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09
Mar

Mary Philblad and Joel Kemp: 40 years of safely transporting ‘precious cargo’ in School District 197

Mary Philblad drops off her bus load of kids on Feb. 25 at Pilot Knob Elementary in Eagan. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Mary Philblad drops off her bus load of kids on Feb. 25 at Pilot Knob Elementary in Eagan. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

A school bus driver and a mechanic, setting high standards

From kindergarten to high school, many students start their school day before they enter the classroom. They begin their school day by stepping foot onto a school bus.

Tue
03
Mar

WSP posts commission openings

The city of West St. Paul is accepting applications to several commissions and committees of its own, as well as groups that represent the city regionally.

Openings are in the following groups:

Tue
03
Mar

Visitation student advances to state level in debate

Visitation student Sophia Kuriscak recently made it to the quarterfinals at the Lincoln-Douglas debate at the University of Minnesota. (submitted photo)
Visitation student Sophia Kuriscak recently made it to the quarterfinals at the Lincoln-Douglas debate at the University of Minnesota. (submitted photo)

Sophia Kuriscak, daughter of Kim and Ron Kuriscak of Stillwater, and a sophomore at Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights, was one of eight quarterfinalists in the Lincoln-Douglas debate at the recent Minnesota High School League Sta

Tue
03
Mar

Inver Grove Heights B.E.S.T Foundation fundraiser and silent auction to be held March 14

Plans are being finalized for the Inver Grove Heights B.E.S.T Foundation’s annual dinner and silent auction.

Tue
03
Mar

Deans' List

The names of South-West Dean’s List and graduating students will continue to be published in upcoming issues. Congratulations to all.

Emory University
• Maggie Blaisdell of Inver Grove Heights

Tue
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

Mon
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

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