Mendota Heights

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.

Sun
03
Dec

Mendota Heights apartment complex gets final approval


Hannah Burlingame/Review • While the sign still stands, the site of the former Mendota Motel off Highway 13 in Mendota Heights is a blank slate for a new apartment development.

City is sued over project

 

Fri
10
Nov

St. Thomas Academy opens new STEM center

St. Thomas Academy held an Oct.

Wed
08
Nov

UPDATED: Incumbents hold onto Southwest area school board seats, and bonds pass

ELECTION 2017


The results are in for the South-West area school board elections and bond questions that were decided Nov. 7.

Mon
06
Nov

Highway 110 in Mendota Heights to get a new name


A well-traveled stretch of roadway between interstates 35W and 494 will be getting a single name come July. Highway 110 in Mendota Heights will be renamed to Highway 62. The goal is to help ease confusion for drivers traveling through the area. • courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Transportation

Next year, motorists driving down Highway 110 will notice something a little different: it was renamed Highway 62. 

Fri
03
Nov

New pedestrian tunnel has snowy opening

A wintery Oct. 27 moved the ribbon cutting for the new pedestrian underpass at Highway 110 in Mendota Heights to an indoor space in the Village.

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