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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 ...



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 ...



Terry Gerten, farm market owner, dies at 69  Minneapolis 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Benedictine Center events  Lillie News

On the Crest of a New Year will be held Monday, Dec. 31 starting at 1 p.m. A $50 ticket includes meals. A $80 ticket for an overnight stay - it costs $95 for a single ...



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 ...



New Year's Eve jazz at RLC  Lillie News

The annual New Year's Eve Jazz concert at Roseville Lutheran Church is Monday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m.. The concert features the RLC jazz band, a traditional ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Inver Grove Heights explores option of barrier free playground  Lillie News

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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



IGH council talks leashes, licensing for dogs  Lillie News

The Inver Grove Heights City Council tabled the first reading of amendments to ordinances regarding dogs on Nov. 13 after council members found they had ...



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 ...



NEWSBRIEF: South-West voters head to the polls Aug. 14 to narrow down ballots  Lillie News

On Tuesday, Aug. 14, several cities will hold primaries to help narrow down the candidate field before November's general election. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



South-West People: Deborah Saxhaug  Lillie News

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) presented Inver Grove Heights resident Deborah Saxhaug with a Special Board Award at its annual ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Inver Grove Heights moves forward with plans for new fire station  Lillie News

At its Oct. 9 meeting, the Inver Grove Heights City Council unanimously approved a purchase agreement with William and Muriel Carlson for their property ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Bringing a community together through storytelling  East Side Review

Emma Melling. courtesy of Emma Melling 8 Emma Melling, with the help of her journalism teacher Reid Westrem, created a podcast that featured interviews with ...



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.



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.



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 ...



South-West Review police reports published December 10, 2018  Lillie News

Disorderly conduct. On Nov. 21, a 24-year-old man caused a disturbance in the 3000 block of 65th Street. The suspect left before the officers arrived. Not cool.



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 ...



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 ...



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” ...



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 ...



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 ...



St. Paul PD holds community mental health meeting  Lillie News

Some 40 people — residents and those involved in the mental health fields — gathered at the East Side Freedom Library Sept. 17 for a discussion with the St.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Twin City Underwriters make complicated Medicare decisions easy  Lillie News

The team at Twin City Underwriters will help you navigate the Medicare market, get you set up with coverage that fits your needs, then stay with you as plans ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mendota Heights bans sale of many flavored tobacco products  Lillie News

file photo • At the March 20 Mendota Heights City Council meeting, a group of students from Henry Sibley High School gave a presentation on why the sale of ...



North St. Paul races heat up before Election Day  Lillie News

In North St. Paul, five candidates are vying for two city council positions, and only one person filed for the mayoral race. Council members Candy Petersen and ...



Area students to travel to DC  Lillie News

courtesy of MNeverAgain • On March 14, students at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights walked out of class as part of national walkouts to bring ...



School spirit abounds as cheerleading returns to North  Lillie News

For the first time in 18 years, North High School has a cheerleading team for football season. The cheerleaders first performed at the season's opening game ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



Arden Hills welcomes National Guard headquarters  East Side Review

submitted photo Among others, Red Bull Brig. Gen. Lowell Kruse, U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum and Arden Hills Mayor David Grant broke ground Oct. 15 on a $40 ...



CLUES expansion to start this month, will wrap up in the spring  Lillie News

courtesy of CLUES • Renderings of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio's planned headquarters expansion, facing west, shows what the roughly ...



Salting tips to protect Minnesota waters  East Side Review

What's your go-to solution to clear your sidewalks and driveways of snow? Most of us pull out the snow blower and a shovel and many grab the salt. Salt helps ...



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 ...



NEWSBRIEF County Board conducts public hearing, adopts capital Improvement plan  Lillie News

The Washington County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing on the countyís 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Dec. 11, and then ...



Renovations could be coming to decades-old Mendota Heights fire house  Lillie News

submitted graphic • The renovated Mendota Heights fire station will include a 14,000 square foot expansion, including an expanded apparatus bay and training ...



Roseville rep named to House leadership  Lillie News

District 42B Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn was elected by her Minnesota House colleagues to be an assistant majority leader, according to a Dec. 11 House release.



Henry Sibley's 'Little Marching Band That Could' finds excellence in being small  Lillie News

Band seeks help for trip to Washington, D.C., for July 4 parade. Marching in sync to the beat of the center snare drum, last year you couldn't tell which Henry ...



Family-owned and operated, Old World Pizza is a taste from a simpler time  Lillie News

If driving over an hour or having your favorite pizza shipped from Minnesota to Florida seems excessive, then clearly you haven't tried Old World Pizza in Inver ...



Maplewood mayoral candidates share concerns about economic development, street improvements and quality of living  Lillie News

Maplewood residents face two choices when they determine on Election Day who their next mayor will be. Incumbent Nora Slawik, who is finishing her first, ...



Academy for Sciences and Agriculture continues to help students learn and grow  Lillie News

The academy prepares students for careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture, and beyond. Not every school can say it grows its own ...



North St. Paul cat shelter finds win-win for cats and kids  East Side Review

Aundrea Kinney/Review • During a June 10 visit to Caring for Cats cat shelter in North St. Paul, Tori read the third book in the “Daisy Dreamer” series to Gaheris, ...



LETTER: Vote 'no' for ISD 197 bond  Lillie News

To the Editor: After a successful football season in 2013, ISD 197 wanted $5 million for a new football stadium. In 2014, the voters overwhelmingly rejected ...



Roseville high and middle schools earn national designation  Lillie News

Roseville Area Middle School and Roseville Area High School have been named AVID National Demonstration Schools. In achieving this designation, the AVID ...



Shoreview candidates talk low taxes and Community Center expansion  Lillie News

In Shoreview, the ballot this November will have five candidates running for two council seats while the incumbent mayor is effectively running unopposed.



New Brighton transitions back to its own water  Lillie News

After the Minnesota Department of Health notified New Brighton in 2016 of finding a pollutant called dioxane in its well water, the city had been getting water ...



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 ...



Man killed in West St. Paul motorcycle crash identified  Lillie News

Pictures of wreck posted to social media. The victim of a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a car on Sept. 4 in West St. Paul has been identified. According to ...



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

A referendum passed two years ago paid for the construction of the performing arts center, part of a $14 million high school improvement project.



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.



North St. Paul Police assist in underage sex sting  East Side Review

photos courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff's Office / graphic courtesy Thomas Bonneville • Nearly 20 men, aged between 20 and 60 and from all over the metro ...



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