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
22
Apr

Cable commission working out service agreement with CenturyLink

In the coming months the North Suburban Communications Commission will work to hammer out a cable franchise deal with CenturyLink, potentially bringing a second cable TV provider into the area, alongside Comcast.

Wed
22
Apr

Washburn-McReavy named St. Anthony Chamber’s Outstanding Business of the Year

The McReavy family at their Hillside Chapel near St. Anthony. From top left, Jordan Seitz, Jon Seitz, Bill McReavy Jr., Brett McReavy, Cyndi McReavy-Seitz, Kay McReavy and Bill McReavy Sr. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The McReavy family at their Hillside Chapel near St. Anthony. From top left, Jordan Seitz, Jon Seitz, Bill McReavy Jr., Brett McReavy, Cyndi McReavy-Seitz, Kay McReavy and Bill McReavy Sr. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Few Minnesota-based businesses predate the state itself, and Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels is one of those longstanding few.

Wed
22
Apr

New Brighton makes moves to head off new pollutant found in water

Department of Health notified city of dioxane contamination

New Brighton announced Friday that a new contaminant, a solvent called 1,4-dioxane, was recently detected in the city's water supply.

Wed
22
Apr

Half a decade after it closed, the Arden Hills Library is coming down

The Arden Hills Library building in its final days before the demolition vehicles arrived. (Pamela O’Meara/Bulletin)
The Arden Hills Library building in its final days before the demolition vehicles arrived. (Pamela O’Meara/Bulletin)

Land approved for home development, county libraries continue to evolve

Some 700 people showed up at the former Ramsey County Library in Arden Hills for its last day of operations on Dec. 31, 2010.

Fri
17
Apr

New Brighton makes moves to head off new pollutant found in water

Department of Health notified city of dioxane contamination
New Brighton announced Friday that a new contaminant, a solvent called 1,4-dioxane, was recently detected in the city's water supply.
Wed
15
Apr

Rice Creek Commons eyes the sun in energy plan

Known strictly as TCAAP when the land use map for the redevelopment was approved last year, there’s no exact location for the proposed 40-acre solar energy array at Rice Creek Commons, though the energy plan locates it generally in the northeastern area of the development. (submitted map)
Known strictly as TCAAP when the land use map for the redevelopment was approved last year, there’s no exact location for the proposed 40-acre solar energy array at Rice Creek Commons, though the energy plan locates it generally in the northeastern area of the development. (submitted map)

Much of the new development at Rice Creek Commons will be powered by a 40-acre solar power array, if all goes according to plans adopted by the development's Joint Development Authority on April 6.

Wed
15
Apr

District 621: there’s an app for that

The Mounds View Public Schools app is free and available in your smartphone’s app store. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The Mounds View Public Schools app is free and available in your smartphone’s app store. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Downloads are up for Mounds View Public Schools District 621's recently released smartphone app, even as students in the district may have begun counting down the days until summer vacation.

Wed
15
Apr

Wilshire Park teacher selected as St. Anthony Villager of the Year

From left, Carl, Alexander, Elizabeth and Mauren Nowlin. Carl Nowlin was selected as the 2015 St. Anthony Villager of the Year.  (submitted photo)
From left, Carl, Alexander, Elizabeth and Mauren Nowlin. Carl Nowlin was selected as the 2015 St. Anthony Villager of the Year. (submitted photo)

ALS diagnosis cuts teaching career short

When St. Anthony native Carl Nowlin left his job teaching at Wilshire Park Elementary School to pursue a career as a corporate lawyer, it wasn't long before he was drawn back to school, only two years.

Wed
08
Apr

Goals enumerated for Ramsey County coordinated bike and pedestrian plan

Rich Davis enjoyed a walk along a Maplewood trail with dogs Charlie and Maverick April 4. (Linda Baumeister/Bulletin)
Rich Davis enjoyed a walk along a Maplewood trail with dogs Charlie and Maverick April 4. (Linda Baumeister/Bulletin)

Over the hum of discussion at the latest listening session for the Ramsey Communities Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle plan on March 31 at Roseville City Hall, words like "funding," "connectivity," "Denmark," "bike lanes," and "enforcement" consi

Wed
08
Apr

World War II female pilot remembers exhilarating flying exploits

Dolly Kawczynski, 97, and Betty Strohfus, 95, meet following Strohfus’ presentation on her flying days with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. Kawczynski was a U.S. Navy nurse stationed in Hawaii during the war, and afterward returned to Minnesota to teach nursing. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Dolly Kawczynski, 97, and Betty Strohfus, 95, meet following Strohfus’ presentation on her flying days with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. Kawczynski was a U.S. Navy nurse stationed in Hawaii during the war, and afterward returned to Minnesota to teach nursing. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Betty Strohfus says WASP had pivotal role in military history

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