Bridget Kranz

Wed
19
Jun

Resident group voices ongoing concerns about Midtown Village


The former New Brighton Elementary School, which later became a Korean church, is located at the intersection of Seventh Street and Eighth Avenue in New Brighton. Neighbors and residents are pushing back against a large planned development at the site. (file photos)

About a week after the New Brighton City Council approved a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the New Brighton Elementary School site, a group of residents met June 6 to discuss ongoing concerns about the proposal.

Wed
19
Jun

Shoreview lakes reach record elevations


The swimming beach in Snail Lake Regional Park, operated by Ramsey County, was closed in 2018 and remains flooded this year. (courtesy of Mark Maloney)

Increase in precipitation causing lasting problems

Wed
19
Jun

New Brighton passes Tobacco 21

Council foregoes restrictions on flavored products

Tue
11
Jun

Local flavor: Arden Hills craft soda company opens tasting room


Northern Soda Company co-founder Michael Goodwin and staffer Josh Kenow man the taps, where visitors can order pints to drink or growlers to take home. (Bridget Kranz)

Northern Soda Company in Arden Hills is expanding its factory store into a full-service tasting room, hoping to create a family-friendly space where visitors can hang out and drink soda — or pop — to their heart’s content. 

Tue
11
Jun

In season: New Brighton Farmers Market set to start at new location


Hula hooping is a popular activity at the New Brighton Farmers Market. In addition to local food and craft vendors, there will be live music and performances throughout the summer, including interactive activities for young shoppers. (courtesy of New Brighton Farmers Market )

The New Brighton Farmers Market starts Wednesday, June 19, at its new location at the New Brighton Community Center. 

Tue
11
Jun

Commissioner race heats up

5 candidates have filed to fill Huffman seat

Tue
11
Jun

621 school board resignation leads to vacancy


Amy Jones

Mounds View Public School Board member Amy Jones is resigning after eight years on the board, hoping to focus all of her efforts on mental health advocacy work. 

Tue
11
Jun

No wake on Long Lake


Signs have been posted at the Long Lake boat launch to warn boaters of the no-wake ordinance. (Bridget Kranz photos)

Residents deal with annual high waters

Long Lake in New Brighton is under a no-wake restriction due to high water, which can worsen shoreline erosion when coupled with large wakes. 

Tue
04
Jun

Mounds View motel may become Holiday Inn Express


The City of Mounds View purchased the Skyline Motel, located just off Interstate 35W, and aims to have it redeveloped into another place of lodging.

City buys land, looks to move on hotel proposal

 

Tue
04
Jun

Preliminary Midtown Village plans OK’d by New Brighton council

The New Brighton City Council voted to approve a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the former New Brighton Elementary School site at its May 28 meeting.

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