The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)
In “Lake Wobegon Days,” Garrison Keillor depicts the irony of Swedes, Norwegians, Danes and their Finnish and Icelandic cousins leaving farms in their homelands for Minnesota:
Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Anyone who’s visited Roseville City Hall in the last decade or has heard of the Ramsey-Washington Watershed District has experienced Duane Schwartz’s legacy.
Loving and remarkable lady passed away March 5 at age 98. Preceded in death by her parents, Zuva and Antun Petkovic of Yugoslavia; four siblings; husband Larry Moore and sons John and Tony Gardenal. Survived by daughter, Deanna (Karl) Bakke; sons Steve and Mark Moore; grandchildren Carrie Shuman, Aaron Gardenal, Rachel Stene, Daniel Bakke, Rebecca and Elizabeth Moore and nine great-grandchildren.
Over 100 Kiwanis volunteers from the Twin Cities area gathered the morning of Saturday, March 28, to build more than 80 dressers for Bridging, Inc. in Roseville, for the 9th annual Kiwanis One Day service project.
RAHS senior Michelle Jensen, left, suffered a severe concussion during gym class her freshman year, and still feels its effects today. Now, the Raiderette dancer uses platforms like dance shows—pictured with head coach Brittany Rehling at right—and health classes to spread awareness and education. (submitted photo)
Over the next couple years, 17-year-old Michelle Jensen of Roseville has a few things on her to-do list: ride a bike again, learn to drive, ride a horse, go to Mars, own a pet dinosaur...
Harriet Alexander Nature Center volunteer Bob Friedman (far right), measured the sap that had been cooking and explained the process of how sap is made into syrup to Little Canada residents Michelle, Ashley and Tristan on March 28.