Mendota Heights

Mon
02
Jul

Former music teacher sentenced for criminal sexual conduct


Christine Lee Funk

A former Henry Sibley High School music teacher was sentenced June 25 after pleading guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County District Court.

Mon
25
Jun

Mendota Heights passes sex offender residency restrictions

The Mendota Heights City Council unanimously passed an ordinance at its June 19 meeting that will restrict where sex offenders can reside in the city.    

Mon
11
Jun

Moreland named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) has announced that Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet Elementary School has been named a United States Department of Education Green Ribbon School for 2018. 

Mon
28
May

Mendota Heights bans sale of many flavored tobacco products


file photo • 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, outside of tobacco-only shops, should be banned. The students are part of Anglos Latinos Motivated to Succeed, ALMAS, and discussed how flavored tobacco products target younger kids, and what can be done about the problem. On May 15 the council acted on the students’ presentation, banning the sale of many flavored tobacco products within the city.

Joins growing list of area cities changing tobacco ordinances

 

Mon
14
May

Man pleads guilty to murder of Mendota Heights woman


Lucifer Vincent Nguyen

Lucifer Vincent Nguyen pleaded guilty May 8 to second-degree murder for killing a woman last July in Mendota Heights.  

He also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree aggravated robbery.

Tue
08
May

Priest sentenced in Mendota Heights criminal sexual conduct case


Jacob Andrew Bertrand

A man who had sex with a woman he was counseling as an ordained priest in 2010 has been sentenced as part of a plea agreement.

Mon
07
May

Mendota Heights greenlights more invasive plant removal, prairie restoration


file photo • The Mendota Heights City Council approved plans May 1 for prairie management at the Pilot Knob Preservation Open Space, as well as invasive plant species removal at two other parks.

On May 1, the Mendota Heights City Council approved plans for more work to be done on removing invasive plant species from Valley Park and Rogers Lake Park, as well as continued work at the Pilot Knob Preservation Open Space.

Mon
07
May

Visitation students make reusable packs


courtesy of Helen Wilkie • Macy Mingo, left, and Seringa McHugh of Mendota Heights helped create reusable femanine hygeine kits with other Visitation School students April 28.

Roughly 100 student volunteers from Visitation School and the national nonprofit organization Days for Girls gathered at Visitation April 28 to cut, sew and assemble reusable feminine hygiene products and education kits for girls in developing nat

Mon
30
Apr

The predictably unpredictable artist


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Jimmy Reagan is an artist from Mendota Heights whose work is currently on display at First Presbyterian Church in South St. Paul. He was diagnosed as a toddler with complex autism, and his artwork gives him a way to show people how he sees the world.

Local painter doesn’t let differences hold him back.

 

Mon
16
Apr

Racing towards the finish


courtesy of St. Thomas Experimental Vehicle team • The St. Thomas Academy Experimental Vehicle team worked for months designing and building a car that they will race against other urban concept cars in Sonoma, California, this month

St. Thomas Experimental Vehicle Team prepares to race in California.

 

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