Johanna Holub

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

Tue
07
Oct

Local mayor candidates run unopposed

All three of the mayor races in the Review's coverage area will be fairly quiet this year, as each candidate is running unopposed.

Tue
30
Sep

Cities approve preliminary tax levies

Area homes see increases in property value
Each of the four cities in the Review's coverage area -- Roseville, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and Little Canada -- recently certified a preliminary tax levy for next year.
The proposed levies below are the maximum property-tax increases that can be implemented by the cities. While the amount of the levy cannot be increased once approved, it can be decreased between now and the Dec. 30 final approval deadline.

Tue
30
Sep

Lauderdale teen receives volunteer award

Laura Wilberts finds time for service in busy schedule
High school seniors have a lot on their plate this time of year: extracurriculars, homework and college applications, to name a few. Add volunteering and leading an entire school, and you've got Roseville Area High School senior Laura Wilberts, 17, of Lauderdale.
Wilberts, RAHS student council president and a captain of the cross country team, was recently awarded an Outstanding Youth award from the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership program for completing more than 100 hours of volunteer service in a six-month period.

Thu
25
Sep

We raised a butterfly


Lillie News staff raised a monarch butterfly from Day 1 to Day 24, pictured here just before he was released back into the wild. (Johanna Holub/Review)

It all started, like many things in life do, with a discovery -- specifically, managing editor Holly Wenzel finding a miniscule monarch caterpillar on a milkweed leaf in her backyard.

Tue
23
Sep

Roseville gets Tapped and Uncorked


Friends of Roseville Parks will host the city's first-ever craft beer and wine festival on Friday, Oct. 3, from 5-9 p.m. (file photo)

Friends of Roseville Parks to put on new beer and wine fundraiser
The organization has been around for more than 40 years, but the Friends of Roseville Parks are on a mission to prove it's not your grandmother's parks group.

Tue
16
Sep

35E toll lane coming, 694 expanding


A MnPASS express toll lane is currently being constructed on Interstate 35E in Little Canada. The project is slated to continue through next year.

Little Canada braces for noise
Two major highways in the area will soon have an additional lane, thanks to major construction projects in the works. When the projects are completed, they will improve traffic flow and safety, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Tue
09
Sep

Roseville PD fires local auto body shop after employees take squad cars on joyride

The Roseville Police Department has hired a new auto body shop after employees from its former vehicle repair vendor reportedly drove squad cars at "irresponsible" speeds on the way to be fixed last week.

Tue
09
Sep

Roseville veteran honored with state award


Jerry and Jana Kyser of Roseville organize bi-annual Honor Flights out of the Twin Cities that take World War II veterans to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. (submitted photo)

Kyser's energy, commitment helps fuel Honor Flights

"You either get bitter or you get better," Roseville resident and Army veteran Jerry Kyser says of soldiers returning from war. 

"I chose to get better."

Tue
09
Sep

Police arrest suspect after four-hour standoff in Roseville


Geoffrey McCloskey
McCloskey, wanted on multiple warrants, shot with rubber bullet
On Thursday, Sept. 4, multiple agencies including the Roseville Police Department and the East Metro SWAT team responded to a home in the 2100 block of Rice Street in Roseville after receiving an anonymous tip that a man wanted on two active felony warrants was at the residence.
Thu
04
Sep

Heads up, motorists: speed limit to be lowered on County Road B in Roseville


The speed limit on nearly one mile of County Road B will be lowered to 30 miles per hour starting mid-September. (submitted graphic)
The city of Roseville will soon reduce the speed limit on its newly-acquired western portion of County Road B.
The reduction decreases the speed limit from 40 miles per hour to 30 on the section of the thoroughfare from Cleveland Avenue to its end just east of Hwy. 280.

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