New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

Thu
18
Sep

New Brighton veterinarian wins office renovation, prefers pets and people over business


Meggan Besonen, a certified veterinary technician, works the desk with Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Mary Philippson's Ark Pet Hospital in New Brighton. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Ark Pet Hospital's resident green-necked doves, from left, Blanche and Laurel. "They're our little old ladies," says Angie Parlin, who has worked at Ark for 15 years, adding that Laurel is more than 20 years old. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Owning her own business was never explicitly part of the plan, not really a goal, says Dr. Mary Philippson, who owns the Ark Pet Hospital in New Brighton, the veterinary practice she bought in 2008.

Wed
17
Sep

St. Anthony to install fiber optic network to connect important city facilities

St. Anthony Village will begin installation of a municipal fiber optic network beginning next month after the plan was approved unanimously by the city council at its Sept. 9 meeting.

Wed
17
Sep

Details surface after Hoffman's arrest


Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Bullets, packed suitcase recovered during investigation
Hoffman is charged with one count of intentional second-degree murder. He appeared in Ramsey County District Court Sept. 12 in a bulletproof vest, and his bail was set at $2 million. His next court appearance is Oct. 3. The maximum sentence for second-degree murder is 40 years.

Wed
17
Sep

An expensive nap in St. Anthony

Bulletin Area police reports week of Sept. 17, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Thu
11
Sep

Ty Hoffman, alleged Arden Hills shooter, arrested in Shakopee


Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

This still image was taken from surveillance video of the TCF Bank robbery in Blaine Aug. 31. (Courtesy of the Blaine Police Department) Lyle "Ty" Hoffman
Hoffman apprehended without incident after 32-day manhunt
After a month on the run, Lyle Marvin "Ty" Hoffman, wanted since Aug. 11 for the gas station killing of Kelly L. Phillips, was reportedly arrested in Shakopee on Thursday.
Wed
10
Sep

Mother -- and daughters -- thank paramedics for possible life-saving trip


Paramedics Kenny DeRosier and Albert Reiff receive cards from twins Etta and Elsie Slabiak, now 3, with their mother Becky, Aug. 28 during a paramedic recognition event. DeRosier and Reiff drove Becky to the hospital while she was in labor with the twins and had the complication of a prolapsed umbilical cord. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Pete, Elsie, Etta and Becky Slabiak check out an ambulance at the Allina Medical Transportation center in Mounds View. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The Allina Medical Transportation center in Mounds View is a state-of-the-art staging area for paramedics and the ambulances and high-tech equipment they field in to medical emergencies. 
On Aug. 28, the center served another function: the site of reunion for twin girls and the paramedics who helped ensure their safe delivery one morning three years ago. 
Wed
10
Sep

A spit hood, a swindle and a loaded handgun in New Brighton

Bulletin Area police reports week of Sept. 10, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Wed
10
Sep

Woman reports adulterated coffee; coworker charged with fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct

A Blaine man who allegedly ejaculated into his female co-worker's coffee multiple times has been charged with fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

Tue
09
Sep

A tale of two Wal-Marts: cities deal with stores' policing needs

Vadnais Heights and Roseville, two recent recipients of Wal-Mart Supercenters, have found that although the retail hubs attract crowds of shoppers, they also require a good deal of police attention, leading the cities to look for ways to help cut the cost of increased policing.

Mon
08
Sep

Touch-A-Truck returns to St. Anthony and Silver Lake Village


St. Anthony Fire Marshal Chris Fuller found a thrilled firetruck fan in 2-year-old Bodhi Geyen at the St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Touch-A-Truck event. The fire department will return with sirens and lights a-blazing at this year's Touch-A-Truck event Sept. 13.

The backhoe simulator at last year's Touch-A-Truck event was a popular attraction.

Local kids got the chance to get up close and personal with more than a dozen trucks, emergency vehicles and heavy equipment at the last year's Touch-A-Truck event.

"Nordy" from the Minnesota Wild hung out with kids among the heavy equipment at last year's Touch-A-Truck event.

Touch-A-Truck sent in the clowns, who were also skilled balloon sculptors, at last year's event.

The St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce and Silver Lake Village Shopping Center will hold their second annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Lake Village.

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