Bridget Kranz

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.

Tue
03
Sep

Mounds View poised to join neighbors, increase tobacco sale age

Every resident who spoke at the Aug. 26 Mounds View City Council meeting did so in favor of raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21 within city limits. 

Tue
03
Sep

Oldies but goodies: St. Anthony-based chorus brings barbershop classics to Hamline


The North Star Chorus, a men’s barbershop group based out of St. Anthony, will be presenting its annual fall show on Sept. 14 at Hamline University in St. Paul. After its founding in the 1950s, the group moved to Elmwood Church 15 years ago and has held weekly rehearsals there ever since. (courtesy of North Star Chorus)

How many ways can one say “I”? The North Star Chorus runs through about three, warming up to sing “My Wild Irish Rose” at an Aug. 27 rehearsal in St. Anthony.

Tue
03
Sep

5 vie for 4 seats on Mounds View Public School Board

Bridget Kranz

staff writer

 

Five candidates are running for four seats on the Mounds View Public School Board.

Tue
03
Sep

Farmers to firefighters: Spring Lake Park- Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department turning 75

The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department has come a long way since 1944, evolving from a group of farmers protecting each other’s homes to roughly 100 full-time staff members and volunteers serving a rapidly growing area. 

Tue
03
Sep

Court orders Arden Hills and Ramsey County into mediation on Rice Creek Commons

Ramsey County and the City of Arden Hills were ordered Aug. 22 into mediation over the Rice Creek Commons development.

Tue
27
Aug

Former New Brighton school demolished to make way for housing


Construction crews began demolishing the former New Brighton Elementary School on Aug. 14, in order to get the city-owned land ready for sale to Pulte and Dominium. The developers will then build 411 affordable and market-rate units on the 12-acre site, which spans Old Highway 8 where the road jogs east toward City Hall. (Bridget Kranz)

Midtown Village development moves forward, traffic changes to come

 

Tue
27
Aug

Annual maintenance, renovations at New Brighton Community Center

City will offer free fitness classes in Hansen Park during four-day closure

 

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