Inver Grove Heights

Sun
17
Apr

Visitation student achieves award trifecta

Catherine Link, a student at Visitation School, is only a junior but is already the recipient of multiple awards. 

Sun
03
Apr

IGH resident voices support for Angie Craig

To the Editor:

 

I live in a peaceful, ethnically diverse neighborhood. 

Despite all the political noise with which we are confronted continuously, there are likely many neighborhoods like mine. 

Sun
03
Apr

IGH student named Aspiration Award runner-up


Sumayo Saed

Sumayo Saed, a senior at STEP Academy Charter School in Inver Grove Heights, was named a 2016 state runner-up in the fourth annual Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing awards.

Sun
03
Apr

New charter school to open fall 2016 in Inver Grove Heights


Discovery Charter School will be located at 4100 66th St. E., in Inver Grove Heights, right off Concord Boulevard. (Hannah Burlingame/Review staff)

Discovery Charter will focus on STEM programming

Inver Grove Heights will be home to a new charter school that administrators say will be one of the first of its kind. 

Discovery Charter School STEM Fuse will open in time for the 2016-2017 school year.

Discussions about forming the new independent public school began two years ago, said Dan Hurley, executive director. He explained that Discovery applied for a start-up grant, which it received from the Minnesota Department of Education for $625,000.

Sun
27
Mar

An award 20 years in the making


For the past 18 years, Barb and Ed Gorski have been volunteering around the community, including Gramcery Co-Op, where they live. They are the 2016 recipients of the Service to Others Humanitarian Recognition.

Like clockwork, Barb, 78, and Ed, 83, Gorski pull up to Neighbors, Inc., in South St. Paul to unload their minivan full of bread donations. 

Sun
28
Feb

Not Entirely a World Apart


Sgt. Grant Snyder, lead investigator for sex trafficking, spoke to the crowd at Simley High School about what sex trafficking looks like and who the victims are. (Hannah Burlingame photos/Review)

It doesn’t seem like something that would occur here: young boys and girls lured into the dark world known as sex trafficking. 

Unfortunately, it does happen.

Sun
28
Feb

IGH city committee chair joins the District 52B race


Mary T’Kach

Inver Grove Heights resident and current chair of the city’s Housing Committee Mary T’Kach said last week that she is running for the House District 52B seat and seeking the DFL Party endorsement. 

Sun
21
Feb

Inver Grove Heights receives state award

On Jan. 28, Inver Grove Heights was awarded the 2016 Environmental Leadership Award by the Minnesota Erosion Control Association for its role in “Designing a City for Zero Stormwater Runoff.”

Sun
07
Feb

Sex trafficking awareness forum Feb. 18 at Simley

On Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. there will be a sex trafficking awareness forum at Simley High School, 2920 80th St. E., Inver Grove Heights. 

The forum topics will include:

• What is sex trafficking? 

Sun
31
Jan

Rep. Joe Atkins not seeking re-election

Shortly after he was first elected to the state House of Representatives, Joe Atkins, left, along with Mayor George Tourville, walked in the Inver Grove Heights Days Parade Food Drive.  (submitted photo)
Shortly after he was first elected to the state House of Representatives, Joe Atkins, left, along with Mayor George Tourville, walked in the Inver Grove Heights Days Parade Food Drive. (submitted photo)

Will instead run for open county commissioner seat
State Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights, announced on Tuesday, Jan. 26 that he will not run for re-election in House District 52B this fall. That same day, he revealed he would instead run for the District 4 Dakota County commissioner seat being vacated by the retiring Nancy Schouweiler.

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