New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

Wed
03
Jun

Highway 96 bridge construction

Ramps at Ramsey County Road 96, I-35W close Monday, June 1

Reconstruction of the Ramsey County Road 96 bridge on the border of Arden Hills and New Brighton began on May 28 as crews placed barricades for the project.

Wed
03
Jun

Shoreview, Arden Hills seek to improve Spring Cleanup Day

Shoreview and Arden Hills hope to avoid a repeat of last spring's Cleanup Day when some residents waited in long lines and were turned away early.

Thu
28
May

New Brighton passes ordinance regulating backyard chickens Council pivots once more, this time away from ban

From left, Ellis Norman, 7, Delaney Norman, 10, Archer Norman, 8, Colleen Norman, Sarah Steiniger, and Ethan Gylling, 8, protest New Brighton's proposed backyard poultry ban in the lead up to the city council's May 26 meeting. Steiniger said she has four chickens; Colleen Norman said she and her family have six. "We don't even do it for eggs," Norman said. "They are pets."(Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
From left, Ellis Norman, 7, Delaney Norman, 10, Archer Norman, 8, Colleen Norman, Sarah Steiniger, and Ethan Gylling, 8, protest New Brighton's proposed backyard poultry ban in the lead up to the city council's May 26 meeting. Steiniger said she has four chickens; Colleen Norman said she and her family have six. "We don't even do it for eggs," Norman said. "They are pets."(Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Fans of fowl in New Brighton are clucking sighs of relief following a surprise reversal on Tuesday.

Wed
27
May

Ramsey County household hazardous waste collection sites

Where do you get rid of old fertilizer? What do you do with unwanted paint or pesticides? Ramsey County offers a safe alternative to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW).

Wed
27
May

Vadnais Heights sprinkling ban

The city of Vadnais Heights’ sprinkling ban begins June 1 and remains in effect through Sept. 15. This ban applies only to water from the municipal system and helps to conserve water as well as ensure an adequate supply for fire emergencies.

Wed
27
May

Spring cleanup day

A spring cleanup day for Shoreview and Arden Hills residents will take place on Saturday, June 6, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ramsey County Public Works Facility, 1425 Kirkwold Drive in Arden Hills.

Wed
27
May

Mounds View High School wins National Economics Challenge

Mounds View High School students Jacob Weightman, Emily Ruan, Abraham Chen and Sam Rush at the 2015 Minnesota Economics Challenge in April. (courtesy of Paula Keller, MCEE)
Mounds View High School students Jacob Weightman, Emily Ruan, Abraham Chen and Sam Rush at the 2015 Minnesota Economics Challenge in April. (courtesy of Paula Keller, MCEE)

Mounds View High School recently came home with the gold after a team of four students won the 15th annual National Economics Challenge in New York City.

Wed
27
May

AFSA High School honored

AFSA High School in Vadnais Heights was recently honored with the "Promising Practices" award from the Synergy & Leadership Exchange.

Wed
27
May

Man charged with first-degree assault for New Brighton shooting

Stephen Jeroy Mister
Stephen Jeroy Mister

A 42-year-old man was charged with first-degree assault in Ramsey County District Court for allegedly shooting another man in the chest at a New Brighton apartment complex, following what police said was an argument over a bottle of vodka on May 1

Wed
27
May

Shoreview OK’s Highway 96 Regional Trail Expansion

A trailhead rest area, a loop of 10-foot-wide bituminous trail, overlooks, natural surface trails and habitat restoration are planned for the Snail Lake Marsh area off the Highway 96 Regional Trail in Shoreview. A previous version of the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation plan for the area featured more paved trails. This addition to the nearly 9-mile-long Highway 96 trail is yet a ways off — funding and planning for it will have to wait until both the Ramsey County Board and Metropolitan Council sign off o
A trailhead rest area, a loop of 10-foot-wide bituminous trail, overlooks, natural surface trails and habitat restoration are planned for the Snail Lake Marsh area off the Highway 96 Regional Trail in Shoreview. A previous version of the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation plan for the area featured more paved trails. This addition to the nearly 9-mile-long Highway 96 trail is yet a ways off — funding and planning for it will have to wait until both the Ramsey County Board and Metropolitan Council sign off on it. (courtesy of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation)

County seeking to expand trail into Snail Lake Marsh area

Shoreview recently gave some input and the go-ahead to Ramsey County Parks and Recreation to move forward with an amendment to its Highway 96 Regional Trail Plan that concerns expanding trails into the Snail Lake Marsh area.

The Shoreview City Council discussed what they'd like to see happen on the 47 acres of land around the marsh that is owned by Ramsey County at its May 18 meeting.

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