On any given Mounds View street all four city-licensed trash-hauling companies can be seen represented by their garbage bins awaiting pick-up. The City Council has decided not to pursue looking into organized collection, which would essentially reduce the number of garbage trucks on individual residential streets to one truck, while dividing and designating geographical sections of the city to the hauling companies. (Jesse Poole/Bulletin)
Nazi Germany cited to underscore opposition to organized garbage collection
The trash talks are over, according to the Mounds View City Council, which said the contentious discussions concerning the city switching to an organized system of collecting garbage will be “discontinued.”
Sheriff puts out word about phone scams
The phone scammers are going down the list, and according to the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, their fingers have been dialing the numbers of Arden Hills and Shoreview residents.
Residents within both cities have reported calls and messages concerning “unclaimed packages” of money that belong to them.
Fat Tire bikers traverse a bridge in Maplewood’s Keller Lake Park — the Ramsey Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan, in coming years, should make it easier for bikers and walkers to traverse the whole county. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Feb. 2 to adopt a bike and pedestrian improvement plan.
Roseville police shot and killed a 52-year-old Roseville man identified as John Birkeland after he attacked a K9 police dog with a knife while officers were responding to a disturbance call at an apartment building the evening of Feb. 10.
A 19-year-old man was arrested in New Brighton after allegedly shooting at a vehicle in response to a failed drug deal the evening of Jan. 29 and then holing up in a house in the 600 block of Continental Drive.
The former Rainbow Foods in Shoreview, pictured here shortly after closing in 2014, will soon be the home of a Kowalski’s Market. Plans for the new grocery store at the corner of County Road 96 and Hodgson Road were approved by the Shoreview City Council Feb. 1. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
The former Rainbow Foods location at County Road 96 and Hodgson Road in Shoreview will soon be the home of a new grocery store.