Roseville

Tue
10
Sep

Squash kings, time outs and a thriving Korean community


The former New Brighton Elementary School, which was located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and Seventh Street. On the left is the original building, constructed in 1939; on the right is a later addition, added in the early 1950s. After serving as a school, and later as a Korean United Methodist Church, the building was sold to the city in 2017 and demolished last month to make way for multi-family and senior housing. (courtesy of the New Brighton Area Historical Society)

Following its demolition, residents reflect on former New Brighton Elementary School​

Tue
10
Sep

Enjoying summer’s bounty


Mike Munzenrider photos

After taking leave for a week so the parking lot at Corpus Christi Catholic Church could serve as a park and ride for the Minnesota State Fair, the Roseville Farmers’ Market was back on Sept. 3. 

Tue
03
Sep

Community building, literally and figuratively, themes in Falcon Heights council race

In 2017, seven candidates vied for two open seats on the Falcon Heights City Council in an emotional election that was framed by the police killing of Philando Castile.

Tue
03
Sep

At students’ behest, Roseville schools looking for plant-based protein options


Roseville Area School District Nutrition Services is working to offer more plant-based protein meal options based on suggestions from high school students who want the non-meat offerings for environmental reasons. Should the foods work at the secondary school level, they’ll be offered to younger students. (courtesy of Roseville Area Schools)

Hungry students returning to class this fall in the Roseville Area School District will be seeing more plant-based protein food options to choose from, the district says.

Tue
03
Sep

Roseville eyes police call fee for problem motels


The volume of police calls coming from Roseville’s Motel 6 is one of the reasons the city is looking into charging a fee to places of lodging for excessive calls for service that tied up police resources. (Mike Munzenrider)

Roseville is looking to make monetary pressure a tool in getting the city’s motels to work with officials to get a handle on the number of police calls originating from the places of lodging.

Tue
03
Sep

Mounds View poised to join neighbors, increase tobacco sale age

Every resident who spoke at the Aug. 26 Mounds View City Council meeting did so in favor of raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21 within city limits. 

Tue
03
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Iron in the fire

photo courtesy of Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department

Tue
03
Sep

Oldies but goodies: St. Anthony-based chorus brings barbershop classics to Hamline


The North Star Chorus, a men’s barbershop group based out of St. Anthony, will be presenting its annual fall show on Sept. 14 at Hamline University in St. Paul. After its founding in the 1950s, the group moved to Elmwood Church 15 years ago and has held weekly rehearsals there ever since. (courtesy of North Star Chorus)

How many ways can one say “I”? The North Star Chorus runs through about three, warming up to sing “My Wild Irish Rose” at an Aug. 27 rehearsal in St. Anthony.

Tue
03
Sep

5 vie for 4 seats on Mounds View Public School Board

Bridget Kranz

staff writer

 

Five candidates are running for four seats on the Mounds View Public School Board.

Tue
03
Sep

Farmers to firefighters: Spring Lake Park- Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department turning 75

The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department has come a long way since 1944, evolving from a group of farmers protecting each other’s homes to roughly 100 full-time staff members and volunteers serving a rapidly growing area. 

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