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11
Jun

Look for a new mural in Dayton’s Bluff


Marjorie Otto/Review • Phoenix Market, located near the corner of Third Street and Maria Avenue in Dayton’s Bluff, will soon feature a mural on the building’s southern wall. The mural’s creation was organized by the Urban Root’s Youth Council and should be installed by the end of the month. Urban Roots’ oldest garden is also located next to the neighborhood convenience store.

Urban Roots leaves its mark on the neighborhood through a series of gardens across the East Side. Soon, the organization can add murals to the list. 

Mon
11
Jun

Filing closes, leaving East Side voters with lots of options

Early filing for the 2018 midterm elections in Minnesota closed on June 5, leaving voters with a plethora of choices to make in the upcoming Aug. 14 primary and on Election Day in November.

Mon
11
Jun

Filings fill up South-West primary races

Some incumbents will be missing from ballot

 

The first round of 2018 candidate filing closed June 5 and races for several South-West coverage cities are set.

Mon
11
Jun

Moreland named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) has announced that Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet Elementary School has been named a United States Department of Education Green Ribbon School for 2018. 

Mon
11
Jun

South-West Review police reports published June 10, 2018

South-West Review police reports published June 10, 2018 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Wed
06
Jun

For three generations, one Oakdale family has served the city as firefighters


submitted photo • Holly Jeske is a third generation Oakdale firefighter, following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Gary Jungman, and uncle, B.J. Jungmann.

Holly Jeske was sworn into the Oakdale Fire Department on May 4, making her a third generation Oakdale firefighter.

Tue
05
Jun

House of Wong founder looks back as beloved Roseville restaurant nears 60


photo courtesy of Renee Proue • House of Wong founder Teddy Wong, center right, with his wife Laura and children Renee and John in 2003. Wong, 94 and a World War II vet, founded the beloved Roseville restaurant 60 years ago.

Teddy Wong downplays his legacy.

“I did OK,” he says, sitting at the dining room table of his Roseville home on a recent May afternoon with his wife, Laura, and daughter, Renee. “We opened a couple of restaurants.”

Tue
05
Jun

Falcon Heights remembers Philando Castile with Restoration and Unity days


Mike Munzenrider • A memorial to Philando Castile stands near the spot on Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights where he was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The Falcon Heights City Council passed a proclamation May 23 designating two July days in his memory.

Nearly two years after Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, the Falcon Heights City Council voted unanimously to designate two July days in his memory.

Mon
04
Jun

Metzen honored with memorial at Swing Bridge Park


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 Heights during his time as a state senator. Metzen is credited with helping save the bridge from demolition.

Jim Metzen

Those walking the pier at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park in Inver Grove Heights will notice a new memorial bench at the end in honor of someone who helped keep the bridge alive. 

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