Roseville-Little Canada Review

Mon
14
Jan

Investigation continues into deadly Inver Grove Heights hit and run


courtesy Inver Grove Heights Police Department Haimanot Gebremedhin, 55 of Inver Grove Heights, was killed in a hit-and-run crash the evening of Jan. 5 on 80th Street East. Family described her as having been a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. The driver who allegedly hit Gebremedhin turned herself into police the next day and has not been charged with a crime.

While no charges have been filed, the investigation continues into a Jan. 5 hit-and-run that killed a 55-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman.

Wed
09
Jan

The Review area’s 2018 #MeToo summer


Solomon Gustavo staff writer

The #MeToo hashtag has become a catch-all for shining a light on male sexual predators who have preyed on women with impunity. 

Tue
08
Jan

2 pedestrians killed by driver while crossing Larpenteur Avenue

A man and a woman, both from Roseville, were killed the evening of Jan. 3 after they were hit by a man in a truck while crossing Larpenteur Avenue in Roseville.

Tue
08
Jan

2019 bringing major renovations to Mounds View Public Schools


courtesy Wold Architects and Mounds View Public Schools A portion of the $165 million bond issue approved by Mounds View Public School District voters in 2017 will go towards updating and expanding Irondale High School. Construction is expected to begin this year.

Bids and construction for the Mounds View Public Schools’ district-wide building projects, including the most intensive renovations, are on pace to get under way in 2019.

Tue
08
Jan

Bartz brothers of New Brighton unveil Slinky the Snail


Matt Hudson The 23-foot-tall snow snail named Slinky is the latest creation from Trevor, Austin and Connor Bartz. The New Brighton brothers have been attracting visitors with their cold creations for nearly a decade.

The Bartz home in New Brighton is once again a busy New Year’s destination thanks to Slinky the Snail.

Tue
08
Jan

Roseville police recover trove of stolen mail in New Year’s Day stop


courtesy of Roseville Police Department A New Year’s Day traffic stop in Roseville following a tip from a concerned citizen yielded stacks of stolen mail in an SUV driven by three people from St. Paul.

Roseville police recovered stacks of stolen mail, small packages and loose gift cards — more than 400 items in all — from three people stopped in a vehicle on Jan. 1.

Tue
08
Jan

Bamboo Bay opens at Shoreview Community Center


courtesy of City of Shoreview Bamboo Bay, a 7,000-square-foot addition to the Shoreview Community Center’s water park, opened in December as part of a more than $15 million facility renovation.

The nearly $16 million expansion of the Shoreview Community Center wrapped up at the end of 2018 with the opening of the Bamboo Bay water park area.

Tue
08
Jan

State paying to help clean northwest Roseville development site


Mike Munzenrider A three-building, 209-unit apartment development in northwest Roseville is set to receive more than $300,000 in state money to help with site cleanup.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development said in a Jan. 2 release it was awarding Roseville cash to help clean up a development site in the northwest corner of the city.

Tue
08
Jan

Make better brain health your top New Year’s resolution for 2019


submitted photo Working on puzzles or playing board games can help keep your brain in top health, which may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s disease is expected to impact nearly 14 million Americans by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Tue
08
Jan

Looking back at 2018 in the north suburbs


file photos Roseville Area High School students walked out of class March 14 to protest gun violence in schools and to hold moments of silence for the 17 killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting a month prior.

A month after 17 people were shot to death at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students at Roseville Area High School staged a walkout on March 14 to protest gun violence.

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