Mounds View

Wed
13
May

Comcast staying put, CenturyLink coming in - Bulletin edition

Local cable commission talks failed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger

Wed
13
May

Mounds View calls for ordinance to regulate chickens and ducks

Deb Nygaard with her family — husband Mark and sons Robert and Jason — pose with their chickens, ducks and dogs. Nygaard said each week her flock yields five or six eggs per bird, and that duck eggs are particularly delicious. (submitted photo)
Deb Nygaard with her family — husband Mark and sons Robert and Jason — pose with their chickens, ducks and dogs. Nygaard said each week her flock yields five or six eggs per bird, and that duck eggs are particularly delicious. (submitted photo)

At the April 27 Mounds View City Council meeting, a city resident argued that the city should take a look at changing its ordinance that prohibits residents from raising farm animals — specifically, chickens and ducks.

Wed
06
May

Can backyard roosts fit in suburban neighborhoods?

Kathy Smith handles a new colony of honeybees with neither gloves nor hood. Smith said she enjoys the honey her Chisago City colony of bees produces, and said she always buys honey from the different international locales to which she travels, to taste the local varieties. She said buckwheat honey and orange blossom honey are particularly delicious. (submitted photo)
Kathy Smith handles a new colony of honeybees with neither gloves nor hood. Smith said she enjoys the honey her Chisago City colony of bees produces, and said she always buys honey from the different international locales to which she travels, to taste the local varieties. She said buckwheat honey and orange blossom honey are particularly delicious. (submitted photo)

Mounds View rethinking chicken and bees, New Brighton to hold public hearing May 12

Mounds View's city code regarding what it considers farm animals — horses, cows, sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens and bees, among others — is cut and dry.
Raising them in Mounds View is "unlawful and a public nuisance affecting the public peace, safety, and welfare," according to city code 701.06, which the city adopted in April 2002.

Wed
29
Apr

Bulletin area people - published April 29, 2015

Emma Tsai
Emma Tsai

Emma Tsai, a Mounds View High School sophomore, recently received the Global Citizen Scholarship based on her scores on the National Spanish Exam.

Wed
29
Apr

Mounds View High School wins Economics Challenge state championship

Mounds View High School won the state champion title in the "Adam Smith" — advanced placement — division of the statewide Economics Challenge on April 7. Mounds View last won the state title in 2013.

Wed
15
Apr

District 621: there’s an app for that

The Mounds View Public Schools app is free and available in your smartphone’s app store. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The Mounds View Public Schools app is free and available in your smartphone’s app store. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Downloads are up for Mounds View Public Schools District 621's recently released smartphone app, even as students in the district may have begun counting down the days until summer vacation.

Wed
08
Apr

Bulletin area graduates - published April 8, 2015

These area students are recent graduates of colleges and universities:

Marquette University
North Oaks — Eric Riess.

Tue
07
Apr

MVCT auditions for “Crazy for You”

Mounds View Community Theater will host open auditions on April 18 and 19 for its summer production of "Crazy for You."

Wed
01
Apr

Long-awaited highway sound wall in northeast Mounds View gains support

The dark line tracks the proposed sound wall’s path from Ardan Park to County Road I. Construction of the proposed $3 million wall could help protect more than 500 area residents from highway-related noise, debris and emissions. (Image via Google Maps)
The dark line tracks the proposed sound wall’s path from Ardan Park to County Road I. Construction of the proposed $3 million wall could help protect more than 500 area residents from highway-related noise, debris and emissions. (Image via Google Maps)

Residents in northeastern Mounds View, dogged by highway noise and car emissions emanating from Highway 10 and Interstate 35W, have long clamored for a highway sound wall to be built in the area. Relief may be in sight.

Wed
01
Apr

Bulletin area students make Deans' List

These area students made the Dean's List recently at various colleges and universities:

Loyola University, Chicago
Arden Hills — Miranda Gonzalez.

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