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News for New Brighton, Mounds View, Shoreview, Arden Hills, St. Anthony and surrounding communities. 
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Tue
27
May
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St. Anthony baseball, softball in action Tuesday

The St. Anthony Village High School baseball and fastpitch softball teams continue their respective section tournaments on Tuesday.

Fri
23
May

Local teacher and traveler memorialized by scholarship


Maxine said Joshua was enthusiastic about traveling from a young age, the two of them shown here in an old photo looking over a book entitled, “Travel Basics.” (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

It’s been a decade since Joshua Haglund, a Mounds View High School grad, avid traveler and teacher, was killed. On May 17, 2004, Joshua, 33, was attacked in his apartment in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, where he worked at a university teaching English.

Thu
22
May
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Tough day for fastpitch teams

The second round of the section playoffs was not kind to the faspitch teams from Irondale and Mounds View

Wed
21
May

Northwestern shuffles bonds for sports fields funding

As part of its ongoing construction of new athletic fields and the acquisition of a nearby hotel for additional student housing, University of Northwestern, seeking additional funding, sought permission from the city of Arden Hills to refinance bo

Wed
21
May

Wilshire Park creative kids improvise their way to Knoxville


Wilshire Park’s Bobbidy Bop Bop Bops, from left to right: Anthony Arens, Mathew Arens, Abby Salseg, Brighid Donohue, Isaac Mitchell and Hugo Drews. (submitted photo)

The Bobbidy Bop Bop Bops, Wilshire Park Elementary’s dreamers of dreams and Destination Imagination (DI) team, has advanced to the Destination Imagination Global 2014 Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The team, made up of four boys and two girls, all fourth and fifth graders, will travel to Knoxville May 21-24. Susan Boatman, Wilshire Park’s DI adviser, said this will be the third time a team from the elementary school has made it to the global finals, most recently in 2012.

Wed
21
May
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Softball playoff update - May 21

All three Bulletin-area teams in action this week

Tue
20
May

NSCC denies Comcast franchise proposal, but not without surprises

Shoreview considers leaving cable commission; open to negotiating with Comcast on its own
The North Suburban Communications Commission held a special meeting Thursday, May 15, convening implicitly to reject a new Comcast cable franchise proposal after a sub-committee voted just two days prior to recommend the denial. However, the meeting did not conclude without surprises, despite being based on a foregone conclusion.

Wed
14
May

Pace of possible Turtle Lake augmentation stays slow


A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources graph shows the fluctuating water levels in Turtle Lake from 2005 to 2014. The target lake water level, represented by the red line, is 891 feet. (graph courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)

The Shoreview City Council is in no hurry to help resolve the years-old question of whether or not to augment Turtle Lake, proceeding so cautiously that the council did not approve a resolution to request a preliminary engineering report on the augmentation project, which would be the first step to controlling the lake’s water levels by piping in water.

Tue
13
May

Future unclear for Shoreview Rainbow Foods

The Rainbow Foods store at 441 Highway 96 in Shoreview is up for sale, and if its parent company, Roundy’s, doesn’t find a buyer soon, the store will be closed.
Roundy’s announced May 7 it will be pulling out of Minnesota, citing the tough economy and a competitive local grocery market in which it was tough to survive, according to a company press release.

Tue
13
May

For Lease: St. Anthony Wal-Mart closes


The Wal-Mart store at Silver Lake Village has closed up shop as shown here on May 4. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

The Wal-Mart at Silver Lake Village is now gone, having closed April 8 in favor of a bigger and brand new Wal-Mart location in Roseville, fewer than three miles away, which offers the same host of services as the former store, as well as selling food.

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