Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
10
Dec

High oxygen levels suspected as cause of Lake Owasso fish kill


A few of the hundreds of dead fish found belly-up in the frozen shallows of Lake Owasso late last month. The DNR believes high oxygen levels may be to blame. (Submitted photos)

It’s still unclear what killed hundreds, possibly thousands of fish in Lake Owasso over the long Thanksgiving weekend just days after the lake froze over. The prevailing theory is that high oxygen levels in the lake may have caused the fish kill.
“Right now it’s a theory,” Dave McCormack, assistant regional fisheries manager with the Department of Natural Resources said. “We are not exactly sure what caused this.”

Tue
10
Dec

In Memory: Jeanne Drange (Tanner)


Jeanne Drange

Jeanne Drange, lifelong Roseville resident, passed away peacefully on Dec. 3, surrounded by loving family. She was born April 30, 1926.

Thu
05
Dec

Archdiocese releases list of priests accused of sexually abusing minors

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released a list of 30 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors on Thursday, Dec. 5.
The list also includes an additional four priests who have unsubstantiated claims against them.
Ramsey County District Court Judge John Van de North gave permission for the names to be released at a hearing Dec. 2, giving the Archdiocese 15 days to do so. The names had previously been sealed under a protective order in a 2009 lawsuit.

Tue
03
Dec

Santa’s in town!


Linda E. Andersen/Review

Santa visited with some naughty or nice basset hounds on Nov. 30 at Rosedale Center, Santa is at Rosedale Center and ready for a photo with the family or kids.  The Basset Buddies Rescue, Inc. has dogs for adoption. Check out www.bbrescue.org for more information.
 

Tue
03
Dec

RAHS student receives Shoreview’s 2013 Caring Youth Award


Ava Witthauer received the 2013 Caring Youth Award, which was presented to her by Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, left, and Shoreview Human Rights Commission co-chairs Bob Minton and Nancy Hite. (Joshua Nielsen/Review)

Ava Witthauer of Shoreview has been in the habit of helping others since she was a little girl at Parkview Center School in Roseville -- from raising cash donations for victims of 2004’s deadly tsunami in southeast Asia, collecting thousands of Valentine’s Day cards for troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan, to helping start a food shelf at Roseville Area High School (RAHS).
“She was born this way,” her mother Kim says. “As far back as I can remember she has been looking for ways to help others.”

Tue
03
Dec

I-694 receives funding for part-time lanes

Commuters traveling along Interstate 694 in the northeast metro should see shorter commute times starting in 2015.  
Last month, Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced ten highway projects to receive $300 million in funding through the state’s new Corridors of Commerce program. The program was established during the 2013 legislative session to improve the movement of freight and add capacity to some of the state’s most congested roadways.

Tue
03
Dec

Man arrested in Lauderdale for DWI, no license, no registration, and no proof of insurance  

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Dec. 3, 2013

Tue
26
Nov

Roseville’s final 2014 budget and tax levy hearing

Let the Roseville City Council know what’s important to you. On Dec. 2, the City Council will hold a final budget and tax levy hearing.
Staff will make a presentation and residents will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed budget and its financial impacts.

Tue
26
Nov

Saving money for homeowners and cities while improving the environment

In Sauk Rapids and Minneapolis and many other communities, weekly garbage collection means a single garbage truck goes down every residential street to pick up garbage. In contrast, other Minnesota communities have four or five different garbage trucks going down every residential street or alley to pick up the trash.

Tue
26
Nov

Roseville residents weigh in on possibility of organized trash hauling

The Roseville City Council has not decided not to rule out the possibility of organized trash hauling for the city, but will not be moving forward with any official process at this time.
The possibility of implementing an organized trash collection system in Roseville has been a topic of discussion in recent years, and the Public Works, Environment and Transportation Commission recently passed an updated resolution that asked the Roseville City Council to consider that possibility.

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