Kaitlyn Roby

Kaitlyn Roby can be reached at kroby@lillienews.com or 651-748-7815.
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Mon
03
Nov

South St. Paul HRA signs purchase agreement for Dakota Premium site


Dakota Premium foods halted production in July. Now the South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority is planning to purchase and raze the building, in order for an office and warehouse facility to be built. (File photo)

Meatpacker halted processing in July
The future of Dakota Premium Foods was unknown in July when the company halted production, but now the South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority has plans to purchase and redevelop the site, making way for a 58,000 square-foot office and warehouse facility.

Mon
03
Nov

'People's Tree' to stop in West St. Paul


The Capitol Christmas Tree was cut down Oct. 29 from the Chippewa National Forest about 10 miles east of Cass Lake in northern Minnesota, and then made its way to Bemidji State University to be prepped for its nearly 2,000-mile road trip, which includes a stop in West St. Paul. (Courtesy photo)

Minnesota white spruce makes its way to U.S. Capitol
West St. Paul has been chosen as a stop along the route of a 100-foot long truck currently lugging a white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest to Washington D.C. 

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

Mayoral, council candidates stay true to Sunfish Lake's traditions

Facing changes to its populace and housing stock, the leaders of Sunfish Lake are keeping in mind the city's traditions.

Mon
27
Oct

Lilydale: Tiny town with devoted, unopposed candidates

In the small political pond of Lilydale, three unopposed incumbents are again running to represent the town of about 700 people in the Nov. 4 general election.

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
27
Oct

West St. Paul council candidates look to next term

While the mayoral and Ward 3 council races heat up, two West St. Paul City Council candidates are running unopposed in this year's election, offering them a chance to focus on the city's future.

Thu
23
Oct

South St. Paul City Council: three seats up for vote

The South St. Paul city council race features three available seats and six candidates running for those seats. All three incumbents whose terms are up — Todd Podgorski, Marilyn Rothecker and Tom Seaberg — are seeking re-election.

Wed
22
Oct

South St. Paul police investigate aggravated robbery involving youths


A mob of primarily juveniles beat and shot at a 17-year-old boy, pictured here receiving treatment at a hospital, and his friend in South St. Paul Oct. 19. Two teens were arrested in the incident, and police are searching for more suspects. (Courtesy photo)

A large group of primarily youths beat and apparently shot at a 17-year-old boy and his friend in an aggravated robbery at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in South St. Paul, authorities say. 

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