New Brighton

Fri
31
Aug

New Brighton mechanics sniff out, save dogs from fire


Solomon Gustavo • Mechanics Paul Hetland and Justin Crow, who work at The Garage of New Brighton, followed smoke they saw coming into their shop on Aug. 20 to a burning house. Told there were two dogs trapped inside, they broke down a door and rescued the pets.

The New Brighton Department of Public Safety extinguished a city house fire the morning of Aug.

Fri
31
Aug

SNAPSHOT: Ralph Reeder starts new chapter

Ralph Reeder Food Shelf celebrated its move from Pike Lake Kindergarten in New Brighton to its new home at a storefront in the Silver View Plaza strip mall located at 2544 Mounds View Boulevard, in Mounds View, with an Aug.

Wed
29
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: A bicycle built for 2

“I never thought I would be able to ride a bike again” was one of the many joy-filled comments said by residents at Benedictine Health Center at Innsbruck Aug.

Tue
21
Aug

New boss in St. Anthony-New Brighton School District


submitted photo • New St. Anthony-New Brighton Schools Superintendent Dr. Renee Corneille, who started in the position July 1, spent time recently with 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds attending a soccer camp at Central Park in St. Anthony.

Concluding nearly 40 years in education, St. Anthony-New Brighton Schools Superintendent Robert Laney retired June 30.

On July 1, Dr. Renee Corneille became the new superintendent. 

Tue
31
Jul

New Brighton OKs Pike Lake Kindergarten construction


Solomon Gustavo • At its July 24 meeting, the New Brighton City Council approved construction at the Pike Lake Kindergarten Center on 14th Street in New Brighton. Construction of two classrooms on the back of the building along the parking lot, the area seen above, is set to begin this fall and finish next summer. The project is funded by the $165 million Mounds View School District building bond referendum that passed in November.

Many New Brighton school-aged residents are funneled into the growing Mounds View School District.

Thu
26
Jul

Stockyard Days 2018

    Stockyard Days 2018 - A Special Section published by Lillie Suburban Newspapers

 

 

Tue
24
Jul

SNAPSHOTS: ‘Cops ‘N Bobbers’ in New Brighton

Solomon Gustavo photos • The New Brighton Department of Public Safety teamed up with the city Parks and Recreation department and Ramsey County to present “Cops ‘N Bobbers,” a free event where police officers fished with residents of all a

Mon
16
Jul

Defibrillator bought by residents saves resident’s life


Solomon Gustavo • Carol Mogren with a picture of her late husband Skip at Cub Foods in New Brighton July 12. Mogren and other New Brighton residents gathered to remember the time in 2006 when Skip was saved from sudden cardiac arrest by a defibrillator at Cub Foods.

New Brighton residents gathered at Cub Foods on Rice Creek Road on July 12, where a plaque commemorating the life, and life-saving event, of Skip Mogren was hung. 

Mon
16
Jul

Swastika sprayed on New Brighton church’s shed


Solomon Gustavo • A swastika, washed off though still barely visible, was sprayed in fire extinguisher powder on a shed next to the community garden at Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton sometime over the first weekend in July.

A congregant of Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton reported to the New Brighton Department of Public Safety on July 8 that someone had broken into a shed next to the church’s community garden. 

Mon
09
Jul

SNAPSHOTS: Summer farmers’ market returns to New Brighton

The New Brighton Farmers’ Market returned June 27 and will be held every Wednesday through Sept. 27. The market runs between 3 and 7 p.m. at 3000 Fifth St.

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