People - Roseville Review

Tue
04
Feb

Roseville teacher wins elite national engineering scholarship

Roseville Area Schools teacher Jenny Eckman was recently chosen as one of only 32 teachers from across the nation to receive a highly selective scholarship that will allow her to attend an Engineering is Elementary conference at the Museum of Science in Boston.

Sat
01
Feb

Winter Carnival happenings - photos


The Arctic Circle of Life was one the many snow sculptures that were being worked on Jan. 25 at the state fairgrounds. (photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Dusty Thune worked on his snow sculpture, House of Thune, during the Winter Carnival’s snow sculpting contest on Jan. 25. Snow sculptures are on display at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this week during the Winter Carnival.

Winter Carnival attendees raced down the sledding hill on Jan. 25 in Falcon Heights.
Tue
28
Jan

Former Raiders shining in college

A pair of former Roseville Area High School athletes has recently made headlines for their respective collegiate teams.

Fri
17
Jan

Melinda Pearson of the Pearson Family Agency designated Allstate Premier Agency

As a business leader and involved citizen in the Roseville area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Melinda Pearson of the Pearson Family Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2013.

Fri
17
Jan

Nora Cruden, Ms. Nora, making a difference through teaching

For the past 25 years, Nora Cruden, or Ms. Nora as the children call her, has been making a difference in our community through her teaching at Kinderhaus Montessori Preschool. She teaches her students to love learning and enjoy being at school. This is an important lesson they carry with them for the rest of their lives. “Children’s curiosity and the discoveries they make add up to many little rewards that keep me engaged and inspired,” she says.

Tue
14
Jan

For the love of learning


Barbara Grengs, a retired teacher from Roseville Area Schools, now writes books for middle-school age children.

Grengs’ “Toby Martin Series” can be purchased online through Amazon, Barnes & Noble or through the publisher’s website www.writewordsinc.com.

They say that the first rule of writing is to write what you know. Barbara Grengs takes that rule to heart.
Grengs, a retired teacher, channels her 47 years in the classroom into her “Toby Martin Series” for middle-school students.

Tue
14
Jan

Roseville dance troupe rocks audience with Queen


The Midwest Youth Dance Theater rehearses for their original performance, “Somebody to Love,” which will debut at the Drew Fine Arts Center at Hamline University Jan. 17 and 18. (photos by Heather Edwards/Review)

Dancers in the performance range from age 9-18.

For listeners, the songs of “Queen” conjure images of football rallies and stadium concerts. But this week, the music of Queen will be combined with dance: modern, jazz and even ballet.
The Midwest Youth Dance Theater (MYDT) of Roseville will premiere their original performance, entitled “Somebody to Love,” at the Drew Fine Arts Center Hamline University 1530 Taylor Avenue St. Paul, St. Paul. Performances will be held Jan. 17 and 18.

Tue
07
Jan

Roseville’s Stecklein an Olympian

Lee Stecklein has played at the top levels for most of her hockey career and next month she’ll take another step up that ladder. Stecklein, a Roseville native and Roseville Area High School graduate, is headed to Sochi, Russia, as a member of the United States women’s hockey team.

Tue
24
Dec

Minnesota models bring book cover to life

The book cover of Julie Klassen’s latest novel “The Dancing Master” seemed to come alive in front of hundreds of fans earlier this month.
During her Dec. 12 book launch at Barnes & Noble in HarMar Mall, the Shoreview author introduced readers to Jen Halvorson and Brandon Kaschmitter, who appear as “Alec” and “Julia,” the main characters in Klassen’s 7th book.

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