Simley Lake in Inver Grove Heights is on the southeast corner of 80th Street and Cahill Avenue. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
When the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says, "If in doubt, stay out," residents are cautious of dipping toes in murky waters. Especially if those murky waters are opaque from a toxic bacteria called blue-green algae.
The West St. Paul Police Department is hosting a program called LEO the Lion, which is a school supply drive, collecting a long list of items including notebooks, writing and coloring utensils, erasers, scissors, glue, Ziplock bags, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, facial tissue boxes, headphones and earbuds and more to fill backpacks for students who could use some extra help in attaining these items.