Solomon Gustavo

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12
Mar

Threat hoax and false rumor momentarily rattles Mounds View district schools

The New Brighton Department of Public Safety investigated a threat hoax on social media that appeared to include Irondale High School, determining there to be no danger.  

Mon
12
Mar

Latest Lowry Grove plan passes muster with St. Anthony Planning Commission


file photo • The latest iteration of redevelopment plans for the former Lowry Grove mobile home park site, which was emptied of residents last summer, will be presented to the St. Anthony City Council March 27 upon the recommendation of the city’s Planning Commission.

At its Feb. 26 meeting, the St. Anthony Planning Commission, which advises the St.

Tue
27
Feb

SNAPSHOT: Balancing tastes

Solomon Gustavo • The Taste of Shoreview, the fundraiser kick-off to Slice Season and the countdown to Slice of Shoreview Days in July — and eating al fresco, once again — was held at Shoreview City Hall Feb. 22.

Tue
27
Feb

‘Where are the cranes?’

Mounds View school district still in design stage for planned $165 million worth of construction.

Tue
27
Feb

Ramsey County Sheriff holds award ceremony


Solomon Gustavo photo • Ramsey County Sheriff Jack Serier adorns deputy Long Yang with the Lifesaving Award medal next to fellow award-winning correctional officer Alex Grundhofer. Yang and Grundhofer were honored for rescuing the life of an inmate who was attempting suicide.

For their work serving the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office employees are treated to the offices Employee Recognition Ceremony each year. This year’s event was held at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills Feb. 21 during the lunch hour.

Tue
20
Feb

New Brighton commissioner removed for letter that ‘insulted’ council


screen grab • Ben Jones spoke before the New Brighton City Council Feb. 12, the same night council members voted to remove him from the city’s Planning Commission for writing a letter to the editor that ran in this paper, criticizing the council.

The New Brighton City Council voted Feb. 12 to remove Ben Jones from the city’s Planning Commission because he wrote a letter to the editor that ran in this paper, criticizing the council.

Tue
20
Feb

Mounds View updating city code on firing guns in city

Move would make way for gun range.

 

Tue
20
Feb

Shoreview writer pens love letter to small town baseball


submitted photo • Author Tom Murray and his father. Murray, a 30-year Shoreview resident, wrote the book “Father, Sons, and the Holy Ghosts of Baseball,” available now.

Writing is no new hobby for Tom Murray, a newly retired special education teacher and 30-year Shoreview resident. 

He says he’s been writing his whole life. But once, long ago, he asked someone if they would read a manuscript of his. 

Tue
20
Feb

New Brighton native competing on Nigerian Olympic bobsled team


courtesy of Uzoma Omeoga • New Brighton natives Akuoma and Uzoma Omeoga. Akuoma is competing with the Nigerian bobsled team in the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Feb. 20 and 21, as can be see on NBC.

Bound for the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Nigerian bobsled team member Akuoma Omeoga was born and raised in New Brighton. 

Tue
13
Feb

New Brighton city staff considers developers for Korean church property


file photo • New Brighton is in discussions with developers looking to redevelop the Korean United Methodist Church site, which the city bought last year for $1.9 million.

Since a city staff team-building retreat in January, New Brighton has been in contact with developers interested in the redevelopment of the city-owned defunct Korean United Methodist Church site, according to the New Brighton City Council’s Feb.

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