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Simon says give back


Mandi Simon, middle, sorted calculators with Celeste Albin, right, and Grace Copeland. Simon is the founder of Simon Says Give.

Local nonprofit fills backpacks for students

At age 7, the last thing on most kids’ minds is starting their own nonprofit, but that’s exactly what Mandi Simon of Eagan did.

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Talk continues on limiting number of trash haulers in Inver Grove Heights


When deciding on limiting the number of haulers, the Inver Grove Heights City Council looked at the number of licensed residential haulers in surrounding cities.

The Inver Grove Heights council continued talks at its Aug. 8 meeting about adopting an ordinance amendment that would limit the number of licensed trash haulers in the city to 17, its current total.

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Inver Grove Heights moves one step closer to updated bow hunting ordinance


The approved map, effective Sept. 17, shows the areas of Inver Grove Heights in which people can hunt or engage in target practice.

The Inver Grove Heights City Council continued work on an ordinance amendment regulating bow hunting in the city at its Aug. 8 meeting.

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Another level-three offender to move to South St. Paul

The South St. Paul Police Department has announced Christopher Donald Lee Blair, 34, is moving to South St. Paul on Sept. 1. Blair is a level-three sex offender.

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Primary results are in

On Tuesday, Aug. 9., voters hit the polls for the primary election. Several Southwest Review area city council seats, as well as State Senate and a federal seats were on the ballot.

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Improv takes over the streets of St. Paul

More than 50 improvisers will fan out across Minnesota’s capital city to perform more than 300 unscripted theater scenes on one day this summer.

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A quiet primary for the East Side

The Minnesota primary, which took place Aug. 9, proved to be uneventful for the East Side.

The only office on the ballot, besides the Minnesota Supreme Court, was for the U.S 4th Congressional District.

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Lake Phalen splash pad to open in spring of 2017


Construction on the new splash pad began Aug. 1 and will be completed in Oct. of this year. The pad will open in the spring of 2017.

Construction has begun on a new splash pad at Lake Phalen Regional Park beach. 

The splash pad will will spray chlorinated water from the ground and from nozzles above, with the water draining away.

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East Side nonprofit hosts education forum


From left to right, State Rep. Tim Mahoney, State Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Ramsey County Commissioner Jim McDonough and State Sen. Foung Hawj discussed their ideas to address educational disparities on the East Side.

Policy-makers talk educational disparities, new superintendent

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Neighbors have little confidence in Whitall Street apartment development


An east metro developer is asking to have the land at 419 Whitall St. rezoned to construct an apartment building.

CPED moves forward with rezoning application

The atmosphere was tense at the Aug. 3 Payne-Phalen Community Planning and Economic Development committee meeting, the main draw being a rezoning application on the agenda.

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