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Jan

Get outside, get active with arthritis

Here in the upper Midwest, we love to get outside. From sport to family picnics, people enjoy the fresh air and changing weather. Sometimes, the pain of arthritis can limit your interest in these fun activities; but there’s no need to stay behind.

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09
Jan

New program will track high-risk sex offenders by GPS

Thanks to a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Joe Atkins of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota counties will begin this month requiring high-risk sex offenders to wear ankle bracelets equipped with tracking devices to monitor their whereabouts upon release from prison.

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09
Jan

Discover the possibilities at Heritage Middle School

Parents are invited to learn about middle school (grades 5 to 8) in District 197 at an information night at Heritage Middle School on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The school is located at 121 W. Butler Ave. in West St. Paul. Highlights of the evening include the opportunity to:

Mon
09
Jan

Parent portal proving popular with parents of Henry Sibley HS students

More than 900 parents have signed up for Henry Sibley’s SchoolView Parent Portal, according to Beth Borgen, principal. SchoolView is a Web-based system that offers parents 24/7 access to information about their child’s schedule, attendance record and academic performance.

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09
Jan

New state law to keep teen drivers off cell phones

Rep. Joe Atkins of Inver Grove Heights reports that after the New Year rings in, a new state law will prevent drivers under the age of 18 from talking on a handheld or hands-free cell phone while driving, except in emergencies.

Mon
09
Jan

Consolidation of the SSP and WSP fire departments on ‘Insight 7’

Starting Monday, Jan. 2, through Jan. 23, cable viewers in Northern Dakota County can tune in to Insight 7 on Channel 14. Insight 7 is the news magazine program featuring all local stories for the seven-city area. Insight 7 appears on Channel 14 daily at 3, 7 and 11 p.m.

Mon
09
Jan

House detectives

Ever thought about the number of people who have called your home, well, home?

Viewed from a historical perspective, most of us become not owners so much as caretakers of our houses and their physical transformations.

Mon
09
Jan

DARTS names ‘2005 Volunteers of the Year’

Volunteers rarely get the recognition they deserve. But at DARTS (Dakota Area Resources and Transportation for Seniors), four volunteers were recently singled out for their commitment to giving back and helping seniors and children in Dakota County.

Mon
09
Jan

SSP Garden Club

The first meeting of the new year for the South St. Paul Garden Club will be on Monday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at Central Square Community Center, 100 7th Ave. N., South St. Paul.

Mon
09
Jan

Dodge Nature Center events

Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul is offering the following activities:

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