Here is a roundup of stories posted on Mendota Heights Patch this past week.
STORY OF THE YEAR
• No. 1 Story of the Year: Final Results of Mendota Heights Elections
• No. 2 Story of the Year: High Speed Chase on 35E Ends with Standoff
• 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
• No. 10 Story of the Year: Dodge Nature Center Says Goodbye to Bald Eagle
• What Issues Should the Minnesota Legislature Focus on in 2013?
• Parents Talk: What's Your New Year's Resolution?
• New State Laws to Start the New Year
• Pet of the Week: Caley is a Purr-Machine
• Parents Talk: Speeding Up the Adoption Process
• Post-Holiday Cleanup
• Sign Up for Outdoor Skating Lessons at Friendly Hills Park in Mendota Heights
• Patch Pro: The Best Advice of 2012
• When Is The Quadrantids Meteor Shower?
• Dakota County Sheriff Bellows Calls for Ban on High-Capacity Assault Weapons
• Man Arrested in Inver Grove Police Standoff Scheduled for Bail Hearing
• Inver Grove Man Charged with Three Felonies in New Year’s Day Shooting
• Man Arrested Following Early Morning Shooting in Inver Grove Heights
• Sheriff: Pilot Walks Away From Emergency Landing
• Sold: Recent Home Sales in Mendota Heights
• House Hunt: What's New on the Market in Mendota Heights?
• Number of Foreclosures Continues to Decline Across Dakota County
• Red Bull Crashed Ice St. Paul Qualifier is Sunday
• PHOTOS: Who Are Cuter—Vikings Or Packers Fans?