Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
28
May

Slovenian consulate opens in Roseville


From left to right Mayor Dan Roe, Slovenian Ambassador Roman Kirn, Honorary Consul Miro Medved at the opening of the Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in Roseville.

The first Slovenian consulate in Minnesota opened its doors with a celebration at the home of Miro and Karen Medved on Monday, May 20.
Dozens of people showed up for the event where Miro Medved was officially named Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia by visiting Ambassador Roman Kirn.

Tue
28
May

Harambee and Crosswinds likely to be dormant next year

At the closing of the legislative session, the Crosswinds and Harambee bills to transfer oversight of the schools to other school districts failed to make it through the Legislature, and it appears both buildings will stand empty next year as their students are sent back to their home districts.

Tue
28
May

Talking about the Glock with Paul Barrett

Monday, June 3.
Circle this date on your calendar, then head on over to the Roseville branch of the Ramsey County Library for what should be a fascinating presentation entitled: “Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun.”
That’s also the title of the best seller by New York City author Paul Barrett who will be in town for his only visit to Minnesota this year.

Tue
28
May

Education funding bill passes, provides for all-day kindergarten

Youngsters who will be starting off kindergarten in the fall of 2014 may or may not be happy to know they can spend all day, not just a half day at school.
The Minnesota Senate approved a $15.7 billion education-funding bill on Sunday, May 19 in a 41-26 vote. The omnibus bill passed in the House earlier in a 78-56 vote.

Sun
26
May

Sticking with it


The Lawsons, left to right, Miles, Layla, Lennon and Shannon, seem happy with their East Side home. Though surrounded by vacant homes, they’re making the most of it and can see the bright side to their neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

When the soon-to-be-wed Lawsons moved into their East Side home on the 700 block of Jessamine in 2005, they were surrounded on every side by “great families and great kids,” Shannon Lawson said.
But what they didn’t realize at the time was the importance of having good neighbors. After all, they were in their late 20s, didn’t have kids and didn’t spend a lot of time in the neighborhood.

Fri
24
May

Treating EAB in Roseville

The news is not good. Forty trees infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) have been found in Roseville’s Langton Lake Park. City staff is working  with the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to remove the infested trees to slow the spread of EAB.

Tue
21
May

Roseville, Malinen part ways

The Roseville City Council and city manager Bill Malinen agreed to part ways during the council’s Monday, May 13, meeting. Though Malinen’s departure seemed to catch many in the community by surprise, Mayor Dan Roe said the move had been in the works for some time.

Tue
21
May

Huskies chip in for championship

The Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village boys track and field team claimed its four consecutive North Suburban Conference championship last Thursday. A number of St. Anthony students helped the team earn points toward that title.
Five different athletes from St. Anthony won individual events at the meet held at St. Francis High School.

Tue
21
May

RAHS safe grad party will entertain all night

Roseville Area High School (RAHS) seniors have about a week and half separating them from the end of their high school careers. Most will undoubtedly attend parties in their honor with family and friends, but this year’s 505 (planned) graduates will have one last opportunity to celebrate with classmates at an all-night party on campus following the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31.

Tue
21
May

Mounds View alum earns college honor

Former Mounds View High School softball standout Taylor Daas’ play this season helped her college team reach the national tournament and she was rewarded for her efforts. Earlier this month, Daas was named first-team all-conference.
Daas, a sophomore shortstop at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, was one of four Morningside players named to the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference first team. The Mustangs played in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national tournament last week.

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