East Side Review

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Cities begin approving preliminary budgets


The Inver Grove Heights City Council opted to go with a higher preliminary tax rate of 6.25 percent to give itself wiggle room while reworking the city budget before it gives final approval to it in December. graphic courtesy City of Inver Grove Heights

South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights both set increase cap

 

Budget season has hit the South-West coverage area, and two cities have set their preliminary budgets and levies.

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Oct

Construction is next for new Inver Grove Heights fire station


The Inver Grove Heights City Council approved the final designs of a new $8.7 million fire station Aug. 6. On Sept. 10, a contractor was selected to build the station, which will be located at Highway 52/55 and Concord Boulevard. submitted graphic

Planning is complete for a new fire station in Inver Grove Heights. 

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Oct

Restaurant owner celebrated as Harvest Festival parade grand marshal


Fred Yarusso, owner and operator of Yarusso Bros. Italian restaurant at 635 Payne Avenue, is this year’s Payne-Arcade Harvest Festival grand marshal. photo Marjorie Otto/Review

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East Side Review - Police Reports • Aug. 23 - Aug. 29 • 2018

Thursday, Aug. 23 — Wednesday, Aug. 29 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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Oct

SNAPSHOTS: Clothes Closet gets a new look

Neighbors Inc. reopened its Clothes Closet Thrift Store in South St. Paul on Sept. 11. Along with a ribbon cutting, guests were able to spin the wheel to earn discounts and deals. photos courtesy Neighbors Inc.

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Sep

SNAPSHOTS: Closing out summer with talent

To close out the last weekend of summer, Caydence Records and Coffee hosted a hip hop festival Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at the shop located at 900 Payne Ave. Some of the performers included Jaysco Creative and Soul Reflect, as seen above.

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Sep

Bringing performance alive through taste


The cast of “Dr. Falstaff and the Working Wives of Lake County” will be performing the operetta at Swede Hollow Park on Saturday, Sept. 29. The operetta not only includes sights and sounds, but also tastes, as food will be used to extend the story and interact with the audience. (submitted photo)

Picnic operetta returns to Swede Hollow Park

 

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Sep

Meet South St. Paul Library’s newest addition: Bobski


The South St. Paul Library’s Honora Rodriguez, an adult services librarian, is also the Librarian On Wheels and can be found at the local farmers’ market. Her pull-behind cart was made possible by donations in honor of former library volunteer-turned-employee Bob Meehl. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

New library tool is in memory of beloved employee

 

When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, it’s not uncommon to see people around riding their bikes. 

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11
Sep

Milwaukee in April: Bites, bikes and a blizzard


Grizzly bears lumbered around at the Milwaukee Zoo. (Pamela O’Meara photo/Review)

Miss Katie’s 1950s diner is a good place to start a spring visit to Milwaukee if you like good burgers and delicious fries. Follow that up with a custard tour of 1950s drive-ins with Milwaukee Food and City Tours.

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