Jesse Poole

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

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19
Oct

Neutral third party appointed to assist Lowry Grove residents in moving out of park

Mobile home residents have lingering hope of HUD investigation

Wed
12
Oct

St. Anthony seeks assistance from DOJ regarding police-community relations

In 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against St. Anthony Village after the city did not allow an Islamic center to move into the basement of a business center. 

Wed
12
Oct

New Brighton police film response to flaming car on I-694

It’s not every day that residents get to see their local emergency responders in action, but on Oct.

Wed
12
Oct

Public’s help sought to find body of missing Vadnais Heights woman


Michelle Newell

Timothy Barr charged with her murder

Wed
05
Oct

Mounds View liquor store changes hands

The subject of liquor has been a recurring topic this year for the Mounds View City Council, which has faced a number of public hearings regarding granting liquor licenses, and in some cases, not granting them.

Wed
05
Oct

St. Anthony seeks applicants to look at police policy

After a number of requests from residents and protesters, the city that employs the police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in Falcon Heights July 6 is taking steps towards possible police reform.  

Wed
05
Oct

At 93, New Brighton photographer looks to donate footage of antique cars to local historical society


Bob Comer sits at the Bru House coffee shop, just down the street from his New Brighton home, with two VHS tapes containing footage from the 1990 New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run. He says he’d like to transfer them to DVD and get them into the hands of interested folks, as well as to donate a copy to the New Brighton Area Historical Society.

At the age of 93, New Brighton resident Bob Comer has experienced a country at war, several times; he’s seen the invention of many things he never imagined possible as a child; and he’s lived through the Great Depression and several other economic

Wed
28
Sep

Shoreview library set to close for upcoming moving process


With construction of the new Shoreview library wrapping up and a grand opening date set, attention shifts toward building’s interior.

With Shoreview’s brand new library building nearing completion and the optimistic word that its construction is on schedule, officials have announced the closing date of the current library building and the grand opening of the new one, which is 1

Wed
28
Sep

University looks to grow in Arden Hills, eye on former Smiths Medical


The University of Northwestern, located in Arden Hills, is considering a future expansion. One site the Christian college has its eye on is the vacated Smiths Medical facility, also located in Arden Hills. Northwestern’s president Alan Cureton would like to see students walking toward Smiths’ doors, however, the Arden Hills City Council is not so sure about rezoning the site to accommodate the college.

One of the two universities located in Arden Hills is looking at a possible expansion in the near future and hoping to keep that growth within the same suburb, having its sights set on the former Smiths Medical facility. 

Wed
28
Sep

Judge rules against Lowry Grove residents in favor of new owner

There have been ups and downs for the residents of St. Anthony Village’s Lowry Grove manufactured housing community. 

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