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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.