The cistern and stormwater infiltration pipe system being installed behind the B-Dale Club by the Capitol Region Watershed District should save Roseville some 1.3 million gallons of drinkable water per year. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Watershed project looks to protect Lake McCarrons
At the bottom of one of Roseville's biggest hills, right now, there's a big hole in the ground.
The Capitol Region Watershed District, along with Roseville Parks and Recreation and the B-Dale Club, whose softball field is now that temporary hole, just kicked off a water protection project with aims of keeping nearby Lake McCarrons clean.
The Little Canada City Council is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies on the Little Canada Parks & Recreation Commission. The term of office is for three years from Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2018.
Metro residents may be enjoying this late round of warm weather, but 70-degree days aren't ideal for making outdoor ice. The toasty temps delayed the opening of the Guidant John Rose Minnesota OVAL skating season by one day to Saturday, Nov.
Roseville's Leaf Compost Site, at Dale Street and County Road C, will close for the season on Nov. 21. Roseville residents who still have leaves can take them to a free Ramsey County Compost site. Those sites will remain open until Nov.
Faye Jones, executive director of the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), has been selected to receive an Honorary Recognition Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Lif
Johnson High School’s student government structure is changing in a big way — whereas before it was a small group of students leading, now over 300 are in leadership roles. Shown here, a Tuesday, Oct. 27 homeroom meetings saw a student-led small group meeting where students of mixed grades did a teambuilding exercise, scheming up their design for the school’s pumpkin carving contest. (Patrick Larkin/Reivew)
Dissolving student council, school takes more inclusive student government approach
If all goes according to plan, students could be running the show at Johnson High School within a few years.
Taking inspiration from a prep school in a low-income neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, Johnson High’s principal, Micheal Thompson, is hoping for a cultural shift at the school, where students have more say, and ultimately more responsibility.