Inver Grove Heights

Mon
21
Sep

Inver Grove Heights Days

Inver Grove Heights Days took place from Sept. 11-13 and featured a wide variety of entertainment and activities, including the sand volleyball tournament
and the annual parade. (Photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Sun
13
Sep

Atkins ‘seriously considering’ running for Kline’s seat

U.S. Rep. John Kline announced Sept. 4 that he will retire from his congressional seat, which is up for a vote in November 2016.

Sun
06
Sep

Local authors release book

From left, local certified nurse-midwives Margaret Taylor and Pam Glenn discuss their new book “Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories.” “There are simple life lessons that come from [these stories],” Glenn said. (submitted photo)
From left, local certified nurse-midwives Margaret Taylor and Pam Glenn discuss their new book “Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories.” “There are simple life lessons that come from [these stories],” Glenn said. (submitted photo)

A pair of local midwives-turned-authors are celebrating the completion of a 20-year project: their book "Women Through Our Eyes: Midwives Share Their Stories."

Sun
23
Aug

New Inver Grove Heights stormwater management system proves successful

With all the advances in technology, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of just how efficient Mother Nature can be — especially when it comes to managing natural resources.

Sun
23
Aug

Blue-green algae not detected in Simley Lake or area

Simley Lake in Inver Grove Heights is on the southeast corner of 80th Street and Cahill Avenue. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Simley Lake in Inver Grove Heights is on the southeast corner of 80th Street and Cahill Avenue. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

When the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says, "If in doubt, stay out," residents are cautious of dipping toes in murky waters. Especially if those murky waters are opaque from a toxic bacteria called blue-green algae.

Sun
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.

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