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Mon
23
Jan

Commissioner Harris appointed to water supply committee

Dakota County Board Chair Joseph Harris has been appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty to a newly formed advisory committee that will make recommendations about the Metropolitan area water supply.

Mon
23
Jan

Registration begins for District 197’s preschool programs

Next fall’s preschool programs in District 197 are described in a new brochure that is being mailed to district families with preschool-age children. It is also available at Somerset School in Mendota Heights or parents can call 405-2638 to have a copy mailed to them.

Mon
23
Jan

Want a fun workout? Add fur

As I got into the car, I mentally checked off everything I needed:
• Used cross-country skis with lots of “grab” on their fishscaled, nonwax surface
• Used boots and ski poles
• A nylon back belt with 10 feet of leash attached to it

Mon
23
Jan

‘Parent portal’ proving popular at Henry Sibley HS

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.

Mon
23
Jan

Planning for Henry Sibley Senior Party now underway

Many parents volunteer in School District 197, but one group works in total secrecy all year for an eight-hour event.

Mon
23
Jan

School Dist. 197 to host special education forums

Parents, general educators, special educators, administrators and community members are invited to attend upcoming forums centered on Special Education in School District 197. The presentations are sponsored by the district’s Special Education Advisory Council.

Mon
23
Jan

Former governor’s home to be turned into condos

The home of former Gov. Harold LeVander, located off Thompson Avenue just south of Highway 52 in South St. Paul, will come down in March to make way for a three-story condominium complex and 18 townhomes.

Mon
23
Jan

No teacher’s union contract in Dist. 197

Talks between the West St. Paul-Eagan-Mendota Heights School District and its teachers’ union stalled last week, as the two groups failed to meet a state-imposed deadline for contract negotiations.

Mon
16
Jan

New state law to keep teen drivers off cell phones

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
16
Jan

Polars’ girls hang on to gain win over upset-minded Warriors

The Sibley Warriors almost found the clue to defeating the North Polars girls hockey team.

In a Jan. 6, Classic Suburban Conference (CSC) fray at Polar Arena, the Warriors - relentlessly - hounded the North “Thunder Cats” in the persons of Allie Thunstrom and Caitlin Hogan.

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