Newsbriefs - South-West Review

Sun
10
May

Local 5K translated to scholarships for students

A 5 kilometer run is only 16,404 feet 2 inches.
Folks participated in the 17th annual Inver Grove Heights B.E.S.T. Foundation’s May Day 5K in Inver Grove Heights on May 2.

Sun
10
May

Minnesotans urged to be ‘financially capable’

Minnesotans are urged to become “financially capable” by learning how to focus on their financial goals, manage their money responsibly and protect themselves against fraud and scams.

Sun
10
May

Governor Dayton signs four bills into law

Governor Mark Dayton signed four bills into law May 7.

Chapter 17, SF 1816: This is the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. It updates and modernizes the Fraudulent Transfers Act. The bill passed unanimously in both chambers.

Sun
10
May

On the ice again at Wakota Arena

Attendees gather on the second floor for the Taste of South St. Paul, while a local radio reporter interviews Dakota County Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord in the stands. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Attendees gather on the second floor for the Taste of South St. Paul, while a local radio reporter interviews Dakota County Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord in the stands. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

The only thing that seems to be missing from the new boys and girls hockey locker rooms at South St. Paul’s Wakota Arena is the smell of sweaty gear. And coach Paul Moen intends to keep it that way.

Sun
03
May

Dakota County adds final stamp of approval to alternative Argenta Trail realignment

This map shows the future realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights. (Courtesy Inver Grove Heights Public Works)
This map shows the future realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights. (Courtesy Inver Grove Heights Public Works)

Homeowners ‘enjoying the afterglow of success’ For Inver Grove Heights homeowners who have been working to defend their homes from becoming casualties of an upcoming county road project, the fight is over.
On Tuesday, April 21, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a northern realignment and expansion of Argenta Trail (County Road 63) that will spare at least 10 homes. This decision echoed support of the Inver Grove Heights City Council, which had spent months working out a compromise that would best satisfy homeowners and a developer who both started out vying to keep the new road off their properties.

Sun
03
May

St. Croix Lutheran students celebrate diversity

Raga Govada watches as Garrett Kapanke, blindfolded, takes a stab at a game at the India booth. Behind them, from left, Hannah Barrot, Rachel Lehne, Kate Altman, Paige Kamin, Leah Sonnenburg, and, back row, Adam Schuyler, and Jason Rupprecht, watch and laugh at Kapake’s performance.
Raga Govada watches as Garrett Kapanke, blindfolded, takes a stab at a game at the India booth. Behind them, from left, Hannah Barrot, Rachel Lehne, Kate Altman, Paige Kamin, Leah Sonnenburg, and, back row, Adam Schuyler, and Jason Rupprecht, watch and laugh at Kapake’s performance.

To celebrate the diversity of St. Croix Lutheran students, grades 6 to 12 participated in an event to enrich cultural awareness. The school held an international festival Thursday, April 23.

Sun
03
May

Saint Thomas Academy’s Little awarded for teaching

Caroline Little, a teacher at St. Thomas Academy, was named French Teacher of the Year by The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). Little is its 2015 recipient of the Dorothy S.

Sun
03
May

IHCC students will travel to DC

The Amphibian Research Team at Inver Heights Community College has been named one of ten finalists in the Community College Innovation Challenge.

Mon
27
Apr

Metzen gathers support for Robert Street construction

Senator James Metzen testified in front of the Senate Transportation Finance Division last week in support of increased state participation in the Robert Street construction project.

Mon
27
Apr

Kline’s ‘mobile office’ will visit Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale

Congressman John Kline’s “mobile office,” which provides residents greater access to the services that are available to them, will stop in Inver Grove Heights and Lilydale Tuesday, April 28.

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