To address a controversy that seems to be growing in New Brighton, the city council recently established an urban farming task force, charged with making recommendations to the council on all things grown on a farm, from apples to zucchini, from pigs to butterflies.
But chickens seem to be at the core of the issue, and that will likely be the focus of the group.
The Mounds View School Board unanimously approved a resolution to put a levy renewal referendum on the ballot in November.
The district has been receiving $11.5 million annually from a voter approved property tax levy, which began in 2006 and will expire at the end of 2014.
A 51-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the stabbing death of 49-year-old Mounds View resident Perry David Paulson.
Ramsey County Attorney’s Office spokesman Dennis Gerhardstein said Stephen Edward Gooler pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in August.
Linder’s Garden Center will likely be closed by mid-November.
After more than 100 years in business, Linder’s Greenhouses will be saying its final farewell to the Twin Cities Area.
“The Linder family has made the decision to close Linder’s Greenhouses Inc.,” the company announced last week. “We will be having an orderly wind down of the business in the coming weeks. We would like to thank all of our customers, our staff and the Twin Cities community for their support in our 100+ years of business.”
School Board elections for Mounds View Public Schools and the St. Anthony-New Brighton School District will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Voters will elect three residents to serve four-year terms on the Mounds View School Board. Four candidates are competing for those three open seats.
There are three seats open on the St. Anthony-New Brighton School Board. That race is uncontested, as there are just three candidates.
Apples and fall are nearly synonymous. They go together like pumpkins and Halloween, snow and sledding, and summer and swimming.
A fall outing to one of the nearby apple orchards offers more than a bag of apples to bring home. The trip can be an event -- a fun-filled day of entertainment for the entire family.
The final three bids to purchase the ailing Vadnais Sports Center were made public on Monday, Sept. 30 in a public notice to bondholders from US Bank, the Center’s trustee.
The sport center was built in 2010 through bonds issued by the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Authority for $26.5 million. After three years of continuous financial woes, Community Facilities Partners -- the nonprofit that owns the facility -- put the sports center on the market with an asking price of $13 million in July.