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Fri
19
Dec

King and I Thai coming to Mendota Heights


This photo appeared on the King and I Thai Facebook page Dec. 19 with the caption "It's really happening!!"

Two years after King and I Thai shuttered its Minneapolis location, the restaurant is planning to reemerge — in Mendota Heights.

Thu
18
Dec

South St. Paul council appoints new member


William Flatley

'Straight shooter' William Flatley looks to 2015
William Flatley is set to be South St. Paul's newest council member. "I want to make a difference for, not only our citizens but for our businesses," the lifelong South St. Paul resident said. The South St. Paul City Council appointed Flatley Monday to replace Chris Lehmann, who resigned in October after about 11 years on the council in order to serve as a judge.

Mon
15
Dec

Cop from Inver Grove Heights will be county’s chief deputy

Joe Leko
Joe Leko

Joe Leko hasn’t always wanted to be a cop.

With a bachelor’s degree in natural resources and environmental studies, he initially envisioned working for a state agency in that field.

Mon
15
Dec

A Wild surprise

Minnesota Wild player Stu Bickel surprises an Inver Grove Heights hockey team Monday night, thanks to a new program. He played alongside the 10- and 11-year-old girls, posed for photos and signed autographs.
Minnesota Wild player Stu Bickel surprises an Inver Grove Heights hockey team Monday night, thanks to a new program. He played alongside the 10- and 11-year-old girls, posed for photos and signed autographs. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Stu Bickel pays surprise visit to Inver Grove Heights hockey team
Makenzie Gibson faced an unexpected adversary in the net Monday night.
Minnesota Wild player Stu Bickel surprised the 11-year-old goalie and the rest of the Inver Grove Heights Spartans U10A girls hockey team by practicing alongside them for more than an hour, posing for photos and signing autographs at the Veterans Memorial Community Center ice rink.

Mon
15
Dec

South St. Paul council interviews candidates for open seat

Krystle Christensen
Krystle Christensen

Candidate interviews for the South St. Paul City Council member vacancy were rather brief Wednesday evening.

Mon
15
Dec

Mendota Heights city administrator leaves for Lakeville

Justin Miller
Justin Miller

Justin Miller lauded for financial, planning skills
After three years of service to the city of Mendota Heights, Justin Miller has decided to make his next career move. The 38-year-old city administrator has accepted an offer to fill the same role for the city of Lakeville.
“The city of Lakeville just provided an opportunity that I thought I couldn’t pass up,” Miller said. “There’s a lot of economic development down there that really excites me.”

Tue
09
Dec

Stu Bickel pays surprise visit to Inver Grove Heights hockey team


Minnesota Wild player Stu Bickel surprises an Inver Grove Heights hockey team Monday night, thanks to a new program. He played alongside the 10- and 11-year-olds, posed for photos and signed autographs. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Makenzie Gibson faced an unexpected adversary in the net Monday night.

Mon
08
Dec

West St. Paul advances Robert St. project as-is

The West St. Paul City Council decided to seek bids — for the second time — for what it estimates as $24.2 million in construction on Robert Street. The project would be the first phase of the whole Robert Street improvement plan.
The West St. Paul City Council decided to seek bids — for the second time — for what it estimates as $24.2 million in construction on Robert Street. The project would be the first phase of the whole Robert Street improvement plan. (File photo)

Council votes 6-0 to rebid Phase One
Bryan and Kristen Gerber moved to West St. Paul about three years ago, excited to take advantage of the many businesses along South Robert Street.
Now they say they avoid the busy, deteriorating thoroughfare at all costs.

Mon
08
Dec

Plenty of time to take cars ‘just warming up for a minute’

South-West Review police reports published Dec. 7, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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