If you have ever wondered how a police department operates, the Citizen’s Academy is your chance to learn about its inner workings.
The St. Anthony Police Department will be hosting its eighth annual Citizen Police Academy on Thursday evenings from Sept. 5 to November 7 (no class on Oct. 31) from 6:30 to 10 p.m.
The Mounds View City Council approved a continuation of a franchise fee on Xcel Energy electric and natural gas services in the city at its Monday, Aug. 12 meeting.
The city first adopted a franchise free agreement on electric and natural gas services in 1993.
A driver of a pool supply vehicle called police at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, when he noticed toxic pool cleaning chemicals leaking from the vehicle.
The driver spotted the chemical leak while in St. Anthony Village near 37th Avenue NE and Macalester Drive. He quickly called 911 to report the leak and parked the vehicle.
According to a police department press release, the vehicle traveled approximately six blocks while leaking the chemical before stopping at 37th Avenue and Highcrest Road in Roseville.
Riley Albertson, 5, shot some hoops on Aug. 18 while at the Day in the Park. (photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Mounds View’s annual summer get together, Festival in the Park, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17 at City Hall Park, 2401 County Hwy. 10.
The all-day celebration includes live music, fireworks, a parade, food booths, a beer garden, car show, 5K Fun Run, craft and information booths and more.
“It’s the one day of the year we like to give back to the community,” the festival’s committee president Theresa Cermack says.
The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf in New Brighton will be providing school supplies to children in need again this school year, as they have done for more than 15 years.
Ralph Reeder is a community education program of the Mounds View Public School District offering emergency and supplemental food assistance, short term case management to other low income resources, school supplies, and holiday help to low income residents in the community.
Last school year the Good Neighbor Back to School Project, run through Ralph Reeder, provided nearly 700 children with school supplies and they hope to do the same this year.
A Hennepin County medical examiner has identified the man who drowned in Farrell’s Lake after a police chase Saturday night as 37-year-old Andrew Paul Heim of Minneapolis.
According to a statement issued Monday from Roseville police, Heim fled police after being pulled over for a broken taillight at approximately 9:30 p.m. Aug. 10 near the intersection of Cleveland and Oakcrest avenues in Roseville.
Heim slowed initially but did not stop for the squad’s emergency flashing lights, leading Roseville police on a nearly 3-mile pursuit north on Cleveland. Heim was driving a 2002 BMW 530iA sedan without a rear license plate and was traveling north towards County Road E2, authorities stated.