Sen. Bev Scalze, DFL-Little Canada, announced Dec. 9 that she will not seek reelection to the state Senate for District 42 in 2016.
“I am looking forward to having more time to spend with my family, especially my two granddaughters who live in Florida,” Scalze said in a statement. “I am also eager to focus more time and energy on my wildlife art.”
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb drew an editorial cartoon that took top honors in The New York Times' student cartoon contest, and her current events teacher Ira Sanders says it's quite an honor.
Skaters hit the Roseville OVAL Nov. 20 to see the lighting of 100 trees at the third annual OVALumination, while taking some laps on the skating center’s gigantic outdoor rink. (photos courtesy of Mark Connolly)
Faye Jones, executive director of the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), has been selected to receive an Honorary Recognition Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Lif
Four candidates vying for three Roseville Area Schools Board seats
The Roseville Area Schools District 623 Board will gain some new faces next year with four candidates running for three open seats.
Incumbent Erin Azer is running to retain her seat while three challengers are vying for two seats being vacated by board members Lisa Edstrom and Kaying Thao.
Those challengers are Todd Anderson, Mike Boguszewski and Bob Murray.
Organizer and veteran Rocky Waite says he’ll wait until spring to hold a grand opening for the second phase of Little Canada’s Veterans Memorial Park. The grand opening for the first phase was held Veterans Day, 2014. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
War dog memorial, and more, taking shape
The groundbreaking for Little Canada's Veterans Memorial Park was in June last year, and on Veterans Day — Nov. 11, 2014 — a grand opening was held at the memorial to mark the completion of its first phase.
The driving force behind the place of remembrance, Vietnam veteran and longtime Little Canada resident, Rocky Waite, says the grand opening was marked by not-so-pleasant weather.