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‘Nerf Wars’ Return To Inver Grove Heights School Amid Controversy  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Students at a Twin Cities high school have brought back a popular and controversial game, but not without a strict set of rules.



Simley High School Hall of Fame seeks nominations  Lillie News

A high school hall of fame not only recognizes the most accomplished student-athletes from a school, but it can also serve as a way to preserve history, build a ...



Driver charged in crash that killed Inver Grove Heights grandmother  St. Paul Pioneer Press

An Inver Grove Heights motorist accused of striking and killing a grandmother in January and then leaving the crash scene has been charged with two felonies.



NEWSBRIEF: Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre to Perform 'Cabaret' for Summer 2019 Show  Lillie News

Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre will be performing “Cabaret” this summer. “Cabaret” is a musical set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, and ...



Memorial dedicated to beloved Simley High School student who died returns  Star Tribune

Timothy Boche excelled at three sports, presided over the student council and acted in plays at Simley High School. Outgoing and kind, he got along with all ...



Inver Grove Heights man charged with attempted murder after home invasion  Lillie News

A 29-year-old Inver Grove Heights man was charged July 22 with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree burglary and first-degree assault. The felony ...



Inver Grove Heights massage parlor owner charged with sex trafficking  East Side Review

Herb Spa in Inver Grove Heights raised the suspicion of law enforcement because of its minimal signage and guests having to ring a bell to be let in. On July 22 ...



Forest Lake native Matt Wallner drafted by Twins with 39th overall pick  Bring Me The News

After taking prep shortstop Keoni Cavaco 13th overall in Monday's MLB Draft, the Twins followed it up by selecting University of Southern Mississippi right fielder ...



Minnesota state wrestling tournament starts Thursday. Here’s a primer.  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The MN state wrestling tournament starts Thursday at Xcel Energy Center with the team competition. Individual brackets will play out over Friday and Saturday ...



License pulled for Inver Grove Heights massage parlor implicated in prostitution  Lillie News

Some two weeks after its owner was arrested, Herb Spa Massage Parlor in Inver Grove Heights has officially had its business license stripped by the city.



New business sparks amendment conversation in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

The Inver Grove Heights City Council on June 10 unanimously voted to approve the first reading of an ordinance amendment that would allow for sampling ...



SNAPSHOTS: Simley students walk out  Lillie News

Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • On March 14, students at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights joined schools across the state and nation in a ...



Inver Grove Heights clears way for brew pub  Lillie News

file photo With city approvals out of the way, the former Ruby Tuesday site, 9051 Buchanan Trail at Arbor Pointe, is set to become Inver Grove Heights' first brew ...



NEWSBRIEF: Inver Grove Heights welcomes new community development director  East Side Review

The City of Inver Grove Heights has hired a new Community Development Director, Heather Rand. Rand has over 15 years of direct economic development ...



Inver Grove Heights welcomes new police chief  Lillie News

Melissa Chiodo was sworn in May 13 as Inver Grove Heights' new police chief after being selected from a field of five candidates back in March. (courtesy of City ...



Inver Grove Heights police chief tapped by Governor's office  Lillie News

Hannah Burlingame. Review staff. After just more than a year on the job, Paul Schnell is no longer chief of police in Inver Grove Heights. He was named ...



Finalists selected for Inver Grove Heights police chief  Lillie News

Inver Grove Heights is getting close to once again having a new police chief. The search began after Paul Schnell, who had been on the job for just over a year, ...



West St. Paul YMCA finds temporary home in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

After accepting a purchase agreement with Hy-Vee for its current location, the YMCA in West St. Paul has announced plans for a temporary home. The nonprofit ...



Simley High Football Content With Underdog Status  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It's a new feeling at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights — winning on the football field. At this school, most of the success has ...



Inver Grove Heights PD launches new text tip tool  Lillie News

screenshot A new program in Inver Grove Heights allows residents text tips into the police department in a couple easy step. In a day when technology reigns, ...



