Falcon Heights

Tue
02
Oct

Falcon Heights has 4 finalists for council vacancy

Falcon Heights is coming close to filling the city council vacancy created by Joe Brown Thunder’s resignation earlier this summer.

Mon
01
Oct

Fair brings more than 2 million to Falcon Heights


The 2018 Minnesota State Fair broke numerous attendance records, including for a single day and the fair’s overall run. file photo

The Minnesota State Fair, in recent years, has had a habit of breaking its own attendance records, and 2018 was no exception.

Tue
24
Jul

Falcon Heights will appoint to fill council vacancy


Joe Brown Thunder

The Falcon Heights City Council set a course July 18 for filling the council vacancy created by council member Joe Brown Thunder’s resignation.

Tue
03
Jul

The old and the new teach story of life at Bell Museum


Mike Munzenrider photo • A woolly mammoth and other ice age creatures are some of the newest additions to the new $79 million Bell Museum, located at the corner of Cleveland and Larpenteur avenues on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus in Falcon Heights. Its grand opening is July 13-15.

The woolly mammoth towering over the corner of Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues will soon be a familiar sight as the new Bell Museum opens in Falcon Heights this month.

Tue
03
Jul

Falcon Heights awarded for task force work in wake of Castile shooting

Officials say there’s plenty more to be done

The League of Minnesota Cities announced June 21 that Falcon Heights was a winner of its 2018 City of Excellence Award.

Tue
03
Jul

‘Car shopping’ in Falcon Heights

In mid June, Falcon Heights saw multiple small sprees of people rifling through cars left unlocked overnight.

Tue
19
Jun

Falcon Heights to collect Xcel franchise fees

Though the Falcon Heights City Council was effectively voting on June 13 to increase city resident and business owners’ monthly energy bills, none turned out to voice opposition.

Tue
05
Jun

Falcon Heights remembers Philando Castile with Restoration and Unity days


Mike Munzenrider • A memorial to Philando Castile stands near the spot on Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights where he was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The Falcon Heights City Council passed a proclamation May 23 designating two July days in his memory.

Nearly two years after Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, the Falcon Heights City Council voted unanimously to designate two July days in his memory.

Tue
15
May

Shoreview and Falcon Heights councils up the age to buy tobacco products

The Shoreview and Falcon Heights city councils both voted to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21. 

The aim of the age change is to make it harder for teens to have access to tobacco products.

Tue
08
May

‘Why I run’ panel discussion a success


courtesy of Keely Vandre • From left, “Why I Run” panel event participants Clare Verbeten, deputy political director of the Walz-Flanagan gubernatorial campaign; Huda Yusuf, an inspired audience member, Melanie Leehy, who is serving her first term on the Falcon Heights City Council after her third time running; Lila Eltawely, who ran for House District 53A, moderator Marquita Stephens; and Alberder Gillespie, who also ran for District 53A.

Do Good Roseville, the Roseville Area League of Women Voters and Roseville Area Schools hosted the first-ever “Why I Run” panel event on April 24 at Roseville Area High School. 

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