News

Wed
29
Apr

Northeast Bank branches out

The former Mark’s Auto Service station at 1135 Silver Lake Road will be replaced by a new location of Northeast Bank. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
The former Mark’s Auto Service station at 1135 Silver Lake Road will be replaced by a new location of Northeast Bank. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

Bank will replace vacant service station on Silver Lake Road

Wed
29
Apr

Shoreview taking bids on $12.5 million water treatment plant project

Shoreview is asking for bids on what Mayor Sandy Martin called "a major, major infrastructure project for the city of Shoreview, probably the biggest of all time."

Tue
28
Apr

84-year-old Roseville conductor brings world-class touch to community orchestra

Maestro Henry Smith, conductor of the Mississippi Valley Orchestra, digitally composes a score inside his home office in Roseville. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Maestro Henry Smith, conductor of the Mississippi Valley Orchestra, digitally composes a score inside his home office in Roseville. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

In the midst of the Cold War, Henry Charles Smith packed up his trombone and went on tour of the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc nations with the Philadelphia Orchestra.  

Tue
28
Apr

Man drowns after canoe tips in Little Canada lake

A man has reportedly drowned after his canoe tipped over in Twin Lake near the Little Canada and Vadnais Heights border the morning of April 26.

Tue
28
Apr

Minnesotans will find their own histories in ‘Scandinavian Legacy’

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)
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:

Tue
28
Apr

Roseville’s longtime public works director steps down

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)
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.

Mon
27
Apr

Metzen gathers support for Robert Street construction

Senator James Metzen testified in front of the Senate Transportation Finance Division last week in support of increased state participation in the Robert Street construction project.

Mon
27
Apr

Kline’s ‘mobile office’ will visit Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale

Congressman John Kline’s “mobile office,” which provides residents greater access to the services that are available to them, will stop in Inver Grove Heights and Lilydale Tuesday, April 28.

Sun
26
Apr

Mendota, Mendota Heights solidify plans for final repairs

A portion of Upper D Street is closed off to vehicles because it’s so steep. Here, up the road, a sign instructs drivers to take turns passing, as the street which was once two lanes, has become one due to erosion caused by last June’s heavy rains. (Jesse Poole/Review)
A portion of Upper D Street is closed off to vehicles because it’s so steep. Here, up the road, a sign instructs drivers to take turns passing, as the street which was once two lanes, has become one due to erosion caused by last June’s heavy rains. (Jesse Poole/Review)

After last year’s excessive June flooding and the virtual drought of federal funds to repair the widespread damages in Dakota County, Mendota Heights and Mendota are still working on their final fixes nearly a year later.

Sun
26
Apr

Ramsey County to hold May 2 warrant resolution event

Ramsey County is hoping to close out some of its 4,500 active misdemeanor warrants.

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