Brewpub could be coming to Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

Hannah Burlingame/Review A new brewpub may be opening in Inver Grove Heights at the former Ruby Tuesday site at 9051 Buchanan Trail. SSP also a site of ...



Inver Grove Heights reopens search for police chief  Lillie News

Inver Grove Heights is back on the search for a chief of police after the city's most recent top cop left. Paul Schnell left the post he held for about a year on Jan.



Charges: Inver Grove Heights Lunch Lady Sent Sexual Pictures To Male Student  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A former lunch room assistant at Simley High School/Inver Grove Heights Middle School is accused of sending inappropriate sexual ...



Minnesota elections: Inver Grove Heights school board candidates  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Learn about the candidates running for school board in Inver Grove Heights.



Raising the curtains on a new community theater  Lillie News

A new community theater program in Inver Grove Heights is getting set to raise the curtains on its inaugural season Aug. 3 with the help of the community and a ...



Nearly 100 MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants: List  Mendota Heights, MN Patch

MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants - Mendota Heights, MN - Projects included improvements to exterior entry security, such as access controls, ...



Pine Bend Bluffs Trailhead grand opening  Lillie News

Come celebrate the newest trailhead and trail segment of the Mississippi River Trail made possible by Dakota County, the City of Inver Grove Heights, ...



Simley wrestler Daniel Kerkvliet manhandling the competition  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Simley High School wrestler Daniel Kerkvliet, a junior who turns 17 in February, stands above 6 feet and weighs 211 pounds, most of which is pure muscle, and ...



Inver Hills Community Band summer concerts schedule  Lillie News

The Inver Hills Community Band has announced its 2019 summer pops concert series. The band will be performing on the following dates: • Sunday June 2, 7 ...



High school football: Simley’s team-first attitude produces 3-0 start  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

During an intrasquad scrimmage this week, Simley linebackers Tyler Hayes and Franz Tasha got into a scuffle. But it didn't take long for the two seniors to calm ...



Even after rising to UNC baseball stardom, Michael Busch is still 'same exact kid'  The Daily Tar Heel

UNC junior infielder Michael Busch plants a foot on first base during a practice at Bryson Field on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Busch was named a preseason ...



Construction is next for new Inver Grove Heights fire station  Lillie News

The Inver Grove Heights City Council approved the final designs of a new $8.7 million fire station Aug. 6. On Sept. 10, a contractor was selected to build the ...



Armed with milkweed seeds, Inver Grove Heights Scouts making a difference  Star Tribune

Last fall, Eric Miers embarked on a mission to dispel the milkweed myth — the idea that the pod-studded plant is nothing more than a useless garden invader.



Terry Gerten, farm market owner, dies at 69  Star Tribune

Terry Gerten opened the gates of his new Farm Market the morning after a blizzard in April 1983. With more than a foot of snow on the ground, "there weren't any ...



South Dakota teens lead police on high-speed chase in Dakota County  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A 15-year-old South Dakota boy driving a stolen pickup truck with five other teens inside led officers on a high-speed chase in Dakota County Thursday before ...



Inver Grove Heights man’s cleanup efforts dedicated to forgotten cemetery  Pioneer Press

Jim Tatro has several friends buried at Union Cemetery, a tiny parcel tucked away high above Concord Boulevard in northeast Inver Grove Heights. Last fall ...



Duane Maroney  Lillie News

Duane Maroney, resident of Inver Grove Heights, MN and a professional truck driver with ABF Freight, took first place in the Twin Trailer Class at the Minnesota ...



Inver Grove Heights: a celebration 50 years in the making  Lillie News

In 1965 a town and a village came together. This year, the city that was formed from that union is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Inver Grove Heights was ...



Women's football team settles in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

It's likely that many female athletes in the area have acquired sports-related leg injuries. Perhaps equally probable though: few in the country have obtained ...



