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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 ...



WRESTLING: Jacks drop a pair at Simley tri  Bemidji Pioneer

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS -- The Bemidji High School wrestling team fell in both matches of a triangular at Simley High School on Friday, losing to the hosting ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Inver Grove Heights candidates focus on expanding the tax base  Lillie News

In Inver Grove Heights, the three council incumbents whose terms are up at the end of the year are running this fall to hold onto their seats. Incumbent Mayor ...



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 ...



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.



Inver Grove Heights woman killed in hit-and-run  Lillie News

courtesy of Inver Grove Heights Police Department Haimanot Gebremedhin, 55 of Inver Grove Heights, was killed in a hit-and-run crash Jan. 5 on 80th Street ...



Inver Grove Heights explores option of barrier free playground  East Side Review

file photo Inver Grove Heights has begun to explore the option of creating a barrier-free playground in Heritage Park. A similarly inclusive, barrier-free ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Barr, Richardson prioritize health care in House District 52B race  Lillie News

After winning the open House District 52B seat in 2016, Regina Barr, Republican, is now running for re-election against Ruth Richardson, DFL. The district ...



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.



St. Paul teen to be tried as adult for Inver Grove Heights killing  Lillie News

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Sept. 24 that 17-year-old Trashaun Morris, from St. Paul, was certified to stand trial as an adult for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



1 Dakota County city needs ice time, another needs rink repairs, so they strike deal  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Inver Grove Heights and Rosemount might have a fix for their ice arena issues: a partnership. Inver Grove Heights has a rink in need of repairs. Rosemount has ...



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 ...



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 ...



Moriah Elkin  Lillie News

Moriah Elkin of Mendota Heights, who attends Simley Senior High School in Inver Grove Heights, has been named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Elkin is ...



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 ...



Dakota County board candidates look to improve public safety, affordable housing  Lillie News

Hannah Burlingame. Review staff. In the race for Dakota County Board of Commissioners District 2, two opponents with a history of public *service* will face off ...



Simley football upsets undefeated Tartan  Lillie News

The Tartan high school football team traveled to Simley Sept. 28, with hopes to continue its impressive undefeated season. However, the Spartans had ...



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 ...



Simley High School senior accused of having sex with girl, 14  Pioneer Press

A Simley High School senior, who is an athlete and honor-roll student, faces a felony charge for having consensual sex with a 14-year-old girl, authorities say.



Trailer home fire kills two people in Inver Grove Heights  Lillie News

Inver Grove Heights first responders were called to a manufactered home fire the night of Feb. 25 in which two people died from the injuries they sustained in the ...



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) ...



South-West Review police reports published February 18, 2019  Lillie News

With all this snow. After getting another round of snow, cars were once again either ticketed or towed for violating the winter parking ordinance. Mail theft.



Roseville raises age to buy tobacco to 21, is 11th MN city to do so  East Side Review

courtesy of Chris Turner, Association of Nonsmokers-MN • Supporters of Tobacco 21, a campaign that aims to increase the purchase age for tobacco products ...



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 ...



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 ...



Inver Grove Heights Days 2016  Lillie News

The volleyball tournament was held at Drkula's “32” and a was hit with many players. The 911 Memorial flag and float traveled down Cahill Avenue on Sept.



Q&A: Simleys Mark Madigan, Assistant Wrestling Coach of the Year  Patch.com

After nine state championships and more than three decades, assistant wrestling coach Mark Madigan was, on May 9, named the National Wrestling Coaches ...



Inver Grove Heights native wins 'Educator of the Year' Peabody  Lillie News

Surrounded by some of his family, Inver Grove Heights native and Indiana principal Tim McIntosh holds up a check he received after being named "Educator of ...



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 ...



Mike Murr: We’re on our way to the Supreme Court, equal before the law  St. Paul Pioneer Press

On March 20, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin. My three siblings and I are the petitioners in this ...



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 ...



Rep. Joe Atkins won't run for re-election  Minneapolis Star Tribune

State Rep. Joe Atkins said Tuesday that he won't run for re-election after 14 years at the Capitol. The Inver Grove Heights DFLer said he is eyeing an open seat ...



