New Brighton

Tue
22
Jan

New Brighton mayor pleads guilty to DWI

New Brighton Mayor Val Johnson pleaded guilty to DWI on Jan. 22 after a weekend arrest and three days in jail.

Tue
22
Jan

New Brighton mayor charged with DWI

New Brighton Mayor Val Johnson was charged with two counts of third-degree DWI following a traffic stop on Jan. 20.

Mon
15
Oct

New Brighton farmers’ market closes for fall

The New Brighton farmers’ market held its final day of the season on Oct. 3.

Mon
15
Oct

41A and 41B candidates answer audience questions at forum

With a little over a month left before the general election, candidates for both the Minnesota House districts 41A and 41B seats met for a League of Women Voters forum at New Brighton City Hall Oct 1. 

Mon
15
Oct

County commission candidates talk transit, housing, development

Falcon Heights residents are being given the opportunity this Election Day, Nov. 6, to choose their representation on the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners.

Mon
15
Oct

New habitat at Keller Creek welcomes wildlife and recreation

4-year watershed project now complete

 

The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District recently finished a four-year project, restoring the shorelines of Keller Creek.

Mon
15
Oct

New Brighton transitions back to its own water

After the Minnesota Department of Health notified New Brighton in 2016 of finding a pollutant called dioxane in its well water, the city had been getting water from Minneapolis ever since.

Tue
02
Oct

Look, in Long Lake: ‘Goldzilla’


Owners of golden retrievers — and other breeds too — gathered at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton Sept. 9 for Goldzilla, a golden retriever festival and walk for rescues. photo: Solomon Gustavo

Right around the bathroom and shower building, about 60 yards from the beach at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton, the ground slopes down toward the water. 

Tue
02
Oct

$30,000 loss: Thieves take New Brighton church’s solar panels


More than a dozen solar panels were stolen from the roof of United Church of Christ in New Brighton sometime in early September. The church said the total loss was around $30,000. Congregants first noticed something was wrong when they continued to find metal and wires around the church. photo Solomon Gustavo

After a few days of congregants and staff at United Church of Christ in New Brighton finding metal and wiring laying around the church, they discovered Sept. 6 that more than a dozen solar panels had been taken from the church’s roof.

Mon
01
Oct

Hansen Park set to reopen in October after long reconstruction


Richard Pisa and Perry Martin, along with other Hansen Park neighbors, feel the the city has ignored their concerns during the years-long construction at Hansen Park. Along with their law signs, Pisa and Martin and other neighbors started a petition and say it has hundreds of signatures. photo Solomon Gustavo

Years of construction work at Hansen Park are set to finish up in October, said New Brighton City Manager Dean Lotter, and the conclusion can’t come soon enough for some park neighbors.

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