Just prior to being loaded into firetrucks and distributed to other stations, Lake Johanna Fire Department’s 60 new airpacks were on display at the department’s headquarters July 16. (photos by Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Engineer Bruce Carlson loads one of the department’s new airpacks into a firetruck. The brackets that hold them are built into the truck’s seats.
Captain Nate Berg wearing the new equipment.
Lake Johanna Fire Department Chief Tim Boehlke said the difference between the department’s new self-contained breathing apparatuses—airpacks, in station parlance—and their old ones, is “night and day.”
By Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin’s estimate, some 60 people showed up to play some pickleball and to watch the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bobby Theisen Park on July 9. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
The new pickleball courts in Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were at capacity as they were opened officially with a ribbon cutting ceremony. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
From left to right, Shoreview City Councilmember Terry Quigley, Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, Shoreview Area Pickleball Club President John Malmgren, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Sarah Bohnen and Economic Development commissioner Jonathan Weinhagen were on hand to cut the ribbon, officially opening the courts. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
At not quite 9 a.m., all six of the week-old pickleball courts at Bobby Theisen Park in Shoreview were occupied by foursomes, pickleballs pinging back and forth, with spectators and idle players watching attentively and waiting anxiously to get ba
A breakdown of the land use plan for the TCAAP site that was approved at Arden Hills’ June 30 city council meeting.
Council members disagree about park space
A land use master plan map is now in place for the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site in Arden Hills, the culmination of a year-long planning process in the development of the 427-acre piece of land situated to the northeast of the intersection of Interstate 35W and Highway 96.
The layout of the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 35W and Highway 96 that will be constructed by the end of 2015.
A Ramsey County plan to replace the Highway 96 bridge over Interstate 35W in 2015 cleared two hurdles on its way to fruition as both Arden Hills and New Brighton granted municipal consent to the county and approved design plans for the bridge.
Arden Hills switched to single stream recycling July 15, meaning residents are no longer required to sort their food and beverage containers from their paper and cardboard recyclables, while still being able to continue to use their existing recyc