The Rice Street Bridge over Interstate-694 seen from the east during non-peak traffic times. During rush hours, city officials say, traffic on the bridge backs up onto the interstate. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
A large and looming roadway reconstruction project on the Interstate-694 corridor has area mayors wondering, “What about the Rice Street bridge?”
Carts from various haulers line a St. Anthony street on a recent Wednesday garbage day. Such a varied scene will be no more as the city switches to organized waste collection April 1, with single haulers assigned to specific zones in the city. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Organized waste collection system takes effect April 1
Garbage day in St. Anthony will start early and run late March 25-27 as haulers pick up some residents' carts and replace them with new ones as the city switches to organized waste and recycling collection beginning Wednesday, April 1.
New Brighton is splitting its former five voting precincts into eight in order to reduce the number of potential voters each precinct serves. The Pulte Homes development at the New Brighton Exchange will be in P5. Polling places for the new precinct map have yet to be determined; city staff expect to have them nailed down by summer. (Map courtesy of the city of New Brighton)
Polling places yet to be determined, new map has eight precincts
New Brighton is nearly doubling its number of voting precincts in order to reduce the number of voters that each precinct serves, with the goal of reducing processing errors and voter confusion.
From left, Nathon Bailey, Judy and Jim Phillips, with other family and friends, speak to the media following Lyle "Ty" Hoffman's sentencing for the killing of Kelly L. Phillips. Said Jim Phillips, "Our part in this is over, for the most part ... We're just happy to be able to put this aside a little bit and maybe live a normal life." (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lyle "Ty" Hoffman
Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prisonon Tuesday for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills Holiday gas station.
From left to right: Ramsey County Sheriff’s Deputy Don Rindal, Deputy Mike Servatka, Suzanne Bradford, Allina EMT Brad Racutt, Mike Adsit, Allina Paramedic Jim Mesaros, Lake Johanna Fire Captain Brad Roberts, Firefighter Jim Gag and Firefighter Jeff Hintz. (submitted photo)
Public safety responders with the Lake Johanna Fire Department had the opportunity to meet with Shoreview resident Mike Adsit, who on Feb. 5 suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in his home.