South-West Review -News

News for South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights and surrounding communities in the South-West Review www.southwestreviewnews.com

Tue
24
Jun

Mendota priest resigns after new review of old 'boundary violation'

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.

Tue
24
Jun

Kaposia Days 2014 supplement

South St. Paul's Kaposia Days - June 27 - 29, 2014 - here's the guide with event information for this year's festivities.

Click here to see photos from this year's Kaposia Days

Mon
23
Jun

Harmon Park project hits snag


A splash pad would accompany a brand new playground in the new construction plans. (submitted photo)

Bid comes in at $2 million more than expected
After rejecting the only construction bid it received for a major redevelopment at Harmon Park, the West St. Paul City Council decided to split the project into two parts and restart the bidding process.

Mon
23
Jun

Volunteers landscape Zack Mohs’ home


Cheryl Young and Zack Mohs thanked volunteers, after they landscaped the yard around the house built with donations and volunteers in South St. Paul. Mohs sustained severe injuries from a hit-and-run in Anchorage, Alaska, in September of 2012 and the house has helped him become more independent. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Boston Scientific employees volunteering through Rebuilding Together Twin Cities transformed Zack Mohs’ yard June 13, adding sod and landscaping around his new house. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Nearly 2 years after hit-and-run, South St. Paul man regains independence
After a vehicle hit and dragged Zack Mohs when he tried to cross an intersection nearly two years ago, leaving him with an amputated leg, brain damage and extensive fractures, he and his family weren’t sure he would live, let alone live in his own home.

Mon
23
Jun

Odor ordinance under consideration

SSP working with businesses to curb offensive smells
South St. Paul officials are fed up with the town’s odor problems.

Mon
23
Jun

Flooding concerns


Linda E. Andersen/Review

The rain just kept falling last week, causing Mississippi River floodwaters to submerge the public boat landing area under the Interstate 494 Wakota Bridge in South St. Paul.

Sun
22
Jun

Feathered suspect leads police on ‘brief, but adrenaline-fueled’ chase

South-West Review police reports published June 22, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Fri
20
Jun

Christino Rosario, 18, sentenced for murder of West St. Paul man


Christino Andres Rosario

Malik Jamal Alize Farmer

Co-conspirator, also 18, makes guilty plea
Christino Andres Rosario, 18, of St. Paul was sentenced on Thursday, June 19 to 10 1/2 years in prison for committing second-degree murder. Rosario and two others, were found guilty for killing 31-year-old Luis David Reyes-Galvan.
Malik Jamal Alize Farmer, 18, of St. Paul pleaded guilty to second-degree murder the same day, and was also sentenced to 10 1/2 years in prison.

Thu
19
Jun

West St. Paul ‘cracks down’ on city code violations

In hopes of beautifying West St. Paul, city officials will be expanding efforts to make sure all residents are following city ordinances.

The city will be focusing on residential violations, including visible trash cans.

Thu
19
Jun

New businesses in the works in West St. Paul

Two business, the 5-8 Club and L.A. Fitness, are coming to West St. Paul, the city recently announced.

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