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 ...



Local youth to compete at Augusta National Golf Club  Lillie News

submitted photo • From left, Sam Udovich, Isabella McCauley and Andrew Ramos are three young golfers from the metro area who met through the sport and ...



Stanley Cup to make stop in Inver Grove Heights today  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Scott Bell, a Pittsburgh Penguins scout who starred with Simley High School in the 1980s, is bringing the Stanley Cup to Inver Grove Heights on Wednesday.



Legendary Simley wrestling coach Short dies of cancer  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The cancer that Jim Short, the legendary Simley High School wresting coach and patriarch of one of Minnesota's most well-respected wrestling families, battled ...



After 9 years and $3.9 million, Dakota County closes on long-awaited nature parcel  Star Tribune

At some point, nearly everyone involved in Darvan Acres' nine-year road to becoming a county-protected natural area thought it wouldn't happen. The 108-acre ...



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 ...



Infrastructure, character of city are talking points in Mendota Heights race  Lillie News

Residents in Mendota Heights have a full ballot waiting for them on Nov. 6. With the mayoral seat and two council seats up this year, there's no shortage of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tip on sex abuse guilty plea leads to conversation about victims' rights  Lillie News

A recent newsroom tip about a man who pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County, and the subsequent request for details about his case, ...



Work moves forward with ISD 197 improvements  Lillie News

submitted graphic The new athletic field at Henry Sibley High School, which was given the green light Oct. 16 by the Mendota Heights City Council, will include a ...



Inver Grove Heights selects new police chief  Lillie News

A meet-and-greet was held Nov. 8 with the final candidates for Inver Grove Heights police chief, the night before the Inver Grove Heights City Council held a ...



Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces Its 2017-2018 Spotlight Education Jimmy Award And Triple Threat Award Finalists  Broadway World

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced its 2017-2018 finalists for the Jimmy Awards and Triple Threat Awards. Twenty-six high school musical theatre students ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Johnson, Walz win governor's race polls at party caucuses  MPR News

Minnesotans across the state gathered Tuesday night to pick their candidates for what is sure to be an energized election year.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Shooting leaves one dead near Harding High School  Lillie News

The St. Paul Police Department is investigating an Aug. 12 shooting that left a man dead near Harding High School. The deceased man was identified as ...



Mendota Heights increases tobacco-buying age to 21  Lillie News

courtesy City of Mendota Heights Mendota Heights joins a growing number of Minnesota cities that have increased the legal age to buy tobacco products from ...



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 ...



Onetime prized Gophers football recruit dies in St. Paul home  Star Tribune

A recent Twin Cities high school football standout who committed to the Gophers but later changed his mind died in his St. Paul home Monday. Jovanny “Jojo” ...



Several area teens are part of this summer's Circus Juventas show, opening July 27.  Lillie News

Calvin Peck, a recent graduate of South St. Paul High School, and advanced student in the circus arts will be starring in the Circus Juventas 2018 summer show, ...



RAHS expansion and upgrades, $67 million worth, are underway  Lillie News

On a crisp Oct. 24, nine Roseville Area High School students donned hard hats and used gold shovels in a groundbreaking ceremony marking the beginning of ...



Minn. lawmaker's 3 kids won scholarships from foundation that he runs  Minneapolis Star Tribune

State Rep. Joe Atkins is drawing *fresh* political criticism after revelations that his three children all received college scholarships from the nonprofit education ...



Once-denied Mendota Heights development gets the green light  Lillie News

A year and a lawsuit after the process started, Marilyn and David Olin, along with Royal Oaks Reality, are able to move forward with transforming a 13.5-acre ...



South St. Paul School Board candidates focus on funding equality  Lillie News

There are several challengers in this year's South St. Paul School Board race for four seats. Incumbents Kristie Hood, Chris Walker and Wendy Woods Felton ...



More senior housing an easy call for Falcon Heights council  Lillie News

courtesy of City of Falcon Heights Construction of a 68-unit senior housing rental complex at 1750 Larpenteur Ave. is set to begin Dec. 15. The Falcon Heights ...



