Jesse Poole

Jesse Poole can be reached at jpoole@lillienews.com or at 651-748-7815. Follow him at twitter.com/JPooleNews.

Wed
09
Dec

DFLer Vazquez steps up for Dist. 41A, Rosivach steps down in support

Ruben Vazquez
Ruben Vazquez

The candidate lineup for District 41 has shuffled a little over the past week.

Wed
02
Dec

Officers ‘in the right’ for using deadly force against Johnathon Mar last December in Shoreview

Two police officers who shot and killed an 18-year-old male suspect in Shoreview last year will not be charged with any crime, after a Ramsey County grand jury concluded last week that the officers' use of deadly force was justified because it fit

Wed
02
Dec

Citizen Academy will offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse of sheriff’s department

The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that it will be hosting its annual Citizen Academy in January.

Wed
25
Nov

Bernardy and Laine running for District 41 seat

Sen. Barb Goodwin
Sen. Barb Goodwin

State Sen. Goodwin will retire at end of her term

DFL candidates are already lining up well ahead of their party's April endorsing convention in state Senate District 41.
The races for the Senate seat and House Districts 41-A and 41-B got underway shortly after state Sen. Barb Goodwin of Columbia Heights announced Nov. 12 that she will not be running for re-election to retain her position in the Legislature next year.
The 66-year-old Goodwin, who has served in the Senate since 2010, and in the House before that from 2000 to 2006, said she plans to retire.

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
25
Nov

TCAAP property free of pollutants, ready for next steps

This rendering teases an idea of what the former TCAAP site might look like once redevelopment is complete. (submitted graphic)
This rendering teases an idea of what the former TCAAP site might look like once redevelopment is complete. (submitted graphic)

Environmental clean-up work has been completed at the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant in Arden Hills.

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

Possible upgrade to near-decade-old website

In 2007 the City of Mounds View paid only $3,500 for the creation of its city website — the one it still uses today. After the Nov. 9 City Council meeting, however, city staff were left with direction to research options for a new site.

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.

Sun
08
Nov

New senior living facility comes to West St. Paul

The Sanctuary at West St. Paul, located at 1746 Oakdale Avenue, will be a housing option for residents who are eligible — seniors with an annual income of about $20,400, which is 60 percent below the Dakota County median income of approximately $34,000. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The Sanctuary at West St. Paul, located at 1746 Oakdale Avenue, will be a housing option for residents who are eligible — seniors with an annual income of about $20,400, which is 60 percent below the Dakota County median income of approximately $34,000. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

West St. Paul will soon be home to a new assisted-living facility, uniquely funded and meant to be affordable for senior citizens.

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