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.
St. Anthony resident Nicholas Welter photographed the aftermath of an accident off of St. Anthony Boulevard. Welter describes his photo as such: “Emergency personnel have just removed the driver from the car with the help of hydraulic cutting/ramming tools, and have managed to get him onto a stretcher. All [seven] visible emergency personnel are caring for the driver.” (photo courtesy of Nicholas Welter)
A widespread power outage that was traced to problems with a transformer at the Xcel Energy power substation in Roseville blinked out areas of New Brighton, northeast Minneapolis and St. Anthony the afternoon of April 22.
Known strictly as TCAAP when the land use map for the redevelopment was approved last year, there’s no exact location for the proposed 40-acre solar energy array at Rice Creek Commons, though the energy plan locates it generally in the northeastern area of the development. (submitted map)
Much of the new development at Rice Creek Commons will be powered by a 40-acre solar power array, if all goes according to plans adopted by the development's Joint Development Authority on April 6.
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities will host a workshop entitled "Chalk Talk" with documentary photographer Wing Young Huie, United's artist-in-residence, on Wednesday, March 25, from 1- 3 p.m. The fee is $25.
From left to right: Ramsey County Sheriff’s Deputy Don Rindal, Deputy Mike Servatka, Suzanne Bradford, Allina EMT Brad Racutt, Mike Adsit, Allina Paramedic Jim Mesaros, Lake Johanna Fire Captain Brad Roberts, Firefighter Jim Gag and Firefighter Jeff Hintz. (submitted photo)
Public safety responders with the Lake Johanna Fire Department had the opportunity to meet with Shoreview resident Mike Adsit, who on Feb. 5 suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in his home.
Following the lead of several Minnesota cities in light of last year's legalization of medical cannabis at the state level, St. Anthony put in place a one-year moratorium on the manufacture and distribution of the drug in the city.