Bulletin Area News

News for New Brighton, Mounds View, Shoreview, Arden Hills, St. Anthony and surrounding communities. 
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Wed
21
Jan

Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna holds final service

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.
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.

 

Thu
15
Jan

Met Council report outlines water options for Shoreview, Vadnais Heights

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.

Wed
14
Jan

Turtle Lake augmentation study to come, even if augmentation may not

Finalizing business it handled in June on an issue that stretches back five years, the Shoreview City Council approved a professional services agreement with Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc.

Wed
14
Jan

Vadnais Heights home fire kills one

Vadnais Heights House Fire
A New Year's Day house fire ripped through a home in Vadnais Heights, killing the owner, identified as 54-year-old Joanne Nielsen. The house on Berwood Avenue, across the street from Berwood Park, is a total loss. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

A New Year's Day house fire ripped through a home in Vadnais Heights, killing the owner, identified as 54-year-old Joanne Nielsen. The house on Berwood Avenue, across the street from Berwood Park, is a total loss. 

Wed
14
Jan

St. Anthony City Council adopts civil rights lawsuit settlement

Settlement contingent on further city action

Speaking publicly for the first time about the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony Village last year, the city council unanimously adopted a settlement agreement to the suit at its Dec. 23 meeting.

 

Wed
14
Jan

School districts weather 'coldest day of winter,' thus far

Faced with what was billed as possibly the coldest day of winter on Jan. 7, Review and Bulletin area schools kept their doors open for the day while some nearby districts canceled school because of the cold.

Fri
09
Jan

Roth resigns from St. Anthony city council

Jim Roth St. Anthony
Jim Roth

St. Anthony City Council member Jim Roth, who had one year left in his second term, sent a letter of resignation to the city dated Jan. 1.

Wed
07
Jan

A Bulletin Year in Review

Braden Williams, 10, enjoyed the ride down "The Groove," a 250-foot hand-crafted sledding course, on March 4 at his grandparents' home in Arden Hills.
Braden Williams, 10, enjoyed the ride down "The Groove," a 250-foot hand-crafted sledding course, on March 4 at his grandparents' home in Arden Hills. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Another eventful year has passed in the Bulletin area. Here is a recap of the stories that stood out.

Wed
24
Dec

Don’t raise that red flag!

Local law enforcement agencies warn residents about mail theft
Actually, don’t use your curbside box at all for outgoing U.S. mail, says just about everyone involved in law enforcement. And that red flag? It’s a signal to the mail thieves that there may be something of interest just inside.

Wed
24
Dec

St. Anthony settles federal civil rights suit, way cleared for mosque

On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar.
On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

City must approve zoning for Islamic center by early February
Flanked by St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust and the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center’s Sheik Abdirahman Omar, U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village that will make way for a mosque and Islamic center within the city.

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