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03
Mar

How much trouble could you get into for $10?

South-West Review police reports published March 1, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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02
Mar

Multi-agency callout, and then some, nets suspect

Hardel Sherrell
Hardel Sherrell

At 7:27 p.m. Feb. 7, West St. Paul police approached an apartment building in the 300 block of Marie Avenue on a tip that there was a 24-year-old man there who was wanted on multiple warrants and probation violations.

Mon
02
Mar

WSP updates 2001 Robert Street Renaissance Plan

A look at the evolution of Robert Street over the past nine decades. City planners are updating criteria for future private sector renovations in the Robert Street Renaissance Plan. (submitted photos)
A look at the evolution of Robert Street over the past nine decades. City planners are updating criteria for future private sector renovations in the Robert Street Renaissance Plan. (submitted photos)

As West St. Paul city staff finalize the long-deliberated Robert Street Improvement Project this year, they’ve decided the asphalt, boulevards and lighting in the historic thoroughfare aren’t the only things that need updating.

Wed
25
Feb

Inver Grove Heights City Council postpones contentious Argenta Trail decision

Concerned Inver Grove Heights property owners sat through more than four hours of presentations, council deliberation and public testimony at the city council meeting Monday night. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Concerned Inver Grove Heights property owners sat through more than four hours of presentations, council deliberation and public testimony at the city council meeting Monday night. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

New alternative route holds promise of neighborhood-developer compromise

It was standing room only at the Monday, Feb. 23, Inver Grove Heights City Council meeting. Residents wearing bright yellow "Save Argenta Homes" and "Eminent Domain Abuse" buttons packed the Council chambers, anxiously awaiting a verdict on the fate of their neighborhood.

Tue
24
Feb

South-West Review Area Students Graduate

Southwest students make their schools' Grad's List

St. Mary's University
• Abby Lough of South St. Paul, bachelor of arts degree
• Anna Sonday of West St. Paul, bachelor of arts degree

Mon
23
Feb

Homeless man found frozen in Indian Mounds Park

A 58-year-old man was found dead in a makeshift shack in Indian Mounds Park over the weekend.
 
Mon
23
Feb

Public policy award goes to Metzen

State Sen. Jim Metzen (second from left), DFL-South St. Paul, is holding the Benjamin Franklin Public Policy Award he recently received from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. Among his other accomplishments, Franklin was the founder of the first successful mutual insurance company in America. The award is presented to those who demonstrate “their unwavering support and leadership” on behalf of NAMIC members and consumers. (submitted photo)
State Sen. Jim Metzen (second from left), DFL-South St. Paul, is holding the Benjamin Franklin Public Policy Award he recently received from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. Among his other accomplishments, Franklin was the founder of the first successful mutual insurance company in America. The award is presented to those who demonstrate “their unwavering support and leadership” on behalf of NAMIC members and consumers. (submitted photo)
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23
Feb

What could be worse than a morning of orthodontia?

South-West Review police reports published Feb. 22, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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23
Feb

New IGH fire station to reduce response time, provide training amenities

Inver Grove Heights firefighters at an old house that had been donated to the fire department for training, something they will likely be able to do at the new fire station. (submitted photo)
Inver Grove Heights firefighters at an old house that had been donated to the fire department for training, something they will likely be able to do at the new fire station. (submitted photo)

In a fire emergency, every minute counts.

Fire more than doubles every minute, says Inver Grove Heights Fire Chief Judy Thill.

Mon
23
Feb

Inver Grove Heights neighbors: ‘Don’t tear us apart’

Residents of an Inver Grove Heights neighborhood have been urging the City Council to choose options for realigning Argenta Trail that don’t uproot 10 homes along the current Argenta, putting up signs in their yards and speaking out at council meetings. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)
Residents of an Inver Grove Heights neighborhood have been urging the City Council to choose options for realigning Argenta Trail that don’t uproot 10 homes along the current Argenta, putting up signs in their yards and speaking out at council meetings. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Realigning Argenta Trail could raze 10 houses

Most mornings, Chad Hagman and his family look out their window at the wildlife wandering through their back yard.

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