Bridget Kranz

Tue
21
May

New Brighton poised to increase tobacco sale age

Questions remain on flavor restrictions

Tue
21
May

‘Justice in the world’


James F. Brobin

Late Mounds View coach honored with foundation

Tue
14
May

Huffman resigns from county board following conflict of interest investigation


Blake Huffman (file photo)

Blake Huffman is stepping down from the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners.

Tue
14
May

Students draw inspiration from real-life heroes at district art show


Megan Lawrence was awarded first place in ninth grade for her monochromatic collage of J.K. Rowling during the Mounds View Public School District annual art show. She took one liberty by making the face white, which served to heighten the contrast. (Bridget Kranz)

Students in the Mounds View Public School District got a taste of the art world on April 29, as a temporary gallery sprung up at Irondale High School. 

Tue
14
May

Sweeping out the ashes: treatment, removal part of plan to combat emerald ash borer


New Brighton has been designated a “Tree City USA” for 36 consecutive years by the Arbor Day Foundation. This means that, among other things, it has a community tree ordinance and spends at least $2 per capita on urban forestry. (courtesy of City of New Brighton)

New Brighton Parks and Recreation staff on May 6 removed 20 ash trees from the Silver Lake Road median, replacing them with 10 trees of more desirable varieties. 

Tue
14
May

Ramsey County absent from May TCAAP meeting

County moving forward with legal action, Rice Creek Commons infrastructure

Mon
13
May

Ramsey County sues Arden Hills over TCAAP


The Rice Creek Commons development will cover 427 acres of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition plant, on land in Arden Hills that is currently owned by Ramsey County. (file photo)

County wants out of joint powers agreement

Tue
07
May

Omar visit to St. Anthony school prompts protest, phone calls from out-of-state


Rep. Ilhan Omar

For the whirlwind of controversy surrounding her one-hour visit to St. Anthony Village Middle School on April 26, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar’s arrival was understated. 

Tue
07
May

Housing proposed for St. Anthony Walmart site


St. Anthony’s former Walmart has sat vacant for five years since the retailer closed the store at the same time a location in Roseville opened. (file photo)

In front of a crowded house on April 30, the St. Anthony City Council and Planning Commission held a joint meeting to review a proposal for redevelopment of the city’s vacant Walmart site. 

Tue
07
May

Irondale’s KnightKrawler Robotics team places 5th at international competition


KnightKrawler Robotics team members are broken into sub-teams that are responsible for different aspects of planning and competition; here, members from the drive team and pit crew evaluate their robot mid-tournament. The Irondale High School robotics team placed fifth in an international robotics competition in Detroit on April 27. (photos courtesy of Rebecca Young/Mounds View Public Schools)

In the heart of Irondale High School’s basement, students on the KnightKrawler Robotics team shoot videos, create websites, craft fundraising applications and, of course, build robots. 

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