Three local brothers are taking the art of snowman making to a whole new level. For the third year in a row, the Bartz brothers – Connor, Trevor and Austin – are making a snow sculpture in their yard in New Brighton. Every year they choose to make an aquatic animal out of snow. In the past, they’ve created a pufferfish and a walrus out of the white stuff. But this year, you could say they’re jumping the shark.
Greg Miller has been keeping kids physically fit at Bel Air Elementary School in New Brighton for 39 years and he’s become a favorite among the kids. And that’s exactly why he does what he does: It’s for the kids.
A Republican commissioner from northern Minnesota’s St. Louis County is officially launching his bid to be the GOP’s candidate for U.S. Senate. Chris Dahlberg of Duluth launches his campaign Thursday on the front porch of a home in the Twin Cities suburb of New Brighton.
Three families are left reeling after a crash in New Brighton last week. On Sept. 10, a truck driving three times the speed limit blew through a stop sign and went through three yards, destroying everything in its path.
If you’re heading out Saturday morning, start planning your detour. Some big freeway closures will likely cause backups and headaches. In the New Brighton/Shoreview area, eastbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue is closed. And in Bloomington, I-494 eastbound is closed between Highway 100 and 35W.
A search for drugs inside a New Brighton home Tuesday afternoon ended with a task force member shooting a suspect multiple times.
Authorities are searching for the suspect who allegedly hit a highway construction worker Wednesday night in New Brighton and then fled the scene. The Minnesota State Patrol said the worker, who was sawing concrete as part of the repair project, was struck at 9:50 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of I-694, west of the ramp from the interstate to Long Lake Road.
Police in the north metro are investigating a chase that ended with the suspect’s body being pulled from a lake. It started around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night when a Roseville police officer noticed a problem with the car’s tail light.
Several times a day, cab driver Bashir Abdi takes a fare over Interstate 694 between New Brighton and Brooklyn Center. But his days are about to get much longer, and his patience much shorter.
A late night fire left some people out of a home in New Brighton. The fire started around 11 p.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on the 1200 block of 10th Avenue North.
The family of a missing New Brighton boy says he ran away and may be unstable, frightened and vulnerable.
The creative duo is at it again. The Bartz boys have whipped up a giant walrus snow sculpture already this winter.
A hardware store in the Twin Cities metro is taking a gamble on Minnesota’s unpredictable winter weather.
Several dozen high-powered guns could be in the hands of criminals.
Minnesota sophomore offensive lineman Jimmy Gjere has decided to end his football career due to the recurrence of concussion-like symptoms. The university announced Gjere’s decision on Monday.
This coming Saturday, Aug. 11, folks will have a chance to see quite the spectacle on the road. Dozens of antique cars, going as fast as they can go. It is a tradition entering its 26th year.
Police in New Brighton are looking for a female suspect after an apparent bank robbery Monday afternoon.
This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.
A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Tuesday for murdering a woman and trying to conceal her remains.
A New Brighton neighborhood is now home to a new attraction made strictly out of this week’s snowfall, and people are driving from all over to catch a glimpse.
Some middle school kids in New Brighton got a little break from their normal lunch routine Monday.
A new program called “Early College” at Irondale High School in New Brighton will give all students, not just those at the top of their class, a chance to earn college credit.
Two men were sentenced in St. Paul Federal Court on Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 12 armed robbery of a New Brighton gas station.
A 20-year-old New Brighton, Minn. man has been arrested and charged after allegedly soliciting sexual favors from young teenage girls.
Most of the dozens who testified at a public hearing of the Ramsey County Charter Commission held near the suburban stadium site opposed the stadium tax proposal.