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South-West Review Area Readers Choice Nomination ballot

Submit your nominations using our online form or download, print and mail your nominations.  Deadline for the South-West Readers Choice is May 22.

 

 

 

 

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Apr

Upgrades to begin at Kaposia Landing

This image was created to show voters what Kaposia Landing would look like if they passed a referendum for additional parks and recreation spending during the Feb. 2014 special election. Since it passed, planners moved forward with construction plans. The ground breaking will happen as early as May 2015. (submitted graphic)
This image was created to show voters what Kaposia Landing would look like if they passed a referendum for additional parks and recreation spending during the Feb. 2014 special election. Since it passed, planners moved forward with construction plans. The ground breaking will happen as early as May 2015. (submitted graphic)

The South St. Paul City Council passed a referendum to fund the development of Kaposia Landing in February 2014.

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Apr

South St. Paul bans remote-controlled aircraft activity from all parks

Oliver Moore and Jim Mckellepp get ready to fly a model airplane at South St. Paul’s Kaposia Landing. The city park will be closed for upgrades this summer and RC activity has recently been banned from the city’s entire parks system. (submitted photo)
Oliver Moore and Jim Mckellepp get ready to fly a model airplane at South St. Paul’s Kaposia Landing. The city park will be closed for upgrades this summer and RC activity has recently been banned from the city’s entire parks system. (submitted photo)

Hobbyists feel ‘blindsided’ by new city ordinance, granted delay for farewell flights

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Southwest Review People 4-19-15

The South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force was the recipient of the ‘community group’ award at the Dakota County Board of Commissioners presention of its Public Health Achievement Awards April 7 as part of National Public Health Week.

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19
Apr

Outdoor archery ranges take aim

South St. Paul is planning to build an archery range at 405 Kaposia Boulevard, a site naturally bordered by slopes on three sides. The range will include five lanes with targets ranging from 30 to 90 feet from the shooting area. (Jesse Poole/Review)
South St. Paul is planning to build an archery range at 405 Kaposia Boulevard, a site naturally bordered by slopes on three sides. The range will include five lanes with targets ranging from 30 to 90 feet from the shooting area. (Jesse Poole/Review)

For years, Mendota Heights resident Paul Quehl and his son, Joseph, have been driving to outdoor archery ranges in Lake Elmo and Eagan to practice one of their favorite recreational activities.

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19
Apr

South St. Paul City Council considers the chicken

This dark speckled hen and her golden brown coopmates are part of the backyard flock of East Sider Rebecca Welty, 57. “[The eggs] can’t get much fresher,” she said, since they’re eaten “the same day they came out of the chicken.” In St. Paul, folks can raise chickens and other fowl in the backyard with a permit. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
This dark speckled hen and her golden brown coopmates are part of the backyard flock of East Sider Rebecca Welty, 57. “[The eggs] can’t get much fresher,” she said, since they’re eaten “the same day they came out of the chicken.” In St. Paul, folks can raise chickens and other fowl in the backyard with a permit. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

New plans for an urban chicken ordinance were brought forth at the South St. Paul city council meeting April 6, but it doesn't look like many will be crowing with triumph over it immediately.

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Apr

Ice and snow in the rearview mirror, orange construction cones lie ahead

A portion of Highway 13, from Second Street to Lexington Avenue, will be closed for resurfacing and drainage system updates from June through August. (submitted graphic)
A portion of Highway 13, from Second Street to Lexington Avenue, will be closed for resurfacing and drainage system updates from June through August. (submitted graphic)

With the sound of chirping birds and extended daylight hours comes another telltale sign of spring: orange cones marking off road construction sites.

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29
Mar

Meet South St. Paul’s first ‘Mayor for the Day’

Police Chief Bill Messerich and Mayor Beth Baumann pose for a photo with Kaposia sixth-grader Emily Martinez at the police station. (Submitted photo)
Police Chief Bill Messerich and Mayor Beth Baumann pose for a photo with Kaposia sixth-grader Emily Martinez at the police station. (Submitted photo)

South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann got a little break March 16. She didn’t quite play hooky on one of the 52 dreaded Mondays of the year.

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29
Mar

South St. Paul City Council endorses higher franchise fees

Come July 1, South St. Paul may start to see a rise in resident-based revenues, deriving from a 1.25 percent increase to Xcel gas and electric franchise fees.

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15
Mar

Ides of March not for idling

Neighbors, Inc. volunteers Angela Rud, left, Sue Hanebuth, and Geri Bares, right, arrange pizza pies by size for a more organized freezer. (Jesse Poole/Review )
Neighbors, Inc. volunteers Angela Rud, left, Sue Hanebuth, and Geri Bares, right, arrange pizza pies by size for a more organized freezer. (Jesse Poole/Review )

Statewide food drive boosts Neighbors’ supplies

The South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force has set itself a lofty goal, one the U.S. Postal Service might be proud of: to help collect 55,075 pounds of food in March.
The oddly specific number represents the city’s numerical ZIP code, translated into quite a hefty load of edible goods.

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