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.
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.
State Sen. Jim Metzen (second from left), DFL-South St. Paul, is holding the Benjamin Franklin Public Policy Award he recently received from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. Among his other accomplishments, Franklin was the founder of the first successful mutual insurance company in America. The award is presented to those who demonstrate “their unwavering support and leadership” on behalf of NAMIC members and consumers. (submitted photo)
NAMI to present MNsure meeting in West St. Paul; Volunteers needed to help South St. Paul seniors grocery shop; Cedar Avenue plan to review existing transit service; Learn to improve online genealogical research; Public open house set to gather input on River to River Greenway;