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Roseville veteran honored with state award

Jerry and Jana Kyser of Roseville organize bi-annual Honor Flights out of the Twin Cities that take World War II veterans to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. (submitted photo)

Kyser's energy, commitment helps fuel Honor Flights

"You either get bitter or you get better," Roseville resident and Army veteran Jerry Kyser says of soldiers returning from war. 

"I chose to get better."


Lauren Strecker and Drew Vanderlin are engaged

Drew Vanderlin and Lauren Strecker

As a result of a successful proposal in New York's Central Park this summer, Edward and Sara Jane Strecker of Little Canada are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Strecker, to Drew David Vanderlin, son of David


2014 U17 C1 State Champs

Back row, from left to right: Coach Joe Fast, Michael DeGroot (MV), Matthew Baker (MV), Ben Wetermeyer (RV), Nick Squire (Irondale), Garrett Hanson (Centennial), Gunnar Eastep (RV). Middle row: Jordan Van Berkel (RV), Ryan Yoch (MV), Aaron Zerfas (MV), Connor Barrett (RV), Peder Ericson (RV), Jake Dingman (MV). Front row: Holden Tranquillo (Centennial), Tom Bombeck (Centennial), Ben Kottke (MV), Connor Stamper (MV), Andrew McGregor (RV), Klimba Dyauli (RV), Connor Nelson (MV). Not pictured: Brock Fitzpatrick (Centennial). (submitted photo)

The North Suburban Soccer Association’s U17 C1 boys team brought home a state championship last month.


Local volunteers lend a hand, a brush

This Arden Hills home was one of two painted by teams from Land O'Lakes, Inc. during the Metro Paint-A-Thon. Paint team leader Vern Pearson estimates it took about 75 volunteer hours to prep and paint the home. The second home, located in Roseville, took an estimated 90 hours over two weekends to complete. (submitted photos)

Teams paint homes in Arden Hills and Roseville
Over one of the best weekends of summer for city festivals, trips to the cabin and hanging out at the pool, 18 volunteers took on a task only Tom Sawyer could convince someone is fun: painting a house.


Roseville’s Maloney a double national champion

Having an eighth-grader in the starting lineup in a high school varsity team sport is relatively rare, especially at bigger metro-area schools. Breanna Maloney did just that two years ago on the volleyball team at Roseville Area High School.


A lei of close friendships

Kalei (left) and Alana dance the hula in unison at the Kaleiokapilialoha, a hula school in Brooklyn Center. (Josh Nielsen/Review)

Roseville resident teaches Hawaiian dance, values at hula school
Her name is Dana Marie Kaleina’ala O Ka’ahuona'ali’i Enstad, but everyone calls her Kalei. Originally from the balmy Hawaiian island of Oahu, Enstad moved to chilly Minnesota more than 30 years ago and has remained rooted in the cold-weather climate ever since. She misses Hawaii with its warm weather and ‘aloha spirit,’ but she’s doing her best to keep it close: the Roseville resident runs a hula school in Brooklyn Center.


Former Raiders earn collegiate academic honors

A pair of Roseville Area High School graduates was announced as academic award winners last week. Kevin Brooks of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Danielle Dickson of the College of St.


Video - Roseville Fire Department presents life-saving award to good samaritan

Roseville Fire Chief Tim O'Neill presented Woodbury resident Robert Renning with a life-saving award for rescuing a motorist who was trapped inside a burning vehicle on Interstate 35W in June.