Candidates who wish to run in this fall's city and school board elections — those that don't have primaries and an earlier filing deadline — should ready themselves for July 28, the day on which they can begin filing for office.
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.
Snuffy’s Malt Shop owner Mike Mueller says the photo of him and Woody Harrelson that he posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page, shot during the filming of “Wilson,” has garnered quite a response. As of the Review’s deadline, it had been shared nearly 500 times and liked more than 2,200 times, having been viewed nearly 50,000 times. (submitted photo)
Roseville malt shop hosts Hollywood production
It’s not often that a strip mall off Larpenteur and Lexington avenues in Roseville makes like a Hollywood studio backlot, but on June 23, that’s exactly what happened.
At around 6 a.m. that Tuesday, Snuffy’s Malt Shop owner Mike Mueller ushered in a production crew working on a film called “Wilson.”
Sergio Ayala, Josh Hayes and Michelle Pesklo of the Mounds View/Irondale/Roseville Southern Rams have been named recipients of this yearís Wells Fargo All-Tournament Team award for Adapted Softball, CI Division.
A stormwater treatment and research plant is set to be built in southern St. Anthony this fall. A large portion of St. Anthony is covered by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, which monitors runoff that goes into the Mississippi River. MWMO currently runs another stormwater research facility in St. Anthony. (courtesy of MWMO)
Plant will both treat and research stormwater
St. Anthony will soon change from a contributor to Minnesotaís stormwater issues to a potential means to a solution.
A portion of the city's stormwater currently ends up in the Mississippi River untreated. But next year, some of the water will be treated at a new stormwater treatment and research plant in St. Anthony.
After years of discussions about potential ways to reduce the city's contaminated rain and snow runoff, the St. Anthony City Council unanimously approved the stormwater plant at its June 23 meeting.
New Brighton approved seven of eight proposed polling places at its June 23 City Council meeting. City clerk Terri Haarstad said polling places need to be located within one mile of the border of the precinct they serve. The proposed polls at Sunny Square Park Neighborhood Center were not approved and could be moved to nearby Sunnyside Elementary School or Irondale High School. The council will revisit the location of the Precinct 8 polling place at its July 14 meeting. (courtesy of New Brighton)
If New Brighton residents show up this year at the same polling place they voted at last year, they may be in for a surprise.
Nita Ortiz, center, with Pam Madlind and Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom after she received a Sheriff’s Award for Excellence for performing the Heimlich maneuver on Madlind after she choked on an omelet at Ortiz’ restaurant. (Danielle Korby/Review)
Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom says not everyone jumps into action to try to save a life in emergency situations. But for three area residents and two deputies, this is exactly what they did.