Roseville-Little Canada Review

Wed
23
Oct

Urban farming, a growing trend, has people in some communities worked up

To address a controversy that seems to be growing in New Brighton, the city council recently established an urban farming task force, charged with making recommendations to the council on all things grown on a farm, from apples to zucchini, from pigs to butterflies.
But chickens seem to be at the core of the issue, and that will likely be the focus of the group.

Tue
22
Oct

Developers present proposals for Dale Street Fire Station


The Roseville HRA heard proposals from three developers seeking to purchase and develop the three-acre Dale Street Fire Station site. (submitted photo)

Three developers interested in purchasing and developing land at the site of the old Dale Street Fire Station outlined their proposals to the Roseville Housing and Redevelopment Authority Oct. 15.
Representatives from the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation, Sand Development LLC and CommonBond Communities met separately with the RHRA board to present each proposal for the three-acre parcel.

Tue
22
Oct

Q & A with Falcon Heights City Council candidates

The city of Falcon Heights will hold an election for two open city council seats this November.
Incumbents Keith Gosline and Pam Harris are in the running, as is challenger Michael Thomas.

Tue
22
Oct

Q & A with Roseville Area School Board candidates

Three seats are open on Roseville Area School Board this year.
Incumbent Kitty Gogins and challengers Mike Boguszewski, Mark Traynor and Frank Shaw are running for the spots on the board.
Voters will also be asked to approve a new eight-year operating levy for Roseville Area Schools this November. The new levy would generate $1,505 per student in the district. The current operating levy  expires on June 30, 2014.

Tue
22
Oct

Crime or charitable act? Burglars take ‘plastic tubs, bags of miscellaneous clutter’

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Oct. 22, 2013

Thu
17
Oct

Roseville Area Schools Foundation raises over $30,000 for District 623

Over 250 community leaders were in attendance for the eighth annual Roseville Schools Foundation luncheon held at Midland Hills Country Club on Sept. 24.  
The event, which raised over $30,000, will provide needed funding to provide grants for educational programs that expand learning opportunities for students and staff.

Thu
17
Oct

Roseville teacher honored as MTEEA Teacher of the Year, department earns top honor

The Minnesota Technology and Engineering Educators Association (MTEEA) has named Roseville Area High School instructor Peggy Finnegan as Teacher of the Year.
The announcement was made at MTEEA’s annual banquet on Friday, Sept. 27.

Tue
15
Oct

Roseville unveils new fire station

Fire department personnel led members of the local media on a guided tour of Roseville’s new 35,000-square-foot fire station on Thursday, Oct. 10.
The $9.2 million state-of-the-art facility stands on the site of the city’s original fire station, built in the 1930’s, just north of city hall at 2701 Lexington Ave. North.

Tue
15
Oct

Linder’s says goodbye


Linder’s Garden Center will likely be closed by mid-November.

After more than 100 years in business, Linder’s Greenhouses will be saying its final farewell to the Twin Cities Area.
“The Linder family has made the decision to close Linder’s Greenhouses Inc.,” the company announced last week. “We will be having an orderly wind down of the business in the coming weeks. We would like to thank all of our customers, our staff and the Twin Cities community for their support in our 100+ years of business.”

Tue
15
Oct

Referendum for Roseville Area Schools to be held Nov. 5

On this year’s ballot, voters will see a request by the school board to approve a new operating levy for Roseville Area Schools.
In November, District 623 residents will be asked to vote on a proposed eight-year operating levy that would generate $1,505 per student in the district. The current operating levy for Roseville Area Schools, which generates $1,575 per pupil, is set to expire on June 30, 2014.

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