Prior to last Friday’s game, the Roseville Area High School football team hadn’t been the favorite in a post-season game in seven years. If there was any added pressure by the increased expectations, the Raiders didn’t let it get to them.
The City of Falcon Heights, in association with the Falcon Heights-Lauderdale Lions Club, announces the winner of the second annual sidewalk poetry contest. The Mayor’s Sidewalk Poetry Panel reviewed the 11 submissions and chose the following selection by Jean Miriam Larson of Falcon Heights to be the winning poem, titled “Eventually.” The poem has been stamped into the sidewalk on the southwest corner of the intersection of California Avenue and Albert Street in Falcon Heights.
Over the past two seasons, the Roseville Area High School volleyball hasn’t lost a set in the section playoffs. The Raiders will try to keep that streak intact this week when it plays in the Section 4AAA semifinals.
Roseville recorded three consecutive three-set sweeps en route to a berth in the 2012 state tournament and began defense of that section title on Thursday with a three-set sweep of Henry Sibley, 25-18, 25-11, 25-11.
Hoppy and Friends played at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Roseville on Sept. 30. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Hoppy and Friends, a group of three seasoned musicians (four if you count the stuffed frog drummer) have been steadily building a following at Dunn Bros Coffee Shop in Roseville on Monday mornings.
The band is made up of Owen Rasmussen, a New Brighton resident originally from Roseville, Wally Walstad of St. Paul and Merlin "Brunkow" Bronco of Minneapolis. The three men range in age from their mid-sixties to early seventies and have been playing music since they were teenagers, although not together.
The Countryside’s future is uncertain. The 57-year-old restaurant on County Road C-2 and Snelling Avenue in Roseville is up for sale. (photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review )
Right, Jim DuRose and his daughter Jessica Shimek: ready for another 14-hour day.
Jim DuRose became a Roseville resident when he was just a lad of eight, following his family’s move from St. Paul. He began his career at the Countryside as a dishwasher and bus boy while attending Mounds View High School, graduating from MVHS in 1976.
The Roseville Area High School girls cross country team ran its state-meet streak to five consecutive years thanks to its second-place finish at last week’s section meet.
The Raiders ended up with 88 points at the Section 4AA meet on Oct. 23 at the Les Bolstad Golf Course to hold off third-place White Bear Lake, which had 102 points. East Ridge won the section team title with 51 points.