Sunday, November 25, 2012
Here's a look at the news from the south metro in the past week.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the top stories from the past seven days. Here's a look at the stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors, that might interest you or affect your life. To read the full stories, click on the headline links. CherryBerry Branches Out—Rosemount Location in the Works CherryBerry continues to blaze a path through the Twin Cities metro area and the rest of the nation, and Rosemount is next. Fierce Facial Hair for a Cause: The South Metro Celebrates Movember Flummoxed by the apparent increase in handlebars, chevrons and scraggly 'staches? Find out what Movember is all about. School Officials Broke Rules in Kurt Virgin Investigation, …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Mayor George Tourville spoke about plans for the city in 2013.
Inver Grove Heights mayor George Tourville spoke about the city's plans for 2013. The council will review studies on the northwest quadrant of Inver Grove and the Concord Street area. Tourville also shared good news about his personal health, plugging the Movember prostate-awareness event in the process.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Flummoxed by the apparent increase in handlebars, chevrons and scraggly 'staches? Find out what Movember is all about.
Perhaps you've noticed it—a dusting of hair across a co-worker's lip that wasn't there before, a persistent five o'clock shadow that is well on its way to Happy Hour. Maybe even a full-on crumb catcher that only Tom Selleck could love. It's no accident. Starting Nov. 1, the South Metro became home to a multitude of moustaches, where dozens of men have signed up for Movember, an initiative that asks men to go hirsute to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues, particularly prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. Here's how it works: All participants start the month clean shaven, then for the rest of the month they try their best to cultivate a respectable 'stache and pick up sponsors. Donations go to Prostate Cancer Foundation…