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.

 

 


 

Wed
19
Jun

Seniors served by Job Corps students in Falcon Heights


Chef Chris O’Neal and his students from the Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center served food to residents June 10 at Falcon Heights Town Square Senior Apartments. The food preparation area whirred with activity. (Mike Munzenrider photos)

Mexican food was on the lunch menu June 10 at the Falcon Heights Town Square Senior Apartments, and culinary arts students from the Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center were there to serve it.

Tue
11
Jun

Roseville makes way for affordable senior building


A vacant lot used for Christmas tree sales on Rice Street and Owasso Boulevard in Roseville, along with three other lots to the north on which there are single-family homes, is the proposed site of a 60-unit affordable senior housing building. (Mike Munzenrider)

Neighbors argue it won’t fit the area

 

Before a near standing-room-only crowd, a split Roseville City Council on June 3 cleared the way for a proposed affordable senior housing complex in the northeast corner of the city.

Tue
11
Jun

Little Canada to pump from Twin Lake


Twin Lake as seen off Twin Lake Trail in Little Canada on June 6. That same day the Little Canada City Council voted to pump water from the lake, which has been rising and flooding backyards, threatening homes. (Mike Munzenrider)

With lakeshore residents’ concerns about rising water on Twin Lake reaching a fever pitch in late May, the Little Canada City Council during a June 6 emergency meeting voted to pump water from the lake.

Mon
10
Jun

Man in critical condition after 'domestic-related' shooting in Roseville

A man is in critical condition after being shot June 9 in a Roseville parking lot in what police described as a “domestic-related shooting.”

Tue
04
Jun

Neighbors call for action as Twin Lake rises


Neighbors placed sandbags May 25 as Twin Lake’s rising waters threatened the lowest lying home on the lake. Residents are looking for help as there appears to be no end in sight for flooding on the Little Canada lake, which has no natural outflow. (submitted photo)

The unofficial start of summer was not a restful time for Burt Johnson, who lives in Little Canada on the west side of Twin Lake.

Tue
04
Jun

Falcon Heights seeks $1 million for Community Park


The building at Falcon Heights’ Community Park is in need of costly repairs, as are other sections of the park. Finding itself short on cash, the city is seeking $1 million in state bonding to completely revamp the park. (Mike Munzenrider)

The Falcon Heights City Council on May 22 signed off on a bonding request to the State of Minnesota for $1 million to improve Community Park.

Wed
29
May

Little Canada students speak up, save a tree


When students in Luis Estrada’s sixth-grade class at Little Canada Elementary found out last year that construction at their school would mean the loss of two trees, they spoke up. Their action culminated May 21 with a tree planting ceremony at the school. (photos courtesy of Luis Estrada)

A groundbreaking ceremony at Little Canada Elementary School last fall signaled an exciting expansion of the school, but for teacher Luis Estrada’s students, it also meant something else: the loss of a couple trees.

Tue
28
May

Early blooms


Mike Munzenrider photos

Having kicked off just a few weeks prior, the farmers market at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Roseville was getting nearer to full bloom on May 21. The weekly event, put on by St. Paul Farmers’ Market, runs every Tuesday from 8 a.m.

Tue
28
May

See the new moon at Bell Museum


“Museum of the Moon,” a seven-meter scientifically accurate replica of the moon, is on display now at the Bell Museum through June 9. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

A seven-meter replica of Earth’s closest neighbor now dominates Horizon Hall at the Bell Museum, making big what can sometimes seem distant and small.

Tue
21
May

Ahead of State Fair, Roseville looks for solutions to parking pinch


The Great Minnesota Get-Together has been breaking attendance records in recent years and causing parking headaches for residents in nearby Roseville. (file photo)

With 100 days to go before the start of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair, the Roseville City Council on May 13 discussed how to best deal with mounting fair-related parking woes.

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