Newsbriefs - Bulletin Area

Wed
23
Apr

Volunteer teams needed

Metro Paint-A-Thon has helped low-income seniors and people with disabilities continue to live independently, enriching their lives and neighborhoods in cities throughout the seven-county metro area.

Wed
23
Apr

Shoreview Human Rights Commission seeks Caring Youth nominees

The Shoreview Human Rights Commission is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Caring Youth Award. The Human Rights Commission created this award in 2012 to honor Shoreview’s outstanding youth. Nominees should help to make Shoreview a community where all people are welcomed, valued and respected; where each person feels at home.

Fri
18
Apr

Controlled burns planned for Ramsey County Parks in April and May


Controlled burns are a regular part of Ramsey County Parks activity. Shown is a 2006 burn at Tamarack Nature Center. (submitted photo)

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will again be conducting prescribed burns in numerous parks and open spaces this spring. Burns begin in early April and continue through May.

Wed
09
Apr

Hopkins man charged after attempted burglary in New Brighton

In the early morning hours of Sunday, March 30, police arrested a man who allegedly attempted to force entry into a home in New Brighton.
34-year-old Christopher Charles Patterson of Hopkins allegedly rang the doorbell of a home on the 600 block of Riviera Drive four times around 3:30 a.m.

Fri
04
Apr

Adoption of a Fire Service Explorer Post

The Spring Lake Park, Blaine, Mounds View (SBM) Fire Department has now founded a Fire Explorer Post. Exploring is a program run through a branch of the Boy Scouts of America. The Post will engage youth ages 14-20 in a unique opportunity not found through traditional education. The program focuses on exploring the fields of firefighting, emergency medicine, and public safety.

Tue
01
Apr

Ramsey County moves forward with Vadnais Heights Sports Center purchase

County deposits quarter million in cash for building
Despite having its bid passed up in October for being too low, Ramsey County recently signed a letter of intent to purchase the Vadnais Heights Sports Center and made a $250,000 deposit on the building.

Fri
28
Mar

Police in New Brighton search for robbery, burglary suspects

The New Brighton Department of Public Safety is seeking the public's help in identifying suspects from a recent robbery and burglary.
NBDPS Deputy Director Tony Paetznick said officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Circle K gas station on the corner of Silver Lake Road and West County Road E at approximately 5:54 a.m. Friday, March 28. Officers searched the area with a K-9, but were unable to locate the suspects.

Thu
13
Mar

Protect your water service from freezing

Due to extreme frost conditions in the metro area this season, property owners in New Brighton and other metro cities have experienced frozen water services. City officials are asking residents to periodically check the temperature of water coming from their faucets. If the temperature is 40 degrees or colder, you should contact the Public Works Department.

Tue
11
Mar

Vadnais Heights City Council approves new park and ride facility

In a 3-2 vote, the Vadnais Heights City Council approved an application submitted by Metro Transit for a site plan, special use permit and preliminary plat to build a commuter bus park and ride facility at 850 East County Road E. Council members Terry Nyblom and Craig Johnson voted against the motion at the March 5 council meeting.

Mon
24
Feb

New Brighton police search for burglary suspect

At approximately 10:20 this morning officers from the New Brighton Department of Public Safety (NBDPS) were dispatched to the 2700 block of West County Road H for a report of an interrupted home burglary that had occurred 10 minutes prior. 

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