New charter school to open fall 2016 in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

Discovery Charter School will be located at 4100 66th St. E., in Inver Grove Heights, right off Concord Boulevard. (Hannah Burlingame/Review staff) ...



21st century couch surfing  Lillie News

Inver Grove Heights man's hobby turns viral sensation. Everybody's seen it: furniture sitting out on the curb. Sometimes it's waiting for the garbage truck.



Former IGH Rainbow building to become special education school  Lillie News

Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new special education school got the go-ahead from the Inver Grove Heights City Council Feb. 26 to move into the space that ...



2016 Athena Award winners announced  Lillie News

Several local high school girls are among the recipients of 2016 St. Paul Area Athena Award. The Athena Awards Committee asked each school to nominate its ...



Henry Sibley aquatics center gets green light  Lillie News

With the City of Mendota Heights' blessings, a new aquatics center will be built at Henry Sibley High School. Water activities will be moved from Heritage Middle ...



Affordable housing apartments on church property get go-ahead in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

courtesy of the City of Inver Grove Heights • A new Center City Housing affordable housing apartment complex, Cahill Place, will be built in the north side of the ...



Class 2A wrestling: Simley tops Albert Lea for state title  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

There have been 40 individual state wrestling champions crowned from Simley High School. Those individuals were primarily responsible for the Inver Grove ...



Hazardous materials cause Irondale High School fire  Lillie News

A small fire July 6 inside Irondale High School caused some $5,000 worth of damage but no injuries. It was started by the spontaneous combustion of ...



Legendary Simley wrestling coach Short dies of cancer  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Jim Short, who led the Spartans to five state championships, lost his battle with cancer.



Omar visit to St. Anthony school prompts protest, phone calls from out-of-state  Lillie News

For the whirlwind of controversy surrounding her one-hour visit to St. Anthony Village Middle School on April 26, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar's arrival was understated.



Inver Grove Heights teacher overcame tragedy to find her life's passion  Lillie News

Kim Westra almost didn't become a teacher. When her father committed suicide a few years after his teenage son was murdered, Westra had just started ...



2019 Readers' Choice  Lillie News

Enter your choice in the appropriate corresponding number on the official 2019 Readers' Choice Awards ballot. Your selections must be located in or represent ...



What you need to know about the national school walkout Wednesday  Minnesota Public Radio News

Students and teachers are expected walk out of their classes for 17 minutes to honor the victims of last month's school shooting in Florida and to call for tougher ...



Readers Choice 2019 WINNER - South-West - Best Funeral Home  Lillie News

Best Funeral Home. Roberts Funeral Home. 8108 Barbara Ave., Inver Grove Heights. We would like to offer our gratitude to all of the families who have called us ...



Global Academy moves to New Brighton  Lillie News

Public charter school gearing up for the fall in its new location. The sound of children's laughter will soon fill the air in New Brighton, as public charter school ...



Inver Grove Heights council denies changes for new apartment complex  Lillie News

submitted graphic • The Inver Grove Heights City Council denied necessary land use changes Jan. 8 that would have paved the way for a 400-unit luxury ...



Steveson holds off Kerkvliet in high school wrestling battle for the ages  St. Paul Pioneer Press

This match, after all, would pit a three-time world champion named after Iowa wrestling legend Dan Gable against the reigning Cadet World Champion in Daniel ...



Investigation finds Rep. Atkins not eligible for PERA pension benefits  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Rep. Joe Atkins work with a private foundation does not allow him to receive public pension benefits according to an investigation completed by the Public ...



South-West area teachers are candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year  East Side Review

The list of 167 teachers up for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award was announced Jan. 18, and some local educators are candidates. John Dorfner ...



Inver Grove Heights Days kicks off Friday  Pioneer Press

Inver Grove Heights Days, the city's annual festival, runs Friday through Sunday. Friday's events include a community fun night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Simley ...



Roseville educator finalist for Teacher of the Year  Lillie News

There are nine finalists for the 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award and an educator at Roseville Area High School is one of them. Jeffrey Davies teaches ...



