St. Anthony Bulletin News

Fri
19
Aug

Protest ensues after Yanez begins desk job at St. Anthony police department


Protesters began to gather at the entrance to the community center in St. Anthony Village around 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19. The organizing group -- Justice Occupation for Philando -- said it would wrap up the protest around 4:30 p.m. so that participants could join a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who was scheduled to make a fundraising stop in Minneapolis that evening. (Jesse Poole/Bulletin)

More than 100 people were expected to show up at some point at a day-long protest in St. Anthony Village Aug. 19.
The group gathered at the entrance to the community center in the 3300 block of Silver Lake Road N.E. in opposition to the news that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez had returned to work

Wed
17
Aug

Stockyard Days 2016


The 2016 iteration of Stockyard Days took place the second week of August.
Wed
10
Aug

ST. ANTHONY VILLAGEFEST 2016


The huge inflatables at the Villagefest celebration got kids and families moving around Aug. 6. There was a space devoted to games for children, sponsored by the St. Anthony Village High School band boosters.
Wed
10
Aug

St. Anthony closes down municipal liquor stores ahead of protests

Nearly 75 protesters gathered outside St. Anthony City Hall Saturday, July 30, and began their march toward the first of two city-owned liquor stores.

Wed
10
Aug

Lowry Grove residents gain strong ally


A group of Lowry Grove residents gather together in support of keeping their homes.

State attorney general’s office picks side in legal fight

The battle continues for residents of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony, who want their homes to remain their homes.

Wed
20
Jul

Neighboring police forces assist St. Anthony in the wake of July 6 shooting

Village patrol officers voluntarily take PTO days 

St. Anthony police officers took some time off after the July 6 killing of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights by a St. Anthony police officer.

Wed
20
Jul

St. Anthony’s VillageFest parade cancelled


The parade that takes place each year during St. Anthony’s VillageFest, seen above in a recent year, has been canceled due to a lack of public safety resources in St. Anthony following the shooting death of Philando Castile. Mageen Caines, parade chairwoman, expressed regret, saying the parade “has always been about unity,” and that “it’s for the children.”

Officials say city’s resources stretched to their limits

St. Anthony Village and the VillageFest Committee decided last week to cancel the festival’s annual parade, which was scheduled to take place Friday, Aug. 5. 

Tue
19
Jul

Falcon Heights residents call for change in wake of police killing


A sign on Larpenteur Avenue near where Philando Castile was killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights. Residents, including the owners of the property in the photo, attended a July 13 city council meeting demanding the city take action.

As memorials on Larpenteur Avenue for Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man killed by a St. Anthony police officer in Falcon Heights July 6, continue to grow, the city and its residents are trying to figure out what’s next.

Tue
19
Jul

Killing of Philando Castile felt across Twin Cities, nation

 

The funeral for Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man from St. Paul who was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights during a traffic stop, was July 14 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

Tue
19
Jul

Protesters march in St. Anthony against killing of Castile


Marchers protesting the killing of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer took to the streets of St. Anthony Village July 10, stopping traffic on Silver Lake Road as they marched south near Silver Lake Village.

People protesting the killing of Philando Castile by St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in Falcon Heights staged a rally at St. Anthony City Hall July 10. 

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