Since Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick was killed near the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul July 30, a memorial of flowers, signs and candles has been maintained near where he was fatally shot. A recent addition — a sign marking Patrick's birthday Jan. 26 — is pictured somewhat covered in snow Feb. 4.
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Corridor will connect trails in four south-west suburbs
Trail users in northern Dakota County who are used to skidding their bikes over patches of deteriorating pavement and improvising routes along county roads between trailheads can anticipate smoother travels ahead.
Donna Dahl, of South St. Paul, and Dave Lambert make up Brother Sun Sister Moon, a 2-year-old blues duo that recently competed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis — a career highlight for the local musicians. (submitted photo by Doug Jenkins)
Donna Dahl’s long, red hair and Dave Lambert’s gray mustache, which extends into two long braids, help them stand out in the local blues scene, but their look isn’t what makes them unique.
Developers are clearing trees and debris from the LeMay Shores townhouse site, in preparation for construction this spring and summer. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
In the dead of winter, when the trees are bare and the ground is blanketed with snow, Scott Norling says it’s easy to track tree-clearing activity along the elevated eastern shore of LeMay Lake in Mendota Heights.
On Tuesday, West St. Paul opened a second round of bids for the first phase of the Robert Street reconstruction. The lowest bid was $1.14 million under the estimated cost of $24.2 million, spurring some excitement among city staff and the West St. Paul City Council. The council will meet Feb. 5 to discuss the project. (File photo)
Public invited to Feb. 5 meeting After delaying phase one of the Robert Street revamp due to higher-than-anticipated costs, West St. Paul on Tuesday received construction proposals as much as $5.5 million less than the lowest bid from the first time around, leaving city officials hopeful about the project’s future.