Newsbriefs - South-West Review

Sun
26
Apr

Mendota, Mendota Heights solidify plans for final repairs

A portion of Upper D Street is closed off to vehicles because it’s so steep. Here, up the road, a sign instructs drivers to take turns passing, as the street which was once two lanes, has become one due to erosion caused by last June’s heavy rains. (Jesse Poole/Review)
A portion of Upper D Street is closed off to vehicles because it’s so steep. Here, up the road, a sign instructs drivers to take turns passing, as the street which was once two lanes, has become one due to erosion caused by last June’s heavy rains. (Jesse Poole/Review)

After last year’s excessive June flooding and the virtual drought of federal funds to repair the widespread damages in Dakota County, Mendota Heights and Mendota are still working on their final fixes nearly a year later.

Mon
20
Apr

Inver Grove Heights race means road closure

The upcoming May Day 5K fund-raiser in Inver Grove Heights means both scholarships for students of Simley High School as well as a street closure.

Sun
19
Apr

Officers keep tradition, all while remembering

Law enforcement officers from the counties of Dakota, Anoka, Goodhue, Olmsted, Hennepin, Stearns and Ramsey, as well as members of the Minnesota State Patrol, take part in the 5th annual basketball tournament April 11 at Sibley High School.

Sun
19
Apr

Breaking ground in West St. Paul

From left, West St. Paul City Council members Dick Vitelli, John Bellows, Dave Napier, County Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord, West St.

Sun
19
Apr

South St. Paul City Council considers the chicken

This dark speckled hen and her golden brown coopmates are part of the backyard flock of East Sider Rebecca Welty, 57. “[The eggs] can’t get much fresher,” she said, since they’re eaten “the same day they came out of the chicken.” In St. Paul, folks can raise chickens and other fowl in the backyard with a permit. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
This dark speckled hen and her golden brown coopmates are part of the backyard flock of East Sider Rebecca Welty, 57. “[The eggs] can’t get much fresher,” she said, since they’re eaten “the same day they came out of the chicken.” In St. Paul, folks can raise chickens and other fowl in the backyard with a permit. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

New plans for an urban chicken ordinance were brought forth at the South St. Paul city council meeting April 6, but it doesn't look like many will be crowing with triumph over it immediately.

Mon
13
Apr

Dakota County wetland program seeks volunteers

Dakota County is looking for people to pull on a pair of waders and jump into monitoring the health of the community wetlands through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program.

Mon
13
Apr

Robert Street improvements now underway

Eureka Construction, the city of West St. Paul’s contractor, has begun work on the Robert Street Improvement Project.

Construction throughout 2015 will focus on the stretch of Robert Street between Thompson Avenue and Annapolis Street.

Sun
12
Apr

Southwest Review People 4-12-15

Peter Bohacek
Peter Bohacek

Henry Sibley High School's Peter Bohacek was recognized by PBS LearningMedia as one of their 30 Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators on April 8.

Sun
12
Apr

Then & Now

Bob and Pat Oas join Eileen and Frank Gaede at 609 Garden Lane, Mendota Heights, to reminisce about the history of the house they all adore. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Bob and Pat Oas join Eileen and Frank Gaede at 609 Garden Lane, Mendota Heights, to reminisce about the history of the house they all adore. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Homeowners uncover house’s history, from the ground up

Sun
12
Apr

Local giant will make itself more comfortable

CHS to revamp Inver Grove Heights headquarters

What happens when a Fortune 500 company experiences additional growth? Positive future prospects often lead to relocation.

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