Friday May 17
South St. Paul man charged after pulling knife in Buffalo Wild Wings
Reynold Jory Pratt was charged with terroristic threats after prosecutors say he pulled a knife during a confrontation at the West St.
Friday May 17
Electric Energy Online
Xcel Energy Testing Ge Led Street Lighting in Minnesota for Eight-State Service Area
GE's new Evolvea LED Scalable Cobrahead lighting fixtures have been installed by Xcel Energy in the city of West St.
Thu May 16, 2013
Former pastor who ran off with 16-year-old girl gets 5 years in prison
A former pastor who was having sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl and tried to take her to Mexico was sentenced this week to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mother Burns Child's Face With Iron?
According to this Dakota County Criminal Complaint , a West St. Paul mother has been charged with malicious punishment of a child after it was alleged that she used a clothing iron to burn her seven year old son on the face.
Sun May 12, 2013
Lebanon Hills Regional Park in line for paved trails and some object
At Lebanon Hills Regional Park, naturalist Amy Forslund led 13 children attending a birthday party on the “Discovery Trail” section of the park, pointing the way back to headquarters.
Sat May 11, 2013
Burnsville passes ordinance regulating thrift stores
The ordinance requires the stores to have all operations indoors and have a drive-through unloading lane for donations at the rear or side of the building.
Volunteers keep West St. Paul's annual festival afloat
Organizers brought back the car show and planned the festival to coincide with Dodge Nature Center's “Rock the Barn” festival.
Thu May 09, 2013
In West St. Paul, no noise walls for South Robert Street
To the relief of West St. Paul officials, noise walls will not be part of the makeover of South Robert Street.
Tue May 07, 2013
Dakota County moves ahead with final mile of greenway trail
After clearing up a last-minute flap with the West St. Paul school board, Dakota County will move forward with the long-awaited final piece of a greenway trail that that spans the county's northern tip.
Mon May 06, 2013
WSP police, businesses buddy up to beat shoplifters
Protect a business, and you'll keep shoplifters in check for a day. Teach a business to protect itself, however, and you can reduce wasted time, increase profitability and head off problems before they start.
Sun May 05, 2013
Helicopter rescue took guts -- and some brains
The temperature was falling, fuel in the search helicopter was running low, and rescuers on the ground had no sign of the man lost in the "Minnesota quicksand" of the bog.
Maple Lake Messenger
LEGAL NOTICE ASSESSMENT NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the TOWNSHIP OF MAPLE LAKE of Wright County, Minnesota, will meet at the Office of the Clerk in said Township, at 7:00:00 PM, on Thursday, the 9th day of May, 2013, for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said Township for ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Dakota County Master Gardeners starting to scatter seeds beyond UMore
As they prepare for their annual plant sale next weekend, the Dakota County Master Gardeners are scaling back their presence at UMore Park as a gravel mine opens nearby.
Dakota County Property Tax Payments Due May 15
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from Dakota County. Property taxes on Dakota County real estate for the first half are due Wednesday, May 15.
Thu May 02, 2013
Wed May 01, 2013
Attention, meteorologists: Is this the last last snow? The last last snow wasn't the last last snow
A not-yet-outdated call from ET's Wife of West St. Paul: "This morning when I looked out my bedroom window, I was expecting to see snow, of course -- but not so much of it.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
WSP acquires more Robert Street properties
It may not have the same ring, but that's the short version of a plan by West St.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Daily Juggle: High cost of education is lesson learned early
I had to call my child's public school the other day to talk about the money I owed them.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Shapeshifter's Tim Ritter: I love the indie scene here like my own kids
While grunge broke out of the Pacific Northwest early '90s, there was something different happening in the Twin Cities.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Gertens finishes state-of-the-art greenhouse
To those lacking a green thumb, the new greenhouse at Gertens Garden Center and Nursery might look like any other giant building on its sprawling Inver Grove Heights site.