Here is a roundup of stories posted on Mendota Heights Patch this past week.
• Christmas Cleanup 101: Mendota Heights Edition
• Kwanzaa Begins Wednesday
• How to Make Gift Returns Easy
• Parents Talk: What Are Your Holiday Traditions?
• Where's Santa Claus?
STORY OF THE YEAR
• No. 3 Story of the Year: Family Asks for Help Finding Highland Park Man
• No. 4 Story of the Year: MH Police Chief Investigated for Ethics Violations; No Charges Filed
• No. 5 Story of the Year: MH Man Charged with Stabbing Former Friend's Grandfather
• No. 6 Story of the Year: MH Man with Alleged White Supremacist Connections Indicted on Drug Charges
• No. 7 Story of the Year:Tornado Touches Down in Mendota Heights
• No. 8 Story of the Year: BC2 Artisan Bakery Rises Again in Mendota Heights
• No. 9 Story of the Year: Mendota Heights Deer Hunter Finds 8-Foot Marijuana Plants in Valley Park
• 'Pet of the Week' Saved by Family 90 Minutes Before Euthanization
• Parents Talk: Speeding Up the Adoption Process
• Snow Heading Our Way
• White Christmas Insurance: 1-2 Inches of Snow in Forecast
• Pet of the Week: Foxy Would Love a Home
• UPDATED: Standoff With Armed IGH Man Ends in SWAT Team Arrest (AUDIO)
• Dakota County Judge Posts Bond After Being Charged with Christmas Eve DWI
• PATCH POLL: Should You Know Which Homes Have Guns?
• Sheriff's Newsletter: 'Tis the Season
• Sold: Recent Home Sales in Mendota Heights
• House Hunt: What's New on the Market in Mendota Heights?