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.
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)
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.
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