Monday, November 19, 2012
Pastor Mike Michalk has a vision to clean up a pond/wetland on Bartlett Boulevard and build a trail around it, along with educational signage and benches.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Members of the community are invited on Sunday evening, Dec. 2, from 6-7 p.m. to the Fellowship Hall (ground level) of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Mound for a discussion about an exciting project for the Mound community. Pastor Mike Michalk has a vision to clean up a pond/wetland on Bartlett Boulevard and build a trail around it, along with educational signage and benches. He envisions school children, scouting groups and local residents learning and working together to enhance this little wetland to make it a better habitat for native species of wildlife and plants, and creating a gem of an educational and recreational resource in the neighborhood. Pastor Mike recently submitted a grant proposal to the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Section of popular trail in Mound will close next month for safety improvements.
A section of the Dakota Rail Regional Trail will be closed starting next month so workers can construct trail crossing safety improvements where the regional trail crosses County Road 15 (Shoreline Drive) in Mound. The project is funded through a cost-participation agreement between the City of Mound, Hennepin County and Three Rivers Park District. The trail crossing safety improvements include a trail realignment to improve sightlines for motorists and trail users, an extended median island for trail users to safely cross one direction of traffic at a time and an expanded curb queuing/pedestrian ramp area on both sides to improve visibility of the trail crossing location for trail users and motorists. The trail is expected to be closed …
Friday, March 30, 2012
With commercial real estate sales picking up pace, will the former VFW building in Mound get a new tenant?
The building that was once home to VFW Post 5113 in Mound has been vacant for several years, and Patch wants to know what or who you would like to see move in. The building is currently being offered for sale or lease and is located in the middle of a busy stretch of Commerce Boulevard near the shores of Lake Minnetonka and an expansive city park. The asking price is $550,000 with a $50,000 down payment. The property was appraised at more than $850,000 in 2008. Currently owned by the bank following a 2009 foreclosure, the building boasts more than 7,000 square feet and comes with an assortment of furniture, fixtures and equipment—valued at approximately $100,000. So, Patch asks you—What would you want to see fill this building? What do you…