March 2013

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Private well owners need to know what’s in their water

More than 1 million people in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water, but too many of them are not tested on a regular basis for things that can make people sick, such as bacteria, arsenic, or nitrate.

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Kline honors ‘Stars of the North’


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Giving tons of help


Students from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights dropped off more than 10 tons of food they collected for Neighborhood House’s month-long food drive March 13. The donation marks the fourth consecutive year that the school has broken Neighborhood House’s record for a single food drive.
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Dean's list - South-West Review

The names of South-West Dean’s List and graduating students will continue to be published in upcoming issues. Congratulations to all.

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Online short-term loans may get you in deeper

“Payday” lending and short-term consumer loans have nearly doubled in the past five years, reaching a high of 350,000 in 2011.
Minnesotans may turn to payday-lending companies to make ends meet during difficult economic times, but the Department of Commerce urges consumers to beware if committing to a payday loan online.

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Maplewood approves phase two of police department expansion

Phase one to be completed mid-April

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Girls basketball: Richfield ends Hill-Murray’s state tournament hopes


Hill-Murray battled against Richfield during the Class AAA State Girls Basketball quarterfinal at Williams Arena March 13. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Richfield 54 - Hill-Murray 35

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New on the beat ...

I suppose my involvement in the field of journalism could be chalked up to a series of lucky coincidences. My first brush with journalism was in fifth grade at Valentine Hills Elementary, when I was assigned to be a newspaper editor in a simulated Old West town.

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Cable Commission transmits clear signal to Comcast

Ramsey and Washington County Comcast customers who subscribe to more than just basic cable channels may have noticed an increase in their cable bills recently, as the company has added some additional fees to several of its services.
At a Ramsey/Washington Counties Suburban Cable Commission meeting March 14, commissioners from 12 suburbs met to discuss the validity of the new charges.

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Highway 36 construction at Hilton Trail to affect Lake Elmo this summer

MnDOT says freeway will remain open during roadwork

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