New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

Mon
02
Nov

From Edison to art

This swirl of glass full of small flowers inside is called Garden Memories, created in 2009 by Rick Ayotte. This modern piece is on display at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
This swirl of glass full of small flowers inside is called Garden Memories, created in 2009 by Rick Ayotte. This modern piece is on display at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

The Fox Cities area is full of surprises

Who would have thought that in 1882, the beautiful Victorian Hearthstone home overlooking the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin, would be the first home in the world to be lighted by hydroelectricity from a central station using the Thomas Edison system?
The event put the area on the map and launched unimaginable changes in how people cooked, cleaned, lived and entertained themselves in their homes.

Wed
28
Oct

Election 2015- District 282 candidates focus on closing achievement gap

Candidates running unopposed
Three-at-large seats are open for the St. Anthony-New Brighton Independent School District 282 Board, and three candidates are running. Cassandra Palmer, Andrea (Andie) Scamehorn and Michael Volna are up for election. Palmer is the only candidate running who is currently not on the board.

Wed
28
Oct

New Brighton candidates address packed City Hall

Based on the standing-room-only crowd at a candidate forum Monday, Oct. 19, interest in the New Brighton mayoral and city council races appears to be high this fall.

Wed
28
Oct

Work underway on new library in Shoreview

Members of the Ramsey County Board, Ramsey County Library Board and others helped plan the new Shoreview Library. They broke ground on it Oct. 22. (Hannah Burlingame/Bulletin)
Members of the Ramsey County Board, Ramsey County Library Board and others helped plan the new Shoreview Library. They broke ground on it Oct. 22. (Hannah Burlingame/Bulletin)

Work has begun on the new Ramsey County Library in Shoreview — on Oct. 22, ground was officially broken.

Tue
27
Oct

‘Hail to purple, hail to white’

 hail to mom and dad

Wearing her school colors, Pam O’Meara stands in front of her former sorority house, now privately owned.  It overlooks Lake Michigan just off the Northwestern University campus. (Pam O’Meara/Review)
Wearing her school colors, Pam O’Meara stands in front of her former sorority house, now privately owned.  It overlooks Lake Michigan just off the Northwestern University campus. (Pam O’Meara/Review)

I searched my closet for anything purple — my school color — and came up with a few shirts, a jacket, socks and even shoes to wear for my 50th college reunion at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois — the first reunion I’ve ever attended.

Thu
22
Oct

Picking the perfect pumpkin

Caiden Brady, 3, enjoyed the pumpkin patch at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Vadnais Heights on Oct. 17. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Wed
21
Oct

The Shoreview City Council seeks applicants for committees/commissions

The Bikeways and Trails Committee advises the city council in matters concerning the development of bikeways, trails and alternative means of transportation. They meet regularly on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

Wed
21
Oct

Arden Hills council member Robert Woodburn dies following car accident

Robert Woodburn
Robert Woodburn

Arden Hills City Council member Robert Woodburn died Oct. 2 of complications from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 85.

Wed
21
Oct

2015 Election - New Brighton candidates talk budget, water safety

With two at-large city council seats up for grabs, current council members Mary Burg and Paul Jacobsen look to hold onto their seats against challengers Susan Erickson and Richard “Rick” Moses.

Wed
21
Oct

Election 2015 - District 621 candidates focus on crowding and achievement

Five candidates are running for four seats on the Mounds View Public Schools Board. Current ISD 621 board members Robert Helgeson, Amy Jones, Jonathan Weinhagen and Sandra Westerman are all running for reelection.

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