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Arden Hills council passes interim zoning ordinance

The University of Northwestern, located in Arden Hills, is considering a future expansion. One site the Christian college has its eye on is the vacated Smiths Medical facility, also located in Arden Hills. Northwestern’s president Alan Cureton would like to see students walking toward Smiths’ doors, however, the Arden Hills City Council is not so sure about rezoning the site to accommodate the college.

University of Northwestern’s expansion into Smiths Medical halted for now 


Mounds View liquor store changes hands

The subject of liquor has been a recurring topic this year for the Mounds View City Council, which has faced a number of public hearings regarding granting liquor licenses, and in some cases, not granting them.


University looks to grow in Arden Hills, eye on former Smiths Medical

The University of Northwestern, located in Arden Hills, is looking at a possible future expansion. One site the Christian school has its eye on is the vacated Smiths Medical facility, also located in Arden Hills. Northwestern’s president, Alan Cureton, would like to see students rather than geese walking toward Smiths’ doors.

One of the two universities located in Arden Hills is looking at a possible expansion in the near future and hoping to keep that growth within the same suburb, having its sights set on the former Smiths Medical facility. 


Mounds View welcomes new police chief

Nathaniel Harder was sworn in as Mounds View’s police chief Aug. 22.

Nathaniel Harder takes over after Kinney’s retirement

There’s a new chief in town, and he says one of his primary goals is to engage the community.


Mounds View looks to change city code to welcome breweries

Barley John’s Brew Pub in New Brighton is one of the closer establishments to Mounds View residents who want to enjoy in-house brewed beer. Thanks to possible upcoming changes to Mounds View’s zoning and license codes, residents may soon be able to stay within city limits for such an opportunity.

With dozens of breweries already established in the Twin Cities area, Mounds View has begun to consider opening its doors to the trend.


Mounds View Festival in the Park 2016

Families gather together along the parade route in Mounds View.

Summer may be zooming by, but it’s not over yet, and neither is all its fun. Mounds View’s Festival in the Park, for example, is just around the corner and is sure to bring smiles to faces in the community.


Some local governments opt out of new statute that allows for temporary tiny homes

Entrepreneurs Jesse Lammi and John Louiselle, both 25, stand inside a DropHome, a mobile home their New Brighton-based company, NextDoor Housing, offers individuals who need temporary living spaces next to family members who can care for them durning illness or recovery.

A New Brighton-based start up faced big challenges its first year in business, so its two young founders took on the law, so to speak, in order to ease the red tape that makes operating their business a bit of a hassle.


Mounds View City Council sees special proposal

Mounds View city council member Al Hull poses with his new fiancée, Tasha Kimaiga, at The Station on County Road I.

Council member leaves chambers with a fiancée

Mounds View City Council member Al Hull squeezed in one last item at the end of what had been a fairly routine July 11 council meeting. 

He proposed.


Mounds View renames County Highway 10

Just before reaching Mounds View, both County Highway 10 and U.S. Highway 10 appear together on signage along Interstate 35W. Soon, the name Mound View Boulevard will appear in place of County Highway 10.

Busy roadway will soon be called ‘Mounds View Blvd.’

The Mounds View City Council has taken the essential steps to clear up some roadway confusion.


Mounds View can expect a fourth liquor store

The former Snap Market building on County Road I will soon house Mounds View’s fourth liquor store. (Jesse Poole photos/Bulletin)

Council wrestles with ‘want’ vs. ‘should’


Among other items left behind by County Road I’s vacant Snap Market, misleading “grand opening” signs remain hanging in the building’s windows. 


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