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

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Dakota County receives trio of awards from NACo

Dakota County was selected to receive three 2014 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties for the following programs: Creation of Drinking Water Profiles for At-Risk Communities; Sleep On It; and Workplace\ Violence Prevention

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07
Jul

Local farmers markets underway


Mary Helen Sperl cuts a head of romaine lettuce from the small farm next to her West St. Paul home July 1. Along with produce, she was selling basil, flowers and tomato and pepper plants. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Here’s where to get fresh goods in northern Dakota County
Mary Helen Sperl sells plants, vegetables and pumpkins from her small sideyard farm in West St. Paul. When customers ask for a head of romaine lettuce, she grabs a knife and cuts it straight from the ground and hands it to them.

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07
Jul

Study names impaired lakes in northern Dakota County


Thompson Lake in West St. Paul is among four lakes deemed impaired in a study. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Thompson Lake in West St. Paul on June 24 was murky and full of algae, especially around the shorelines where grasses grow. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Public invited to comment on   findings, fixes
City officials in northern Dakota County had an idea a handful of their lakes were impaired — now it’s official.

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06
Jul

What does the fox say? West St. Paul officer still can’t tell you

South-West Review police reports published July 6, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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02
Jul

Dakota Premium Foods in South St. Paul halts production

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.

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30
Jun

Joni Hagebock named Somerset Elementary School’s next principal

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools recently named Joni Hagebock as the next principal of Somerset Elementary School.

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30
Jun

Man charged in assault of South St. Paul toddler

A South St. Paul man was charged Friday, June 27 in connection with the assault of his girlfriend's 15-month-old son, according to a criminal complaint filed in Dakota County District Court.

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30
Jun

Committee to explore relocating Henry Sibley stadium

Advocates want West St. Paul field moved to Mendota Heights

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30
Jun

Looks like construction — it’s not


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.

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29
Jun

Neighbors battle over bunnies, while West St. Paul battles sewer backup

South-West Review police reports published June 29, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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