West St Paul

Sun
07
Feb

Frosty fun for everyone!

The horse and carriage ride were a treat for families to enjoy the beautiful, seasonably warm weather around the nature center grounds.
The horse and carriage ride were a treat for families to enjoy the beautiful, seasonably warm weather around the nature center grounds.

Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul held its annual Frosty Fun! event on Saturday, Jan. 30. (Linda E. Andersen photos/Review)

Sun
31
Jan

Giving back in more than one way

To thunderous applause and cheers from the students and staff of Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet, Great Lakes employees Nick Anderson, second from left, Carrie Hansen, middle, and Ann Scott presented Principal Mark Quinn with a check at an assembly on Jan. 27. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)
To thunderous applause and cheers from the students and staff of Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet, Great Lakes employees Nick Anderson, second from left, Carrie Hansen, middle, and Ann Scott presented Principal Mark Quinn with a check at an assembly on Jan. 27. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

Great Lakes Higher Education, a national non-profit student loan servicer, is giving back to local communities in more than one way.

Sun
24
Jan

The great tree migration


(submitted photo)

Dodge Nature Center moves pines to help with prairie restoration
Roughly four weeks ago, the process of transplanting trees from the Rachel C. Lilly Preserve in Mendota Heights to Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul began. 
On a frigid Saturday, Jan. 9, the last of four large, native red pines were trucked to their new home at the nature center.

Sun
17
Jan

District 197 chairman retires

At the Nov. 2 school board meeting, Mark Spurr was recognized for his years of service to the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District. (submitted photo)
At the Nov. 2 school board meeting, Mark Spurr was recognized for his years of service to the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District. (submitted photo)

After eight busy years, Mark Spurr retired from the District 197 School Board.

Spurr served two terms on the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan board, starting in 2008, and chaired his last meeting on Dec. 21.

Sun
06
Dec

Second-degree murder charges filed in West St. Paul stabbing

Elizabeth Rios
Elizabeth Rios

Daniel Wallner died from wounds to chest

Elizabeth Rios, 26, and Jose Dominguez, 21, both of St. Paul, have each been charged with second-degree murder (without intent/while committing a felony) and first-degree aggravated robbery in connection with the fatal stabbing of Daniel Adam Wallner, 30, of West St. Paul, on Nov. 24 in West St. Paul.

Sun
06
Dec

The Season of Gifting

Local gift drives are wrapped in generosity

It is often said the holiday season is a time of giving.
A couple of local organizations are taking that to heart again this year.

Sun
08
Nov

New senior living facility comes to West St. Paul

The Sanctuary at West St. Paul, located at 1746 Oakdale Avenue, will be a housing option for residents who are eligible — seniors with an annual income of about $20,400, which is 60 percent below the Dakota County median income of approximately $34,000. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The Sanctuary at West St. Paul, located at 1746 Oakdale Avenue, will be a housing option for residents who are eligible — seniors with an annual income of about $20,400, which is 60 percent below the Dakota County median income of approximately $34,000. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

West St. Paul will soon be home to a new assisted-living facility, uniquely funded and meant to be affordable for senior citizens.

Sun
01
Nov

Supportive Living Solutions garners West St. Paul City Council thanks

The Supportive Living Solutions buildings at 1425, 1435 and 1445 Bidwell Street in West St. Paul have seen a significant decrease in police calls after the city established a mitigation plan. (Jesse Poole/Review)
The Supportive Living Solutions buildings at 1425, 1435 and 1445 Bidwell Street in West St. Paul have seen a significant decrease in police calls after the city established a mitigation plan. (Jesse Poole/Review)

Police calls to apartment complex drop dramatically
One by one, West St. Paul City Council members thanked Supportive Living Solutions director of operations Tyler Bevers during the Oct. 26 council meeting.
Supportive Living Solutions, which moved to West St. Paul in January 2015 and seeks to house and support individuals who can otherwise experience difficulty in attaining jobs, housing and assistance with daily tasks, was not always the subject of such praise.

Sun
25
Oct

New preschool facility in West St. Paul off to a good start

The ECFE, Early Learning and Family Resource Center, Grand Opening located in West St. Paul at 1970 Christensen Avenue held an open house for the community on Oct. 1.  (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The ECFE, Early Learning and Family Resource Center, Grand Opening located in West St. Paul at 1970 Christensen Avenue held an open house for the community on Oct. 1. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Sun
25
Oct

South-West Review area students make Dean's List

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