Mayor Baumann: 'We are surprised'
Dakota Premium Foods announced July 2 that the South St. Paul beef processing facility would halt production for an undetermined amount of time. The closure affects about 300 employees.
The Sibley Propane Facility, located off of Highway 13 and Riverside Lane, is being used as a temporary staging area by Q3 Contracting while it works on a natural gas pipeline replacement project in St. Paul. (Kaylin Creason/Review staff)
Mendota Heights propane facility a project staging area
The Sibley Propane Facility located near Highway 13 and Riverside Lane in Mendota Heights looked as if it was undergoing maintenance this week, with construction trailers and a fence set up at the site.
Suspect's undoing? Facebook sign-in at victim's house
South St. Paul made international headlines recently -- not for a reason one might expect (or hope for), but for a good old-fashioned "dumb" criminal story with a newfangled twist.
Gov. Mark Dayton and Mendota Mayor Brian Mielke look over a map of the city as they discuss areas heavily affected by flooding. (Tim Faklis/Review staff)
Gov. Mark Dayton and Mendota Mayor Brian Mielke take questions and hear concerns from Dakota County residents worried about flooding, sewer failures and landslides. (Tim Faklis/Review staff)
Governor tours state to discuss record-setting rainfall aftermath
Issues with flooding have gotten bad in Minnesota. So bad, in fact, that Gov. Mark Dayton made his way all across the state last week touring rain-soaked communities, assessing damages and deciding which counties should be included in a State of Emergency declaration.
City crews added more sandbags to a pile at Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday, June 25, bracing for the Mississippi River to crest in the next day or so. Since heavy rains began flooding the area last week, marina manager Jeff Holleschau and a handful of employees have been pulling 10- to 12-hour days, removing logs from the dock area and pumping water out of flooded areas, including a building basement. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
The water in Randy French's basement was waist-deep at one point, settling down to about ankle-deep on Wednesday, June 25. He, his wife and his four children just came home to the riverfront house they rent from the Twin City Marina, after three days living in a hotel. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
Randy French's house near a couple of ponds and an Inver Grove Heights marina flooded, starting about a week ago, reaching its worst point over the weekend. Algae, cottonwood seeds and mud dirtied the standing water June 25, as the area braced for the Mississippi River to rise even higher. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
City crews stacked sandbags at Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday, June 25, preparing for the Mississippi River to crest Thursday. Since heavy rains began flooding the area last week, marina manager Jeff Holleschau and a handful of employees have been pulling 10- to 12-hour days, removing logs from the dock area and pumping water out of flooded areas, including a building basement. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
A man canoed through a flooded area at Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday, June 25. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
House rented by family nearby still flooded
The loud hum of pumps sucking water from flooded ponds and dumping it closer to the Mississippi River polluted the area of Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday, June 25.
1998 incident leads to new restrictions on Joseph Gallatin's ministry
The Rev. Joseph Gallatin recently stepped down from his position at the Church of St. Peter in Mendota, after Archbishop John Nienstedt placed restrictions on his ministry, due to a fresh analysis of a 1998 "boundary violation" involving a minor.