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IGH teachers receive awards for using innovative technologies

Inver Grove Heights Middle School teachers Genna Hamilton and Zeb Wahlberg have earned the Technology and Information Educational Services (TIES) 2016 Exceptional Teacher Award. 

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West St. Paul decides on controversial street project

Gravel road slated for paving; will lose its ‘rural’ character

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Kline nominates area students to Service Academies

Minnesota Congressman John Kline nominated students from northern Dakota County to the U.S. Service Academies for the class of 2021. 

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Locally-owned Minnoco gas stations make $15,000 contribution to Hope Chest for Breast Cancer


From left, Kaposia Convenience Center Minnoco owner Roger Green, Hope Chest for Breast Cancer board member Beth Brody, executive director of Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Nancy Philhofer, and South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann participated in a ceremony to celebrate Minnoco’s $15,000 contribution to Hope Chest for Breast Cancer as part of the Minnesota-based fuel retailer’s second annual Pink Out promotion.

Drivers filling up their cars with E15/Unleaded Plus during Minnoco’s “Pink Out” promotion in September and October raised $15,000 for breast cancer awareness and research, the Minnesota-based fuel retailer announced on Nov.

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Tracking Ernest Hemingway in Petoskey


Bar at City Park Grill - formerly the old Annex - was one of Hemingway’s favorite hangouts in Petosky, Michigan. He used to sit in the second seat from the end of the 32-foot solid mahogany bar and jot ideas down for short, stories and books.

Many people don’t know that Nobel prize-winning writer Ernest Hemingway got his start in the small town of Petoskey, Michigan, a northern resort area where wealthy families from Chicago and Detroit would spend their summers to get away from the ai

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Phalen Rec Center’s refrigerated ice rink to get big upgrades


Phalen Recreation Center refrigerated ice rink is on tap to get a permanent cooling system. The new system, which will be installed during the summer of 2017, will consist of PVC pipes encased in concrete. The North Dale Recreation Center (pictured) had the same system installed this past summer.

Skating rink will have permanent cooling system next season

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04
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‘I hope that everyone...has a neighbor like this fella’


Chester Sheehan was recently awarded the Roger Tetu Award by the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council because he offers “kindness without hesitation on a daily basis.” His neighbor, Jeanelle Foster, right, nominated him for the award.

Chester Sheehan, 74, is a shy man, but he doesn’t shy away when neighbors are in need.

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02
Dec

West St. Paul seeks help in identifying robbery suspects


West St. Paul police are asking for help in identifying the three males allegedly involved in a purse snatching Nov. 28 outside of Target on Robert Street.

The West St. Paul Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying three suspects involved in a robbery that happened late in the evening on Monday, Nov. 28, at West St. Paul's Target.

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Statue stolen from West St. Paul church


A copper statue of two children sitting on a bench was stolen from Augustana Lutheran Church.

A copper statue at Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 Robert St. S., was reported as stolen. 

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Woman shot by ex-husband while at work in North St. Paul


A shooting took place Nov. 23 at Anchor Mold and Tool Co. in North St. Paul.

Man charged with attempted murder

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