Inver Grove Heights

Tue
28
Oct

6 not-so-spooky, local events on or around Halloween


File photo (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

For those looking for a way to keep their candy-fueled kids busy this weekend, here's a selection of family-friendly events in the South-West Review area. Did we miss any?

Mon
27
Oct

With two Mendota council vacancies, only one candidate runs

Although Mendota is dealing with a small pool of candidates this November, the tiny town at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers has some huge projects to handle. 

Mon
27
Oct

Longtime mayor envisions future of Inver Grove Heights

With the economy on the mend, Inver Grove Heights Mayor George Tourville says he's looking forward to more development in the city of nearly 34,000.

Mon
20
Oct

Inver Grove Heights candidates discuss reason for running

In a Review questionnaire, candidates hoping to represent the residents of Inver Grove Heights as city council members were offered a chance to discuss why they're running for office, what important issues their cities are facing and what skills a

Fri
03
Oct

Mendota Heights students to host District 52B debate

Some area students will be able to see classroom lessons in action on Sunday.

Fri
03
Oct

State bolsters flood recovery in Dakota County


City crews added more sandbags to a pile at Twin City Marina in Inver Grove Heights on June 25, bracing for the Mississippi River to crest. The state now plans to reimburse Dakota County for money spent on flood mitigation and recovery.

Gov. Mark Dayton and Mendota Mayor Brian Mielke look over a map of the city as they discuss areas heavily effected by flooding June 24. It was Dayton's last stop while touring rain-soaked communities, assessing damages, and deciding which counties would be included in a State of Emergency declaration earlier this year.

FEMA denies appeal; Dayton orders use of new program
A new state program will provide significant relief for northern Dakota County taxpayers who may have otherwise seen a jump in 2015 city tax levies to cover the cost of flood damage.

Fri
26
Sep

Inver Grove Heights Photo Contest deadline 12-01

We're looking for photos that represent why Inver Grove Heights is such a wonderful place to call home and who better than you to show us!   The contest deadline is Monday, December 1, 2014. You do not need to be an Inver Grove Heights resident to enter the contest but photographs must be taken with City limits.

Mon
22
Sep

Inver Grove Heights 'On the Rise' veteran mentors others to be people of character


Sean Staum sits with his wife, Rebekah, son, Titus, and newborn daughter, Isabelle, at their Inver Grove Heights home. Staum recently garnered recognition as a veteran who is giving back to his community at the Minnesota Humanities Center's second annual Veterans' Voices Award Ceremony Sept. 11. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Veteran and police officer Sean Staum holds a rifle as part of a training exercise with the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Police Department. (Submitted photo)

Sean Staum

As a 20-something, Sean Staum says he was bitter, and seldom thought beyond his own needs and wants. Some of his lowest points: he went through a divorce and spent a night in jail for a DWI. 

Fri
19
Sep

Early Learning Center opens in Inver Grove Heights


Construction of the new Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center was completed Aug. 1. The school celebrated its grand opening Sept. 11. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Early Childhood Director Karen Sperl reads to students in the Community Preschool classroom on Sept. 11 during the grand opening of the Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Inver Grove Heights royalty worked on arts and crafts during the grand opening Sept. 11 of the Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Center added onto Hilltop Elementary
Thanks to extra funding from the Minnesota Department of Education, the Inver Grove Heights School District's new Early Learning Center, attached to Hilltop Elementary School, is now open for business.

Tue
16
Sep

District 199 appoints new school board member


Sherry Warrick
The District 199 School Board appointed Sherry Warrick to fill the board seat left vacant by Bridget Cronin, who resigned in August due to a change in her residency, at a special meeting Sept. 8.

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