People - Roseville Review

Tue
10
Jun

Two guys, one dream and a lot of spirit(s)


Jesse Griffin, left, and Jon Bohlinger, right, who have been friends for 15 years, hope to open Gentleman Scholar Distillery in Lauderdale by the end of the summer. The distillery is home to two 26-gallon stills, pictured above. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Gentleman Scholar founders hope to launch distillery in Lauderdale
In the next few months, the city of Lauderdale could have a new business in operation within its boundaries - and simply put, its products will be intoxicating.

Tue
03
Jun

A very happy (106th) birthday to you


photo by Johanna Holub/Review

Dorene Wendt, who lives in the Villa Park Condominiums in Roseville, celebrated her 106th birthday on May 24. Born in 1908, Wendt was raised on a farm in Nebraska.

Tue
03
Jun

Gavel Awardees

Outstanding leaders and volunteers were honored at the 35th annual Distinguished Leadership Awards ceremony May 14, organized by the North Suburban Gavel Association.

Tue
03
Jun

Roseville author wins Midwest Book Award


Roseville author Mary Clare Lockman recently won a Midwest Book Award in the young adult fiction category for her 2013 novel, “They’re Always With You.”

A decade ago, a one-page writing assignment inspired a student to write a book. The student spent years gathering information, writing, rewriting and editing pages into a 200-page book, finally publishing it last year.

Tue
03
Jun

Love at first sight


Roseville residents Neil and Marion Skildum have been married for 71 years. Last year, at their 70th anniversary party, none of the guests could find a card that went that high, the Skildums’ daughter Jan Hanson said. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Roseville couple celebrates 71st wedding anniversary
Marion Vesaas and Neil Skildum went on a double date more than 70 years ago. It was the first time they had met, and love was in the air. The problem was, however, they were on that date with different people.

Thu
29
May

Michell Dawson named 'North Star Lawyer'


Michelle Dawson

Michelle Dawson of Roseville is one of twelve attorneys from Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., that have been named “North Star Lawyers” by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA).

Thu
29
May

Jenna Boss, Communication and Media Junior Award recipient

Jenna Boss of Little Canada and a junior at Clarkson University majoring in communication, interdisciplinary social sciences, and social documentation, received the Communication and Media Junior Award which was established throug

Thu
29
May

Karen Fiegen heading “into space”

Karen Fiegen of Roseville is leading a team of five apparel design students (all women) from the University of Minnesota College of Design to the Johnson Space Center this summer to participate in NASA’s competitive Microgravity U

Wed
28
May

Roseville recognizes police, citizen bravery


Joshua Wurtzberger’s calm, informative directions helped Roseville officers arrest an “extremely intoxicated” driver whose 5-year-old daughter was sitting in the backseat. Chief Rick Mathwig presented him a certificate of appreciation at the Roseville Police Awards Ceremony May 15. (Johanna Holub/Review)

On May 15, the Roseville Police Department recognized outstanding citizens, officers and investigators for their efforts to keep the city and its residents safe.

Sat
17
May

Chloe Boehm of Roseville awarded National Merit Scholarship

This year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, just 2,500 students across the country who were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, were judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

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