Inver Grove Heights

Mon
11
Jun

Affordable housing apartments on church property get go-ahead in Inver Grove Heights


courtesy of the City of Inver Grove Heights • A new Center City Housing affordable housing apartment complex, Cahill Place, will be built in the north side of the property where River Heights Vineyard Church currently resides, at 6070 Cahill Ave. The Inver Grove Heights City Council approved land-use resolutions May 29 that clear the way for the development.

At its May 29 meeting, the Inver Grove Heights City Council approved a series of resolutions that will allow for a new affordable housing apartment building for low-income families to be built on property currently owned by a church. 

Mon
04
Jun

Metzen honored with memorial at Swing Bridge Park


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new memorial is in place at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park. It honors the late Jim Metzen, who served Inver Grove Heights during his time as a state senator. Metzen is credited with helping save the bridge from demolition.

Jim Metzen

Those walking the pier at Rock Island Swing Bridge Park in Inver Grove Heights will notice a new memorial bench at the end in honor of someone who helped keep the bridge alive. 

Mon
04
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: New career paths

Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Inver Grove Heights Police Chief Paul Schnell, right, and West St. Paul Police Chief Bud Shaver, left, traded their vests for aprons May 29 and worked at the White Castle on Robert Trail.

Tue
29
May

Teen charged with murder for fatal Inver Grove Heights party bus shooting

A 17-year-old boy from St. Paul was charged with murder for the March 24 killing of a young man outside an Inver Grove Heights movie theater as people exited a party bus.

Mon
28
May

Inver Grove Heights school district hones in on potential new start times


courtesy Inver Grove Heights Schools • Inver Grove Heights Schools is looking at possibly switching the start and end times of its elementary and secondary schools. This would put the start time of secondary students in better alignment with research that shows later start times are better for their sleep habits. The change, which would need to be approved by the ISD 199 school board, wouldn’t take effect until the 2019-2020 school year.

South St. Paul school district begins its own look

 

Mon
21
May

Teen pleads guilty to charges related to Inver Grove Heights party bus killing

A second teenage boy has pleaded guilty to charges related to the March shooting death of a 19-year-old man outside an Inver Grove Heights movie theater that happened as people fought after departing a party bus.

Fri
18
May

River Heights Park to stay a park


courtesy of Google Maps • Residents turned out May 14 to tell the Inver Grove Heights City Council not to sell River Heights Park. Instead of being sold, the park, inconspicuous and located at 8780 Inver Grove Trail, will be improved and marked with a city park ID sign.

IGH residents turn out against sale of their neighborhood green space

 

Mon
23
Apr

Third teen charged for deadly Inver Grove Heights party bus shooting

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced April 16 that a third teen had been charged in connection with the deadly shooting that took place outside an Inver Grove Heights movie theater last month as young men departed from a party bus.

Mon
02
Apr

SNAPSHOTS: A hopping good time

photos courtesy of Jen Graham • Around 250 people showed up to Rich Valley Park March 24 for one of three Easter egg hunts that took place in Inver Grove Heights the weekend ahead of the holiday.

Mon
02
Apr

Inver Grove Heights party bus killing leads to charges against two teens

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with the March 24 fight and shootings outside an Inver Grove Heights AMC Theatre that left one dead and another injured.

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