News

Wed
01
Apr

Long-awaited highway sound wall in northeast Mounds View gains support

The dark line tracks the proposed sound wall’s path from Ardan Park to County Road I. Construction of the proposed $3 million wall could help protect more than 500 area residents from highway-related noise, debris and emissions. (Image via Google Maps)
The dark line tracks the proposed sound wall’s path from Ardan Park to County Road I. Construction of the proposed $3 million wall could help protect more than 500 area residents from highway-related noise, debris and emissions. (Image via Google Maps)

Residents in northeastern Mounds View, dogged by highway noise and car emissions emanating from Highway 10 and Interstate 35W, have long clamored for a highway sound wall to be built in the area. Relief may be in sight.

Wed
01
Apr

Mike Reeves appointed to county library board

Mike Reeves
Mike Reeves

Former Lake Elmo City Council member and retired business executive Mike Reeves has been appointed to represent District 3 on the Washington County Library Board.

Wed
01
Apr

Bulletin area graduates - published April 1, 2015

These area students are recent graduates of colleges and universities:

Arts Institutes International
New Brighton — Monica McMahan; Shoreview — Bradley Loch.

Wed
01
Apr

Bulletin area students make Deans' List

These area students made the Dean's List recently at various colleges and universities:

Loyola University, Chicago
Arden Hills — Miranda Gonzalez.

Wed
01
Apr

New Brighton opts for park pond project

Work on Hansen Pond will replace the current city-built dam with a new, taller structure. RCWD said water levels would have to rise more than 4 feet to crest the new dam. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Work on Hansen Pond will replace the current city-built dam with a new, taller structure. RCWD said water levels would have to rise more than 4 feet to crest the new dam. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

$4.8 million plan goes for water quality and flood mitigation

Plans to drain and dredge the Hansen Park Pond in New Brighton are moving forward, the results of which will create the city's newest island, through improved area water quality and flood mitigation is the aim.

Tue
31
Mar

Road construction season nears in Ramsey County

Make no mistake, regardless of any more impending spring snowstorms, road construction season is nearly here.

Tue
31
Mar

3 years after concussion, RAHS dancer continues to spread awareness

RAHS senior Michelle Jensen, left, suffered a severe concussion during gym class her freshman year, and still feels its effects today. Now, the Raiderette dancer uses platforms like dance shows­­—pictured with head coach Brittany Rehling at right—and health classes to spread awareness and education. (submitted photo)
RAHS senior Michelle Jensen, left, suffered a severe concussion during gym class her freshman year, and still feels its effects today. Now, the Raiderette dancer uses platforms like dance shows­­—pictured with head coach Brittany Rehling at right—and health classes to spread awareness and education. (submitted photo)

Over the next couple years, 17-year-old Michelle Jensen of Roseville has a few things on her to-do list: ride a bike again, learn to drive, ride a horse, go to Mars, own a pet dinosaur...

Sun
29
Mar

Watershed staff explore stormwater caverns

Barr Engineering staff take notes during the inspection at the  entrance to the Beltline near the Mississippi River.  (submitted photo)
Barr Engineering staff take notes during the inspection at the entrance to the Beltline near the Mississippi River. (submitted photo)

For some, exploring the dark enigma of tunnels that carry stormwater from near Lake Phalen down to the Mississippi River sounds exciting.

For others, it might sound mortifying.

For Dave Vlasin, it’s just his job.

Sun
29
Mar

Visitation’s Mandi Simon honored at ‘Star of the North’ ceremony

Mandi Simon, founder of the nonprofit Simon Says Give. (submitted photo)
Mandi Simon, founder of the nonprofit Simon Says Give. (submitted photo)

Sixth-grader’s nonprofit brings birthday parties, school supplies to community

Sun
29
Mar

Meet South St. Paul’s first ‘Mayor for the Day’

Police Chief Bill Messerich and Mayor Beth Baumann pose for a photo with Kaposia sixth-grader Emily Martinez at the police station. (Submitted photo)
Police Chief Bill Messerich and Mayor Beth Baumann pose for a photo with Kaposia sixth-grader Emily Martinez at the police station. (Submitted photo)

South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann got a little break March 16. She didn’t quite play hooky on one of the 52 dreaded Mondays of the year.

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