Paramedics Kenny DeRosier and Albert Reiff receive cards from twins Etta and Elsie Slabiak, now 3, with their mother Becky, Aug. 28 during a paramedic recognition event. DeRosier and Reiff drove Becky to the hospital while she was in labor with the twins and had the complication of a prolapsed umbilical cord. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The Allina Medical Transportation center in Mounds View is a state-of-the-art staging area for paramedics and the ambulances and high-tech equipment they field in to medical emergencies.
On Aug. 28, the center served another function: the site of reunion for twin girls and the paramedics who helped ensure their safe delivery one morning three years ago.
Vadnais Heights and Roseville, two recent recipients of Wal-Mart Supercenters, have found that although the retail hubs attract crowds of shoppers, they also require a good deal of police attention, leading the cities to look for ways to help cut the cost of increased policing.
St. Anthony Fire Marshal Chris Fuller found a thrilled firetruck fan in 2-year-old Bodhi Geyen at the St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Touch-A-Truck event. The fire department will return with sirens and lights a-blazing at this year's Touch-A-Truck event Sept. 13.
The St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce and Silver Lake Village Shopping Center will hold their second annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Lake Village.
New Brighton Urban Farming Task Force makes recommendations for bees, birds
New Brighton residents could soon be serenaded by the buzzing of their neighbors' honeybees -- or clucking of chickens -- if the city council adopts recommendations made Aug. 26 by its urban farming task force.
Three Bulletin-area kayakers from the Rice Creek Boat Club, Cassie Rogers and Sarah Tokos of New Brighton and Ina Poecher of Shorevew (pictured left to right), medaled in the USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championship held in early August in Lak
The Abu Haraira Islamic Center is located at 3055 Old Highway 8 in St. Anthony. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
City attorney says St. Anthony has yet to officially respond to lawsuit
The Department of Justice filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony Village Aug. 27, arguing discrimination in its denial of a conditional use permit for an Islamic worship center within the city.