The Roseville Area High School boys tennis team made its way to the section final last week but was unable to overcome a perennial state entrant. The Raiders dropped a 6-1 decision to Mahtomedi in the Section 4AA championship match on May 23 at Stillwater High School.
Earlier this month, the Roseville Area High School fastpitch softball team pulled off a major upset when it knocked off second-ranked Forest Lake in a Suburban East Conference game. The Raiders added another upset to their resume last week in the playoffs.
District 66 State Sen. Mary Jo McGuire, DFL-Falcon Heights, has won her party's endorsement to run for the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners. McGuire is seeking the District 2 seat currently held by Jan Parker, of New Brighton, who is not seeking re-election.
On a 3-2 vote May 21, the Roseville City Council denied the request of several citizens to conduct an Environmental Assessment Worksheet at the Twin Lakes site, which is currently being eyed by Walmart.
A critical factor affecting the survival of newly planted trees is post-planting care. It is important to remember that digging and transplanting a tree involves what amounts to a very severe injury to its root system.
It's been a while since the July 17-19 2011 heat wave in Minnesota, when temperatures hit 97 degrees Fahrenheit and dew points rose into the mid-80s, leading to a record-breaking, miserable couple of days. But it was memorable.
The Perennial Plant Association's 2012 "plant of the year" is the "Jack Frost' brunnera macrophylla, described as a silvery, mounding ground cover that thrives in shady conditions like those favored by hosta.