Bulletin Area News

News for New Brighton, Mounds View, Shoreview, Arden Hills, St. Anthony and surrounding communities. 
New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin, Shoreview - Arden Hills Bulletin & St. Anthony Bulletin.

 

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27
Apr

St. Anthony Village RV park set to sell to developer, residents asked to move


The 15-acre Lowry Grove RV park in St. Anthony is being sold for an undisclosed amount of money to a developer. Residents at the park have a year to find new housing. (Jesse Poole/Bulletin)

The residents of nearly 100 homes in St. Anthony were told Wednesday that they would have to pack up and leave within a year's time. According to the owners of Lowry Grove, LLP, a trailer park located off the 2500 block of Lowry Avenue N.E., the property is being sold to a developer.

Wed
27
Apr

Democrats endorse Rep. Laine for Senate District 41 seat


Rep. Carolyn Laine

Republicans have until late May to endorse a candidate 

The DFL Party announced its endorsement of Carolyn Laine of Columbia Heights for the state Senate District 41 seat being vacated by DFL Sen. Barb Goodwin of Columbia Heights, who is retiring from the Legislature. 

Laine is the current representative for Minnesota House District 41B.

Wed
27
Apr

New Brighton Community Open House

The New Brighton Community Open House is Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to noon at the New Brighton Community Center, located at 400 10th St. N.W. in New Brighton. For more information call 651-638-2100.

Wed
27
Apr

New Brighton Arbor Day planting

New Brighton Parks and Recreation is planting trees at Hansen Park to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29 at 9:30 a.m. Organizers say meet at the Fifth St. and 16th Ave. N.W. parking lot, bring a shovel and dress for the weather.

Wed
27
Apr

Enjoying spring

Folks walked the trails and took in the spring weather on April 23 at Vadnais Snail Lakes Regional Park in Shoreview. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Wed
27
Apr

Squabble leads to car accident, lands woman in jail and man on the lam

Police were dispatched to the report of a fight between a man and two women at 6:50 p.m. April 18 in New Brighton. 

Tue
26
Apr

Little Canada and Shoreview brace for the sound of silence


Xcel Energy power connections are needed to finish quiet zone work at the Jerrold Avenue railroad crossing in Shoreview and another crossing in Little Canada. Houses sit fewer than 50 feet from the Jerrold crossing, where trains are still required to sound their whistles until the quiet zone is in place. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Railroad quiet zones expected to be complete in June

Some two years after the Legislature set aside $2 million to create railroad quiet zones in Little Canada and Shoreview, the loud train whistles that disturbed so many residents may finally fall silent in June.

That’s according to a quiet zone news update posted to the Little Canada city website April 18, which said railroad construction necessary for the zones being carried out by Canadian Pacific Railway was nearly complete.

Tue
26
Apr

County shows off plan for new Rice Street bridge at I-694


Ramsey County is asking the state for $20.5 million to replace the Rice Street bridge at Interstate 694, which was built in 1958. (courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation)

If funding is secured, construction would begin in 2018

As work begins to widen the Interstate 694 corridor through Shoreview, Ramsey County is visiting cities on the work’s eastern edge to shore up support for designs of a new Rice Street bridge over the interstate.

The county presented plans for the bridge at the April 13 Little Canada City Council meeting. 

Wed
20
Apr

Young company faces big hurdles


On behalf of their New Brighton-based company and many interested in their idea, Jesse Lammi and John Louiselle, both 24, helped draft a bill in the Legislature that would make it easier for tiny homes to be utilized as temporary dwelling spaces for the elderly, injured and disabled and located near the homes of their loved ones. (Jesse Poole/Bulletin)

Local entrepreneurs seek legislation to ease restrictions on locating tiny homes

The tiny house movement isn’t only for the young and sprightly. 

A New Brighton company is fielding another path for it, but to make it work, the company’s two young business partners are first wading through the waters of passing new legislation at the state Capitol. 

Wed
20
Apr

Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office recognizes animal control officer Mario Lee

Last week was National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week. 

Staff at the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, celebrated their coworker, Mario Lee, who joined the Sheriff’s Office in April 2012.

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