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Fri
09
Jan

Roth resigns from St. Anthony city council

Jim Roth St. Anthony
Jim Roth

St. Anthony City Council member Jim Roth, who had one year left in his second term, sent a letter of resignation to the city dated Jan. 1.

Wed
07
Jan

A Bulletin Year in Review

Braden Williams, 10, enjoyed the ride down "The Groove," a 250-foot hand-crafted sledding course, on March 4 at his grandparents' home in Arden Hills.
Braden Williams, 10, enjoyed the ride down "The Groove," a 250-foot hand-crafted sledding course, on March 4 at his grandparents' home in Arden Hills. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Another eventful year has passed in the Bulletin area. Here is a recap of the stories that stood out.

Wed
24
Dec

Don’t raise that red flag!

Local law enforcement agencies warn residents about mail theft
Actually, don’t use your curbside box at all for outgoing U.S. mail, says just about everyone involved in law enforcement. And that red flag? It’s a signal to the mail thieves that there may be something of interest just inside.

Wed
24
Dec

St. Anthony settles federal civil rights suit, way cleared for mosque

On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar.
On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

City must approve zoning for Islamic center by early February
Flanked by St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust and the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar, U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village that will make way for a mosque and Islamic center within the city.

Wed
17
Dec

Bulletin-area property tax levies track with property values, and go up

Homeowners’ median property values in suburban Ramsey County are up across the board for the first time since 2006, the year before the onset of the Great Recession.

Wed
17
Dec

Mounds View School Board approves levy increase

Spurred on by greater student enrollment and an increased need for space, Mounds View Public School District 621 approved a 3.9 percent levy increase for 2015 at its Dec. 9 school board meeting.

Wed
17
Dec

Maple Grove homicide suspect shot by police after car chase on I-694

The suspect in a Maple Grove homicide was shot and killed by police following an early-morning car chase on Interstate 694 that ended when the suspect crashed into a wire barrier near Rice Street and exited his vehicle with a weapon on Wednesday, Dec. 17, police said.

Tue
16
Dec

Way cleared for Islamic center and mosque in St. Anthony

St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust US Attorney Andrew Luger Sheik Abdirahman Omar Abu-Huraira
On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
City settles federal civil rights lawsuit over denial of conditional use permit
The settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village will make way for a mosque and Islamic center within the city.
U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the settlement Tuesday at a press conference outside the St. Anthony Business Center that will house the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center. He was flanked by St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust and the center's Sheik Abdirahman Omar.
 
 
Tue
16
Dec

New cable television provider courts North Suburban Communications Commission

NSCC sees CenturyLink as able suitor
Nearly a month after the final member city of the North Suburban Communications Commission accepted a franchise extension and transfer deal with Comcast, ending a four-year impasse between NSCC and the cable provider essentially in a draw, a new cable company came knocking.

Wed
10
Dec

Constitution Party candidate triggers recount for MN House District 41B

A recount of election results for Minnesota House Congressional District 41B began at 9 a.m. at the Anoka County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the request of Constitution Party candidate Tim Utz.

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