Many of the potholes on Robert Street in West St. Paul have been filled in, but the question is how well those patches will hold until the pavement dries and crews can apply hot mix for a more permanent solution. (photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Here’s the culprit: water. When the sun shines and weather warms, snowmelt finds its way into every nook and cranny, then, at night, the water freezes and expands, breaking the pavement around it. The next day, there’s more water coursing in. Enough cycles and heavy traffic can yield gallon-size potholes.
Could the growing number of craters in northern Dakota County roadways be a sign of an early spring? City officials aren’t so sure.
A number of cities say they’re holding off on patching potholes in earnest, and their reason seems rather bleak.
The Girl Scouts are well on their way to their 1,000-pound goal for Minnesota FoodShare's annual March food drive. As of March 16, the girls collected over 600 pounds of food for their "Worth Our Weight in Food" campaign. (submitted photos)
Girl Scouts helped sort through donated food at the Neighbors food shelf in South St. Paul. Troop leader Deb Gutzman said the girls were excited to pitch in.
Neighbors, Inc. in South St. Paul led the first-through-third-grade Girl Scouts on a tour through the food shelf. The Girl Scouts attend Community of Saints Regional Catholic School in West St. Paul.
WSP Girl Scout troop is racking up the pounds - in food shelf donations
Could you donate your weight in food to a food shelf?
That’s what 19 Girl Scouts are trying to do.
Carl E. Covey, age 59, passed away peacefully on March 16. Carl enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. If he wasn't spending time with family, you could often find him riding his motorcycle, camping, or fishing.
As part of a campaign to educate taxpayers on confusing, challenging and emerging tax issues, the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants offers important reminders related to Minnesota’s new state gift tax.
The new tax, effective July 1, 2013, and included in 2013 tax filings, collects 10 percent of a taxpayer’s cumulative lifetime gifting exceeding $1 million. Minnesota is only the second state in the country to enact a state gift tax.
Toward the end of their season, the Simley Spartan regrouped and, rolling with momentum, tore through the Section 4AAA girls basketball finals to gain their third trip to the State Girls Class AAA Basketball classic.
Then, by the luck of the draw — five teams are seeded and three are randomly selected for opponents — the Spartans drew the number one seed Park Center as a 6 p.m., March 18 opponent at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis.
The friendly staff at New Brighton Family Dentistry are eager to make your next appointment as comfortable as possible. Top row, left to right: dental assistants Brandi and Kryten, Dr. Grayson West, dental assistant Marie. Bottom row, left to right: dental hygienist Petra, dental assistant Danielle, dental hygienist Dani.
New Brighton Family Dentistry has Dr. Grayson West as its friendly dentist. The practice has been West’s since last November and is located on Silver Lake Road.
At New Brighton Family Dentistry...Your smile matters!
New Brighton Family Dentistry
2459 – 15th St. NW, Suite C
New Brighton, MN 55112