Shoreview

Wed
25
Jun

Shoreview to study artificially adding water to Turtle Lake


Shoreview is moving forward with a $100,000 feasibility study regarding augmentation, which would add water to 450-acre Turtle Lake. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

The city of Shoreview and the Turtle Lake Homeowners Association (TLHA) will look into the feasibility of piping water into Turtle Lake to control its water levels, putting to rest, for now, a years-old question with the help of money provided by

Wed
11
Jun

As cable franchise negotiations continue, Shoreview and St. Anthony stake their claims

Ahead of a June 20 deadline on which date the 10 cities that make up the North Suburban Communications Commission (NSCC) must preliminarily accept or deny a new franchise proposal from Comcast, Shoreview is waiting out the clock on its decision wh

Tue
27
May

Bonding money should spell relief from train noise for Shoreview and Little Canada residents

Weary residents of Shoreview and Little Canada can expect some future rest from train noise now that Gov.

Tue
20
May

NSCC denies Comcast franchise proposal, but not without surprises

Shoreview considers leaving cable commission; open to negotiating with Comcast on its own
The North Suburban Communications Commission held a special meeting Thursday, May 15, convening implicitly to reject a new Comcast cable franchise proposal after a sub-committee voted just two days prior to recommend the denial. However, the meeting did not conclude without surprises, despite being based on a foregone conclusion.

Tue
13
May

Future unclear for Shoreview Rainbow Foods

The Rainbow Foods store at 441 Highway 96 in Shoreview is up for sale, and if its parent company, Roundy’s, doesn’t find a buyer soon, the store will be closed.
Roundy’s announced May 7 it will be pulling out of Minnesota, citing the tough economy and a competitive local grocery market in which it was tough to survive, according to a company press release.

Wed
23
Apr

Injured Iraq veteran awarded mortgage-free home in Shoreview


Tom Jacobson and his girlfriend, Cassie Hunt, look out a backdoor of his house at his backyard and the parkland behind it. “There's no more highway in back,” said Jacobson, who will be moving into his new house from an apartment in the Prospect Park neighborhood in Minneapolis. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Retired Lance Corporal Tom Jacobson, a Marine Corps veteran who was injured while serving in Iraq in 2007, received a mortgage-free home in Shoreview from Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF) on Wednesday, April 23.

Wed
23
Apr

Iraq veteran awarded mortgage-free home - photos


Tom Jacobson and his girlfriend, Cassie Hunt, look out a backdoor of his house at his backyard and the parkland behind it. “There's no more highway in back,” said Jacobson, who will be moving into his new house from an apartment in the Prospect Park neighborhood in Minneapolis. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Retired Lance Corporal Tom Jacobson, a Marine Corps veteran, was injured while serving in Iraq in 2007, when the Humvee in which he was riding was hit by an IED, suffering burns, broken bones in his legs, hearing loss and brain damage.

Tue
18
Mar

Shoreview, Little Canada study quieter train crossings


City staff in Shoreview have recommended making minor improvements to the Victoria Street railway crossing (pictured) and the Lexington Avenue railway crossing in order to establish rail quiet zones, where train operators would not be required to sound train horns through those intersections. (Linda E. Andersen / Review)

Everyone knows trains make noise as they rumble through cities, blowing their horns at crossings.
But residents in Shoreview and Little Canada say train racket has amplified considerably in recent months. Now they’re making some ruckus of their own, clamoring for help with what they claim is a disruptive amount of train traffic blocking driving routes, filling their neighborhoods with exhaust and, above all, making noise.

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