February 2014

Wed
26
Feb

In Memory: Irene Marie Foss


Irene Foss

Irene Marie Foss of Mounds View passed away Feb 15, at the age of 77. She was a wonderful mother.

Wed
26
Feb

Bulletin-area trio competes in state gymnastics meet

Each of the three Bulletin-area high schools had an individual compete at the state gymnastics meets on Saturday. Here’s a look at how they fared.

Wed
26
Feb

Boys basketball playoffs kick into high gear this week

If it seems like the section playoffs for boys basketball are starting early this year, you’re right. Because of a one-year schedule change, boys basketball and girls basketball have traded places on the calendar.
Some boys hoops section tournaments started last week but the Bulletin-area squads open the post-season this week. Here’s a look at where each team stands.

Wed
26
Feb

Mounds View seniors lead state swim contingent

The Mounds View High School boys swimming and diving team earned seven entries in this week’s state meet and Alec Martini and Sasha Safonov had hands in more than half.
Martini and Safonov, both seniors, qualified for state in four events each at Saturday’s Section 5AA meet at Minnetonka East Middle School. Both will swim two solo events and two relays.

Wed
26
Feb

Seven Bulletin-area high school wrestlers headed to state

All three Bulletin-area high schools will have competitors at this weekend’s state wrestling meet.
Mounds View leads the way with five entries while Irondale and St. Anthony Village are sending one each.

Wed
26
Feb

North St. Paul couple donates $34K for toddler park in daughter’s memory


North St. Paul City Council member Terry Furlong, who also works with the Parks and Recreation Commission, left, stands with Tony and Sarah Zahradka. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

The story of Tony and Sarah Zahradka moved hundreds of people throughout the Twin Cities area to help build a park for younger children in North St. Paul.
With the help of many donors over about two months, the North St. Paul couple recently contributed $34,350 to a fund for a toddler-friendly play structure at Casey Lake Park. They presented the ceremonial check to the city at the Feb. 18 North St. Paul City Council meeting.

Wed
26
Feb

Patriotic event - photo - video

Bel Air Elementary in New Brighton celebrated Presidents’ Day on Feb. 20 with a musical event featuring what the students have learned about our United States presidents.

Wed
26
Feb

Who’s been sleeping in my bed?

Bulletin Area police reports week of Feb. 26, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
25
Feb

Police try to identify gunman who threatened to rape 2 women in North St. Paul, Maplewood

Investigators have been following up on tips pouring in through phone calls and text messages, searching for the suspect who appears to be the same man who got into one car in North St. Paul and then another in Maplewood on Sunday night, threatening to rape and shoot the two women who drove them.
One woman took her chance to run away, and the other convinced the man to let her go unharmed.  By Tuesday afternoon, police had received many calls and texts from people who claimed to have seen the man, but they haven't yet led investigators to the suspect's identity.

Tue
25
Feb

Scalze, Isaacson discuss 2014 legislative session

Around 50 people braved ice-coated roadways on Saturday morning to attend a town hall meeting at the Roseville Public Library, hosted by State Representative Jason Isaacson, DFL-Shoreview, and State Senator Bev Scalze, DFL-Little Canada.
The District 42 lawmakers provided a preview of some of the issues being addressed this legislative session and discussed what their priorities would be, prior to opening up the floor for questions from constituents in the room.

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