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.

 

 


 

Thu
27
Nov

County charges dismissed against man accused of adulterating coffee

Lesser charges possible from New Brighton

A Ramsey County District Court judge has dismissed charges against a Blaine man charged with fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct relating to his alleged actions at a New Brighton business.

Wed
26
Nov

Bulletin-area cities to discuss tax levies at meetings set to begin next week

Homeowners in Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, Shoreview, St. Anthony and Vadnais Heights, along with those across the state, should have, by now, received parcel-specific proposed property tax notices.

Wed
26
Nov

MnDOT holding meeting on planned resolution of 694's 'Shoreview slowdown'

A MnDOT graphic shows the extent of planned construction work on Interstate 694, which will include two new left lanes on both sides of the highway, east- and westbound, between Rice Street and Lexington Avenue.
A MnDOT graphic shows the extent of planned construction work on Interstate 694, which will include two new left lanes on both sides of the highway, east- and westbound, between Rice Street and Lexington Avenue. (submitted graphic)

A stretch of Interstate 694 in Shoreview is set to be widened in about a year's time, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an open house Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to discuss the plan at Shoreview City Hall in the council chambers.

Mon
24
Nov

Vadnais Heights meat company recalls product over possible E. coli contamination

A Vadnais Heights-based meat processing company is recalling more than a half-ton of meat that may be contaminated by E. coli bacteria, according to a Nov. 22 release from the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Tue
18
Nov

NSCC cities extend cable franchise and ready for possible Comcast successor

If FCC approves Comcast and Time Warner's proposed merger, a new company called Midwest Cable, which will do business as Greatland Connections, will take over the NSCC area. Comcast shareholders will have six seats on the new company's board and Charter Communications shareholders will have three. Shoreview has until the end of the year to decide if it will remain in NSCC. Comcast will subsume Time Warner and drop the latter's name.

Another cable TV provider eyes the market
North Suburban Communications Commission member cities have approved a cable franchise extension deal with Comcast -- the last, North Oaks, doing so Nov. 13.
Four years of negotiations over a new deal stalled and became overshadowed by the cable company's rush out of the Twin Cities cable market in preparation of limiting its national market share in order to garner Federal Communications Commission approval of a planned merger with Time Warner.

Wed
12
Nov

Shoreview makes way for $11 million municipal water treatment plant

Shoreview is two years away from having a municipal water treatment plant, a project pegged to cost the city about $11 million.

Tue
11
Nov

Minnesota's oldest Gopher footballer and World War II veteran honored at event in St. Anthony

Lu Vorpahl and Jerry Kyser
Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, left, and Jerry Kyser, right, at The Legacy of St. Anthony Nov. 7. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Lucian "Lu" Vorpahl, at 103, is, according to Honor Flight Twin Cities executive director and friend Jerry Kyser, the oldest living World War II veteran in the state, the oldest living graduate of the University of Minnesota's ROTC program and a f

Thu
06
Nov

New Brighton photographer and friend offer senior portrait scholarship

Jenn Bouchey and Maricris Treuenfels
Jenn Bouchey and Maricris Treuenfels

“I’ve never heard of a senior photo scholarship before,” said Jenn Bouchey, sitting at photographer Maricris Treuenfels’ dining room table on a recent afternoon at her New Brighton home.

Wed
05
Nov

Domestic violence forum in Shoreview asks men to be the difference

The mood in the conference room at the Shoreview Community Center grew uneasy as the 911 tape played.

Wed
05
Nov

Incumbents run Election Day in Bulletin-area elections

Changes coming to Shoreview and Vadnais Heights city councils
Many Bulletin-area incumbents were re-elected following this year's election Nov. 4.
All incumbent representatives on the federal and state levels will maintain their seats.

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