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.
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.
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...