Mike Munzenrider

Staff writer for Review and Bulletin newspapers.
Mike Munzenrider can be reached at mmunzenrider@lillienews.com or 651-748-7824.
Follow him on Twitter @mmunzenrider.

 

 


 

Tue
30
Aug

Highway 36 bridge work over Lexington progresses


The Highway 36 bridge over Lexington Avenue as seen the week before westbound traffic was routed onto the bridge. The bridge replacement project should be complete by the end of fall.

Drivers on Highway 36 through Roseville may have recently noticed fewer bypasses on their trips through the city — the westbound lanes of traffic on the highway are now using a newly built bridge over Lexington Avenue.

Tue
30
Aug

Falcon Heights and others subscribe to metro area solar farms


Falcon Heights and 21 other metro area cities have subscribed to solar gardens in order to offset city government energy costs and to utilize clean energy. Falcon Heights already utilizes solar energy — there are more than 220 solar panels on City Hall’s roof, as seen with Mayor Peter Lindstrom.

Cities look for savings, use of clean energy

Falcon Heights City Hall has solar panels on its roof and in the past couple of years the city changed its code to make it easier for residents to install solar.

Tue
23
Aug

Late candidate filing closes

Municipal election lineups set

Tue
23
Aug

What’s the deal with Kiwanis Malts?


With its malt-making machines still under plastic and pushed to the front so the rest of the shop can be scrubbed clean, Kiwanis Malts gets ready for another year at the Minnesota State Fair. Run by the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, money raised by the shop goes towards helping kids.

State Fair fixture is back to raise more money for kids

Tue
23
Aug

Roselawn cancels car show at cemetery following outcry


Roselawn Cemetery cancelled a planned car show at the cemetery following days of public criticism.

Following days of calls for Roselawn Cemetery to cancel the planned car show on its grounds, the cemetery’s board of directors announced Aug. 17 it had unanimously voted to cancel the show.

Sun
21
Aug

Prepare for bag checks at the State Fair


Before you make it to the Midway at this year’s Minnesota State Fair, security staff at the gates will check bags, purses, coolers and packages as a part of new security measures for 2016.

The Minnesota State Fair announced it would be checking fairgoers’ bags, purses, coolers and packages this year at the fair’s 11 entrances.

Tue
16
Aug

Human rights youth commissioner works to raise awareness of invisible disabilities


Elizabeth Hansel, a student at Roseville Area High School and a youth commissioner on Roseville’s Human Rights Commission, with her mother, Samantha, who has an invisible disability that makes it hard for her to walk. Based on negative experiences with her mother in Roseville, Hansel is trying to raise awareness about invisible disabilities.

Elizabeth Hansel says she was 7 years old when someone left a note on her mother’s car, reprimanding her and her mom for parking in a handicap space, because the two didn’t appear to have any disabilities.

Tue
16
Aug

Primary puts Roseville candidate on the ballot for Congress this fall

Roseville resident Greg Ryan will face incumbent DFL Rep. Betty McCollum this fall in the U.S. Fourth Congressional District race as the Republican candidate.

Tue
16
Aug

Mother-daughter duo supports tennis in Roseville


Karla Joyce and her daughter Megan. The two started a Roseville area Special Olympics tennis program, and Joyce spearheaded fundraising to improve the tennis courts at Roseville Area High School.

For a self-described non-tennis player, Karla Joyce is still pretty involved with the sport.

Tue
09
Aug

Roseville-area playwright takes the ‘good old days’ to task at Fringe


Kristine Holmgren
 

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