Gallagher Hansen VFW Post No. 295 and Auxiliary of South St. Paul is sponsoring the Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest for grades 9 through 12 of public and parochial high school or a home-study program.
A public Open House is planned on Thursday, Oct. 12, so city and county staff can update residents and commuters about plans for improving Yankee Doodle Road (County State Aid Hwy. 28) in Eagan from Interstate 35E to Dodd Road.
Bonnie Brueshoff, deputy director of the Dakota County Public Health Department, has been named a Robert Wood Johnson executive nurse fellow. The national fellowship program develops leaders who will guide improvements in the U.S. health care system.
Sheila Casey of South St. Paul was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Minnesota-based retailer Savvi Formalwear. The South St. Paul senior is one of seven students from across Minnesota to receive the award, given for academic excellence and community involvement.