Bulletin Area News

News for New Brighton, Mounds View, Shoreview, Arden Hills, St. Anthony and surrounding communities. 
New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin, Shoreview - Arden Hills Bulletin & St. Anthony Bulletin.

 

Wed
17
Dec

Bulletin-area property tax levies track with property values, and go up

Homeowners’ median property values in suburban Ramsey County are up across the board for the first time since 2006, the year before the onset of the Great Recession.

Wed
17
Dec

Mounds View School Board approves levy increase

Spurred on by greater student enrollment and an increased need for space, Mounds View Public School District 621 approved a 3.9 percent levy increase for 2015 at its Dec. 9 school board meeting.

Wed
17
Dec

Maple Grove homicide suspect shot by police after car chase on I-694

The suspect in a Maple Grove homicide was shot and killed by police following an early-morning car chase on Interstate 694 that ended when the suspect crashed into a wire barrier near Rice Street and exited his vehicle with a weapon on Wednesday, Dec. 17, police said.

Tue
16
Dec

Way cleared for Islamic center and mosque in St. Anthony

St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust US Attorney Andrew Luger Sheik Abdirahman Omar Abu-Huraira
On Dec. 16, United States Attorney for District of Minnesota Andrew Luger announced a settlement to the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony that will make way for the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center and mosque in the city. Front, center, from left to right: St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust, Luger and Abu-Huraira's Sheik Abdirahman Omar. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
City settles federal civil rights lawsuit over denial of conditional use permit
The settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of St. Anthony Village will make way for a mosque and Islamic center within the city.
U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the settlement Tuesday at a press conference outside the St. Anthony Business Center that will house the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center. He was flanked by St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust and the center's Sheik Abdirahman Omar.
 
 
Tue
16
Dec

New cable television provider courts North Suburban Communications Commission

NSCC sees CenturyLink as able suitor
Nearly a month after the final member city of the North Suburban Communications Commission accepted a franchise extension and transfer deal with Comcast, ending a four-year impasse between NSCC and the cable provider essentially in a draw, a new cable company came knocking.

Wed
10
Dec

Constitution Party candidate triggers recount for MN House District 41B

A recount of election results for Minnesota House Congressional District 41B began at 9 a.m. at the Anoka County Courthouse on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the request of Constitution Party candidate Tim Utz.

Wed
10
Dec

DNR settles with White Bear Lake groups over lake levels

Settlement will ask state to pay for Shoreview, North St. Paul, Vadnais Heights to change water source
A settlement agreement reached between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and groups concerned about water levels in White Bear Lake could have implications for nearby cities, including Shoreview, Vadnais Heights and North St. Paul.
Announced Dec. 1, the settlement between the DNR and two plaintiff groups—the White Bear Lake Restoration Association and White Bear Lake Homeowners’ Association—states that all three groups will, per the DNR website, “support efforts to develop a surface water supply to serve area communities.”

Wed
10
Dec

St. Anthony burglar breaks $1,500 window, steals jewelry valued at less than $100

Bulletin Area police reports week of Dec. 10, 2014, for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
09
Dec

Meeting set on federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony over denial of Islamic center

The former Medtronic headquarters at 3055 Old Highway 8 is at the center of a federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony. The U.S. Justice Department sued the city after it denied a conditional use permit that would have allowed worship at an Islamic center in the building. Lawyers and city officials have a meeting set with Judge Jeffrey Keyes Dec. 11.
The former Medtronic headquarters at 3055 Old Highway 8 is at the center of a federal civil rights lawsuit against St. Anthony. The U.S. Justice Department sued the city after it denied a conditional use permit that would have allowed worship at an Islamic center in the building. Lawyers and city officials have a meeting set with Judge Jeffrey Keyes Dec. 11. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Lawyers, city officials to meet with judge in settlement conference
The latest round in the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against St. Anthony Village will be played out Thursday, Dec. 11, when a scheduling and settlement conference takes place in Minneapolis.
It will be the first movement in the lawsuit filed Aug. 27 by the U.S. Attorney’s Office alleging that the St. Anthony City Council violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000, when it denied a conditional use permit in June 2012 that would have allowed worship services at an Islamic center.

Tue
09
Dec

ISD 623 property to become senior housing

The vacant site of the former Lake Owasso Elementary School at the intersection of Victoria Street and Woodhill Drive in Roseville could soon be called home by more than 100 seniors.

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