Newsbriefs - South-West Review

Fri
06
Oct

Apply to attend a U.S. Service Academy


Sen. Al Franken’s office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation’s four service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S.

Fri
06
Oct

Super Bowl Host Committee encourages kids to enter the Super Snack Challenge


The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund, in partnership with Newman’s Own Foundation, is encouraging kids across the state to enter the Super Snack Challenge.

Fri
29
Sep

CTIB sales tax replaced in Dakota County Oct. 1


The Dakota County Board of Commissioners voted in June to dissolve the Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) and to maintain the current quarter-percent sales tax and $20 excise tax on new vehicle sales.

Fri
22
Sep

County, local communities endorse Rush Line bus rapid transit


The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority voted Sept. 12 to finalize the bus rapid transit route, which will run between downtown St. Paul and White Bear Lake. This vote followed the approval from communities in which the route will run. An environmental study will be conducted and construction could begin as soon as 2023. courtesy of Rush Line Corridor

The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority voted Sept.

Fri
22
Sep

Be ‘Mayor for a Day’


The League of Minnesota Cities is now accepting entries for the 2017 “Mayor for a Day” essay contest. Essays are due Friday, Oct. 13.

Mon
18
Sep

Mendota Heights Parks and Recreation Commission vacancy


The Mendota Heights City Council is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The term will start in October 2017 and expires Jan. 31, 2019.

Mon
18
Sep

Sen. Franken announces high school internship opportunity


U.S. Sen. Al Franken announced he is now accepting applications from Minnesota students in grades 11 and 12 who are interested in being part of his high school internship program.

Sun
20
Aug

Land Conservation Program accepting 2018 applications

The Dakota County Board of Commissioners has provided property owners with an opportunity to protect land and water by authorizing a 2018 solicitation for new natural area protection, wetland restoration, and water retention projects. 

Sun
20
Aug

Search for Mrs. Dakota County announced   

Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Dakota County. The deadline to apply is Sept. 17.

Fri
11
Aug

Highway 110 project closure change

As of Monday, Aug. 7, eastbound lanes on Highway 110 between Interstate 35E and 494 were open to drivers while the westbound lanes are closed. 

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