Johanna Holub

Johanna Holub can be reached at jholub@lillienews.com or 651-748-7813. Follow her on Twitter @jholubnews

Tue
05
May

U of M’s Bell Museum plans move to Falcon Heights

The future site of the Bell Museum at Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues in Falcon Heights is empty, save for some beehives used by the University of Minnesota. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The future site of the Bell Museum at Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues in Falcon Heights is empty, save for some beehives used by the University of Minnesota. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

A 140-year-old museum on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus is moving out, finding a new home in Falcon Heights on the college’s St. Paul campus.

Fri
01
May

Roseville Area School District 623 names superintendent finalist

Dr. Aldo Sicoli
Dr. Aldo Sicoli

Contract negotiations to follow with Dr. Aldo Sicoli

The Roseville Area School Board has chosen Dr. Aldo Sicoli, the current Robbinsdale School District superintendent, as its top choice for the soon-to-be vacant superintendent seat.

The two other finalists were District 623 staffers -- Roseville Area High School principal Dr. Jenny Loeck and assistant superintendent Peter Olson-Skog.

Tue
28
Apr

Man drowns after canoe tips in Little Canada lake

A man has reportedly drowned after his canoe tipped over in Twin Lake near the Little Canada and Vadnais Heights border the morning of April 26.

Tue
28
Apr

Roseville’s longtime public works director steps down

Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Anyone who’s visited Roseville City Hall in the last decade or has heard of the Ramsey-Washington Watershed District has experienced Duane Schwartz’s legacy.

Tue
21
Apr

Motorcyclist killed in Little Canada I-35E collision

The afternoon of Wednesday, April 15, a motorcyclist was killed on northbound Interstate-35E near State Highway 36 in Little Canada.

Tue
21
Apr

Oh, deer!

Deer, like this buck photographed at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, could soon be in search of a new food source if the council enacts a wildlife feeding ban. (photo courtesy of Andy Krawczyk)
Deer, like this buck photographed at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, could soon be in search of a new food source if the council enacts a wildlife feeding ban. (photo courtesy of Andy Krawczyk)

Roseville council considers wildlife feeding ban, controlled deer hunt

Tue
21
Apr

ISD 623 names superintendent finalists

Dr. Jenny Loeck
Dr. Jenny Loeck

The Roseville Area School District has named three finalists for the soon-to-be vacant superintendent position, including two of its own staff.

Tue
21
Apr

Roseville gives Dale Street development a push

The former Roseville fire station property near the corner of Dale Street and Lovell Avenue is slated to become an 18-unit townhome development. (Johanna Holub/Review)
The former Roseville fire station property near the corner of Dale Street and Lovell Avenue is slated to become an 18-unit townhome development. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Council takes over after hiatus

The three-acre former fire station property on Dale Street just north of Highway 36 is once again on its way to becoming a housing development after the project stalled for months.

Tue
14
Apr

Falcon Heights kids, parents plan new Curtiss Field playground

Viktor the Viking, the Minnesota Vikings’ mascot, helped Falcon Heights Elementary students draw their dream playground at an after-school “Design Day” event with KaBOOM! (Johanna Holub/Review)
Viktor the Viking, the Minnesota Vikings’ mascot, helped Falcon Heights Elementary students draw their dream playground at an after-school “Design Day” event with KaBOOM! (Johanna Holub/Review)

Nonprofit playground builder KaBOOM! hosts ‘Design Day’

Tue
07
Apr

Planned Parenthood coming to Little Canada

The building going up at on the northeast corner of the Rice Street and Highway 36 intersection will house a Planned Parenthood family planning clinic, which will open by fall. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The building going up at on the northeast corner of the Rice Street and Highway 36 intersection will house a Planned Parenthood family planning clinic, which will open by fall. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

New clinic being built off Hwy. 36 on Rice Street

Planned Parenthood is moving up the street to a brand new location in Little Canada near the intersection of Rice Street and state Highway 36.

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