Inver Grove Heights

Mon
20
Aug

Inver Grove Heights delays splitting up city land


courtesy of City of Inver Grove Heights • The Inver Grove Heights City Council voted Aug. 13 to delay splitting up a portion of city-owned land, outlined in black, after residents raised concerns about the move. A plot that would have been created was to be purchased and used by AmericInn Hotel and Suites for a park and ride; the hotel currently has overflow parking at a nearby AMC Theatre.

The Inver Grove Heights City Council voted Aug. 13 to delay dividing up a piece of city-owned land along Highway 52, that would have been used as a hotel park and ride.

Wed
15
Aug

Incumbents survive primary to move onto November election

At the close of primary polling Aug. 14, incumbents in local city races came out on top and will be on the ballot in the general election in November.

Mon
13
Aug

Inver Grove Heights begins discussion about police body cameras

Inver Grove Heights became one of the latest cities on Aug. 6 to begin the conversation about using police-worn body cameras. 

Sun
29
Jul

Raising the curtains on a new community theater


Hannah Burlingame/Review • The new Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre will be performing “Little Shop of Horrors” starting Aug. 3 and running through Aug. 12 at the Simley Performing Arts Center.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to Simley

 

Sun
22
Jul

Bringing a community together through storytelling


Emma Melling

Local student’s podcast recognized by The New York Times

 

Sun
22
Jul

Family of man killed in IGH crash awarded more than $2 million

After more than a year in court, the family of a Cottage Grove man killed in a 2016 Inver Grove Heights crash has been awarded a settlement worth more than $2 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the other driver.

Mon
25
Jun

Dakota County to get SMARTer


submitted graphic • The SMART Center will cost an estimated $13.2 million and be located one mile south of Inver Hills Community College, accessible from Highway 52/55 and Interstate 494. The location makes it convenient to first responders from around the state.

New crisis training facility receives state funding

 

It’s something that’s in the news nationwide: police needing training to be better equipped to handle people in crisis. 

Mon
25
Jun

Inver Grove Heights man sentenced for sex abuse


Roy Ludvig Derry

Roy Ludvig Derry, 75, of Inver Grove Heights, was sentenced June 7 to six years supervised probation for fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct. 

Mon
25
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: A little lunch break

On June 20, residents and those who work in Inver Grove Heights had another option for their lunch time break: food trucks.

Mon
18
Jun

Do not sound the horns


courtesy of the City of Inver Grove Heights • Three railroad crossings in the Concord neighborhood will become quiet zones, where conductors are no longer required to sound their horns, in order help improve quality of life in the area, following a June 11 Inver Grove Heights City Council vote. A crossing in the 105th Street neighborhood could become a quiet zone if the city can find help in funding the roughly $250,000 worth of work required for the designation.

Several Inver Grove Heights railroad crossing to become quiet zones

 

It’s a sound not many people welcome in the early morning hours: train horns. 

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