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Shoreview artists share their work with local community

Painter Amber McDowell stands next to two of her most popular brightly colored pieces, ‘Minnehappiness’ (top) and ‘St. Paul Spirit’ (bottom). (Danielle Korby/Bulletin)
Painter Amber McDowell stands next to two of her most popular brightly colored pieces, ‘Minnehappiness’ (top) and ‘St. Paul Spirit’ (bottom). (Danielle Korby/Bulletin)

For Shoreview resident Ben Cooper, this year’s Slice of Shoreview Days marked a special weekend for him.

Cooper is a photographer who displayed and sold some of his art at his first-ever art fair July 24, 25 and 26.

Wed
05
Aug

County Road F closed; bridge over interstate coming down this weekend

Per MnDOT on County Road F project detours, “While the bridge is closed, you will need to use the posted detour on Old Hwy 8, County Road E2 and Old Hwy 10/Old Snelling Ave. to reach your destination.” (courtesy of MnDOT)
Per MnDOT on County Road F project detours, “While the bridge is closed, you will need to use the posted detour on Old Hwy 8, County Road E2 and Old Hwy 10/Old Snelling Ave. to reach your destination.” (courtesy of MnDOT)

As construction season begins to wane, another bridge in the Interstate 35W corridor is coming down: the County Road F/Lake Valentine Road bridge over the interstate closed July 30 and will be removed the weekend of Aug. 7.

Wed
05
Aug

Antique cars and more put-putting into Stockyard Days

The antique cars show up at Stockyard Days the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 8. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
The antique cars show up at Stockyard Days the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 8. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

At 3 p.m on Saturday, Aug. 8, roughly 60 cars will arrive at New Brighton’s Stockyard Days.

Fri
31
Jul

Ramsey County reopens beaches in New Brighton and Arden Hills following two-day closure


Lake Johanna, once again with a clean bill of health. (Pamela O'Meara/Bulletin)
Just in time for August, the swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton and Tony Schmidt Regional Park — Lake Johanna — in Arden Hills will be open again, come 2 p.m. Friday, July 31.
 
Thu
30
Jul

Long Lake and Lake Johanna beaches in New Brighton and Arden Hills closed due to E. coli


Lake Johanna (Pamela O'Meara/Bulletin)

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday, July 29, that two of its beaches are closed because of high levels of E. coli bacteria found in lake water during testing on July 28.
The swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton and Tony Schmidt Regional Park -- Lake Johanna -- in Arden Hills, are closed and unguarded until further notice, according to the county. 

Wed
29
Jul

New Brighton approves final polling place

City ponders local elections changes
New Brighton's polling places are set for the city’s voters this fall.
The New Brighton City Council approved the city's new Precinct 8 polling place at Sunny Square Park Neighborhood Center during its July 14 council meeting.
The council approved a reconfigured precinct map in March that added three precincts and caused the relocation of many residents to new polling places.

Wed
22
Jul

Rice Creek Commons takes halting step towards development

After several years spent developing a plan for the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site, now known as the Rice Creek Commons, the Arden Hills City Council gave shakey approval to the site’s Master Plan, though the council may face more w

Wed
15
Jul

Five members of Boy Scout Troop 401 achieve rank of Eagle Scout


(submitted photo)

Boy Scout Troop 401 awarded five of its members the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement award of the Boy Scouts of America.

Wed
15
Jul

Shoreview community comes together to help Army vet and wife

Blake Huffman (second from left) and Alan Duff (far right) join other members of the SAHI build for Thomas and Sonja Koop at the site of the couple’s future home. The group ceremoniously shoveled dirt at a celebration July 6 to ark the start of the house’s construction, which will begin July 13. (photo courtesy of Blake Huffman)
Blake Huffman (second from left) and Alan Duff (far right) join other members of the SAHI build for Thomas and Sonja Koop at the site of the couple’s future home. The group ceremoniously shoveled dirt at a celebration July 6 to ark the start of the house’s construction, which will begin July 13. (photo courtesy of Blake Huffman)

For many military veterans in the United States, it can be difficult to adjust back into society after their service because of physical injuries and mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

Wed
15
Jul

Comments welcome on Middle Rice Creek Restoration Project

A 1938 aerial photograph shows Rice Creek’s windy past. The road running to its left would later become Interstate 35W. (photo courtesy of RCWD)
A 1938 aerial photograph shows Rice Creek’s windy past. The road running to its left would later become Interstate 35W. (photo courtesy of RCWD)

RCWD finalizing plan to recreate meanders in Rice Creek
Middle Rice Creek once meandered through Arden Hills before it was straightened in the mid-1900s, and after more than three-quarters of a century, the creek will be restored to a more winding route.
But before the creek's new flow can be completed and construction can start, community members and organizations like the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will have an opportunity to comment on a project document that was released to the public July 6.

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