned Inver Grove Heights property owners sat through more than four hours of presentations, council deliberation and public testimony at the city council meeting Monday night. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

New alternative route holds promise of neighborhood-developer compromise

It was standing room only at the Monday, Feb. 23, Inver Grove Heights City Council meeting. Residents wearing bright yellow "Save Argenta Homes" and "Eminent Domain Abuse" buttons packed the Council chambers, anxiously awaiting a verdict on the fate of their neighborhood.

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