Monday, March 11, 2013
What are Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights selling on the web?
We take a look at the best ads on Craigslist from Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights. From the strange to the collectible to the helpful, we bring together these ads and more. One poster wants to sell an engagement ring...or consider trading it for firearms. Let it Ring Tacori Platinum/Diamond engagement ring - $3600 TACORI "CRESCENT COLLECTION" PLATINUM/DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING. Signature Tacori design platinum and diamond engagement ring. Features a full carat of diamonds along the shoulders of the band and gorgeous crescent diamond accents along sides of band. This is a stunning ring that gets a lot of compliments! Retail price on this ring is $8380.00. Check Arthurs Jewelers website, Item #: WRP-10623. NOTE: CENTER STONE IS A …
Friday, March 8, 2013
A sampling of open houses in Mendota and Inver Grove Heights.
With the official start of spring less than two weeks away, the heavy home-selling season will soon be upon us. Here are a few homes for sale in Mendota Heights and Inver Grove Heights that are having open houses this weekend: Mendota Heights 2269 Apache Street. Asking price: $249,900, 5 beds, 1 full/2 three-qtr baths. Square feet: 2,259. Agency: Coldwell Banker Burnet. Open house: Sunday, March 10 1 to 3 p.m. Inver Grove Heights 2425 96th Street E. Asking price: $589,900, 4 beds, 2 full/1 three-qtr baths. Square feet: 4,041. Agency: RES Realty. Open house: Saturday, March 9 noon to 2 p.m. 10564 Alison Way. Asking price: $324,500, 6 beds, 2 full/1 half baths. Square feet: 2,673. Agency: RE/MAX Results. Open house: Saturday, March 9 10 a.…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Danette Malerich, an Inver Grove Heights artist, has taken up rescue dogs as her primary subject.
Inver Grove Heights artist Danette Malerich started painting dogs when a mother asked her to paint a portrait of her son's dog as a Christmas present. "Belle was my first dog portrait," Malerich told the Pioneer Press. "The woman wrote me a note later. She said that while her son is very introverted and doesn't show much emotion, when he opened the gift and saw the portrait, he started to cry. Malerich said she knows she's been successful when "the painting captures the spirit of the animal so much that people can feel it." Malerich told the Pioneer Press more about how she picks pooches to paint: Malerich prefers to meet the dogs she is commissioned to paint rather than working from photos. "I like to see the dogs in their environment, so…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Joseph John Gallahue, 20, was charged with a felony dangerous weapons crime following the Dec. 28 incident.
Follow Mendota Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter A 20-year-old Inver Grove Heights man arrested following a six-hour standoff with police last week is scheduled for a bail hearing in Dakota County District Court in Hastings on Friday. Joseph John Gallahue was being held in the county jail on $150,000 bail Thursday night. Gallahue allegedly was holed up with a gun in an Inver Grove Heights home on Dec. 28. A SWAT team ended the standoff when it entered the home and apprehended Gallahue. Reports said police believed Gallahue possibly was suicidal during the standoff. Click here to read the Patch during about the incident. Gallahue has been charged with a felony dangerous weapons crime, according…
Monday, December 31, 2012
Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows updates you on the latest county happenings.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
The incident unfolded Friday near the intersection of 80th Street East and Claymore Avenue East. Audio clips are courtesy of Police Clips.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Update, 5:10 p.m.: About six hours after police first arrived at an Inver Grove Heights home, a standoff with an armed, possibly suicidal, man has been resolved, according to police scanner reports. Audio has been added to this article, courtesy of Police Clips. A SWAT team entered the home on the 8000 block of Claymore Avenue East and detained the suspect, according to to police scanners. Update, 4:40 p.m.: As of 4:15 p.m. Friday, Inver Grove Heights Police were still involved in a standoff with an armed man at a home in Inver Grove Heights on the 8000 block of Claymore Avenue East. Police believe the adult male inside the residence is possibly suicidal. Police responded to a 911 call from the residence at 11:01 a.m. The caller requested…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
What to do with the detritus of Christmas—a guide.
Follow Mendota Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter LIGHTS Don't trash those twinklers. Recycle! Residents can drop off old and broken strands of lights through the Recycle Your Holidays program at the following locations: • Dakota County Recycling Zone, 3365 Dodd Road, Eagan • Ace Hardware and Paint, Inver Grove Heights • Gertens Greenhouse, Inver Grove Heights According to its website, Recycle Your Holiday is “a statewide holiday light recycling program in Minnesota created and managed by the Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM). Drop off unwanted light strings at any of our 450+ participating locations during the holiday season starting November 15 through the end of January each year.” …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
In late January or early February, no vehicle combinations of more than 35 feet in length will be allowed to use the Lafayette Bridge until the crossover is removed next November.
Follow Mendota Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter Editor’s Note: The following press release is from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. All interested parties are invited to attend an open house to learn more about a traffic crossover MnDOT is building from the existing Lafayette Bridge to the new northbound bridge. In late January or early February 2013, no vehicle combinations of more than 35 feet in length will be allowed to use the Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge spanning the Mississippi River until the crossover is removed in late November 2013. The open house will be Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Neighborhood House at 179 Robie Street East in St. Paul. Open house …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Inver Grove Heights Police Chief Larry Stanger reiterated that there is no reason to hesitate if people's weekend plans includes a trip to the movies.
Mendota Heights area residents heading to the AMC Showplace Inver Grove movie theater this weekend are going to see a larger police presence this weekend after a University of Colorado-Denver graduate student opened fire in a crowded Aurora (Colo.) theater early Friday morning. According to early media reports, 24-year-old suspect James Egan Holmes allegedly used an AR-15 assault rifle, a shotgun and a .40-caliber handgun in an attack that has left 12 dead and 59 wounded. "The Inver Grove Heights police have been in touch with us (regarding the Colorado shooting)" AMC Showplace Inver Grove manager Eric Heskin told Patch. "They're going to patrol the theaters all weekend long." Inver Grove police chief Larry Stanger authorized additional …