Hannah Burlingame

 Hannah Burlingame can be reached at staffwriter@lillienews.com or 651-748-7824.

Wed
30
Sep

New Brighton’s newest playground open for play


(Hannah Burlingame/Bulletin)

Members of the New Brighton City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department, along with some kids, were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 22 at Totem Pole Park to open the city's newest playground.

Wed
23
Sep

New Shoreview library moves one step closer to groundbreaking

The design for the new Ramsey County Library in Shoreview incorporates wood and glass as well as views south over Highway 96 into parkland. (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)
The design for the new Ramsey County Library in Shoreview incorporates wood and glass as well as views south over Highway 96 into parkland. (courtesy of the City of Shoreview)

A larger, more modern and regional Ramsey County Library in Shoreview is one step closer to reality at Highway 96 and Victoria Street.

Wed
23
Sep

Freezing for a cause

Ed Cutchins, Lynn Schlieff and Officer Tom Nerison used a New Brighton fire truck as a platform to drop ice water on Schlieff and Nerison, as a part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 25. Cutchins was diagnosed with ALS in November 2013. (submitted photo)
Ed Cutchins, Lynn Schlieff and Officer Tom Nerison used a New Brighton fire truck as a platform to drop ice water on Schlieff and Nerison, as a part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 25. Cutchins was diagnosed with ALS in November 2013. (submitted photo)

Getting ice water dumped on your head to help raise awareness and funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis was a viral sensation last year.

Wed
23
Sep

Road construction + traffic = headache for Mounds View High

Deputies directed traffic during the morning commute at the intersection of Lake Valentine Road and Old Highway 10/Snelling Avenue. (Hannah Burlingame/Bulletin)
Deputies directed traffic during the morning commute at the intersection of Lake Valentine Road and Old Highway 10/Snelling Avenue. (Hannah Burlingame/Bulletin)

A new school year normally brings with it a little bit of worry and stress. However, students and faculty at Mounds View High School are facing some extra road-related stress the beginning of this academic year.

Wed
16
Sep

Construction season 2019? It’s on its way

The improvement project would be from Highway 36 in Roseville to Lexington Avenue in Blaine. (courtesy of MnDOT)
The improvement project would be from Highway 36 in Roseville to Lexington Avenue in Blaine. (courtesy of MnDOT)

Plans are already in the works for one of  Minnesotans' least favorite seasons: road construction.

However, there's plenty of warning on this project: about 3 1/2 years.

Wed
16
Sep

Shoreview church is golden

Shepherd of the Hills as it stands today. (submitted photo)
Shepherd of the Hills as it stands today. (submitted photo)

Shepherd of the Hills celebrates its 50th

On Sept. 20, a local church  congregation will celebrate its golden anniversary. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Shoreview is about to turn the big 5-0.
The first ever Shepherd of the Hills service was held on Sept. 19, 1965 at Island Lake School. 154 people attended this inaugural service. Fast-forward 50 years and the church is still going strong.

Wed
16
Sep

Bulletin area cities begin approving 2016 proposed tax levies

Cities are in the process of approving proposed tax levies for 2016. The levy numbers being approved are maximum increases — once approved, the numbers can be decreased but not increased before their final approval at the end of the year.

Wed
09
Sep

Beekeeping a step closer to reality in Mounds View

Mounds View residents are one step closer to possibly being able to keep honeybees on their property.

Tue
08
Sep

Grants available for water quality improvement projects

A rain garden, like the one seen here in Little Canada, is filled with plants that help filter out pollutants from runoff water. Homeowners with their sights on water quality improvement projects on their property can have up to 75 percent of the project paid for by a Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District grant. (courtesy of RWMWD)
A rain garden, like the one seen here in Little Canada, is filled with plants that help filter out pollutants from runoff water. Homeowners with their sights on water quality improvement projects on their property can have up to 75 percent of the project paid for by a Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District grant. (courtesy of RWMWD)

Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District is offering grant money for projects designed to help improve water quality.

Wed
02
Sep

Cabbie helps nab fleeing suspects

Hunter Carlstrom
Hunter Carlstrom

Victim recovering from assault wounds
Around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Ramsey County Sheriff's office received the first of many calls about a person sprawled on the ground along the eastbound lane of Interstate 694 in Arden Hills.

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