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Wed
31
Aug

Court hearing down, Lowry Grove residents await judge’s decision


On Friday, Aug. 26, approximately 50 Lowry Grove residents and their supporters marched from the St. Anthony manufactured home park to Minneapolis, for the long-awaited court hearing regarding their fight against the site’s new owner, Continental Property Group. Rather than redevelopment, many residents hope to keep calling Lowry Grove home. Below, in a “sketch plan,” Traci Tomas reveals a preliminary plan for the future of the Lowry Grove property in St. Anthony Village.

Owner moves forward with preliminary redevelopment plans

Tue
30
Aug

Highway 36 bridge work over Lexington progresses


The Highway 36 bridge over Lexington Avenue as seen the week before westbound traffic was routed onto the bridge. The bridge replacement project should be complete by the end of fall.

Drivers on Highway 36 through Roseville may have recently noticed fewer bypasses on their trips through the city — the westbound lanes of traffic on the highway are now using a newly built bridge over Lexington Avenue.

Tue
30
Aug

Falcon Heights and others subscribe to metro area solar farms


Falcon Heights and 21 other metro area cities have subscribed to solar gardens in order to offset city government energy costs and to utilize clean energy. Falcon Heights already utilizes solar energy — there are more than 220 solar panels on City Hall’s roof, as seen with Mayor Peter Lindstrom.

Cities look for savings, use of clean energy

Falcon Heights City Hall has solar panels on its roof and in the past couple of years the city changed its code to make it easier for residents to install solar.

Mon
29
Aug

Stabbing at North St. Paul group home

On Aug. 18, a resident at a North St. Paul adult group home allegedly stabbed an adult female staff member multiple times with an eight inch knife.

Mon
29
Aug

Maplewood police seek bank robbery suspect


Maplewood police are seeking the community’s help in identifying the man pictured in the surveillance photos above.

At about 2:30 p.m. on Aug.

Sun
28
Aug

McCauley takes home girls PGA Warrior Cup trophy


Isabella MCauley of Inver Grove Heights beams as she holds the state girls Junior PGA Warrior Cup trophy, which she won in a three-way playoff.

Isabella McCauley of Inver Grove Heights is a winner of the 2016 Minnesota Junior PGA Warrior Cup presented by Valspar. 

Sun
28
Aug

Hunting opportunities expanded on Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comments now through Sept. 6 on revisions to the Hunt Plan of the Visitor Service Plan.

Sun
28
Aug

IGH ordinance amendment passes in time for bow hunting season

While Inver Grove Heights has experienced plenty of residential and commercial development in recent years, there are still large tracts that remain woods, pastureland and farm fields, especially in the southwestern portion of the suburb. 

Sun
28
Aug

Proposed plan update splits West St. Paul council

At the Aug. 22 meeting, the West St. Paul City Council continued discussion on updating the city’s Renaissance Plan.

Sun
28
Aug

Inver Grove Heights police chief to face internal investigation


Larry Stanger

During a closed executive session on Monday, Aug. 22, the Inver Grove Heights City Council directed city administration to begin an internal investigation on Police Chief Larry Stanger.

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