East Side Newsbriefs

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06
Oct

Inver Hills Community College awarded Legacy Small Grant


Inver Hills Community College is one of 37 recipients of the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants.

Fri
06
Oct

Name the pedestrian tunnel


Mendota Heights is asking for help in suggesting a fun and creative label for the tunnel—one that can be referred to informally by the community to identify this important connector.  Please no names that are memorial, political, or “in hono

Fri
06
Oct

Teen Short Story Contest


A picture is worth a 1,000 words. Enter the Dakota County Library’s annual Teen Short Story Contest by Oct.

Fri
06
Oct

Water grants awarded to South St. Paul and West St. Paul


The Metropolitan Council voted at the end of last month to award $1 million to five metro cities looking to improve water quality and encourage conservation.

Fri
06
Oct

Apply to attend a U.S. Service Academy


Sen. Al Franken’s office is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation’s four service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S.

Fri
06
Oct

Super Bowl Host Committee encourages kids to enter the Super Snack Challenge


The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund, in partnership with Newman’s Own Foundation, is encouraging kids across the state to enter the Super Snack Challenge.

Fri
29
Sep

CTIB sales tax replaced in Dakota County Oct. 1


The Dakota County Board of Commissioners voted in June to dissolve the Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) and to maintain the current quarter-percent sales tax and $20 excise tax on new vehicle sales.

Fri
22
Sep

County, local communities endorse Rush Line bus rapid transit


The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority voted Sept. 12 to finalize the bus rapid transit route, which will run between downtown St. Paul and White Bear Lake. This vote followed the approval from communities in which the route will run. An environmental study will be conducted and construction could begin as soon as 2023. courtesy of Rush Line Corridor

The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority voted Sept.

Fri
22
Sep

Be ‘Mayor for a Day’


The League of Minnesota Cities is now accepting entries for the 2017 “Mayor for a Day” essay contest. Essays are due Friday, Oct. 13.

Mon
18
Sep

Mendota Heights Parks and Recreation Commission vacancy


The Mendota Heights City Council is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The term will start in October 2017 and expires Jan. 31, 2019.

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