May 2013

Tue
28
May

Letter: Recognize true religious freedom

Your article, “The family that eats together” is one that I am sure is well meant, and in fact a good practice. However, as good a practice as that may be, it will not replace from which it was taken, “The family that prays together, stays together.”

Tue
28
May

Roseville boys capture SEC track title

Roseville Area High School’s boys track and field team brought home a conference championship last week. The Raiders, behind three event wins, edged runner-up Stillwater by six points to win the Suburban East Conference crown.

Tue
28
May

Slovenian consulate opens in Roseville


From left to right Mayor Dan Roe, Slovenian Ambassador Roman Kirn, Honorary Consul Miro Medved at the opening of the Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in Roseville.

The first Slovenian consulate in Minnesota opened its doors with a celebration at the home of Miro and Karen Medved on Monday, May 20.
Dozens of people showed up for the event where Miro Medved was officially named Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia by visiting Ambassador Roman Kirn.

Tue
28
May

Fire at Fleming Field damages plane


A skeleton is all that remains of a small plane after a fire at Fleming Field last week. (photos by Heather Edwards/Review)

Fire broke out in a hangar the morning of May 20 as a tenant of Fleming Field was working on his Stearman aircraft. The plane was completely destroyed in the blaze.

Tue
28
May

Congratulations David Reyes


David Reyes

Congratulations to Mendota Heights resident David Reyes, who signed a national letter of intent on April 17, to play baseball at Bemidji State University. A senior at Cretin-Derham Hall, Reyes committed to Bemidji State University last November.

Tue
28
May

Beacons reach final four

The Concordia Academy fastpitch softball team entered the Section 4AA playoffs as the No. 4 seed and has lived up to that billing. The Beacons were one of four teams still alive in the section as of May 25.

Tue
28
May

Harambee and Crosswinds likely to be dormant next year

At the closing of the legislative session, the Crosswinds and Harambee bills to transfer oversight of the schools to other school districts failed to make it through the Legislature, and it appears both buildings will stand empty next year as their students are sent back to their home districts.

Tue
28
May

Talking about the Glock with Paul Barrett


Paul Barrett

Monday, June 3.
Circle this date on your calendar, then head on over to the Roseville branch of the Ramsey County Library for what should be a fascinating presentation entitled: “Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun.”
That’s also the title of the best seller by New York City author Paul Barrett who will be in town for his only visit to Minnesota this year.

Tue
28
May

Education funding bill passes, provides for all-day kindergarten

Youngsters who will be starting off kindergarten in the fall of 2014 may or may not be happy to know they can spend all day, not just a half day at school.
The Minnesota Senate approved a $15.7 billion education-funding bill on Sunday, May 19 in a 41-26 vote. The omnibus bill passed in the House earlier in a 78-56 vote.

Mon
27
May

Ward 6 keeps it classic


The exterior of Ward 6, at 858 Payne Ave., shows the 1885 building’s classic look, and hints at the historic feel of the interior. photos by Patrick Larkin/Review

The new East Side restaurant gets an award from the St.

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