Flood mitigation approved in New Brighton, goes to Roseville and St. Anthony next

The Rice Creek Watershed District (RCWD) is seeking city approval of flood mitigation and water quality improvement plans focused on waterways in New Brighton, St.


Roseville recognizes police, citizen bravery

Joshua Wurtzberger’s calm, informative directions helped Roseville officers arrest an “extremely intoxicated” driver whose 5-year-old daughter was sitting in the backseat. Chief Rick Mathwig presented him a certificate of appreciation at the Roseville Police Awards Ceremony May 15. (Johanna Holub/Review)

On May 15, the Roseville Police Department recognized outstanding citizens, officers and investigators for their efforts to keep the city and its residents safe.


Meet Paul Bilotta, Roseville’s new community development director

Paul Bilotta, Roseville’s new community development director, started with the city on May 12. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Just one week in, Roseville’s new community development director Paul Bilotta already knows the lay of the land. When talking about topics like TCAAP redevelopment, the Snelling Avenue arterial bus rapid transit line or the up-and-coming millennial generation, his eyes light up and he becomes a font of knowledge, spouting bits of information and ideas about how those projects might affect the city.


Roseville Community Band celebrates 50 years of making music

Roseville Community Band Logo

The group may have been around for half a century, but if you ask a member, they’ll tell you they’re just getting started.
The Roseville Community Band this year is celebrating 50 years of playing music, hard work, fond memories and most importantly, good times with friends.
In 1964, Mark Lammers founded the Roseville Municipal Band, which over time has transformed into the 60-member community band it is today.


Rollover in Roseville

photos by Johanna Holub/Review

A truck hauling a large load of water overturned in Roseville around 11:30 a.m. May 6. The rig was exiting onto Snelling Avenue northbound from State Highway 36 eastbound when the incident occurred, closing down the ramp for several hours.


Roseville Rainbow to become Cub Foods

Roundy’s is jumping ship on the Minnesota grocery market, the company announced May 7.
The company, which owns the local Rainbow Foods stores, cites a tough economy and a competitive local grocery market as reasons for the exit, according to a press release.
As a result, the Rainbow Foods grocery store near the Roseville Shopping Center at 1201 Larpenteur Ave., which also includes a stand-alone liquor store, will be bought by Twin Cities-based SuperValu Foods in the next 60 days.


City of Roseville notes May as Older Americans Month with proclamation

Whereas: Roseville is home to many residents aged 60 years and older; and
Whereas: Older adults in Roseville are the roots from which our community has grown, who bestow gifts of wisdom and insight upon younger generations and strengthen the bonds between neighbors to create a better place to live; and


Roseville names next community development director

Roseville has chosen a new community development director following Patrick Trudgeon’s step into the city manager position in February.


Roseville considers former Perc site for park

2959 Hamline Avenue
The Mounds View Public School District owns a 3.32-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. in Roseville, the site of its former district service center. The district hopes to sell the property to the city of Roseville for use as a park. Over the past decade, ISD 621 has spent more than $760,000 in soil remediation and monitoring costs due to the discovery of Perc contamination on the property. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Mounds View school district removed building, contaminated soil
Mounds View Public Schools is letting go of a site that’s been with the district for more than 40 years.
A purchase agreement with the city of Roseville to sell a three-acre parcel of land at 2959 Hamline Ave. was approved at the school board’s April 8 meeting.


Fire in Roseville leaves one dead

One person is dead after a weekend fire in Roseville.
According to a news release from the city, on Saturday, March 22 just before 6 p.m., the Roseville Fire Department, with assistance from the Lake Johanna Fire Department, was dispatched to the Rose Mall Apartments located in the 2200 block of Pascal Street. There were reports of alarms sounding and smoke coming from the third floor of the apartment building.


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