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Tue
20
Oct

Little Canada’s Veterans Memorial Park heads into Phase II

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)
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.

Tue
13
Oct

Robotics in Roseville

The Roseville Area High School Robotics team hosted the Robotics Invitational on Oct. 10, where 35  Minnesota high school robotic teams participated in the event, competing using student designed robots. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Tue
06
Oct

Bill helps Roseville Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association

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(submitted photo)

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Governor Mark Dayton held a ceremonial bill signing for HF 41, a measure that allows the Roseville Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association more flexibility in its administration as active membership declines.

Tue
06
Oct

Falcon Heights Fire Department Open House

During the Falcon Heights Fire Department Open House fire fighter, Bryan Sullivan, demonstrated the huge flame that can occur when oil is added to stove top fire in the home.
During the Falcon Heights Fire Department Open House fire fighter, Bryan Sullivan, demonstrated the huge flame that can occur when oil is added to stove top fire in the home.

The Falcon Heights Fire Department Open House was held on Oct. 3. The event included demonstrations of firefighting techniques and some hands on experience for kids. (Linda E. Andersen photos/Review)
 

Tue
06
Oct

Roseville woman seeks to help North Korean refugees

A view of the Korean Demilitarized Zone as seen from the Dora Observatory in 2006 from the South Korean side. The roughly 160-mile-long DMZ has divided North and South Korea following the 38th parallel since the 1953 armistice agreement. Large numbers of troops are still stationed on either side of the line, today. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
A view of the Korean Demilitarized Zone as seen from the Dora Observatory in 2006 from the South Korean side. The roughly 160-mile-long DMZ has divided North and South Korea following the 38th parallel since the 1953 armistice agreement. Large numbers of troops are still stationed on either side of the line, today. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

Mindful of her own Korean refugee background and the effects of her rocky start in life, Roseville resident Hyon Kim says she wants to help refugees who have escaped from North Korea after facing great difficulties, including sex trafficking, forc

Tue
29
Sep

Roseville-Little Canada area students - published 9-29-15

Principal Dr. Jenny Loeck announced five students from Roseville Area High School were named as commended students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Tue
29
Sep

Roseville-Little Canada area people - published 9-29-15


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Last month (8-26-15) I drove up to Baudette to have an "end of summer" fishing day with my son-in-law, Andy Pierson. Andy and my daughter Sarah are teachers at Lake of the Woods elementary school. 

Tue
29
Sep

Romanians come to Roseville

A group of visiting Romanians and a few Roseville Rotary friends toured Central Park’s boardwalks. The European visitors commented that they enjoyed Roseville’s wide open spaces. (courtesy of Gayland Bender)
A group of visiting Romanians and a few Roseville Rotary friends toured Central Park’s boardwalks. The European visitors commented that they enjoyed Roseville’s wide open spaces. (courtesy of Gayland Bender)

Making friends from other countries makes the world a smaller, friendlier place.

Tue
22
Sep

Kiwanis closes out another State Fair

At this year’s Minnesota State Fair, Kiwanis Malts, run by the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, which meets in Roseville, raised $130,000. Once the club pays its bills, the leftover money, roughly half, will be donated back to the community in order to help kids. (submitted photo)
At this year’s Minnesota State Fair, Kiwanis Malts, run by the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, which meets in Roseville, raised $130,000. Once the club pays its bills, the leftover money, roughly half, will be donated back to the community in order to help kids. (submitted photo)

Club that meets in Roseville lays out goals as organization turns 100

The North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, which headquarters in Roseville, has run Kiwanis Malts at the Minnesota State Fair near the Fine Arts Building since 1969.
"It started out pretty basic," says Dale Jensen, 75, the soon-to-be club president, come October.

Tue
22
Sep

All-inclusive playground build in Roseville seeks all sorts of volunteers

The playground slated to be built at Central Park Victoria West. Roseville Parks and Recreation director Lonnie Brokke says one of the best things about community builds is the pride of ownership kids find in projects on which they’ve worked. He says he’s overheard them say, “Oh, I helped build that playground.” (courtesy of the City of Roseville)
The playground slated to be built at Central Park Victoria West. Roseville Parks and Recreation director Lonnie Brokke says one of the best things about community builds is the pride of ownership kids find in projects on which they’ve worked. He says he’s overheard them say, “Oh, I helped build that playground.” (courtesy of the City of Roseville)

Roseville's Central Park is set to get a brand new playground and the city is hoping that community members — kids, parents, grandparents and whole families — will help make it happen.

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