Submitted by mmunzenrider on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:18am
Lake Johanna (Pamela O'Meara/Bulletin)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday, July 29, that two of its beaches are closed because of high levels of E. coli bacteria found in lake water during testing on July 28.
The swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton and Tony Schmidt Regional Park -- Lake Johanna -- in Arden Hills, are closed and unguarded until further notice, according to the county.
“Light our fire” was the theme of this year's Slice of Shoreview which featured firework displays on two nights. A variety of activities attracted people of all ages to this fun summer event!
(Linda E. Andersen photos/Bulletin)
Mayor Sandy Martin along with council members Cory Springhorn, Terry Quigley, Ady Wickstrom and Emy Johnson turn some dirt in what Martin called a “symbolic way.” (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)
Construction on Shoreview's largest single investment may have started several weeks ago, but that didn’t stop city council members from doing a little bit of digging at the project's site to mark its start.
After several years spent developing a plan for the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site, now known as the Rice Creek Commons, the Arden Hills City Council gave shakey approval to the site’s Master Plan, though the council may face more w
Blake Huffman (second from left) and Alan Duff (far right) join other members of the SAHI build for Thomas and Sonja Koop at the site of the couple’s future home. The group ceremoniously shoveled dirt at a celebration July 6 to ark the start of the house’s construction, which will begin July 13. (photo courtesy of Blake Huffman)
For many military veterans in the United States, it can be difficult to adjust back into society after their service because of physical injuries and mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
A 1938 aerial photograph shows Rice Creek’s windy past. The road running to its left would later become Interstate 35W. (photo courtesy of RCWD)
RCWD finalizing plan to recreate meanders in Rice Creek
Middle Rice Creek once meandered through Arden Hills before it was straightened in the mid-1900s, and after more than three-quarters of a century, the creek will be restored to a more winding route.
But before the creek's new flow can be completed and construction can start, community members and organizations like the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will have an opportunity to comment on a project document that was released to the public July 6.