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Mon
30
Jun

Joni Hagebock named Somerset Elementary School’s next principal

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools recently named Joni Hagebock as the next principal of Somerset Elementary School.

Thu
19
Jun

Simley High School seniors receive Discovery Scholarships

Two Simley High School seniors, Mitchell Vogel and Maria Paulsen, recently received Discovery Scholarships from Flint Hills Resources. The students were honored at an awards banquet recently at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Sun
15
Jun

Happy Birthday Olive Hendrickson

Happy 100th Birthday Olive Hendrickson

Tue
10
Jun

Dakota County administrator garners award

Dakota County Administrator Brandt Richardson received this year’s Dr. Robert A. Barrett Award for Management Excellence.

Sun
08
Jun

Driving donations - photos


Firefighter Rob Ehlert, left, and Lt. John Mohs, right, get ready to take a break after collecting donations and handing out stickers near the intersection of South Robert Street and Thompson Avenue on Wednesday in West St. Paul.

The South Metro Fire Department collected donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, filling boots with cash and coins in South St. Paul and West St. Paul on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
(photos by Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Fri
06
Jun

At 100 and 105, two Lilydale sisters closer than ever


Esther Rahn, right, turned 105 on June 1, and Florence Polzin, left, photo, turns 100 on June 9. The sisters, who grew up in Eagan on a farm, are closer than ever, living in neighboring apartments at Lilydale Senior Living. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Siblings of first Eagan mayor celebrate birthdays jointly
Florence Polzin and Esther Rahn share a wall at Lilydale Senior Living in apartments that mirror one another. The sisters share meals together every day, and this week, they’ll share a title that none of their close relatives reached: centenarian.

Fri
06
Jun

Mendota Heights officer Mario Reyes retires


Mario Reyes

After over 30 years of service, investigator ready to call it a career
Mario Reyes knew he wanted to be a police officer since middle school.
Now, after over three decades of living out his dream through the Mendota Heights Police Department, he decided his dream has been fully realized. For that reason, he recently announced his intention to retire from the force. His last day was May 28.

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