Roseville-Little Canada Review

Fri
22
Aug

RAHS teacher publishes e-book


Sam Tanner (submitted photo)

Shot Across the River Styx

Tanner tackles far-reaching effects of depression, suicide 

Roseville Area High School English and drama teacher Sam Tanner has written an "unmarketable" book. And he's OK with that.

Fri
22
Aug

Falcon Heights Elementary principal faces criminal charges


Beth Behnke

Dakota County Attorney alleges Behnke failed to report suspected abuse at St. Paul school in 2012

Beth Behnke, current principal at Falcon Heights Elementary School, has been named as one of two St. Paul Public School District administrators who allegedly failed to report sexual abuse of a student by Walter Happel, a former janitor at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus in St. Paul.

Fri
22
Aug

Effects of Roseville's parks renewal program becoming visible


(Linda E. Andersen/Review)

A lot can happen in a month--the Review took photos of Lexington Park July 19 when the steel frame of the parks shelter was going up. Now, that steel is being covered with wood panels. The building is expected to be completed in October. (submitted photo)

The nonprofit Friends of Lexington Park group hopes to raise enough money to install a climbing rock in the area designated for children ages 10 and up. (submitted photo)
If Lexington Park in Roseville looks a little different these days, it's probably because a new parks building is being constructed. When finished, it will include bathrooms, a meeting space, kitchen and warming room.
Wed
13
Aug

Candidates file for municipal offices, Little Canada, Lauderdale

The filing period for offices in municipalities without a primary election closed Tuesday, Aug. 12.

Tue
12
Aug

Local volunteers lend a hand, a brush


This Arden Hills home was one of two painted by teams from Land O'Lakes, Inc. during the Metro Paint-A-Thon. Paint team leader Vern Pearson estimates it took about 75 volunteer hours to prep and paint the home. The second home, located in Roseville, took an estimated 90 hours over two weekends to complete. (submitted photos)

Teams paint homes in Arden Hills and Roseville
Over one of the best weekends of summer for city festivals, trips to the cabin and hanging out at the pool, 18 volunteers took on a task only Tom Sawyer could convince someone is fun: painting a house.

Tue
12
Aug

Two railroad quiet zones established in Shoreview, more to come next year


The railroad crossing at Victoria Street near County Road E is one of two railroad quiet zones established in Shoreview Aug. 6, prohibiting the use of train horns while trains cross the road. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

The railroad crossing at Lexington Avenue with its existing medians and crossing bars; the recently added median is visible along with new “no train horn” signage. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Two at-grade railroad crossings in Shoreview, one at Lexington Avenue and another at Victoria Street, both near County Road E, are now railroad quiet zones as of Aug. 6, following the completion of improvements at both crossings.

Tue
12
Aug

Cable commission generates static over ‘advisor’ proposal

The latest North Suburban Cable Commission meeting July 31 became contentious, but not between Comcast and the NSCC.

Tue
12
Aug

Henry Hoover, former St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church priest, dies

The Rev. Dr. Henry H. Hoover, 83, and longtime Roseville resident, died at home on Sunday, Aug. 3, after a two-year battle with inoperable liver cancer.
“Sunday is an appropriate day for a priest to die,” his wife Jean wrote on his Caring Bridge website.

Tue
12
Aug

I may be slow, but I’m ahead of you

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Review police reports Aug. 12, 2014

Tue
05
Aug

Little Canada to construct combined public works, parks maintenance building


The site of the future 26,000 square-foot public works and park maintenance building is located at the intersection of Centerville and Labore roads. The land is currently home to two massive pits, nails and chunks of concrete. (Johanna Holub/Review)

This rendering shows what the $3.9 million public works and parks maintenance building is expected to look like when it’s completed in the spring of next year. (submitted graphic)

Little Canada held a groundbreaking ceremony July 23 for its new public works and parks maintenance building. Pictured from left to right: construction manager Troy Corbett; parks maintenance supervisor Derek Anderson; construction manager Dick Naughton; architect Jeff Oertel; Brings Onions owners Tom Ducharme and Pat Coan; council members John Keis, Mike McGraw, Rick Montour and Shelly Boss; public works superintendent Bill Dircks; and parks and recreation director Jim Morelan. (Johanna Holub/Review)

The site of the new Little Canada public works and parks maintenance building is currently littered with nails and broken glass, as well as being the home of two giant pits. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Johanna Holub/Review

$3.9 million project to be completed by spring 2015
Little Canada city staff and officials were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony July 23 on a piece of land that over the coming months will become a 26,000-square-foot public works and park maintenance building.

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