Work underway on ISD 623 building improvements  Lillie News

Summer stuck around just long enough for students to break ground on an addition to Little Canada Elementary School on a warm Sept. 12 afternoon. The kids' ...



International sex trafficking organization busted in Minnesota  Lillie News

Chinese women were regularly being flown into the United States for the purpose of sex trafficking, commonly regarded as a modern form of slavery.



Johnson pulls off second-half comeback against St. Anthony Village  Lillie News

submitted photo The 2018 St. Anthony Village High School football team went to state for the first time since 1999 and finished the season with an 8-3 record.



Last Minnesota sex trafficking branch member sentenced 12 years  East Side Review

Concluding investigations of an international sex trafficking organization's Minnesota branch that started in 2016, the final defendant was sentenced to 12 years ...



Inver Grove Heights snuffs out crematory proposal  Lillie News

David Jansen and his dog stroll on his driveway, where he can see land that currently has a small cemetery and a farm house. He and other residents opposed ...



2019 bringing major renovations to Mounds View Public Schools  Lillie News

courtesy Wold Architects and Mounds View Public Schools A portion of the $165 million bond issue approved by Mounds View Public School District voters 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 ...



Simley High School debuts new theatre space, other additions  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Construction is coming to a close on Simley High School's new performing arts center, which accommodates 750 people, more than twice as many as the old ...



Become a police officer through the Pathway to Policing Program  Lillie News

Have you ever thought about serving your community as a police officer? If you love to help people and want to make a difference, this is your chance to begin a ...



South-West Review police reports published February 11, 2019  Lillie News

Arrested. On Jan. 30, officers responded to a report of a domestic assault. A 28-year-old man was arrested. Warrant arrest. Officers responded to the 3000 block ...



School board candidates share a passion for education  Lillie News

With three District 622 school board terms ending at the end of the year, and four candidates running, it means all but one will take a seat on the board next year.



Mendota Heights passes sex offender residency restrictions  Lillie News

The Mendota Heights City Council unanimously passed an ordinance at its June 19 meeting that will restrict where sex offenders can reside in the city.



Inver Grove Heights gardener moonlights as gregarious Klondike Kate  Lillie News

Kaitlyn Roby. Her fourth year competing, Shelley Brown, pictured at her Inver Grove Heights home, was recently chosen as Klondike Kate 2015, the mistress of ...



Roving Dakota County homeless shelter returns  Star Tribune

So far, 90 homeless people have found respite at a shelter that moves from church to church.



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 ...



LETTER: Maplewood intersection is trashy (literally)  Lillie News

To the Editor: There is always trash scattered about at the corner of 11th Avenue and Gervais Avenue in Maplewood. Along the sidewalks and at the bus stop, ...



School district 622 Community Input Session #3  Lillie News

District 622, which covers North St. Paul, Maplewood and Oakdale, is currently gathering feedback on the draft proposal of its Phase II Facilities Master Plan.



Minnesota United player Kallman coaching alongside friend, fellow parishioner  The Catholic Spirit

Hill-Murray School boys soccer Head Coach Jeff Zupfer turned to the big leagues to fill an open assistant coaching spot this year.



Former principal Kusch lands new job | 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 ...



Lauderdale looks to upping tobacco purchase age  Lillie News

Many of Lauderdale's neighbors have recently turned the city into an island when it comes to tobacco policy. Minneapolis, Roseville and Falcon Heights, all this ...



Vikings back Kaposia center's ninja course  Lillie News

Center selected for fitness and nutrition grant. Students and staff at Kaposia Education Center in South St. Paul were treated to a special pep rally Nov.



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.



Readers Choice 2018 - South-West Review - Best Place for Pet Care  Lillie News

Best Place for Pet Care. Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital. 7131 Cahill Ave., Inver Grove Heights. Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital offers quality medicine ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



District 622 facility input meeting  Lillie News

The community is invited to attend a District 622 facility input meeting in December. The district invites you to come and learn about proposed ideas for Phase II ...



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