Roseville

Tue
26
Jun

Former Gov. Arne Carlson speaks at Roseville Area Optimist Club


Pamela O’Meara • Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson spoke at the June 8 Roseville Area Optimist Club meeting.

Pamela O’Meara

staff writer

 

Arne Carlson, who was Minnesota governor from 1991 to 1999, was the guest speaker at the June 8 meeting of the Roseville Area Optimist Club.

Tue
26
Jun

Roseville raises age to buy tobacco to 21, is 11th MN city to do so


courtesy of Chris Turner, Association of Nonsmokers-MN • Supporters of Tobacco 21, a campaign that aims to increase the purchase age for tobacco products from 18 to 21, showed up in force at Roseville City Hall June 18 to press the Roseville City Council to increase the age. The council did so with a unanimous vote, and come mid-July those who wish to purchase tobacco products in Roseville will need to be 21 years old to do so.

With a unanimous June 18 city council vote, Roseville became the 11th Minnesota city to up the age at which people can buy tobacco products to 21.

The city code amendment was met with a round of applause from a packed council chambers.

Wed
20
Jun

Roseville priest, pastor of both Saint Rose and Corpus Christi, set to retire


Mike Munzenrider • The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick in front of the icon of St. Rose of Lima. Fitzpatrick retires July 1 after 13 years as pastor at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church and six years as pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The priest of 45 years serves a dual role as pastor of both Roseville churches.

As the Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick holds court in his Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church office looking back on his near half century as a priest, one story in particular moves him most.

Tue
19
Jun

Roseville priest, pastor of both Saint Rose and Corpus Christi, set to retire


Mike Munzenrider • The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick in front of the icon of St. Rose of Lima. Fitzpatrick retires July 1 after 13 years as pastor at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church and six years as pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The priest of 45 years serves a dual role as pastor of both Roseville churches.

As the Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick holds court in his Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church office looking back on his near half century as a priest, one story in particular moves him most.

Tue
19
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: Drain duckies

Roseville firefighters came to the rescue of a raft of ducklings June 11 that got stuck in the sewer on Sherren Street West. photos courtesy of Barb Cocchiarella

Tue
19
Jun

Metro Transit police chief addresses Roseville Rotary


Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington

Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington was a dynamic guest speaker at the June 4 Roseville Rotary Club meeting.

Tue
19
Jun

Taste of Rosefest returns June 21


file photo • Relax with friends and neighbors Thursday, June 21, at the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum and support a good cause at Taste of Rosefest.

Event raises funds for Roseville Rotary

Tue
19
Jun

Roseville Area Senior Program thanks its volunteers

With the theme of “Volunteers Put Compassion into Action,” on June 13 the Roseville Area Senior Program (RASP) served breakfast in honor of 426 volunteers who served a total of 9,082 hours during the past year. 

Tue
19
Jun

$500 scholarship awarded to Grace Schultz by Rosetown American Legion Auxiliary

Lynn Olson, past president of the Rosetown American Legion Auxiliary, presented a $500 scholarship award to Grace Schultz, one of the winners of the Legion’s award.

Tue
12
Jun

Roseville City Council primary set for Aug. 14


Tammy McGehee

Familiar faces run for mayor, 6 seek council seats.

 

There’s so much enthusiasm to run for the Roseville City Council that primaries were triggered for both the mayoral race and the race for two council seats.

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