December 2013

Tue
17
Dec

Danielle Jelinek's ex indicted for murder

Chisago County prosecutors have filed a third-degree unintentional murder indictment charge against Aaron Schnagl, the ex-boyfriend of Danielle Jelinek, in her disappearance last year. The indictment alleges Schnagl supplied Jelinek with cocaine, which prosecutors say led to her death.

Tue
17
Dec

Cities approve 2014 budgets, property tax levies

The 2014 budgets for the cities of Roseville, Falcon Heights and Lauderdale have been approved by each city’s respective city council.
The Roseville City Council approved the city’s final 2014 budget and property tax levy at the Dec. 9 city council meeting. The total budget was set at just under $50.7 million, of which about $23.1 million is for tax-supported programs and $27.6 is for non-tax supported programs -- increases of about $1.3 million and $4 million respectively.

Tue
17
Dec

A bus named TCAAP?

The Metropolitan Council announced recently that it would evaluate a future extension of the A Line (Snelling Avenue) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) from Rosedale Center north to the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) property in Arden Hills.

Tue
17
Dec

Raiders adapting to new personnel

The identity of the Roseville Area High School boys basketball team over the past few seasons was tied to its guards. This year’s squad is seeing that identity change.

Tue
17
Dec

Bev Scalze receives MASWCD Legislator of the Year Award

Senator Bev Scalze received the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) 2013 Legislator of the Year Award. The award is in recognition to Sen.

Tue
17
Dec

Roseville Reading Recovery Teacher selected to attend National Reading Recovery Conference

Roseville Area Schools teacher Siri Peterson, a Reading Recovery Teacher at Emmet D.

Tue
17
Dec

City of Shoreview, Little Canada couple win LEAP awards


LEAP team members Phyllis Hunter, far left, and Dana Larsen-Ramsay, far right, with Kent Peterson and Karen Eckman. Peterson and Eckman accepted the award on behalf of the city of Shoreview. (submitted photos)

LEAP team members Dana Larsen-Ramsey, far left, and Phyllis Hunter, far right, with Little Canada’s Steve Van Allen and Becky Brenner.

The gardens at Haffeman Pavilion in Shoreview. (submitted photo)

The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District announced this year’s Landscape Ecology Award Program (LEAP) winners last month. The local watershed district has been recognizing efforts made to preserve and improve water quality and natural resources at private residences, businesses and public spaces since 2002, and this year began its first annual Watershed Excellence Awards.

Tue
17
Dec

Picnic shelter reservations begin Jan. 2

Start making your summer plans. Park shelter reservations in Roseville begin Jan. 2 at 8 a.m.

Tue
17
Dec

Man throws girlfriend’s dinner in sink

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Dec. 17, 2013

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