March 2014

Wed
19
Mar

Stillwater area schools to cut up to 30 teachers

More adjustments, scaling back anticipated
Stillwater Area Public Schools could lose up to 30 teachers next year.
In what’s just the beginning of cuts and adjustments to be made to balance the budget, the school board Thursday approved scaling back instructional staff by the equivalent of about 30.2 full-time positions.

Wed
19
Mar

Fake IRS agent scams New Brighton woman

Bulletin Area police reports week of Mar. 19, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
18
Mar

Spring tips for official clean water

Spring is a challenging time for our lakes, rivers and wetlands.  Snowmelt and rain wash many pollutants into these water bodies.  Because the ground is still frozen, water cannot be absorbed or infiltrate the ground. Instead rain and melting snow act like a water hose, washing the landscape free of sand, salt and debris.

Tue
18
Mar

Gogolin-Jordahl engagement


Erik Jordahl and Bridget Gogolin

Erik Jordahl and Bridget Gogolin announce their engagement. Parents are Brent and Pat Jordahl, Roseville, and Jim and Patti Gogolin, Baxter.

Tue
18
Mar

Former Raiders having successful freshman seasons

Roseville Area High School graduates Emma Schaefer and Ben Buerkle are freshmen at St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minn., and have made headlines on their respective athletic teams. Here’s a look at what each has accomplished this year.

Tue
18
Mar

Concordia loses in semifinals

By virtue of its higher seed, the Concordia Academy girls basketball team hosted Minnehaha Academy in a Section 4AA semifinal game on March 11. Unfortunately for the Beacons, home-court advantage wasn’t enough.
Minnehaha Academy overcame a six-point halftime deficit and beat Concordia 67-66. The victory sent the Redhawks to the section final and ended the Beacons’ season.

Tue
18
Mar

Letter: E-cigarette usage should be regulated

I’m concerned about electronic-cigarette usage and the threat it poses to our community’s health.  E-cigarettes are currently not regulated by the FDA and are not included in most city tobacco ordinances.

Tue
18
Mar

One last Frozen Four for former Raider Brausen

In winning the last two national championships, the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team had the shortest trip of the teams competing in the Frozen Four both years. This year, the Golden Gophers will travel the farthest of the four squads converging on Hamden, Conn., this weekend.

Tue
18
Mar

Letter: Atkins is ‘helping return power to the people’

Four years ago the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission.

Tue
18
Mar

Shoreview, Little Canada study quieter train crossings


City staff in Shoreview have recommended making minor improvements to the Victoria Street railway crossing (pictured) and the Lexington Avenue railway crossing in order to establish rail quiet zones, where train operators would not be required to sound train horns through those intersections. (Linda E. Andersen / Review)

Everyone knows trains make noise as they rumble through cities, blowing their horns at crossings.
But residents in Shoreview and Little Canada say train racket has amplified considerably in recent months. Now they’re making some ruckus of their own, clamoring for help with what they claim is a disruptive amount of train traffic blocking driving routes, filling their neighborhoods with exhaust and, above all, making noise.

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