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Tue
03
Apr

Mounds View sewer has ‘flushable’ wipes build up


courtesy of City of Mounds View • Mounds View said it found a build up of so-called “flushable” wipes in its sewer system March 20.

The City of Mounds View said one of its sewers had significant build up due to so-called “flushable’ wet wipes and asked residents to stop flushing such wipes down the toilet.

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

Sen. Smith goes to the East Side


Marjorie Otto/Review • U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Payne Avenue with state Sen. Foung Hawj on March 27. The pair stopped at Plaza del Sol and were given a brief tour by building owner Sonia Ortega.

During a break from her Washington, D.C., duties, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Payne Avenue with state Sen. Foung Hawj on March 27. 

Mon
02
Apr

Tip on sex abuse guilty plea leads to conversation about victims’ rights


Roy Ludvig Derry

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week begins April 8.

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.

Mon
02
Apr

District 1 Community Council reflects on a successful year and new leadership


file graphic • The District 1 Community Council represents the southeast portion of St. Paul, including the Eastview, Conway, Battle Creek and Highwood Hills neighborhoods.

courtesy of LinkedIn • Betsy Mowry-Voss was recently hired to serve as the new executive director of the District 1 Community Council. Former executive director Betsy Leach, who served the council for 12 years, retired at the end of last year.

“We’re in a really strong place right now,” said Paul Sawyer, the District 1 Community Council board president during the organization’s March 26 annual meeting. 

Mon
02
Apr

Donation funds decontamination sauna for Roseville FD


Mike Munzenrider photos/Review • Roseville fire Chief Tim O’Neill presented Julie and Hugh Thibodeau with a fire helmet March 27 at the Roseville Fire Station, recognizing them for their $20,000 gift to the fire department, which paid for a decontamination sauna for firefighters.

Firefighters are 2.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than the general population and the Roseville Fire Department is determined to do something about it.

Wed
28
Mar

Local youth to compete at Augusta National Golf Club


submitted photo • From left, Sam Udovich, Isabella McCauley and Andrew Ramos are three young golfers from the metro area who met through the sport and often practice together. This year all three qualified for the National Finals held Sunday, April 1, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

A group of local student golfers has qualified to compete at the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals on Sunday, April 1, in Augusta, Georgia. 

Wed
28
Mar

SNAPSHOTS: John Glenn students visit the Capitol for a smoke-free generation

photos courtesy of the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota

John Glenn Middle School students, and young people across the country, took a stand against smoking as part of Kick Butts Day March 21.

Tue
27
Mar

A busy week for New Brighton firefighters


Courtesy of New Brighton Department of Public Safety • New Brighton fiefighters responded March 21 to a fire alarm at a shop in the 300 block of Old Highway 8, extinguishing an underground fire.

On the morning of March 17, New Brighton Department of Public Safety units responded to a report of smoke coming from a home on the 1700 block of Ninth Street NW, according to the NBDPS Facebook page. 

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