May 2013

Wed
22
May

Local legislators weigh in on marriage bill

On an unseasonably hot afternoon last Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton signed an historic bill legalizing same-sex marriage in front of thousands of cheering Minnesotans watching from the Capitol grounds.
Just days before Dayton signed the marriage equality bill, state legislators passed it in a 75-59 vote in the Minnesota House after a two-hour debate on Thursday, May 9.
On Monday, May 13, the same bill passed in the Minnesota Senate 37-30 after several hours of debate.

Wed
22
May

Softball: Pioneers tame Titans


Tartan’s Kailee Stiff (14) scores before Hill-Murray catcher Katelyn Johnson applies the tag during the Titan’s 3-7 loss at home May 14. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Hill-Murray led off the game at Tartan May 14, with bats nearly as hot as the 95-degree temperatures at the start of the contest. 

Wed
22
May

Irondale, St. Anthony advance in softball playoffs

The fastpitch softball teams from Irondale High School and St. Anthony Village High School had success in their respective section tournaments on Tuesday. Both squads remained unbeaten in the post-season and are in action again on Thursday.

Wed
22
May

Woman swindled by man from online dating website; Eastside Park vandalized

Police reports published May 22, 2013 in the Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
22
May

Clinics burgled in St. Anthony

Bulletin Area police reports week of May 22, 2013

Tue
21
May

Roseville, Malinen part ways

The Roseville City Council and city manager Bill Malinen agreed to part ways during the council’s Monday, May 13, meeting. Though Malinen’s departure seemed to catch many in the community by surprise, Mayor Dan Roe said the move had been in the works for some time.

Tue
21
May

Huskies chip in for championship

The Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village boys track and field team claimed its four consecutive North Suburban Conference championship last Thursday. A number of St. Anthony students helped the team earn points toward that title.
Five different athletes from St. Anthony won individual events at the meet held at St. Francis High School.

Tue
21
May

Back and fourth at true team state

The boys and girls track and field teams from Mounds View High School competed in the Class AAA state true-team meet on Friday and came home with identical fourth-place finishes. It was the first time both Mustang squads captured the same the place at true team state since finishing as runners-up in 2008.

Tue
21
May

RAHS safe grad party will entertain all night

Roseville Area High School (RAHS) seniors have about a week and half separating them from the end of their high school careers. Most will undoubtedly attend parties in their honor with family and friends, but this year’s 505 (planned) graduates will have one last opportunity to celebrate with classmates at an all-night party on campus following the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31.

Tue
21
May

Mounds View alum earns college honor

Former Mounds View High School softball standout Taylor Daas’ play this season helped her college team reach the national tournament and she was rewarded for her efforts. Earlier this month, Daas was named first-team all-conference.
Daas, a sophomore shortstop at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, was one of four Morningside players named to the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference first team. The Mustangs played in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national tournament last week.

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