Rich Davis enjoyed a walk along a Maplewood trail with dogs Charlie and Maverick April 4. (Linda Baumeister/Bulletin)
Over the hum of discussion at the latest listening session for the Ramsey Communities Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle plan on March 31 at Roseville City Hall, words like "funding," "connectivity," "Denmark," "bike lanes," and "enforcement" consi
Dolly Kawczynski, 97, and Betty Strohfus, 95, meet following Strohfus’ presentation on her flying days with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. Kawczynski was a U.S. Navy nurse stationed in Hawaii during the war, and afterward returned to Minnesota to teach nursing. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Betty Strohfus says WASP had pivotal role in military history
The dark line tracks the proposed sound wall’s path from Ardan Park to County Road I. Construction of the proposed $3 million wall could help protect more than 500 area residents from highway-related noise, debris and emissions. (Image via Google Maps)
Residents in northeastern Mounds View, dogged by highway noise and car emissions emanating from Highway 10 and Interstate 35W, have long clamored for a highway sound wall to be built in the area. Relief may be in sight.
Work on Hansen Pond will replace the current city-built dam with a new, taller structure. RCWD said water levels would have to rise more than 4 feet to crest the new dam. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
$4.8 million plan goes for water quality and flood mitigation
Plans to drain and dredge the Hansen Park Pond in New Brighton are moving forward, the results of which will create the city's newest island, through improved area water quality and flood mitigation is the aim.
From left, Nathon Bailey, Judy and Jim Phillips, with other family and friends, speak to the media following Lyle “Ty” Hoffman’s sentencing for the killing of Kelly L. Phillips. Said Jim Phillips, “Our part in this is over, for the most part ... We’re just happy to be able to put this aside a little bit and maybe live a normal life.” (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lyle “Ty” Hoffman
Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prison on March 17 for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station.