New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

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27
May

Vadnais Heights sprinkling ban

The city of Vadnais Heights’ sprinkling ban begins June 1 and remains in effect through Sept. 15. This ban applies only to water from the municipal system and helps to conserve water as well as ensure an adequate supply for fire emergencies.

Wed
27
May

Spring cleanup day

A spring cleanup day for Shoreview and Arden Hills residents will take place on Saturday, June 6, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ramsey County Public Works Facility, 1425 Kirkwold Drive in Arden Hills.

Wed
27
May

Mounds View High School wins National Economics Challenge

Mounds View High School students Jacob Weightman, Emily Ruan, Abraham Chen and Sam Rush at the 2015 Minnesota Economics Challenge in April. (courtesy of Paula Keller, MCEE)
Mounds View High School students Jacob Weightman, Emily Ruan, Abraham Chen and Sam Rush at the 2015 Minnesota Economics Challenge in April. (courtesy of Paula Keller, MCEE)

Mounds View High School recently came home with the gold after a team of four students won the 15th annual National Economics Challenge in New York City.

Wed
27
May

AFSA High School honored

AFSA High School in Vadnais Heights was recently honored with the "Promising Practices" award from the Synergy & Leadership Exchange.

Wed
27
May

Man charged with first-degree assault for New Brighton shooting

Stephen Jeroy Mister
Stephen Jeroy Mister

A 42-year-old man was charged with first-degree assault in Ramsey County District Court for allegedly shooting another man in the chest at a New Brighton apartment complex, following what police said was an argument over a bottle of vodka on May 1

Wed
27
May

Shoreview OK’s Highway 96 Regional Trail Expansion

A trailhead rest area, a loop of 10-foot-wide bituminous trail, overlooks, natural surface trails and habitat restoration are planned for the Snail Lake Marsh area off the Highway 96 Regional Trail in Shoreview. A previous version of the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation plan for the area featured more paved trails. This addition to the nearly 9-mile-long Highway 96 trail is yet a ways off — funding and planning for it will have to wait until both the Ramsey County Board and Metropolitan Council sign off o
A trailhead rest area, a loop of 10-foot-wide bituminous trail, overlooks, natural surface trails and habitat restoration are planned for the Snail Lake Marsh area off the Highway 96 Regional Trail in Shoreview. A previous version of the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation plan for the area featured more paved trails. This addition to the nearly 9-mile-long Highway 96 trail is yet a ways off — funding and planning for it will have to wait until both the Ramsey County Board and Metropolitan Council sign off on it. (courtesy of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation)

County seeking to expand trail into Snail Lake Marsh area

Shoreview recently gave some input and the go-ahead to Ramsey County Parks and Recreation to move forward with an amendment to its Highway 96 Regional Trail Plan that concerns expanding trails into the Snail Lake Marsh area.

The Shoreview City Council discussed what they'd like to see happen on the 47 acres of land around the marsh that is owned by Ramsey County at its May 18 meeting.

Wed
27
May

Highway 96 bridge replacement draws nearer

Come the end of the year, the new Highway 96 bridge over Interstate 35W will be wider than before, more pedestrian friendly and have links to trails. Stop lights will replace stop signs and the interchange will become a diverging diamond interchange, which MnDOT says shifts traffic to cut down on potential accident points. (submitted graphic)
Come the end of the year, the new Highway 96 bridge over Interstate 35W will be wider than before, more pedestrian friendly and have links to trails. Stop lights will replace stop signs and the interchange will become a diverging diamond interchange, which MnDOT says shifts traffic to cut down on potential accident points. (submitted graphic)

Another large bridge project in the Interstate 35W corridor cutting through New Brighton and Arden Hills is set to kick off this week, this time at the I-35W and Highway 96 interchange.

Wed
20
May

Crawling with kiddos

Snail Lake Regional Park located on the south side of Snail Lake in Shoreview saw a a lot of action on Saturday, May 16. Kids enjoyed all the playground equipment and each other’s company on the beautiful spring day. (Linda E.

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20
May

Bulletin area people - published May 20, 2015

Jaymz Culver (Ignacio Perez/U.S. Navy)
Jaymz Culver (Ignacio Perez/U.S. Navy)

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jaymz Culver of Mounds View removes a line from a capstan on USS John C. Stennis' fantail in North Island, California. The ships comprising the John C.

Wed
20
May

New Brighton man shot and killed after dragging police officer during stop

A New Brighton man attempting to flee a traffic stop on westbound Interstate 694 in Fridley late on May 8 was shot and killed by a police officer who was being dragged alongside the vehicle.

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