Newsbriefs - South-West Review

Thu
16
Jul

South St. Paul Community Preschool Program accepting registrations

The South St. Paul Community Preschool Program is accepting registrations at the Early Learning Office, 1541 5th Avenue S., for preschool classes that start in September and continue throughout the school year.

Thu
16
Jul

New principal selected as at Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet

Mark Quinn
Mark Quinn

School District 197 announced that Mark Quinn has been named the next principal at Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet Elementary School in West St. Paul.

Thu
16
Jul

School Board appoints Sue Gliva to fill Gerber’s seat

Sue Gliva
Sue Gliva

On Monday, June 22 School District 199 school board appointed Inver Grove Heights resident Sue Gliva to fill the seat left vacant with the resignation of Allen Gerber in May.

Tue
14
Jul

Robert Street phase 2 bids come in high

Mayor says he’ll propose an alternative
As the city lines up a contractor for phase two of the Robert Street Improvement Project, which will include landscaping and sidewalks, it will need to tackle another potentially costly hurdle. 
West St. Paul opened bids for phase two on July 2, and three contractors submitted bids — all of which exceeded the engineer’s estimate by more than $1 million.
“I’m disappointed, but I’m not shocked,” Mayor David Meisinger told the Review.

Sun
12
Jul

South-West Review people - published 7-12-15

Mark Westlake
Mark Westlake

Mark Westlake, physics teacher at Saint Thomas Academy, has been named the 2014-15 National Teacher of the Year by the Air Force Association (AFA).

Mon
29
Jun

Community celebrates new trailhead

Displayed during the grand opening, a historic print shows how the Rock Island Swing Bridge looked when it was constructed in 1894.
Displayed during the grand opening, a historic print shows how the Rock Island Swing Bridge looked when it was constructed in 1894.

The Rock Island Swing Bridge Trailhead grand opening took place Thursday, June 18 in Inver Grove Heights.

Mon
29
Jun

At this farmer’s market, change is a good thing

The South St. Paul Business Association's request for a five-year interim use permit for the farmer's market was recently approved by the South St. Paul City Council.

Mon
29
Jun

IGH off-leash dog park will need pitch-in from public

Dog owners are no stranger to discipline. Each day is punctuated with monitoring potty breaks, filling empty food bowls and reinforcing good behaviors.

Mon
29
Jun

WSP amends alcohol and tobacco ordinances

West St. Paul’s only electronic cigarette shop, Vape Pros, at 1332 S. Robert Street, will have to do any sampling of products outside its doors. (Jesse Poole/Review)
West St. Paul’s only electronic cigarette shop, Vape Pros, at 1332 S. Robert Street, will have to do any sampling of products outside its doors. (Jesse Poole/Review)

Tobacco-related sampling continues to be prohibited
The ban on sampling of tobacco-related products like electronic cigarettes will continue in West St. Paul. However, to the gratitude of many, the city council has expanded the hours liquor can be sold at both on- and off-sale establishments in the community.
The council members reviewed West St. Paul’s alcohol and tobacco bylaws at their meeting Monday, June 8, and considered three proposed ordinance changes.

Sun
21
Jun

Inver Grove Heights to bring bow hunting up for discussion

IGH city council members will be revisiting the city’s bow hunting area map at the July 6 work session to potentially expand hunting boundaries. (submitted graphic)
IGH city council members will be revisiting the city’s bow hunting area map at the July 6 work session to potentially expand hunting boundaries. (submitted graphic)

Archers who enjoy hunting turkey and deer in Inver Grove Heights may soon need more than a set of arrows and, in some cases, a permission slip to register their activity with the city.

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