Family of man killed in IGH crash awarded more than $2 million  Lillie News

After more than a year in court, the family of a Cottage Grove man killed in a 2016 Inver Grove Heights crash has been awarded a settlement worth more than $2 ...



Michael Birchard  Lillie News

Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College have hired Michael Birchard as their first associate vice president of equity and inclusion.



New roundabout coming to Inver Grove Heights next year  East Side Review

The roundabout at Highway 3 and 70th Street will shift the intersection slightly from where it currently sits. Work is slated to begin in a year. Next summer will be ...



Inver Grove Heights soldier, 25, killed in Afghanistan remembered as ‘a hardworking guy’  Pioneer Press

The attributes that U.S. Army Spc. Joseph A. Kennedy brought to the wrestling mat — discipline, hard work and being a team player — made for a good soldier, ...



Summit Charter School postpones start in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay.



Do not sound the horns  Lillie News

courtesy of the City of Inver Grove Heights • Three railroad crossings in the Concord neighborhood will become quiet zones, where conductors are no longer ...



Roseville resident part of student team sending solar vehicle to Australia  Lillie News

Roseville resident Amethyst O'Connell is part of a University of Minnesota team of students working to send a solar-powered vehicle to race in Australia this fall.



Gramercy Park Cooperative; 20 years of a friendly, affordable senior community  Lillie News

Gramercy Park Cooperative in Inver Grove Heights will be 20 years old this year, and the members say they're already looking forward to the next 20. “We have ...



Early Learning Center opens in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

Thanks to extra funding from the Minnesota Department of Education, the Inver Grove Heights School District's new Early Learning Center, attached to Hilltop ...



Former principal Kusch lands new job | Shakopee Education  SW News Media

Ben Kusch, who resigned as Shakopee High School principal at the end of the school year, has been named the lead designer for the TriDistrict Career and ...



Oakdale's Summerfest is coming up  East Side Review

The Ted Bearth Grande Parade, named after the late Oakdale mayor and Washington County commissioner who helped found Summerfest, begins at 6 p.m. on ...



Mattke – Park | Engagements  Post-Bulletin

Ross and Peg Mattke of Rochester, MN, along with Dave Park of Prior Lake, MN, and Kelley Cahill of Inver Grove Heights, MN, are pleased to announce the ...



Last minute requests throw wrench into Inver Grove Heights development plans  Lillie News

An item that was supposed to be summarily approved turned into a lengthy discussion for the Inver Grove Heights City Council at its June 26 meeting.



Seniors served by Job Corps students in Falcon Heights  East Side Review

Chef Chris O'Neal and his students from the Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center served food to residents June 10 at Falcon Heights Town Square Senior ...



Crowded race set for county board  East Side Review

9 seek to replace Huffman going into August primary. There are nine candidates running for the District 1 seat on the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners, ...



For the women of the Minnesota Vixen, the fun is in the tackling  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Playing football is the least dangerous thing Erin Tilford does on an average day. Tilford, 28, works full-time as a corrections officer at the women's prison in ...



District Gets Temporary Restraining Order Against Student Deemed Safety Threat  Patch.com

Public schools are required to provide every student with an adequate education. They are also obligated to ensure the safety of all their students. But what ...



NEWSBRIEF: Minnesota identifies severe lung injury cases among teens who reported vaping  Lillie News

The Minnesota Department of Health is encouraging Minnesota health care providers to be on alert for novel cases of severe lung disease potentially related to ...



These metro area National Merit semifinalists are in the top 1 percent  St. Paul Pioneer Press

These east metro and western Wisconsin students are semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships.



Metzen honored with memorial at Swing Bridge Park  Lillie News

Jim Metzen. Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new memorial is in place at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park. It honors the late Jim Metzen, who served Inver Grove ...



Lake Elmo dancer makes it on 'So You Think You Can Dance'  Lillie News

Television competition shows of every variety are for the brave and immensely talented. Programs like Fox's “So You Think You Can Dance,” currently 16 ...



