Mike Munzenrider

Staff writer for Review and Bulletin newspapers.
Mike Munzenrider can be reached at mmunzenrider@lillienews.com or 651-748-7824.
Follow him on Twitter @mmunzenrider.

 

 


 

Wed
25
Mar

No gutter balls in this group

Lorraine Johnson readies to roll, as her teammates, in blue shirts and small St. Patrick’s Day caps, look on. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lorraine Johnson readies to roll, as her teammates, in blue shirts and small St. Patrick’s Day caps, look on. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Classic Jackpot ladies' bowling league wraps up for spring

Wed
25
Mar

Hoffman sentenced for killing at Arden Hills gas station

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)
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
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.

Wed
18
Mar

St. Anthony gets organized

Carts from various haulers line a St. Anthony street on a recent Wednesday garbage day. Such a varied scene will be no more as the city switches to organized waste collection April 1, with single haulers assigned to specific zones in the city. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Carts from various haulers line a St. Anthony street on a recent Wednesday garbage day. Such a varied scene will be no more as the city switches to organized waste collection April 1, with single haulers assigned to specific zones in the city. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Organized waste collection system takes effect April 1

Garbage day in St. Anthony will start early and run late March 25-27 as haulers pick up some residents' carts and replace them with new ones as the city switches to organized waste and recycling collection beginning Wednesday, April 1.

Wed
18
Mar

New Brighton redraws voting precinct map

New Brighton is splitting its former five voting precincts into eight in order to reduce the number of potential voters each precinct serves. The Pulte Homes development at the New Brighton Exchange will be in P5. Polling places for the new precinct map have yet to be determined; city staff expect to have them nailed down by summer. (Map courtesy of the city of New Brighton)
New Brighton is splitting its former five voting precincts into eight in order to reduce the number of potential voters each precinct serves. The Pulte Homes development at the New Brighton Exchange will be in P5. Polling places for the new precinct map have yet to be determined; city staff expect to have them nailed down by summer. (Map courtesy of the city of New Brighton)

Polling places yet to be determined, new map has eight precincts

New Brighton is nearly doubling its number of voting precincts in order to reduce the number of voters that each precinct serves, with the goal of reducing processing errors and voter confusion.

Tue
17
Mar

Hoffman sentenced for killing at Arden Hills gas station

Phillips Family
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
Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prisonon Tuesday for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills Holiday gas station.

Wed
11
Mar

Vadnais Heights elects to support early voting legislation

Vadnais Heights passed a resolution in support of proposed law changes at the Legislature that would allow for early voting in Minnesota elections at its March 4 City Council meeting.

Wed
11
Mar

Singing with swing

Crystal Heibner, center, a Shoreview resident, alongside Ashley Lyle, left, and Ellen Puffe, right, performs with the City of Lakes Chorus. (submitted photo)
Crystal Heibner, center, a Shoreview resident, alongside Ashley Lyle, left, and Ellen Puffe, right, performs with the City of Lakes Chorus. (submitted photo)

Area barbershop aficionados to perform at University of Northwestern

Tue
10
Mar

Public comment on CenturyLink’s cable TV application continues through March 13

The North Suburban Cable Commission is taking comments on CenturyLink’s cable television franchise application through noon on Friday, March 13 during an extended public hearing on the issue.

Tue
10
Mar

Berner played ‘Birdie’

Pictured at a dress rehearsal, the Rev. Dr. Tim Berner, principal at Concordia Academy, reminisced and, with coaxing, got into the Conrad Birdie character he played 30 years earlier, alongside 2015’s Conrad Birdie, played by senior Sam Krueger. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Pictured at a dress rehearsal, the Rev. Dr. Tim Berner, principal at Concordia Academy, reminisced and, with coaxing, got into the Conrad Birdie character he played 30 years earlier, alongside 2015’s Conrad Birdie, played by senior Sam Krueger. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Concordia principal remembers high school turn as school says ‘Bye Bye’ again

Wed
04
Mar

Reconstruction, Rice Creek Commons and relationships

Mounds View lays out 2015 City Council priorities

Attracting business and redevelopment opportunities headline the list of Mounds View 2015 City Council priorities as laid out at the body's Feb. 23 meeting.

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