Mendota Heights

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26
Mar

SNAPSHOTS: The smell of cookies is almost in the air ...

courtesy of Cookie Cart • The eagerly anticipated Cookie Cart bakery at 946 Payne Ave. is scheduled to have its grand opening on May 17.

Sun
25
Mar

SNAPSHOT: Henry Sibley students speak out against flavored tobacco sales

Hannah Burlingame/Review • At the March 20 Mendota Heights City Council meeting, a group of students from Henry Sibley High School gave a presentation on why the sale of flavored tobacco products outside of tobacco-only shops should be ban

Mon
19
Mar

Area students to travel to D.C.

courtesy of MNeverAgain • On March 14, students at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights walked out of class as part of national walkouts to bring awareness about gun violence in school.

Mon
19
Mar

Service with a smile, and a lesson


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Warrior Wake Up is the new student-run coffee shop at Henry Sibley High School, a part of the Relevant Education Approach to Learning program. When not making drinks, students do prep-work so the coffee shop is ready for business the next day. Students rotate tasks each day so they all get exposed to different jobs.

Henry Sibley coffee shop helps give students real work skills. 

 

Mon
12
Mar

A year with chickens

Mendota Heights council proposes changes to ordinance.

 

Mon
26
Feb

Henry Sibley’s ‘Little Marching Band That Could’ finds excellence in being small


Katie Lauer/Review • Members of the Henry Sibley Marching Band’s color guard took to the auditorium stage to work on flag-handling techniques and skills in preparation for the band’s trip to Washington, D.C., this summer. The band, successful in competitions despite its small size, was invited by Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar to represent Minnesota in the Independence Day Parade and is working to raise money to make the trip happen.

Band seeks help for trip to Washington, D.C., for July 4 parade.

 

Marching in sync to the beat of the center snare drum, last year you couldn’t tell which Henry Sibley Marching Band members were rookies or vets.

Mon
19
Feb

Spreading a little bit of kindness


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • A gym at Somerset Elementary School in Mendota Heights was turned into an assembly line Feb. 14 as students filled sack lunches for a pop-up homeless shelter that will be in West St. Paul.

Somerset Elementary students participate in Kindness Day.

In a loud, packed gym, students at Somerset Elementary School in Mendota Heights had a different kind of Valentine’s Day. 

Mon
19
Feb

Mendota Heights council greenlights 2018 roadwork


courtesy of City of Mendota Heights • While the Mendota Heights City Council approved a number of road projects Feb. 7, including work on Mendakota Drive, it scrapped planned work on Mendakota Court because the road’s pavement is still viable for five more years.

Council pushes back work on road with still-viable concrete.

 

Fri
26
Jan

Priest pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County


Jacob Andrew Bertrand

A Catholic priest pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct for having sex with a woman during a “private Mass” at her parents’ Mendota Heights home in summer 2010.

Mon
11
Dec

Mendota Heights approves 7.5 percent property tax increase

At its Dec. 5 meeting, the Mendota Heights City Council unanimously approved the final 2018 budget and property tax levy.

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