Five members of the Roseville Fire Department recently took part in a crude oil by rail emergency response training in Pueblo, Colorado. (submitted photo)
Last week, the Roseville Fire Department sent five firefighters to Pueblo, Colorado, to the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) for a three-day emergency response training session on crude oil by rail.
Despite the cold weather and fresh snow, the dedication ceremony for the Little Canada Veterans Memorial was held at the site of the memorial on Little Canada Road near Round Lake on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Veterans Memorial Committee Chair Rocky Waite, who has been responsible for overseeing the project, spoke at the ceremony, as well as a representative of U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum's office. Many other local veterans and officials were in attendance.
The Veterans Memorial in Little Canada features three flag poles, benches along a nearby path and dedicated paver bricks.
Matt Oehrlein, a Roseville native, now lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, where he works full-time constructing giant steel robots with the vision of one day starting a robot combat sports league. (submitted photo)
A 2004 Roseville Area High School graduate has his sights set on a new venture that can be summed up in three words: giant fighting robots.
Courtney Gibson and Westin, her service dog, have been together for four years. Westin is her part-time service companion at school. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Little Canada teen supported by service dog
The bond between a pet and its owner is usually strong. The bond between a service dog and the human it cares for, however, is even stronger.
Courtney Gibson, 17, of Little Canada knows this firsthand, thanks to the support from her service dog, a lab/retriever mix named Westin.
The Roseville Oval, the largest sheet of refrigerated ice in North America, held a grand opening lighting ceremony for OVALumination on Friday, Nov. 7. The 2nd annual OVALumination kicked off with the lighting of 106 arborvitae and evergreen trees decorated with 66,000 lights. Skaters of all ages and abilities had a grand time enjoying the outdoors, marveling at the holiday lights and listening to Ralphie, a character from the Ordway's production of "A Christmas Story," sing songs from the show.
Betsy (Ignatowicz) and Ian Clausen were married on Aug. 22, at the Bayview Event Center in Excelsior, Minn. The proud parents of the happy couple are Marty and Audrey Ignatowicz of Roseville and Eric and Francine Clausen of Savage.