New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

Wed
24
Sep

Mushrooms and marijuana

Bulletin Area police reports week of Sept. 24, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
23
Sep

Railroad quiet zones on track for Little Canada and Shoreview, but still a ways off

Little Canada and Shoreview are creeping closer to establishing a series of railroad quiet zones as both city councils recently approved plans with the Soo Line Railroad for construction cost estimates on eight railroad crossings the cities want t

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

Tue
16
Sep

35E toll lane coming, 694 expanding


A MnPASS express toll lane is currently being constructed on Interstate 35E in Little Canada. The project is slated to continue through next year.

Little Canada braces for noise
Two major highways in the area will soon have an additional lane, thanks to major construction projects in the works. When the projects are completed, they will improve traffic flow and safety, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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

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