New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

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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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29
Apr

Mounds View High School wins Economics Challenge state championship

Mounds View High School won the state champion title in the "Adam Smith" — advanced placement — division of the statewide Economics Challenge on April 7. Mounds View last won the state title in 2013.

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29
Apr

Arden Hills switches recycling hauler, switches to carts

This week, Arden Hills is delivering large city-branded recycling carts to residences, and beginning May 5 and 6, Republic Services will start as the city's new contracted recycling hauler with continued weekly pickups.

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29
Apr

County Road E project will last through August

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The County Road E bridge over Snelling Avenue in Arden Hills was demolished April 18, and area residents and commuters should settle in for delays and detours throughout the reconstruction project that will result in a new bridge by the end of sum

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29
Apr

Northeast Bank branches out

The former Mark’s Auto Service station at 1135 Silver Lake Road will be replaced by a new location of Northeast Bank. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The former Mark’s Auto Service station at 1135 Silver Lake Road will be replaced by a new location of Northeast Bank. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Bank will replace vacant service station on Silver Lake Road

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29
Apr

Shoreview taking bids on $12.5 million water treatment plant project

Shoreview is asking for bids on what Mayor Sandy Martin called "a major, major infrastructure project for the city of Shoreview, probably the biggest of all time."

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22
Apr

Bulletin area people published April 22, 2015

Bethel University's Dillon John of Shoreview finished in the top ten among golfers which put him on the All Conference Squad for Golf in the M.I.A.C. this past season. John is a junior at the Arden Hills school.

Wed
22
Apr

Cable commission working out service agreement with CenturyLink

In the coming months the North Suburban Communications Commission will work to hammer out a cable franchise deal with CenturyLink, potentially bringing a second cable TV provider into the area, alongside Comcast.

Wed
22
Apr

New Brighton makes moves to head off new pollutant found in water

Department of Health notified city of dioxane contamination

New Brighton announced Friday that a new contaminant, a solvent called 1,4-dioxane, was recently detected in the city's water supply.

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22
Apr

Washburn-McReavy named St. Anthony Chamber’s Outstanding Business of the Year

The McReavy family at their Hillside Chapel near St. Anthony. From top left, Jordan Seitz, Jon Seitz, Bill McReavy Jr., Brett McReavy, Cyndi McReavy-Seitz, Kay McReavy and Bill McReavy Sr. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The McReavy family at their Hillside Chapel near St. Anthony. From top left, Jordan Seitz, Jon Seitz, Bill McReavy Jr., Brett McReavy, Cyndi McReavy-Seitz, Kay McReavy and Bill McReavy Sr. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Few Minnesota-based businesses predate the state itself, and Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels is one of those longstanding few.

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