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Learn about Dakota County Technical College

Dakota County Technical College is sponsoring an open house on Thursday, April 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the main campus, 1300 145th Street (Dakota County Road 42), Rosemount.

At the open house, the public will be able to:

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16
Mar

‘Celebrate Inver’ planned April 9

For the first time, the annual Inver Hills Community College fundraiser, formerly known as DreamBuilders, will be hosted on the college campus.

This year the event also has a new theme: “Celebrate Inver.”

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15
Mar

Ramsey County Parks holds winter recreation summit

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)

Hoping to generate ideas for cold-weather facilities at Battle Creek

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Mar

City gives interpretive center the nod

The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)
The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)

Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary may get a new building

Dan McGuinness dreams of making the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary a top-notch St. Paul destination.

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15
Mar

Alternate Argenta Trail option still under review in Inver Grove Heights

From left, Minnesota Tea Party Alliance members Joel Marzinske, David Meyer, Richard Evans and Jeff Schuett support Inver Grove Heights residents who fear the use of eminent domain might cost them their homes. (Erin Hinrichs / Review)
From left, Minnesota Tea Party Alliance members Joel Marzinske, David Meyer, Richard Evans and Jeff Schuett support Inver Grove Heights residents who fear the use of eminent domain might cost them their homes. (Erin Hinrichs / Review)

City pours staff resources into vetting Option 3a

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Area cities join collaborative electronic crime investigation program

This year marks the beginning of a new era for many police departments in Dakota County, in terms of how they handle crimes that involve the Internet and electronic devices.

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15
Mar

Ides of March not for idling

Neighbors, Inc. volunteers Angela Rud, left, Sue Hanebuth, and Geri Bares, right, arrange pizza pies by size for a more organized freezer. (Jesse Poole/Review )
Neighbors, Inc. volunteers Angela Rud, left, Sue Hanebuth, and Geri Bares, right, arrange pizza pies by size for a more organized freezer. (Jesse Poole/Review )

Statewide food drive boosts Neighbors’ supplies

The South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force has set itself a lofty goal, one the U.S. Postal Service might be proud of: to help collect 55,075 pounds of food in March.
The oddly specific number represents the city’s numerical ZIP code, translated into quite a hefty load of edible goods.

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15
Mar

Grads gaining numbers

St. Paul Public Schools show grad rate improvements

Squeezing in a percentage point ahead of its goal, St. Paul Public Schools showed a four-year graduation rate of 76 percent for the class of students graduating in May 2014.

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15
Mar

New builds cropping up on the East Side

Eric Saathoff stands outside his soon-to-be-completed home on Wells Street, a block off of Payne Avenue, near Phalen Boulevard. Saathoff says he and his family chose to move to the area because of Payne Avenue’s promise as a main street, and the walkability of the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Eric Saathoff stands outside his soon-to-be-completed home on Wells Street, a block off of Payne Avenue, near Phalen Boulevard. Saathoff says he and his family chose to move to the area because of Payne Avenue’s promise as a main street, and the walkability of the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Eric Saathoff stood in the master bedroom of his soon-to-be finished new home on Wells Street, looking out the window at a view of downtown.

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15
Mar

Conway Rec’s getting busy

Kids play soccer in Conway Recreation Center. Sanneh Foundation, the private partner responsible for managing operations at the city-owned building, has begun to add programming. The organization checked in with community members on their progress on Thursday, March 5. (Linda Baumeisteir/Review)
Kids play soccer in Conway Recreation Center. Sanneh Foundation, the private partner responsible for managing operations at the city-owned building, has begun to add programming. The organization checked in with community members on their progress on Thursday, March 5. (Linda Baumeisteir/Review)

Sanneh Foundation off and running with youth programs

After a year of transitioning into managing Conway Recreation Center, Sanneh Foundation’s keeping the place busy.

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