While e-cigarette sampling in tobacco shops will still be allowed under a new county ordinance, Ramsey County has prohibited indoor vaping anywhere smoking is already prohibited. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Two weeks after a public hearing in which all speakers were in favor of a Ramsey County draft ordinance banning the use of e-cigarettes in places where smoking is already prohibited, the Ramsey County Board approved the ordinance Sept. 22.
At this year’s Minnesota State Fair, Kiwanis Malts, run by the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, which meets in Roseville, raised $130,000. Once the club pays its bills, the leftover money, roughly half, will be donated back to the community in order to help kids. (submitted photo)
Club that meets in Roseville lays out goals as organization turns 100
The North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club, which headquarters in Roseville, has run Kiwanis Malts at the Minnesota State Fair near the Fine Arts Building since 1969.
"It started out pretty basic," says Dale Jensen, 75, the soon-to-be club president, come October.
The playground slated to be built at Central Park Victoria West. Roseville Parks and Recreation director Lonnie Brokke says one of the best things about community builds is the pride of ownership kids find in projects on which they’ve worked. He says he’s overheard them say, “Oh, I helped build that playground.” (courtesy of the City of Roseville)
Roseville's Central Park is set to get a brand new playground and the city is hoping that community members — kids, parents, grandparents and whole families — will help make it happen.
The winner of the DNR’s 2016 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest, an American wigeon by Roseville artist Ed DuRose. (courtesy of Ed DuRose)
His duck will adorn hunting validation again, after two decades
A couple decades after Roseville resident and wildlife artist Ed DuRose first won the Department of Natural Resources' Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest, he's done it again for 2016.
The first time DuRose won was in 1994 with an image of a ring-necked duck. This time around his painting of an American wigeon did the trick.
Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School will celebrate its 75th anniversary, its diamond jubilee, Sept. 19 from 4-9 p.m. The event is open to the public. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Community invited to the diamond jubilee
School is back in session and for Saint Rose of Lima Catholic, this year is a big one and a cause for jubilation.
The Roseville school, located at 2072 Hamline Ave. N. celebrates its 75th anniversary this year — its diamond jubilee.
Ordinance would include e-cigarettes with Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act
At the recent Ramsey County Board public hearing on an ordinance that would ban the indoor use of e-cigarettes in the county where smoking is already prohibited, speakers were 8-0 in favor of the ban.
The Sept. 8 board meeting was the second reading of the draft ordinance that would group e-cigarettes, the use of which is commonly called vaping, with other smoked tobacco products that are regulated under the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act.
The planned 141,000 square-foot retail expansion is shown in red. The parking deck addition would be to its left, with links to the new retail space and JCPenney. (source map courtesy of City of Roseville)
The Roseville Planning Commission voted to recommend that the city council approve initial plans for the expansion of Rosedale Center.
Editor to discuss Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography
For many, a love of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books begins in childhood. Pamela Smith Hill, a novelist and author of a Wilder biography, and most recently, the editor of "Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography" of Wilder, tells a similar tale.