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News for South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights and surrounding communities in the South-West Review www.southwestreviewnews.com

Thu
06
Nov

New mayor elected in West St. Paul

Meisinger
David Meisinger

Incumbents top challengers throughout northern Dakota County
Tuesday's election left the makeup of most municipal bodies very much the same in northern Dakota County, except for West St. Paul.
The St. Paul suburb will have a new mayor come January, unseating John Zanmiller who's served in the city's top spot since 2005. A Hennepin County Corrections career probation/parole officer, Zanmiller also served on the council for two years prior to his mayorship.

Thu
06
Nov

Northern Dakota County voters stick to who they know in state House race


Rick Hansen

Incumbents representing northern Dakota County cities in the Minnesota House of Representatives will stay in their seats come January, thanks to overwhelming support from area voters Nov. 4.

District 52A

Thu
06
Nov

Incumbents win U.S. House, Dakota County by landslides


John Kline

"More of the same" is the takeaway from the District 2 races of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners and the U.S. House of Representatives. Area residents helped incumbents keep their spots by more-than comfortable margins Nov. 4.

Tue
04
Nov

Applicants sought to fill South St. Paul council vacancy

After a council member resigned to start serving as a district court judge, the South St.

Mon
03
Nov

South St. Paul HRA signs purchase agreement for Dakota Premium site


Dakota Premium foods halted production in July. Now the South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority is planning to purchase and raze the building, in order for an office and warehouse facility to be built. (File photo)

Meatpacker halted processing in July
The future of Dakota Premium Foods was unknown in July when the company halted production, but now the South St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority has plans to purchase and redevelop the site, making way for a 58,000 square-foot office and warehouse facility.

Mon
03
Nov

'People's Tree' to stop in West St. Paul


The Capitol Christmas Tree was cut down Oct. 29 from the Chippewa National Forest about 10 miles east of Cass Lake in northern Minnesota, and then made its way to Bemidji State University to be prepped for its nearly 2,000-mile road trip, which includes a stop in West St. Paul. (Courtesy photo)

Minnesota white spruce makes its way to U.S. Capitol
West St. Paul has been chosen as a stop along the route of a 100-foot long truck currently lugging a white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest to Washington D.C. 

Sun
02
Nov

When it’s really not a good idea to hang out in the cemetery

South-West Review police reports published Nov. 2, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Tue
28
Oct

6 not-so-spooky, local events on or around Halloween


File photo (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

For those looking for a way to keep their candy-fueled kids busy this weekend, here's a selection of family-friendly events in the South-West Review area. Did we miss any?

Mon
27
Oct

With two Mendota council vacancies, only one candidate runs

Although Mendota is dealing with a small pool of candidates this November, the tiny town at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers has some huge projects to handle. 

Mon
27
Oct

Mayoral, council candidates stay true to Sunfish Lake's traditions

Facing changes to its populace and housing stock, the leaders of Sunfish Lake are keeping in mind the city's traditions.

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