Inver Grove Heights

Sun
21
Jun

Inver Grove Heights explores off-leash dog park idea, again

The fully-fenced, 6.3-acre Kaposia Landing dog park in South St. Paul attracts Inver Grove Heights dog owners who’d like to see their own city provide a dog park. (Jesse Poole/Review)
The fully-fenced, 6.3-acre Kaposia Landing dog park in South St. Paul attracts Inver Grove Heights dog owners who’d like to see their own city provide a dog park. (Jesse Poole/Review)

When former Inver Grove Heights council member Dennis Madden wants to let his dogs burn off some energy, he and his wife chauffeur them over to South St. Paul.

Sun
21
Jun

Inver Grove Heights to bring bow hunting up for discussion

IGH city council members will be revisiting the city’s bow hunting area map at the July 6 work session to potentially expand hunting boundaries. (submitted graphic)
IGH city council members will be revisiting the city’s bow hunting area map at the July 6 work session to potentially expand hunting boundaries. (submitted graphic)

Archers who enjoy hunting turkey and deer in Inver Grove Heights may soon need more than a set of arrows and, in some cases, a permission slip to register their activity with the city.

Mon
15
Jun

Raid on Landfill Emergency Response Fund infuriates legislators, mayors, County Board

A proposed taking of the entire $8.1 million balance in the emergency response fund for the State’s two largest landfills—the Pine Bend Landfill in Inver Grove Heights and the Burnsville Landfill—has Dakota County lawmakers, mayors and county comm

Sun
31
May

State approves hard liquor license at Inver Wood Golf Course

Currently, the golf course only sells cans of soda and light beer, as well as those beers offered on tap. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Currently, the golf course only sells cans of soda and light beer, as well as those beers offered on tap. (Jesse Poole/Review)

Sales await City Council's go-ahead
Though it might not help improve swing technique per se, golfers in Inver Grove Heights may soon have the option to partake in adult beverages with an alcohol content a bit higher than the 3.2 beer Inver Wood Golf Course has been selling.
A new bill that was passed by the Minnesota Legislature at the beginning of May will allow the city-run golf course in Inver Grove Heights to sell hard liquor drinks to its patrons.
According to Mayor George Tourville, this is an old idea, but because it's only now coming to life, the city "has yet to figure out most of the logistics," he said.
"We've never sold any alcohol other than light beer there; never liquor," Tourville said.

Sun
24
May

Two men caught vandalizing restroom in Inver Grove Heights

Two local men were detained by Inver Grove Heights police officers for vandalism in a Dakota County park area Wednesday, May 6.

Sun
17
May

Inver Grove Heights School Board announces Allen Gerber’s early resignation

Allen Gerber
Allen Gerber

Colleagues say his leadership, innovation will be missed

After serving as a member of the Inver Grove Heights School Board for the past three and a half years, Allen Gerber has decided to step down before his term expires at the end of December 2015.
According to the superintendent of District 199, Dave Bernhardson, “[Gerber’s] calendar for the remainder of his terms makes it difficult for him to remain involved in the manner he would like to remain involved.”

Sun
10
May

Inver Hills Community College receives $25,000 grant to support veterans

Inver Hills Community College Foundation recently received a $25,000 grant from UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, to fund scholarships for veterans and their family members pursuing STEM (science, technology, engine

Sun
10
May

Local 5K translated to scholarships for students

A 5 kilometer run is only 16,404 feet 2 inches.
Folks participated in the 17th annual Inver Grove Heights B.E.S.T. Foundation’s May Day 5K in Inver Grove Heights on May 2.

Sun
03
May

IHCC students will travel to DC

The Amphibian Research Team at Inver Heights Community College has been named one of ten finalists in the Community College Innovation Challenge.

Sun
03
May

Dakota County adds final stamp of approval to alternative Argenta Trail realignment

This map shows the future realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights. (Courtesy Inver Grove Heights Public Works)
This map shows the future realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights. (Courtesy Inver Grove Heights Public Works)

Homeowners ‘enjoying the afterglow of success’ For Inver Grove Heights homeowners who have been working to defend their homes from becoming casualties of an upcoming county road project, the fight is over.
On Tuesday, April 21, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a northern realignment and expansion of Argenta Trail (County Road 63) that will spare at least 10 homes. This decision echoed support of the Inver Grove Heights City Council, which had spent months working out a compromise that would best satisfy homeowners and a developer who both started out vying to keep the new road off their properties.

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