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Apr

South-West Review Area Readers Choice Nomination ballot

Submit your nominations using our online form or download, print and mail your nominations.  Deadline for the South-West Readers Choice is May 22.

 

 

 

 

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May

South-West Readers Choice Nomination ballot

Submit your nominations using our online form or download, print and mail your nominations.  Deadline for the South West Review Readers Choice is May 22.

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.

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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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26
Apr

Upgrades to begin at Kaposia Landing

This image was created to show voters what Kaposia Landing would look like if they passed a referendum for additional parks and recreation spending during the Feb. 2014 special election. Since it passed, planners moved forward with construction plans. The ground breaking will happen as early as May 2015. (submitted graphic)
This image was created to show voters what Kaposia Landing would look like if they passed a referendum for additional parks and recreation spending during the Feb. 2014 special election. Since it passed, planners moved forward with construction plans. The ground breaking will happen as early as May 2015. (submitted graphic)

The South St. Paul City Council passed a referendum to fund the development of Kaposia Landing in February 2014.

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26
Apr

Turning the tables — Learning from youth

Rochelle Wick (left) receives some help from her granddaughter, Paige Somvong, in using her iPad. Paige is a third-grader at Salem Hills Elementary. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Rochelle Wick (left) receives some help from her granddaughter, Paige Somvong, in using her iPad. Paige is a third-grader at Salem Hills Elementary. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Who better to teach adults about technology than youth?

That was an idea that came to fruition as Inver Grove Heights Community Schools hosted a free student-led technology conference on Saturday, April 18 at Inver Grove Middle School.

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26
Apr

Unfortunately the shoplifter struck after the card was swiped

South-West Review police reports published April 26, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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26
Apr

South St. Paul bans remote-controlled aircraft activity from all parks

Oliver Moore and Jim Mckellepp get ready to fly a model airplane at South St. Paul’s Kaposia Landing. The city park will be closed for upgrades this summer and RC activity has recently been banned from the city’s entire parks system. (submitted photo)
Oliver Moore and Jim Mckellepp get ready to fly a model airplane at South St. Paul’s Kaposia Landing. The city park will be closed for upgrades this summer and RC activity has recently been banned from the city’s entire parks system. (submitted photo)

Hobbyists feel ‘blindsided’ by new city ordinance, granted delay for farewell flights

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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.

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21
Apr

Lillie Newspapers boasts three award-winning writers

Mary Lee Hagert, left, and Pamela O’Meara stand next to the displays of award-winning entries during the 2015 Minnesota Newspaper Association convention.
Mary Lee Hagert, left, and Pamela O’Meara stand next to the displays of award-winning entries during the 2015 Minnesota Newspaper Association convention.

The Review had two longtime staff members take home honors at the recent Minnesota Newspaper Association statewide contest—and both in column writing.

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