A late-2014 flyover of the most likely areas to find deer -- around the southern end of Lake Owasso, the neighborhood south of Lake Johanna and the Reservoir Woods open space -- revealed 61 deer in roughly three-quarters of a square mile of suitable habitat. (submitted graphic)
Roseville examines feeding ban, controlled hunt
At least one thing was agreed on at the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission's Feb. 3 meeting on deer control: stop feeding them. Even one of the deer feeders was on board.
Inland Real Estate, which owns the building that formerly housed the Wal-Mart at 3800 Silver Lake Road at Silver Lake Village, is actively trying to fill the space. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
While the nearly 150,000 square feet of retail space that formerly housed St. Anthony's Wal-Mart continues to sit empty, Inland Real Estate, the group that owns the building, is confident it will soon be filled.
Ann Mlinar Milner, “The Dayton’s Lady,” worked at the store for 85 years. (submitted photos)
City fire department benefits eight months after initial donation
For the second time in less than a year, Roy Quady spoke before the St. Anthony City Council on behalf of his late aunts and mother, in order to present a generous donation in their names to a city institution.
From mentions on the Today Show and at New Brighton City Council meetings and nearly 10,000 "likes" for their Facebook page, the Bartz brothers and their latest snow creation have recently been all over the place. Here, from left, Austin and Trevor Bartz, who, along with their brother Connor (not pictured), made the 12-foot tall sea turtle made of snow that stands in their New Brighton front yard. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Bartz brothers build 11-ton sea turtle out of snow
Photos just don't do it justice -- the 23,000-pound sea turtle made of snow that sits in Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz's New Brighton front yard is an incredible 12-foot tall behemoth that nearly blocks the view of their home, as it towers over an SUV parked nearby in the driveway.
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Congregation disbands with plans for 'rebirth' at a later date
What began in 1941 came to an end, of sorts, on Sunday, Jan. 18, for Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna. Worshippers held their final service as a congregation before closing out the ministry to rework and eventually be reborn under a different name.
A Metropolitan Council study recently referenced in a settlement agreement between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and two groups concerned with water levels on White Bear Lake was released Dec. 29.