Saturday, December 22, 2012
He was wearing a helmet but went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to InForum.com.
A man from Fridley riding a snowmobile along Highway 210 near Fergus Falls drove into a mailbox Saturday, the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reported. Read the full article at InForum.com here. Michael Olsen of Fridley was transported to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, the newspaper said. The crash damaged the snowmobile and mailbox. A map of Fergus Falls snowmobile routes indicates that snowmobile are not allowed on the roadway along a section of Highway 210 (see PDF).
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
You can still park next to a mailbox—just not when the postal carrier is coming.
The City of Fridley wants to make sure you get your mail. The Fridley City Council unanimously approved a new ordinance Monday that would ban parking in front of a mailbox between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, excluding federal holidays, in a way that blocks the mail carrier from delivering mail. The ordinance allows parking in front of a mailbox during those hours—unless the mail carrier is trying to deliver mail. “If you are parked in such a way that obstructs or interferes with mail delivery, that’s a violation of the ordinance,” said Fridley Director of Public Safety Don Abbott. Over the years, the Fridley Police Department has dealt with complaints from residents that they didn’t get their mail delivered that day because …
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Action set on transit-oriented zoning but not on pigeon-keeping.
On Monday the Fridley City Council will take its second and final vote on a proposed transit-oriented development zone around the Northstar Commuter Rail station. But a vote on renewing a pigeon-keeping license is likely to be tabled again, due to city staff's difficulty in reaching the license-holder. Another item is a petition from the owner of a vacant just south of I-694 on Seventh Street NE to vacate an undeveloped stretch of platted street to create a bigger, developable parcel. And the council will take its final vote on a proposed ordinance to ban parking near mailboxes that prevents the delivery of the mail. Below is the agenda for the May 9 council meeting, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at council chambers at City Hall. For details, …