A driver of a pool supply vehicle called police at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, when he noticed toxic pool cleaning chemicals leaking from the vehicle.
The driver spotted the chemical leak while in St. Anthony Village near 37th Avenue NE and Macalester Drive. He quickly called 911 to report the leak and parked the vehicle.
According to a police department press release, the vehicle traveled approximately six blocks while leaking the chemical before stopping at 37th Avenue and Highcrest Road in Roseville.
Riley Albertson, 5, shot some hoops on Aug. 18 while at the Day in the Park. (photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Mounds View’s annual summer get together, Festival in the Park, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17 at City Hall Park, 2401 County Hwy. 10.
The all-day celebration includes live music, fireworks, a parade, food booths, a beer garden, car show, 5K Fun Run, craft and information booths and more.
“It’s the one day of the year we like to give back to the community,” the festival’s committee president Theresa Cermack says.
The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf in New Brighton will be providing school supplies to children in need again this school year, as they have done for more than 15 years.
Ralph Reeder is a community education program of the Mounds View Public School District offering emergency and supplemental food assistance, short term case management to other low income resources, school supplies, and holiday help to low income residents in the community.
Last school year the Good Neighbor Back to School Project, run through Ralph Reeder, provided nearly 700 children with school supplies and they hope to do the same this year.
A Hennepin County medical examiner has identified the man who drowned in Farrell’s Lake after a police chase Saturday night as 37-year-old Andrew Paul Heim of Minneapolis.
According to a statement issued Monday from Roseville police, Heim fled police after being pulled over for a broken taillight at approximately 9:30 p.m. Aug. 10 near the intersection of Cleveland and Oakcrest avenues in Roseville.
Heim slowed initially but did not stop for the squad’s emergency flashing lights, leading Roseville police on a nearly 3-mile pursuit north on Cleveland. Heim was driving a 2002 BMW 530iA sedan without a rear license plate and was traveling north towards County Road E2, authorities stated.
Vadnais Heights Council member Jerry Auge releasing a rehabilitated hooded merganser from the Wildlife Rehabilitation center of Minnesota in Roseville. (submitted photo)
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the redeveloped Vadnais Lakes portion of Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park was held on Wednesday, July 24 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The ceremony included remarks from Vadnais Heights Mayor Marc Johannsen and the release of several rehabilitated hooded mergansers from the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville.
The mayor, city council members and state legislators, also attended the ceremony held by Ramsey County Commissioner Blake Huffman and the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Department.
A 17-year-old girl from St. Paul was ejected from the vehicle she was driving in a rollover while traveling north on I-35W in Mounds View around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1.
According to a Minnesota State Patrol incident report, Olivia D. Schaab-Johnson, rolled her 2002 Hyundai Sante Fe while trying to exit from northbound I-35W to County Road 10 at the last minute.
A walking path through Dawn Pape’s native prairie garden. The Pape’s won a 2013 Green Community Award from the city for their eco-friendly gardening practices. (submitted photo)
Shoreview’s Environmental Quality Committee (EQC) announced the winners of this year’s Green Community Awards during the Slice of Shoreview Days.
The awards program, now in its seventh year, was originally started by local Sierra Club members to recognize residents who have taken steps on their property to improve water quality in local lakes, streams and wetlands.
Examples include the planting of shoreline buffers, gardens with native plants and the installation of rain gardens to reduce erosion and help filter out contaminants from storm water.
Fifty years ago on Aug. 28, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a Baptist minister with a Ph.D. in theology, led a peaceful march from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial and gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech calling for jobs and for justice for all people. At that celebration, Rosa Parks, Archbishop Patrick O’Boyle and Roy Wilkins were among the many speakers while singers Mahalia Jackson, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Marion Anderson and Peter, Paul and Mary entertained the monumental crowd of 200,000 to 300,000 people who came from all over the country.