Inver Grove Heights

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16
Aug

Inver Wood Golf Course offers footgolf

Elliot Gonsioroski carefully approaches the soccer ball, soon perfectly “putting” it into bucket number 1 of 18. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Elliot Gonsioroski carefully approaches the soccer ball, soon perfectly “putting” it into bucket number 1 of 18. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Exchanging clubs for feet

There’s another way to appreciate a golf course these days. And it’s growing in popularity.

Sun
16
Aug

Inver Grove Heights mother and son trek Inca Trail, fulfill humanitarian mission

Jennifer and Tyler Hartigan pose for a group photo along the Inca Trail in Peru this past July, during a humanitarian mission trip with Smile Network International. (submitted photo)
Jennifer and Tyler Hartigan pose for a group photo along the Inca Trail in Peru this past July, during a humanitarian mission trip with Smile Network International. (submitted photo)

From inside their tent on the Inca Trail, Jennifer Hartigan, 46, and her son, Tyler, 18, could hear wild llamas traipsing through their campsite.

Sun
02
Aug

Investigation clears allegations brought against Summit Charter School

Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)

On July 22, the new Summit Charter School, which had hoped to begin operating in Inver Grove Heights this September, announced it would no longer be open for the upcoming school year.

Sun
26
Jul

Summit Charter School postpones start in Inver Grove Heights

Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy.  (Jesse Poole/Review)
Summit Charter School was set to open at 4100 66th St. E. in Inver Grove Heights for the upcoming school year but recently announced a year-long delay. The building is shared with STEP Academy. (Jesse Poole/Review)

Administrators addressing accusations of ties to former TiZA charter school
On Wednesday, students enrolled at Summit Charter School — the new K-5 charter school set to open in Inver Grove Heights — found out they’ll have to go elsewhere for the upcoming school year.
According to an update on the school’s website, the start of the school will be delayed by one year, as administrators spend more time developing its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics educational program.

Sun
26
Jul

Mound of soil saves mound of money

This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)
This panorama shows the stretch of soil from St. Paul that was placed in the median on Highway 52, near Highway 55 in Inver Grove Heights. (Jesse Poole/Review)

‘Mystery dirt’ in IGH saves state $2 million
Area residents who drive on Highway 52 may have noticed an elongated mound of dirt in the median near Highway 55. Those who have spotted it have been trying to figure out what it’s doing there.
According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the 115,000-ton pile of soil came from the I-35E Cayuga Improvement Project, which is the reconstruction of I-35E from I-94 to Maryland Avenue, north of downtown St. Paul.

Sun
19
Jul

Blue-green algae not yet determined in Simley Lake

According to the City of Inver Grove Heights, there has been concern that blue-green algae may be blooming in Simley Lake.

Sun
19
Jul

New charter school to open this fall in Inver Grove Heights

New to Inver Grove Heights, Summit Charter School will open its doors in late-August for students in grades K-5.

Thu
16
Jul

School Board appoints Sue Gliva to fill Gerber’s seat

Sue Gliva
Sue Gliva

On Monday, June 22 School District 199 school board appointed Inver Grove Heights resident Sue Gliva to fill the seat left vacant with the resignation of Allen Gerber in May.

Mon
29
Jun

South-West Review area people - published June 28, 2015

Beth Asmussen of Mendota Heights received an Outstanding Alumni Award from Inver Hills Community College. Asmussen currently serves as Hennepin County Deputy Examiner of Titles and has been an IHCC Foundation member since 2010.

Mon
29
Jun

Community celebrates new trailhead

Displayed during the grand opening, a historic print shows how the Rock Island Swing Bridge looked when it was constructed in 1894.
Displayed during the grand opening, a historic print shows how the Rock Island Swing Bridge looked when it was constructed in 1894.

The Rock Island Swing Bridge Trailhead grand opening took place Thursday, June 18 in Inver Grove Heights.

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