Roseville-Little Canada Review

Fri
01
May

Roseville Area School District 623 names superintendent finalist

Dr. Aldo Sicoli
Dr. Aldo Sicoli

Contract negotiations to follow with Dr. Aldo Sicoli

The Roseville Area School Board has chosen Dr. Aldo Sicoli, the current Robbinsdale School District superintendent, as its top choice for the soon-to-be vacant superintendent seat.

The two other finalists were District 623 staffers -- Roseville Area High School principal Dr. Jenny Loeck and assistant superintendent Peter Olson-Skog.

Tue
28
Apr

Everybody Doing Their Share

On Saturday, April 11, the Roseville Area High School alpine ski team joined forces with the staff from Joe’s Sporting Goods for their 11th annual highway clean-up.

Tue
28
Apr

Hmm, whiskey... in the garage

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Review police reports April 28, 2015.

Tue
28
Apr

Minnesotans will find their own histories in ‘Scandinavian Legacy’

The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)
The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)

In “Lake Wobegon Days,” Garrison Keillor depicts the irony of Swedes, Norwegians, Danes and their Finnish and Icelandic cousins leaving farms in their homelands for Minnesota:

Tue
28
Apr

Man drowns after canoe tips in Little Canada lake

A man has reportedly drowned after his canoe tipped over in Twin Lake near the Little Canada and Vadnais Heights border the morning of April 26.

Tue
28
Apr

Roseville’s longtime public works director steps down

Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Anyone who’s visited Roseville City Hall in the last decade or has heard of the Ramsey-Washington Watershed District has experienced Duane Schwartz’s legacy.

Tue
28
Apr

84-year-old Roseville conductor brings world-class touch to community orchestra

Maestro Henry Smith, conductor of the Mississippi Valley Orchestra, digitally composes a score inside his home office in Roseville. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Maestro Henry Smith, conductor of the Mississippi Valley Orchestra, digitally composes a score inside his home office in Roseville. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

In the midst of the Cold War, Henry Charles Smith packed up his trombone and went on tour of the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc nations with the Philadelphia Orchestra.  

Wed
22
Apr

Frog kills reported in lakes and ponds

As the ice thaws across the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received reports of dead frogs along the shoreline of several lakes and ponds. This is a natural occurrence.

Tue
21
Apr

Happy Earth Day, HANC!

Sydney Gahler, 5, and her brother, Jack, 3, made milkweed seed balls to take home that can be planted to attract butterflies to the garden.
Sydney Gahler, 5, and her brother, Jack, 3, made milkweed seed balls to take home that can be planted to attract butterflies to the garden.

Roseville’s Harriet Alexander Nature Center simultaneously celebrated Earth Day and its 25th birthday on Saturday, April 18. A variety of family-friendly activities were offered, delighting kids throughout the day. (photos by Linda E.

Tue
21
Apr

Inept Carl Street burglar arrested in Lauderdale

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Review police reports April 21, 2015.

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