Bridget Kranz

Tue
17
Sep

Mounds View approves preliminary budget, December hearing and finalization to come

The Mounds View City Council adopted a preliminary general fund budget and levy for 2020 at its Sept. 9 meeting. 

Tue
17
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Taking out the trash

Members of the Long Lake Improvement Association posed with their collection following the group’s annual shoreline cleanup on Sept. 7 in New Brighton.

Tue
17
Sep

City’s only tobacco store sues Arden Hills over ban on flavored products


Arden Hills Tobacco, the city’s sole adult-only tobacco store, is suing the city over a recently-approved ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products set to go into effect Dec. 31. The business, located in the 3600 block of Lexington Avenue, has operated in the city for over a decade. (file photo)

Arden Hills Tobacco filed suit against the City of Arden Hills Sept. 9, asking that a new ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products be declared void. 

Tue
17
Sep

Spotted: Hundreds of golden retrievers at Long Lake Park


Goldzilla, a fundraiser for Retrieve a Golden of the Midwest, brought dog owners from across the north metro to Long Lake Regional Park on Sept. 8. An attendee posed with her dog, Bentley. According to Bentley’s owner, the name is a common one for golden retrievers — both the breed and the car company originated in the U.K. (photo: Bridget Kranz)

10th annual Goldzilla festival raises money for local rescue organization

Tue
17
Sep

Back in school, back in session


Hufsa Ahmed, Emily Geier, Ava Kalenze

Local students re-elected to Minnesota Youth Council

 

A few weeks before the start of school, 36 students from around the state were already hard at work at a weekend retreat planning for the upcoming legislative session. 

Tue
17
Sep

St. Anthony on its way to Tobacco 21

City council approves first reading of new ordinance, still has two to go

Tue
17
Sep

Mounds View raises tobacco purchasing age

After a second reading and unanimous approval by the Mounds View City Council on Sept. 9, a new ordinance will soon take effect raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21 throughout the city.

Tue
10
Sep

Change to Arden Hills public inquiry process prompts questions of freedom of speech

A recent condition placed on the public comment period at Arden Hills City Council meetings, prompted by a desire on the part of the city to protect itself during ongoing litigation, has led to questions about freedom of speech. 

Tue
10
Sep

Squash kings, time outs and a thriving Korean community


The former New Brighton Elementary School, which was located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and Seventh Street. On the left is the original building, constructed in 1939; on the right is a later addition, added in the early 1950s. After serving as a school, and later as a Korean United Methodist Church, the building was sold to the city in 2017 and demolished last month to make way for multi-family and senior housing. (courtesy of the New Brighton Area Historical Society)

Following its demolition, residents reflect on former New Brighton Elementary School​

Tue
03
Sep

All in the family: Mounds View book reading features local librarian’s aunt


Sharon A. Roe

Although Sharon Roe lives in Plymouth, both her family and her new book have deep roots in the Mounds View community.

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