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News for South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights and surrounding communities in the South-West Review www.southwestreviewnews.com

Tue
28
Oct

6 not-so-spooky, local events on or around Halloween


File photo (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

For those looking for a way to keep their candy-fueled kids busy this weekend, here's a selection of family-friendly events in the South-West Review area. Did we miss any?

Mon
27
Oct

With two Mendota council vacancies, only one candidate runs

Although Mendota is dealing with a small pool of candidates this November, the tiny town at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers has some huge projects to handle. 

Mon
27
Oct

Mayoral, council candidates stay true to Sunfish Lake's traditions

Facing changes to its populace and housing stock, the leaders of Sunfish Lake are keeping in mind the city's traditions.

Mon
27
Oct

Lilydale: Tiny town with devoted, unopposed candidates

In the small political pond of Lilydale, three unopposed incumbents are again running to represent the town of about 700 people in the Nov. 4 general election.

Mon
27
Oct

Longtime mayor envisions future of Inver Grove Heights

With the economy on the mend, Inver Grove Heights Mayor George Tourville says he's looking forward to more development in the city of nearly 34,000.

Mon
27
Oct

West St. Paul council candidates look to next term

While the mayoral and Ward 3 council races heat up, two West St. Paul City Council candidates are running unopposed in this year's election, offering them a chance to focus on the city's future.

Mon
27
Oct

Residential haunted house is a real scare


Mike Etoll has been a haunted house lover his whole life. The East Side haunt he’s created packs an impressive punch, especially for being in a detached garage. (photos by Patrick Larkin/Review)

A creepy troll greets visitors of the haunted house.

Skeletons surprise a guest at the haunted house.

A spinster sits in the gory butcher's room.

A decrepit looking skull is just one of a plethora of fine-crafted creepy items at the haunted house.

Mike Etoll, with a died green goatee, has loved haunted houses his whole life.

Garage comes to life for Halloween spectacle
Mike Etoll, proprietor of the East Side's own residential butcher-shop-themed haunted house, might be considered by some to be an eccentric, an oddball, or a quirk.
That's probably just fine with the man, who confidently wears a goatee that's dyed green.

 

Sun
26
Oct

What’s to be done about today’s parents, anyway?

South-West Review police reports published Oct. 26, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Thu
23
Oct

South St. Paul City Council: three seats up for vote

The South St. Paul city council race features three available seats and six candidates running for those seats. All three incumbents whose terms are up — Todd Podgorski, Marilyn Rothecker and Tom Seaberg — are seeking re-election.

Wed
22
Oct

South St. Paul police investigate aggravated robbery involving youths


A mob of primarily juveniles beat and shot at a 17-year-old boy, pictured here receiving treatment at a hospital, and his friend in South St. Paul Oct. 19. Two teens were arrested in the incident, and police are searching for more suspects. (Courtesy photo)

A large group of primarily youths beat and apparently shot at a 17-year-old boy and his friend in an aggravated robbery at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in South St. Paul, authorities say. 

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