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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20
Jun

Work delayed at TCAAP site as pollutants linger


Contaminated groundwater deep beneath the Rice Creek Commons development in Arden Hills has delayed the project’s timeline, as officials look at clean-up and possible design tweaks. submitted graphic

Recently, overseers of the Rice Creek Commons development in Arden Hills had to reconsider the project’s timeline due to pollutants lingering deep beneath the property’s surface, delaying next-step approvals. 

Mon
19
Jun

St. Anthony prepares for police services contract break with Falcon Heights


With the impending end of its police contract with Falcon Heights, St. Anthony Village has budgeted for a smaller police force in 2018. Mike Munzenrider/Review

Early 2018 budget calls for smaller police force

 

Thu
25
May

District 621 needs more space

Mounds View Schools look to bond proposal

Wed
17
May

Appeals court sides with developer in Lowry Grove ownership battle


The verdict is in from the Minnesota Court of Appeals regarding the contested sale of the Lowry Grove property to The Village, LLC. The court ruled in favor of The Village and the manufactured housing community in St. Anthony Village is set to close June 30.

Residents of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony Village are fighting a legal battle to protect their homes from demolition and the land they live on from redevelopment. 

Wed
17
May

Ramsey County to pay respects to fallen officers


Roseville Police Lt. Lorne Rosand and officer Tom Pitzel presented a wreath May 12, 2016, at the Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony in Maplewood.

 

 

Observant drivers have likely seen a sign on the Maplewood stretch of Highway 36 that reads “Sergeant Joseph Bergeron Memorial Highway.” 

Wed
17
May

Woman charged in crash that killed two teens in Arden Hills


Flowers gathered on a guardrail beside the scene of the Dec. 1 car accident in Arden Hills that killed two Mounds View High School students. A Maple Grove woman has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in relation to the crash.

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More than six months after two Mounds View High School students were killed in a car crash in Arden Hills Dec.

Tue
09
May

New Brighton seminary gets approval to rent out space for K-8 school


United Theological Seminary in New Brighton has received permission from the city to lease space out to be used as a K-8 school, though as of yet UTS does not have a tenant.

Seminary campuses are typically home to calm, studious adults working towards a master’s of divinity — many aiming to become church leaders.

Wed
03
May

Mounds View high schools to start 70 minutes later next fall

If 7:25 a.m. brings blurry eyes and unfocused attentions to high school classrooms, the Mounds View School Board hopes pushing school start times back a bit will help solve some of the problem.   

Wed
03
May

Running is New Brighton man’s key to North Korea


Lowell Thompson, 78, now back at his New Brighton home from his trip to North Korea, holds a memento from his time in the isolated East Asian country: the shirt he was given to race in.

Thompson, a sprinter, found himself running a 10K race in North Korea in early April. Here, he stands before thousands of North Korean spectators at a Pyongyang stadium.

One way to get to North Korea is to simply run there. Recently, that’s what a New Brighton man did to unlock the doors to one of the most inaccessible countries in the world.

Tue
25
Apr

Man shot dead in confrontation with Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputies in Vadnais Heights

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an April 16 shooting in Vadnais Heights that left a man dead and several Ramsey County deputies on leave. 

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