St. Anthony Bulletin News

Wed
28
Jan

St. Anthony sisters posthumously donate $10,000 more

Ann Mlinar Milner, “The Dayton’s Lady,” worked at the store for 85 years.  (submitted photos)
Ann Mlinar Milner, “The Dayton’s Lady,” worked at the store for 85 years. (submitted photos)

City fire department benefits eight months after initial donation

For the second time in less than a year, Roy Quady spoke before the St. Anthony City Council on behalf of his late aunts and mother, in order to present a generous donation in their names to a city institution.

Wed
28
Jan

‘Mr. St. Anthony,’ George Wagner, dies at age 90

George Wagner at the St. Anthony Area Veterans Memorial, near City Hall and Central Park. (Photo courtesy of Barb Suciu, city of St. Anthony)
George Wagner at the St. Anthony Area Veterans Memorial, near City Hall and Central Park. (Photo courtesy of Barb Suciu, city of St. Anthony)

Take a stroll around St. Anthony City Hall and it's apparent George Wagner left his mark on the community.

Fri
23
Jan

Man accused of killing at Arden Hills gas station pleads to second-degree murder

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman
Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Hoffman's trial was set to begin Feb. 17

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman, accused of killing Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station on Aug. 11, pleaded guilty to intentional second-degree murder in Ramsey County District Court Jan. 23.

Thu
22
Jan

Shoreview author pens children's book based on love of BWCA

The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing.
The cover of "Boundary Waters ABC" by Shoreview resident Wes Erwin, published by Adventure Publishing. (submitted photo)

'Boundary Waters ABC' is nominated for a Minnesota Book Award

Shoreview-based author Wes Erwin says that flipping through his book, "Boundary Waters ABC," is like "going back through a photo album."

 

Wed
21
Jan

Giant snow turtle from New Brighton makes media waves

From mentions on the Today Show and at New Brighton City Council meetings and nearly 10,000 "likes" for their Facebook page, the Bartz brothers and their latest snow creation have recently been all over the place. Here, from left, Austin and Trevor Bartz, who, along with their brother Connor (not pictured), made the 12-foot tall sea turtle made of snow that stands in their New Brighton front yard.
From mentions on the Today Show and at New Brighton City Council meetings and nearly 10,000 "likes" for their Facebook page, the Bartz brothers and their latest snow creation have recently been all over the place. Here, from left, Austin and Trevor Bartz, who, along with their brother Connor (not pictured), made the 12-foot tall sea turtle made of snow that stands in their New Brighton front yard. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Bartz brothers build 11-ton sea turtle out of snow

Photos just don't do it justice -- the 23,000-pound sea turtle made of snow that sits in Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz's New Brighton front yard is an incredible 12-foot tall behemoth that nearly blocks the view of their home, as it towers over an SUV parked nearby in the driveway.

 

Wed
21
Jan

Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna holds final service

The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future.
The church at 3245 New Brighton Road in Arden Hills will remain, though the congregation will no longer be called Trinity Lutheran of Lake Johanna. The congregation held its final service Jan. 18 and will be "reborn" as a new congregation under a different name in the future. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Congregation disbands with plans for 'rebirth' at a later date

What began in 1941 came to an end, of sorts, on Sunday, Jan. 18, for Trinity Lutheran Church of Lake Johanna. Worshippers held their final service as a congregation before closing out the ministry to rework and eventually be reborn under a different name.

 

Thu
15
Jan

Met Council report outlines water options for Shoreview, Vadnais Heights

A Metropolitan Council study recently referenced in a settlement agreement between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and two groups concerned with water levels on White Bear Lake was released Dec. 29.

Wed
14
Jan

Turtle Lake augmentation study to come, even if augmentation may not

Finalizing business it handled in June on an issue that stretches back five years, the Shoreview City Council approved a professional services agreement with Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc.

Wed
14
Jan

Vadnais Heights home fire kills one

Vadnais Heights House Fire
A New Year's Day house fire ripped through a home in Vadnais Heights, killing the owner, identified as 54-year-old Joanne Nielsen. The house on Berwood Avenue, across the street from Berwood Park, is a total loss. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

A New Year's Day house fire ripped through a home in Vadnais Heights, killing the owner, identified as 54-year-old Joanne Nielsen. The house on Berwood Avenue, across the street from Berwood Park, is a total loss. 

Wed
14
Jan

St. Anthony City Council adopts civil rights lawsuit settlement

Settlement contingent on further city action

Speaking publicly for the first time about the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony Village last year, the city council unanimously adopted a settlement agreement to the suit at its Dec. 23 meeting.

 

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