Roseville residents Neil and Marion Skildum have been married for 71 years. Last year, at their 70th anniversary party, none of the guests could find a card that went that high, the Skildums’ daughter Jan Hanson said. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Neil and Marion Skildum wed on May 27, 1943. Marion recalls borrowing the dress from a friend who had recently gotten married. “I got a tiny spot on it and it cost two dollars to clean it,” she said. “That was a lot of money at the time.” (submitted photo)
Roseville couple celebrates 71st wedding anniversary
Marion Vesaas and Neil Skildum went on a double date more than 70 years ago. It was the first time they had met, and love was in the air. The problem was, however, they were on that date with different people.
Joshua Wurtzberger’s calm, informative directions helped Roseville officers arrest an “extremely intoxicated” driver whose 5-year-old daughter was sitting in the backseat. Chief Rick Mathwig presented him a certificate of appreciation at the Roseville Police Awards Ceremony May 15. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Delos “Scott” McCune was given a certificate of appreciation for his attempts to rescue a person from an apartment engulfed in flames in March. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Staff Sgt. Michael Stroud offered his thanks on behalf of the U.S. Army to Katie and Jarred Britton for assisting Sgt. Travis Torgerson after he was dragged under a vehicle for nearly a mile last fall. Officers who assisted in the investigation were awarded a Unit Citation for their dedication.
Staff Sgt. Michael Stroud
On May 15, the Roseville Police Department recognized outstanding citizens, officers and investigators for their efforts to keep the city and its residents safe.
This year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, just 2,500 students across the country who were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, were judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
Alexander Forster,Marcelline Gangl, Rose Gangl and Connor Klausing of Roseville were recently accepted into the Theta of Minnesota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University.