Roseville-Little Canada Review

Wed
23
Jan

Power plays, and poise, in the Maplewood council chambers


Solomon Gustavo staff writer

There was no hockey in Maplewood City Hall, no brawls, no threats, hurt feelings or missing teeth.

Tue
22
Jan

For Bhutanese refugees, civics lessons come with police assistance


Matt Hudson Roseville police officer Won Chau spoke to a group of Bhutanese refugees during an English language learning class on Jan. 16. The officer has been visiting the group for about a year to take questions about adjusting to life in the United States.

After a short break period, some 35 Bhutanese refugees sat down in a basement room of the Rose Hill Alliance Church in Roseville.

Tue
22
Jan

Roseville fire chief asks for more firefighters


file photo Citing outdated staffing models that don’t meet demand, Roseville Fire Chief Tim O’Neill has asked the city for nine more full-time firefighters. The increase in staffng could cost up to $1 million a year.

The Roseville Fire Department is looking to add nine firefighters to its full-time ranks, and took its case to the Roseville City Council’s Jan. 7 meeting.

Tue
22
Jan

Solar-supported ice house part of new MVPS vocational programs


courtesy of Greg Helgeson A high school student worked on part of an ice fishing house at Irondale High School. The project is part of the Mounds View school district’s Pathways to Possibilities program that supports college and workforce prep.

High school students started building their ice fishing house just outside of Irondale High School in the early fall, when the weather was warmer.

Throughout the semester, the weather turned colder, and work had to move inside.

Tue
22
Jan

Roseville to lobby at Capitol for OVAL funding, other priorities


file photo Roseville has hired a lobbying firm to help it secure its legislative priorities, including $4.2 million in state bonding for capital improvements at the Roseville OVAL.

The City of Roseville has hired a lobbying firm to help advocate for its legislative priorities at the Capitol over the next two years.

Tue
22
Jan

Mounds View to see new apartments


Matt Hudson INH Properties agreed to purchase land on the corner of County Road H2 and Mounds View Boulevard to build a 127-unit apartment complex.

The Mounds View Economic Development Authority approved a land sale on Jan. 7 that paves the way for construction of an apartment complex.

Mon
21
Jan

In discussion of City Hall murals, many ask for them to go


courtesy of Jane Prince The East Side Freedom Library held a community conversation about murals in St. Paul City Hall on Jan. 10. The murals have raised concerns for a number of years due to their depiction of African American and indigenous peoples in relation to white men. More recently, residents have wondered if the murals should continue to be on display in what is considered a democratic space.

Community members gathered at the East Side Freedom Library Jan. 10 to discuss murals inside St. Paul City Hall and whether the city council chambers is an appropriate place for them to be on display.

Mon
21
Jan

SNAPSHOTS: Feathered friends


Marjorie Otto/Review

If birding’s your thing, look no further than the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. During a community hike on Jan. 15 — the Lower Phalen Creek Project hosts such a hike every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m.

Wed
16
Jan

North High put into lockdown following handgun tip

North High School was immediately put into lockdown the afternoon of Jan. 10 after school staff received a tip that a student allegedly had a handgun at school.

Wed
16
Jan

SNAPSHOT: Gophers in Roseville


courtesy of University of Minnesota Athletics

Sophomore forward Scott Reedy and other members of the University of Minnesota men’s Gophers hockey team signed posters following an open practice Jan. 7 at the Roseville Skating Center.

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