Solomon Gustavo

Tue
26
Jun

Shoreview City Council approves revised home loan program

At its June 18 meeting, the Shoreview City Council unanimously approved a revision to an existing home loan program aimed at incentivizing home ownership in Shoreview by increasing home improvement loan options and expanding the program to offer d

Tue
26
Jun

New Brighton police see, laugh at, poorly hidden crime


courtesy of New Brighton Department of Public Safety • The New Brighton Department of Public Safety posted this picture to Facebook on June 16 of a poorly camouflaged, stolen U-Haul truck, barely-tucked away in Long Lake Park in New Brighton. “It’s really hard to hide a U-Haul in the woods,” the post said.

“Making cops laugh at the attempt to camouflage a U-Haul makes them happier,” said a June 16 Facebook post from the New Brighton Department of Public Safety. 

Tue
19
Jun

Sheriff’s office holds women’s academy, with aims of outreach and empowerment


Solomon Gustavo • Some 30-or-so women participated in the first-ever Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office women’s academy in Arden Hills as seen June 12. The free academy, which aimed to inform women about law enforcement careers and to empower them, ran June 11-15.

On day two of the inaugural Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office women’s academy, the 30 or so women in the program poured out of a conference room-turned-classroom and into the Arden Hills patrol station parking lot for a group picture. 

Tue
19
Jun

St. Anthony police open house: the cops want to hear from you


Solomon Gustavo • An attendee shook hands with St. Anthony Police Capt. Jeff Spies after a June 14 police open house at St. Anthony City Hall. During the event St. Anthony Police Department officials asked the community to engage more with police.

St. Anthony Police Chief Jon Mangseth and a panel of officers presented the St. Anthony Police Department’s mission, vision, goals and objectives for reform June 14 at St. Anthony City Hall.

Tue
19
Jun

Irondale joins Suburban East Conference

After next school year, the decades-old rivalry between Irondale and Mounds View high schools returns to intra-conference stakes. 

Tue
12
Jun

Progress continues at Shoreview Community Center


Mike Munzenrider • The expanded pool area is taking shape at the Shoreview Community Center, part of a $15.6 million remodel of the well-used facility, as seen June 5.

The Tropics Indoor Water park, closed since early April as part of the Shoreview Community Center expansion, reopened with newly renovated locker rooms June 2. 

Tue
12
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: New Brighton firefighters save cat from tree

A cat lounging on a perch high up in a tree sounds like a serene sight for a passerby, but for the feline’s loving caretaker, as it was for a young New Brighton resident on June 4, it can be a cause for distress.

Tue
12
Jun

New Brighton narrows Korean Church redevelopment preferences


file photo • New Brighton has narrowed its redevelopment preference for the Korean United Methodist Church site, which the city bought last year for $1.9 million, targeting senior and affordable housing and owner-occupied townhomes.

The New Brighton Economic Development Commission on May 23 narrowed its preference of what will happen to the city-owned defunct Korean United Methodist Church site, approving discussions with developers that can specifically deliver a hybrid proj

Tue
05
Jun

New Brighton petition looks to put election year change to a vote


Gina Bauman

Push goes all the way to state Capitol.

 

Tue
05
Jun

St. Anthony PD still learning what the community wants, and what to do about it

The shots that killed Philando Castile, fired by a St.

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