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03
Dec

Mendota Heights increases tobacco-buying age to 21


courtesy City of Mendota Heights Mendota Heights joins a growing number of Minnesota cities that have increased the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Last year, Mendota Heights banned the sale of many flavored tobacco products within city limits.

After banning the sale of many flavored tobacco products earlier this year, the Mendota Heights City Council approved another smoking-related ordinance Nov.

Mon
03
Dec

Planning continues for new apartments on Payne Avenue lot


courtesy of Schafer Richardson Real estate developer Schafer Richardson plans to build a 99-unit affordable housing apartment building, with retail space on the ground-level, on the vacant lot between Kendall’s Ace Hardware and the former Ward 6 restaurant, off Payne Avenue.

The project manager working to create a 99-unit apartment building on the vacant lot at 848 Payne Ave. stopped by a Payne-Phalen Community Council meeting to share a few updates on the project.

Wed
28
Nov

SNAPSHOTS: Keep your money where your mouth is


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Principal Andy Jacobson of Transfiguration Catholic School in Oakdale, as a result of losing a fundraising wager with a pastor, gave students a performance of lip-syncing a song in a shark mask Nov. 4. 

Tue
27
Nov

SNAPSHOTS: ‘Tis the tree season


photos courtesy of Falcon Heights-Lauderdale Lions Club

The Roseville Area High School wrestling team helped the Falcon Heights-Lauderdale Lions Club unload 525 Christmas trees at Falcon Heights Community Park on Nov. 17.

Sun
25
Nov

It was a good time to be in D.C.


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review The Senate confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court gripped the country in late September. Built in the neoclassical style, the Supreme Court building is sometimes called the Temple of Justice.

My sister Sue and I had been thinking about taking a trip together — maybe to New England for fall colors — but the day after Sen. John McCain’s funeral in Washington, D.C., she suggested we go there instead.

Sun
25
Nov

SNAPSHOTS: When learning and nature combine


photos courtesy Dodge Nature Center and Preschool

Kids at Dodge Nature Preschool had the chance to explore the changing seasons through play after the recent mid-November snow, from making snow angels to practicing their best critter crawl on fallen logs around the West St.

Sun
25
Nov

Inver Grove Heights PD launches new text tip tool


screenshot A new program in Inver Grove Heights allows residents text tips into the police department in a couple easy step.

In a day when technology reigns, the Inver Grove Heights Police Department decided to turn to the devices that are almost always attached to people’s hands to help fight crime.

Sun
25
Nov

Inver Grove Heights explores option of barrier free playground


file photo Inver Grove Heights has begun to explore the option of creating a barrier-free playground in Heritage Park. A similarly inclusive, barrier-free playground was recently built by the Madison Claire Foundation in Woodbury.

It could be a busy time for the Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation Commission as it explores the idea of a barrier-free playground. 

Tue
20
Nov

SNAPSHOTS: Season's Greeting


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Shoreview city officials and residents gathered at the Shoreview Community Center Nov. 13 for a tree-lighting get-together — a Shoreview commencement of the holiday season.

Tue
20
Nov

Sanjana Dutt


Sanjana Dutt

NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, presented Sanjana Dutt with a Transforming Attitudes Award at its annual conference held in St. Paul on Nov. 3.

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