Back in May, members of New Brighton's League of Women Voters decided they wanted to learn more about surrounding cities' waste collection systems.
Months later, the league hosted a panel discussion on Sept. 17 at New Brighton City Hall about this very topic.
Members of the New Brighton City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department, along with some kids, were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 22 at Totem Pole Park to open the city's newest playground.
Ed Cutchins, Lynn Schlieff and Officer Tom Nerison used a New Brighton fire truck as a platform to drop ice water on Schlieff and Nerison, as a part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 25. Cutchins was diagnosed with ALS in November 2013. (submitted photo)
Getting ice water dumped on your head to help raise awareness and funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis was a viral sensation last year.
The City of New Brighton owns and operates a gravelbed nursery of bareroot trees that were installed this past spring. The trees are generally 6-8 feet in height and are to be planted in city parks and along city boulevards this fall.
Submitted by mmunzenrider on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:24am
Candidate filing for city and school district elections -- those that didn't have a primary -- closed Aug. 11 following the two-week filing period, and some of this November's off-year elections are sizing up to be more competitive than others.