Shoreview

Tue
14
Jul

Little Canada and Shoreview still waiting on quiet zones

Little Canada and Shoreview are still waiting on the Canadian Pacific Railroad to improve rail crossings in the cities to make them quiet zones so that crossing trains can silence their horns. The state set aside some $2 million for the work, which is now likely to be completed by early 2016. A 2.5-mile stretch of track and eight crossings are targeted; all the crossings must become quiet zones because train horns can carry long distances. From the top marked by dots, crossings will be improved at North Owa
Little Canada and Shoreview are still waiting on the Canadian Pacific Railroad to improve rail crossings in the cities to make them quiet zones so that crossing trains can silence their horns. The state set aside some $2 million for the work, which is now likely to be completed by early 2016. A 2.5-mile stretch of track and eight crossings are targeted; all the crossings must become quiet zones because train horns can carry long distances. From the top marked by dots, crossings will be improved at North Owasso Boulevard, Jerrold Avenue, Woodlyn Avenue, South Owasso Boulevard, Little Canada Road, Demont Avenue, County Road B2 and County Road B. (courtesy of Google Maps)

Nearly two months after Shoreview and Little Canada finalized agreements with Canadian Pacific Railroad for train quiet zones, a timeline for the completion of the zones is still up in the air.

Wed
24
Jun

Bulletin area people - published June 24, 2015

Air Force Airman 1st Class Ivette Arias, a Shoreview resident and Roseville Area High School graduate, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Wed
17
Jun

Slice of Shoreview 2015 supplement

Slice of Shoreview Days - July 24 - 26, 2015. Here's the guide with information and schedule for this year's 'Slice'.

Wed
10
Jun

Area veterans taken on Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

Glenn Pletscher
Glenn Pletscher

New Brighton resident Glenn Pletscher and Shoreview resident George Fortmeyer recently returned from a one-day Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.   

Wed
03
Jun

Shoreview, Arden Hills seek to improve Spring Cleanup Day

Shoreview and Arden Hills hope to avoid a repeat of last spring's Cleanup Day when some residents waited in long lines and were turned away early.

Wed
27
May

Shoreview OK’s Highway 96 Regional Trail Expansion

A trailhead rest area, a loop of 10-foot-wide bituminous trail, overlooks, natural surface trails and habitat restoration are planned for the Snail Lake Marsh area off the Highway 96 Regional Trail in Shoreview. A previous version of the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation plan for the area featured more paved trails. This addition to the nearly 9-mile-long Highway 96 trail is yet a ways off — funding and planning for it will have to wait until both the Ramsey County Board and Metropolitan Council sign off o
A trailhead rest area, a loop of 10-foot-wide bituminous trail, overlooks, natural surface trails and habitat restoration are planned for the Snail Lake Marsh area off the Highway 96 Regional Trail in Shoreview. A previous version of the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation plan for the area featured more paved trails. This addition to the nearly 9-mile-long Highway 96 trail is yet a ways off — funding and planning for it will have to wait until both the Ramsey County Board and Metropolitan Council sign off on it. (courtesy of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation)

County seeking to expand trail into Snail Lake Marsh area

Shoreview recently gave some input and the go-ahead to Ramsey County Parks and Recreation to move forward with an amendment to its Highway 96 Regional Trail Plan that concerns expanding trails into the Snail Lake Marsh area.

The Shoreview City Council discussed what they'd like to see happen on the 47 acres of land around the marsh that is owned by Ramsey County at its May 18 meeting.

Wed
13
May

Quiet zone agreements signed in Shoreview, expected in Little Canada

Quiet zones will be created at crossings along a stretch of railroad tracks just over 2.5 miles long, going from southern Shoreview down the west side of Little Canada at a cost of nearly $2 million, funded by the state. Safety improvements like crossing arms will be installed at the crossings, making it no longer a requirement for crossing trains to use their horns. From the top marked by dots, crossings will be improved at North Owasso Boulevard, Jerrold Avenue, Woodlyn Avenue, South Owasso Boulevard, Lit
Quiet zones will be created at crossings along a stretch of railroad tracks just over 2.5 miles long, going from southern Shoreview down the west side of Little Canada at a cost of nearly $2 million, funded by the state. Safety improvements like crossing arms will be installed at the crossings, making it no longer a requirement for crossing trains to use their horns. From the top marked by dots, crossings will be improved at North Owasso Boulevard, Jerrold Avenue, Woodlyn Avenue, South Owasso Boulevard, Little Canada Road, Demont Avenue, County Road B2 and County Road B. (courtesy of Google Maps)

Railroad should complete work by early 2016
Almost a year after the Minnesota Legislature set aside nearly $2 million intended to lessen the noise at railroad crossings in Shoreview and Little Canada, deals are in place to move forward with railroad quiet zone plans.
Shoreview approved deals with the state and the railroad at its May 4 council meeting and Little Canada is expected to do the same during a rescheduled council meeting on May 11, after the deadline for this edition of the Bulletin.

Wed
29
Apr

Batter Up!

Enthusiastic Little League teams played baseball at Sitzer Park in Shoreview on Saturday, April 25 — a great day to spend time on the diamond. (Linda E. Andersen photos/Bulletin)

Wed
29
Apr

Shoreview HRC seeks nominees for 2015 Caring Youth Award

The Shoreview Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for the 2015 Caring Youth Award.

Wed
29
Apr

Shoreview house fire damages neighboring homes, no injuries reported

A house fire the evening of April 18 on the 1400 block of Pinewood Drive in Shoreview spread to two neighboring houses, damaging all three, though no injuries were reported, according to the Lake Johanna Fire Department.

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