New Brighton

Wed
27
Jan

Ice skate with council member Strub

New Brighton City Council member Brian Strub has announced his '2016 skate with your city council member' public meetings.

Wed
20
Jan

Snowcpotus hits New Brighton

The Bartz brothers, Austin, Trevor and Connor, complete their fifth snow sculpture outside their New Brighton house. This time, a giant octopus forming a tentacle archway over the stairs to their front door. (submitted photo)

Wed
20
Jan

Johnson sworn in as New Brighton mayor

Mayor Val Johnson
Mayor Val Johnson

Mayor honors the creators of giant octopus
It's been six years since New Brighton has seen a new face in the mayoral seat, but at its first city council meeting of the year, a new mayor was sworn in.
First-time candidate Val Johnson won the mayoral seat with 39.36 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,143 votes, winning the race over incumbent mayor Dave Jacobsen and current council member Gina Bauman back in November. 

Wed
06
Jan

Bulletin 2015 year in review

2015 was filled with memorable stories and headlines in the Bulletin area.

Wed
02
Dec

'Tis the season

Tim Wojtowicz trimmed the trunk for a customer on Nov. 29.
Tim Wojtowicz trimmed the trunk for a customer on Nov. 29.

After the Thanksgiving weekend, folks went out to John’s Landscaping in New Brighton to get ready for the next holiday. (Linda E. Andersen photos/Bulletin)

 

Wed
25
Nov

The wheels are turning on County Road 96 bridge over Interstate 35W

The new County Road 96 bridge over Interstate 35W in New Brighton has opened, bringing vehicles to the opposite lanes for the span of the bridge. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
The new County Road 96 bridge over Interstate 35W in New Brighton has opened, bringing vehicles to the opposite lanes for the span of the bridge. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)

Drivers might be experiencing a smoother flow of traffic and simpler access to their destinations now that the new County Road 96 bridge over Interstate 35W in New Brighton has opened.

That's the county's hope, anyway.

Wed
18
Nov

Residents can expect a higher utility franchise fee

New Brighton City Council members approved a plan to change the Xcel franchise ordinance in a 4-1 vote at their meeting Nov. 10.

Wed
18
Nov

Out with the odd, in with the even

New Brighton takes steps toward even-year elections

If New Brighton residents head out to vote the first Tuesday of November 2017, they may have to blame motor memory, because they won't find any voting stations set up for municipal elections in their precincts.
That's because the city council has voted to uproot those odd-year elections in exchange for even ones.

Wed
11
Nov

Northeast Bank breaks ground in New Brighton

Northeast Bank and government officials marked the groundbreaking of Northeast Bank's new location at 1135 Silver Lake Road in New Brighton, the site of a long-vacant service station Nov. 3.

Wed
11
Nov

Body of missing Mounds View man found in New Brighton lake

Henry T. McCabe
Henry T. McCabe

The body of a 32-year-old Mounds View man who had been missing since Labor Day was found in Rush Lake in New Brighton Nov. 2.

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