Newsbriefs - South-West Review

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;

Mon
19
Jan

MNsure help offered at Dakota County Library

In partnership with the Dakota County Library and Portico Healthnet, Dakota County Community Services is providing several opportunities for people to receive help in applying for MNsure health care programs.

Tue
23
Dec

Watch out for scammers impersonating deputies

The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office has received several alerts of callers impersonating a deputy from the warrants division, and are warning residents of the scam.

Thu
11
Dec

Homestead property tax information to know

All new property owners (or qualified relatives) who changed residences during the past year and use the residence for homestead purposes must apply for homestead status with their county assessor by Dec. 15.

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