Bill Doi, 100, left, and Bill Hirabayashi, 93, live in Roseville. Both were born in Washington state and were incarcerated because of their Japanese heritage during World War II. Feb. 19 marks the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s executive order requiring their incarceration.
Americans of Japanese ancestry were ordered to U.S. camps in 1942
Negotiating Snelling Avenue north of County Road B can be a challenge, especially during the evening commute. But thanks to a recent decision by the Metropolitan Council’s Transportation Advisory Board relief is in sight.
A man attempted to steal a case of expensive vodka from Merwin Liquors in Falcon Heights on Jan. 18. A clerk broke up the theft, though the thief hit the clerk in the head with a bottle as he got away.
The man who entered Merwin Liquors in Falcon Heights the evening of Jan. 18 grabbed a case of Grey Goose vodka and made for the door, an indication he didn’t plan on paying for it.
A man wielding a knife, seen at right in squad car dashboard camera footage, was arrested Jan. 28 outside Rosedale Center following a tense standoff with Roseville police. Moments earlier, the man was reportedly inside the mall threatening violence against supporters of President Donald Trump.
Department credits training for avoiding ‘tragic situation’
Roseville police arrested a man making broad threats and waving a knife at Rosedale Center Jan. 28, following a tense standoff that was witnessed by scores of shoppers.