New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

Wed
06
May

Can backyard roosts fit in suburban neighborhoods?

Kathy Smith handles a new colony of honeybees with neither gloves nor hood. Smith said she enjoys the honey her Chisago City colony of bees produces, and said she always buys honey from the different international locales to which she travels, to taste the local varieties. She said buckwheat honey and orange blossom honey are particularly delicious. (submitted photo)
Kathy Smith handles a new colony of honeybees with neither gloves nor hood. Smith said she enjoys the honey her Chisago City colony of bees produces, and said she always buys honey from the different international locales to which she travels, to taste the local varieties. She said buckwheat honey and orange blossom honey are particularly delicious. (submitted photo)

Mounds View rethinking chicken and bees, New Brighton to hold public hearing May 12

Mounds View's city code regarding what it considers farm animals — horses, cows, sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens and bees, among others — is cut and dry.
Raising them in Mounds View is "unlawful and a public nuisance affecting the public peace, safety, and welfare," according to city code 701.06, which the city adopted in April 2002.

Tue
05
May

Boys charged with felony wildlife arson for fires in New Brighton

Nearly a month after they allegedly set fires near Irondale High School in New Brighton that required multiple agencies to put them out, two boys have been charged with felony wildlife arson.

Tue
05
May

U of M’s Bell Museum plans move to Falcon Heights

The future site of the Bell Museum at Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues in Falcon Heights is empty, save for some beehives used by the University of Minnesota. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The future site of the Bell Museum at Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues in Falcon Heights is empty, save for some beehives used by the University of Minnesota. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

A 140-year-old museum on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus is moving out, finding a new home in Falcon Heights on the college’s St. Paul campus.

Wed
29
Apr

Batter Up!

Enthusiastic Little League teams played baseball at Sitzer Park in Shoreview on Saturday, April 25 — a great day to spend time on the diamond. (Linda E. Andersen photos/Bulletin)

Wed
29
Apr

Midday power outage and a crash

St. Anthony resident Nicholas Welter photographed the aftermath of an accident off of St. Anthony Boulevard. Welter describes his photo as such: “Emergency personnel have just removed the driver from the car with the help of hydraulic cutting/ramming tools, and have managed to get him onto a stretcher. All [seven] visible emergency personnel are caring for the driver.” (photo courtesy of Nicholas Welter)
St. Anthony resident Nicholas Welter photographed the aftermath of an accident off of St. Anthony Boulevard. Welter describes his photo as such: “Emergency personnel have just removed the driver from the car with the help of hydraulic cutting/ramming tools, and have managed to get him onto a stretcher. All [seven] visible emergency personnel are caring for the driver.” (photo courtesy of Nicholas Welter)

A widespread power outage that was traced to problems with a transformer at the Xcel Energy power substation in Roseville blinked out areas of New Brighton, northeast Minneapolis and St. Anthony the afternoon of April 22.

Wed
29
Apr

Shoreview house fire damages neighboring homes, no injuries reported

A house fire the evening of April 18 on the 1400 block of Pinewood Drive in Shoreview spread to two neighboring houses, damaging all three, though no injuries were reported, according to the Lake Johanna Fire Department.

Wed
29
Apr

Vadnais Heights skatepark survey

Vadnais Heights is gauging residents' interest in a public skatepark within the city and is seeking comments through an online survey.

Wed
29
Apr

Bulletin area people - published April 29, 2015

“The Third Day”
“The Third Day”

St. Anthony resident Chanyce Heidel’s oil painting entitled “The Third Day” will appear in the juried fine arts exhibition at the inaugural Christian Arts Festival at Trinity School at River Ridge.

Wed
29
Apr

Bulletin area people - published April 29, 2015

Emma Tsai
Emma Tsai

Emma Tsai, a Mounds View High School sophomore, recently received the Global Citizen Scholarship based on her scores on the National Spanish Exam.

Wed
29
Apr

Cheryl Blackford fulfills her dream with ‘Hungry Coyote’

Writer Cheryl Blackford of North Oaks awaits the May 1 publication of “Hungry Coyote,” her children’s picture book about a year in the life of an urban coyote. (courtesy Jessie DeCorsey)
Writer Cheryl Blackford of North Oaks awaits the May 1 publication of “Hungry Coyote,” her children’s picture book about a year in the life of an urban coyote. (courtesy Jessie DeCorsey)

North Oaks author's book to be released May 1

On one of her many walks through the woods near her North Oaks home, author Cheryl Blackford saw a "lone coyote trotting across the frozen lake" and wondered how it lived successfully so close to an urban area.

Blackford says she walks outside almost every day, regardless of the weather. It's her thinking time for writing stories, including imagining the setting for her newly published children's picture book, "Hungry Coyote," a story about a year in the life of an urban coyote.

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