Newsbriefs - South-West Review

Mon
12
Aug

NEWSBRIEF: Monthly meetings help former caregivers recharge

Some have lost spouses, some parents or other relatives. All share a common journey: They were caring for someone with dementia and now that person has died.

Mon
05
Aug

NEWSBRIEF: Dakota County Sheriff’s Office body worn camera draft policy opportunities for public comment

After months of research by the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office has written a draft policy governing the use of body worn cameras by deputies.

Mon
05
Aug

NEWSBRIEF: Adopt-a-Drain to launch ‘Land of 10,000 Drain Adopters’ campaign at State Fair

Adopt-a-Drain — a program that engages residents to protect area lakes, rivers and wetlands — will kick off a campaign to double its membership at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 22 to Sept. 2.

Mon
29
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: Filings open for non-primary races

Filing opens July 30 for non-primary races, which for the South-West area includes several school board seats.

Filing will be open through Aug. 13 and can be done at the administrative building for the respective school district. 

Mon
29
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: Ramsey County moves ahead with riverfront development in downtown St. Paul

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners on July 23 directed staff to move forward with Riversedge – AECOM’s proposed development at the Riverfront Properties site in downtown St.

Mon
29
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: Become a Master Water Steward

Are you concerned about water pollution? Is there a water quality problem in your neighborhood that you want to fix? Want to get off the sidelines and make real change?

Mon
22
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: Inver Grove Heights recognized for sustainability efforts

The City of Inver Grove Heights received an award for advancing to become a Step 3 city in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program at the League of Minnesota Cities Annual Conference on June 27. 

Mon
22
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: St. Paul City Council introduces Labor Standards Enforcement & Education Division

On July 17, the St. Paul City Council introduced an administrative ordinance in preparation for the first minimum wage increase to be effective on Jan. 1, 2020.

Mon
15
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: Dementia-Friendly Airports Working Group launches survey

The Twin Cities-based Dementia-Friendly Airports Working Group has launched an online survey, “Traveling with Dementia — Airport Stories Survey,” to gather information and stories about air travel experiences from persons with dementia and their c

Tue
09
Jul

NEWSBRIEF: School Recycling Workshop

Dakota County is hosting the fifth-annual free School Recycling Workshop on Wednesday, July 17 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul.

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