Newsbriefs - South-West Review

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.

Tue
24
Feb

South-West Review Area Students Graduate

Southwest students make their schools' Grad's List

St. Mary's University
• Abby Lough of South St. Paul, bachelor of arts degree
• Anna Sonday of West St. Paul, bachelor of arts degree

Mon
23
Feb

Public policy award goes to Metzen

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)
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)
Mon
16
Feb

Janke-Furman shines on stage, wins local performance competition

Theo Janke-Furman as Chip Tollentino in the April 2014 Mounds Park Academy production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” (submitted photo)
Theo Janke-Furman as Chip Tollentino in the April 2014 Mounds Park Academy production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” (submitted photo)

Cast as the Cowardly Lion in his school’s spring production of “The Wizard of Oz,” sophomore Theo Janke-Furman has proven he’s anything but timid on stage.

Tue
10
Feb

Dakota County Library launches literacy campaign

Dakota County Library launches literacy campaign;

Mon
26
Jan

NAMI to present MNsure meeting in West St. Paul

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;

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