November 2013

Tue
26
Nov

Krista Victorsen of Lauderdale named National Achievement, National Merit recipient

Minnehaha Academy announced Krista Victorsen, of Lauderdale, was one of the school’s seniors who was named a National Achievement and National Merit recipient.

Tue
26
Nov

Your legal rights: Beware of Internet classified scams

While the Internet offers convenience, it can also enable scam operators to defraud buyers and sellers. Fraudsters can use the Internet to dupe individuals looking to buy or sell items such as cars, boats, rental housing or other products and services.
Take, for example, the following scenarios:

Tue
26
Nov

Saving money for homeowners and cities while improving the environment

In Sauk Rapids and Minneapolis and many other communities, weekly garbage collection means a single garbage truck goes down every residential street to pick up garbage. In contrast, other Minnesota communities have four or five different garbage trucks going down every residential street or alley to pick up the trash.

Tue
26
Nov

Returning contingent has RAHS boys hockey optimistic

With a dozen returning letterwinners on the roster, the Roseville Area High School boys hockey team is looking for big things this season.
“A full season of hard work and discipline will hopefully allow us to maximize our potential and give us a chance to make a playoff run,” said first-year head coach Ryan Adams.

Tue
26
Nov

Beacons are ready to run

Concordia Academy boys basketball coach Eric Schutte said prior to the season that he expects his team’s strengths to be defense and its transition offense. If Schutte’s prediction holds true, the Beacons could be putting up big point totals this season. Concordia reached 86 points in its season opener last Friday. The Beacons reached the 80-point mark four times last year.

Tue
26
Nov

RAHS duo competes at state

Two members of the Roseville Area High School girls swimming and diving team represented their squad and school at the state meet last week. Junior Lauren Kacmarynski and eighth-grader Michelle Schlossmacher-Smith competed in the Class AA state meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

Tue
26
Nov

Rams cap season at state tournament

The Mounds View/Irondale/Roseville adapted soccer teams recently closed out their seasons with appearances in the state tournament.The CI and PI teams played in the tournament Nov. 15-16 at Stillwater Area High School. The CI team went 1-2 and finished sixth while the PI team lost both of its games and tied for seventh.

Tue
26
Nov

Roseville residents weigh in on possibility of organized trash hauling

The Roseville City Council has not decided not to rule out the possibility of organized trash hauling for the city, but will not be moving forward with any official process at this time.
The possibility of implementing an organized trash collection system in Roseville has been a topic of discussion in recent years, and the Public Works, Environment and Transportation Commission recently passed an updated resolution that asked the Roseville City Council to consider that possibility.

Tue
26
Nov

Canadian Pacific Railway changing its operations at Cardigan Junction

Residents living near Cardigan Junction in southeast Shoreview may get some relief from the around-the-clock train noise they have been enduring since this spring as a result of increased railroad activity.
Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) announced last week that they would be implementing a new operation plan through the junction.
CPR, which owns the railway intersection just north of I-694 and west of Rice Street, has seen an uptick in business lately as a result of an improved economy, according to Ed Greenberg, a spokesman for the company.

Tue
26
Nov

Preliminary designs for road reconstruction near TCAAP unveiled


Proposed improvements to the County Road H and County Highway 96 interchanges with I-35W are still in the preliminary phases. Ramsey County is seeking state funding to help pay for the improvements that would address operational, safety and bridge deficiencies as well as to provide for future needs. (graphic courtesy of Google Maps)

Ramsey County held an open house for residents to learn more about reconstruction plans for the County Road 96 and County Road H interchanges with Interstate 35W Nov. 19 at the Ramsey County Public Works Facility in Arden Hills.
County officials, in cooperation with the cities of Shoreview, Mounds View, New Brighton, and Arden Hills along with Metropolitan Council, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the Rice Creek Watershed District, are currently reviewing several preliminary design alternatives for the reconstruction project.

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