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Free summer meals at local schools

Local area schools are particitpating in the he Minnesota Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, at no charge and mee

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19
Jun

Tuskegee Airman’s legacy lives on at Farnsworth Aerospace


After hearing about the Col. Kenneth Wofford mural at Farnsworth Upper Campus, LaVone Kay, center, from the CAF Red Tail Squadron, contacted upper campus Principal Hamilton Bell, left, about donating Wofford’s uniform to be on display at the school. Keith Baker, right, was a family friend of Wofford’s and took care of the uniform after the Wofford family donated it to the CAF Red Tail Squadron. Wofford was a Tuskegee Airman who flew missions in the Korean and Vietnam wars; in his post-U.S. Airforce life he visited Farnsworth many times and interacted with students. Marjorie Otto/Review

Uniform donated to honor late pilot

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19
Jun

Mendota Heights approves land use change to make way for new apartments


While plans are in the early stages, construction of a new apartment complex on the site of the former Larson Garden Center and Mendota Motel could begin in August. It is proposed to be constructed in two phases, with the second phase beginning mid-summer to fall of 2018.

Mendota Heights is clearing the way for plans to build a new apartment complex along Highway 13.

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12
Jun

Four charged in connection to Harriet Island assault


DeAndray Artez Easley

Assailants arrested after West St. Paul robbery

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30
May

‘He’s an amazing dog’


Volunteers from Pentair, Urban Roots and City Academy planted some 60 fruit trees May 9, creating an orchard at the Village on Rivoli housing development. The orchard was paid for with a $50,000 grant from the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee.

West St. Paul animal hospital donates police vest

 

On May 22, Doc Stanley walked into the West St. Paul City Council chambers proudly wearing his new police vest. 

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30
May

Progressive Baptist Church pastor retires after 48 years


Rev. Dr. Earl F. Miller, pictured here with his wife Eunice Miller, is retiring after 48 years in ministry, 24 of which were spent with Progressive Baptist Church on the East Side.

Rev. Dr. Earl F. Miller’s son will take over leadership of church

 

Mon
22
May

What’s that smell?

South St. Paul clarifies odor ordinance

The South St. Paul City Council approved an ordinance amendment May 15 that will help provide an objective standard for any odor complaint received.

Mon
22
May

Work begins on Highway 110


The project area for Highway 110 is between Highway 15/13 and Interstate 494. The work, which began May 15, will help rehabilitate the busy, four-lane state highway.

Work has begun on the eastbound lanes of Highway 110. Currently, it is one lane of traffic, but starting June 12 both lanes will be closed for six weeks. During that time, drivers will need to use the signed detours on interstates 35E and 494. The full closure of westbound traffic will follow completion of work on the eastbound lanes.

 

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22
May

Former St. Thomas Academy teacher investigated

Former St. Thomas Academy teacher investigated 

On May 9, the Mendota Heights Police Department was notified of allegations of inappropriate behavior by a now former St. Thomas Academy teacher.

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22
May

Mural unveiled at Farnsworth Aerospace School


The mural celebrating Tuskegee Airman Col. Kenneth Wofford, who often visited the Farnsworth Schools, was originally commissioned by the Air Force Association, Rawlings Chapter. The association decided to house the mural at Farnsworth after the mural’s original home was abruptly closed

Celebrates late Tuskegee Airman Col. Kenneth Wofford

A piece of history has found a home at the Farnsworth Aerospace School Upper Campus.

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