Former Gophers football recruit JoJo Garcia dead at 19  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Former Gophers football recruit Jovanny Joel “JoJo” Garcia died in St. Paul on Monday, according to a St. Paul police report. He was 19 years old. "Sadly ...



Woodcarving brings peace for grieving Mendota Heights cop  St. Paul Pioneer Press

For Tanner Spicer, woodcarving is a respite from the rigors of everyday life. He sits in his garage workspace for hours at a time, slicing away at blocks of ...



Lilydale joins growing list of cities to increase tobacco purchase age  Lillie News

The Lilydale City Council voted unanimously on May 13 to become the latest city to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. It also banned the sale of flavored ...



Inver Grove Heights man charged with criminal vehicular homicide  Lillie News

Twenty-one-year-old Nicholas Anthony Indehar of Inver Grove Heights has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal car crash ...



Local students win top innovation award for anti-bullying school program  Lillie News

Ambassadors for Respect students from ISD 622's Next Step Transition Program received a plaque for innovation at the Minnesota State Government Innovation ...



Commissioner race heats up  Lillie News

5 candidates have filed to fill Huffman seat. The race to fill Blake Huffman's former seat on the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners is heating up, as five ...



Woman charged with attempted murder for Rice Street shooting  East Side Review

A St. Paul woman is facing up to 20 years in prison for allegedly shooting her boyfriend outside a Roseville strip mall after she said he got violent during an ...



Arden Hills craft soda company reaching shelves across Twin Cities  Lillie News

Matt Hudson photos Northern Soda co-founder Jesse Hopkins stands in the company's tasting room. He and three others founded the Arden Hills-based craft ...



State Fair parking in Roseville  East Side Review

The State Fair is around the corner and the big question is what's the best way to get there. The State Fair offers several options including free shuttles to the fair ...



North St. Paul car show 'Car of the Night'  East Side Review

The City of North St. Paul was the Dash Plaque Sponsor of the Night at the June 21 Friday Night History Cruzer Car Show on Seventh Avenue. As sponsor, the ...



Inver Wood Golf Course to get $2.3 million in upgrades  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Inver Grove Heights is hoping a major makeover can get its financially strapped golf course out of the rough. Under a plan recently approved by the city council, ...



New Inver Grove Heights pastor uses insight gained in Hollywood career  Lillie News

The new lead pastor of Grace Church of the Nazarene in Inver Grove Heights wasn't always preaching in front of a congregation. The Rev. Chris Sikorowski, 39 ...



Development breaks ground at Phalen Village  East Side Review

Future tenants include Aldi and a health clinic. Officials broke ground amid thundery snow showers on April 11 for a new development at the Phalen Village ...



St. Anthony Middle School  East Side Review

submitted photo. A team of students from St. Anthony Middle School participating in the fall session of The Stock Market Game was recently recognized for taking ...



North St. Paul leadership roles nearly settled  East Side Review

Interim city manager made permanent, new interim fire chief. North St. Paul lifted the “interim” tag from its city manager, further solidifying the city's administration.



Rumors confirmed of Hy-Vee coming to West St. Paul  Lillie News

The West St. Paul City Council put to rest rumors about a possible new grocery store opening in the community. The council approved at its Oct. 8 meeting a ...



Little Canada to pump from Twin Lake  Lillie News

Twin Lake as seen off Twin Lake Trail in Little Canada on June 6. That same day the Little Canada City Council voted to pump water from the lake, which has ...



Falcon Heights fires its fire chief  East Side Review

As exasperated firefighters sat in the audience, the Falcon Heights City Council voted during its Feb. 27 meeting to fire the city's fire chief, Rich Hinrichs.



Commerce asks for the public's help in combating insurance fraud  Lillie News

The Minnesota Department of Commerce frequently receives reports regarding auto insurance fraud committed by Minnesota consumers. Since 2015 ...



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