Mike Munzenrider

Staff writer for Review and Bulletin newspapers.
Mike Munzenrider can be reached at mmunzenrider@lillienews.com or 651-748-7824.
Follow him on Twitter @mmunzenrider.

 

 


 

Tue
28
Jun

Former Roseville superintendent to head St. Paul Public Schools during transition


John Thein

Not even a year after his retirement, former Roseville Area Schools Superintendent John Thein has been tapped to manage St. Paul schools while the district searches for a permanent replacement of outgoing Superintendent Valeria Silva.

Tue
28
Jun

Roseville residents are bitter about litter


Des Mueller, the driving force behind Litter Free Roseville, and Carol Hansen picked up trash on Rice Street at Highway 36 June 21. On picking the stretch, Mueller said, “This is an area we cleaned up the end of April, that already looks icky.”

Volunteers and city seek others to pick up trash

Tue
28
Jun

Kid-backed playground goes up at Emmet D. Williams


Students got the process going last spring and volunteers finished off the new playground at Emmet D. Williams Elementary School June 18.

More than a year after kids in Freya Koester’s fourth-grade class at Emmet D. Williams Elementary School decided to do something about the school’s 20-year-old playground, the new one is up.

Fri
24
Jun

Suspect wields machete in attempted Roseville hotel robbery


Roseville police seek information about the woman seen here -- she's considered a person of interest in an attempted hotel robbery in which a robber wielded a machete June 16. (courtesy of Roseville Police Department)

Police seek information on person of interest.
Roseville police seek information about a woman deemed a person of interest in the attempted robbery of a Fairfield Inn June 16, during which a suspect brandished a machete.

Thu
23
Jun

Roseville police searching for missing 87-year-old man


Maurice Grundei

Update: Elk River police found Maurice Grundei after they stopped him at around 2:50 p.m. June 23. Elk River police said he was doing fine and he was reunited with his family later that day.

Wed
22
Jun

Bystander wounded in Roseville drive-by shooting


Roseville police are looking for the person in a dark-colored SUV who shot at a car exiting the Hillsborough Apartments June 20.

Injury was not life-threatening
Roseville police are investigating a drive-by shooting on the east side of the city in which a bystander was wounded June 20.

Tue
21
Jun

Roseville buys parcels to make a ‘pocket park’ in southwest of city


The Roseville City Council voted to purchase two parcels at the corner of Cleveland Avenue and County Road B with aims of making what council member Jason Etten called a “pocket park.” (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Public input to follow

The Roseville City Council voted to purchase two lots in the southwest of the city at Cleveland Avenue and County Road B June 13 with aims of creating a new city park.

Tue
21
Jun

Rosefest 2016 declares: ‘I am Roseville!’


The Roseville Community Band hopped in a trailer and did their thing during last year’s Rose Parade.

It’s a declaration of where you’re from, where you live and where you love: “I am Roseville!” is the motto of this year’s annual city celebration, Rosefest.

Tue
21
Jun

The A Line is up and running


Metro Transit A Line bus rapid transit service started on Snelling Avenue in Roseville June 11. Roseville Mayor Dan Roe and council member Lisa Laliberte, among others, took a ride on the A Line’s first trip. (Linda E. Andersen photos/Review)

BRT line connects Roseville to light rail lines

Fri
17
Jun

Cars leave the roadway after pavement buckles on Highway 36


The rear end of an SUV is pitched into the air on Highway 36 June 11 as seen in footage from a Minnesota Department of Transportation traffic camera. Pavement buckled on the roadway due to the heat -- the roadway was fixed shortly after the buckle was reported. (courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation)

Soaring temperatures the evening of June 11 caused pavement on Highway 36 to buckle on the border of Maplewood and Little Canada at Edgerton Street.

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