Bridget Kranz

Tue
13
Aug

O (Little) Canada!


Bridget Kranz

The annual Canadian Days parade started off with a bang on Aug. 4, as engine after engine from the Little Canada Fire Department rolled through town. The festival took place from Aug.

Tue
13
Aug

Canadian Days


Bridget Kranz photos

Bridget Kranz photos

Tue
13
Aug

Alleged driver in Mounds View squad car crash fails to appear in court


Ahmed Bahaa Abdelhafiz

A Coon Rapids man accused of hitting an occupied Mounds View Police Department squad car on July 7 failed to appear for his July 23 hearing and now has a warrant out for his arrest. 

Tue
13
Aug

‘Village’ life

Residents of all ages lined St. Anthony Boulevard for the VillageFest parade on Aug. 2.

Tue
13
Aug

Women on display: New Brighton artist features women, self-portraits in show at Banfill-Locke


New Brighton artist Sherry Paulendeick creates paintings and mixed media art, often centered on women. A series of narrative works, in addition to self-portraits, will be on view at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley, from Aug. 22 through Sept. 21. (courtesy of Sherry Paulendeick)

Tucked away in nearby Fridley, the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts will host a show featuring New Brighton artist Sherry Paulendeick starting Aug. 22.

Wed
07
Aug

New senior housing on its way to Arden Hills


The Arden Hills City Council on July 22 approved a proposal for a three-story, 120-unit senior living complex off Old Highway 10. As part of the project, developers would put in amenities on adjoining city-owned land, which is designated for a public park. ( courtesy of Summit Development/Kaas Wilson Architects)

Arden Hills should soon be getting a new senior housing complex along Old Highway 10. 

Tue
06
Aug

Deserted Journey Home properties linger in Shoreview, Arden Hills


Journey Home, the now defunct housing nonprofit founded by former Ramsey County commissioner Blake Huffman, left behind a vacant lot in the 3400 block of Victoria Street in Shoreview after it tore down a home there. The City of Shoreview has ordered an abatement of public nuisance, and is beginning to clean up the site. (Bridget Kranz)

Founded in 2008, former Ramsey County District 1 commissioner Blake Huffman’s housing nonprofit dissolved this spring, leaving a series of unmaintained properties across the north metro, including one each in Shoreview and Arden Hills. 

Tue
06
Aug

Sound of Slice


Bridget Kranz

Shoreview residents and visitors from around the metro gathered once again for Slice of Shoreview Days.

Tue
06
Aug

Many hands, bright work


City staff, elected officials, community members and local artists jumped for joy in front of a new mural at the New Brighton Community Center. The project was officially unveiled in a special ceremony on July 31. (Bridget Kranz)

Community helps paint vibrant mural at the New Brighton Community Center

Tue
06
Aug

Attempted child luring in Mounds View

An attempted child luring was reported in Mounds View the afternoon of July 29 in the vicinity of Edgewood Middle School. 

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