Jesse Poole

Jesse Poole can be reached at jpoole@lillienews.com or at 651-748-7815. Follow him at twitter.com/JPooleNews.

Thu
20
Apr

Phone scams making the rounds in Ramsey County

“If any one contacts you and requests gift cards for any law enforcement related reason it is a scam.” 

— Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office in an April 6 statement 

 

Thu
20
Apr

Pick a lane: Driving I-694 in Shoreview means choosing one lane for several miles


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation This summer, a new lane will be added to eastbound I-694, between Lexington Avenue and I-35E, completing work to widen the highway that started last year.

Jesse Poole

news editor

 

Commuters will have to hang on for one more summer before Interstate 694 frees up completely between Arden Hills and Vadnais Heights. 

Wed
12
Apr

Shoreview natives’ St. Paul brewery will be about the beer, and the space, too


Elliot Grosse, Karl Eicher and Dalton Buchta, who all grew up in the same Shoreview neighborhood, stand at the future bar in the future taproom of the brewery they’re opening in downtown St. Paul. Still undergoing renovations to create a “modern cafe” vibe, they say 12welve Eyes should be open by July.

Karl Eicher, Elliot Grosse and Dalton Buchta stand at the main entrance to 12welve Eyes, located in the basement of the historic Pioneer Endicott building on Robert and Fourth streets in downtown St. Paul.

In another world, “12welve Eyes” might have been the name of their high school band, but for three young men from Shoreview, sights weren’t set on making tunes in a garage, but beer in a basement. And that’s what they did ...

Wed
12
Apr

Mounds View man called women at random, sexually harassed them


Taylor James Rubbelke

A 24-year-old Mounds View man has been charged with two felony counts of stalking for calling women and engaging them sexually over the phone during scores of unwanted calls.

Wed
22
Feb

Arden Hills sets sights on TCAAP for possible city hall shift


The current city hall facility in Arden Hills may not meet the city’s needs once the Rice Creek Commons development is complete. A task force has been created to assess whether or not a new city hall facility should be built on the new development.

Is the Arden Hills City Hall big enough? 

That’s one of several questions the Arden Hills City Council wants answered in regards to the long-awaited redevelopment of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site.

Wed
22
Feb

Fraudulent card reader found at St. Anthony gas station

Convenience can come at a price, according to state and law enforcement officials who say a mere swipe of a credit or debit card could compromise someone’s personal banking information. 

Tue
21
Feb

Case of officer who killed Philando Castile to proceed to trial


Jeronimo Yanez

Despite defense attorneys’ efforts last week to have a judge dismiss the criminal charges against their client, St.

Wed
15
Feb

Shoreview recognized for tobacco restriction and health promotion efforts


Though retired from the Shoreview City Council, Ady Wickstrom was honored on behalf of the city she served for two decades, receiving the “Inspiring Bold Action” award at the 2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference on Jan. 24.

Longtime Shoreview resident Ady Wickstrom may have retired from a two-decade stint on the Shoreview City Council at the end of last year, but she's not necessarily done representing the community after her 20 years of efforts and achievements as a

Wed
15
Feb

After 9 years, ‘Cops vs. Kids’ basketball event still serves a purpose in St. Anthony

 

If you go ...  

Wed
15
Feb

Robbery of Arden Hills pharmacy could be related to others in metro area, police say

Police responded to the Cub Foods in Arden Hills after a man wearing camouflage jumped over the store’s pharmacy counter with a Taser in hand and ran off with thousands of dollars worth of prescription medications Feb. 7. 

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