West St Paul

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Sep

Visiting old Savannah


Homes like these were common sights during a recent visit to Savannah, Georgia. (Pamela O’Meara photos/Review)

Each morning during a visit to Savannah, Georgia, I looked out my hotel window to see First American Baptist Church. 

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02
Sep

Unique theater piece coming to Swede Hollow Park


The cast of “Swede Hollow Ghost Sonata” rehearsed in the park Aug. 24. The unique theater piece will be presented in Swede Hollow Park starting Sept. 14 and will evoke concepts of immigration to serve as a starting point for community dialogue. (Marjorie Otto/Review)

On a recent Saturday morning a group of 20-or-so actors gathered at the edge of Swede Hollow Park for a rehearsal before singing, dancing and tossing old suitcases into Drewry Tunnel.

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02
Sep

Bells that won’t stop ringing


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review

On Aug. 27, 1920, women in South St. Paul were the first in the nation to vote under the 19th Amendment, which was ratified a week prior giving women the right to vote.

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02
Sep

Inver Grove Heights council denies zoning amendment for church relocation

The Inver Grove Heights City Council found itself faced with a question Aug. 26: Is a church in a community shopping area the right fit to fill a building that has sat vacant for more than a decade?

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02
Sep

Hillcrest master plan work to begin in October

City looking for citizens to help guide process

 

As summer winds down and turns to fall, work on planning the future of the former Hillcrest Golf Course is beginning to wind up. 

Mon
26
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Let the good times roll


courtesy of Dakota County

On Aug. 15, 33 bicyclists of all ages rode their way from Pine Bend Elementary School to the new Pine Bend Bluffs Trailhead in Inver Grove Heights.

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26
Aug

Mendota Heights OKs purchase agreement with senior housing developer


The Mendota Heights City Council on Aug. 20 approved a purchase agreement with a developer that plans to build senior housing and a restaurant on the city-owned land near the Village at Mendota Heights off Maple Street and Dodd Road. (courtesy of City of Mendota Heights)

The Mendota Heights City Council on Aug. 20 voted to approve a purchase agreement with a developer to buy the city-owned Village Lots off Maple Street and Dodd Road.

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26
Aug

Developers looking to create affordable apartments at 520 Payne Ave.


Developers from JO Companies and Newport Midwest are proposing to build a 45- to 60-unit affordable apartment building on the vacant lot at 520 Payne Ave. During a recent community meeting to collect design feedback, neighbors turned the gathering into a discussion about affordable housing needs on the East Side and whether this specific lot would be an appropriate location for such housing. (file image)

Design discussion turns to larger issue of affordable housing

 

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26
Aug

Women arrested in connection with fatal Sims Avenue shooting

St. Paul Police are investigating what led to a deadly shooting in the 1000 block of Sims Avenue the morning of Aug. 19. 

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26
Aug

Man charged with stealing $33,000 from Mendota Heights church

A New Brighton man was charged Aug. 15 for allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from a Mendota Heights church. 

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