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
03
Sep

Community building, literally and figuratively, themes in Falcon Heights council race

In 2017, seven candidates vied for two open seats on the Falcon Heights City Council in an emotional election that was framed by the police killing of Philando Castile.

Tue
03
Sep

At students’ behest, Roseville schools looking for plant-based protein options


Roseville Area School District Nutrition Services is working to offer more plant-based protein meal options based on suggestions from high school students who want the non-meat offerings for environmental reasons. Should the foods work at the secondary school level, they’ll be offered to younger students. (courtesy of Roseville Area Schools)

Hungry students returning to class this fall in the Roseville Area School District will be seeing more plant-based protein food options to choose from, the district says.

Tue
03
Sep

Roseville eyes police call fee for problem motels


The volume of police calls coming from Roseville’s Motel 6 is one of the reasons the city is looking into charging a fee to places of lodging for excessive calls for service that tied up police resources. (Mike Munzenrider)

Roseville is looking to make monetary pressure a tool in getting the city’s motels to work with officials to get a handle on the number of police calls originating from the places of lodging.

Tue
27
Aug

Zebra mussels found in Roseville’s Lake McCarrons


Zebra mussels, an invasive species that can cause a number of issues in Minnesota lakes, were found in Lake McCarrons as announced Aug. 22. (courtesy of Creative Commons)

The Capitol Region Watershed District on Aug. 22 said zebra mussels had been discovered in Lake McCarrons in Roseville.

Tue
27
Aug

Presenting Roseville’s old and now — ‘A Sense of Place’

Update: Organizers as of Sept. 3 said this event is full. 

Roseville mixed-media artist Bob Murphy is again showing photographs and other work about Roseville’s past and how it connects to now.

Thu
22
Aug

Police seeking information about attempted luring in Roseville


The man driving this car is suspected of attempting to lure a child into it the afternoon of Aug. 21 in the 1700 block of Eldridge Avenue in Roseville. Police seek any information residents might have about the vehicle or its driver. (courtesy of Roseville Police Department)

UPDATE: According to Roseville police, the man was identified as someone who lives in the neighborhood who was legitimately checking on the child to see if he was ok.

Tue
20
Aug

Candidates set for county board special election

Frethem, Jessup cruise through primary

Mike Munzenrider
executive editor

Tue
20
Aug

Candidate filing closes, setting up local races

Candidate filing closed Aug. 13 for the handful of local elections taking place in the north suburbs this fall.

All three school boards covered by the Roseville Review and Bulletin newspapers will elect new members this November.

Tue
20
Aug

Roseville reviews proposed 2020 budget and levy

Mike Munzenrider
executive editor

The Roseville City Council took a look at the city’s proposed budget and property tax levy for 2020, which includes tax increases to cover more cops and firefighters.

Tue
13
Aug

Making a splash


The City of Mounds View opened its new splash pad with a special ceremony on Aug. 2. The assortment of fountains and other aquatic play features will be open through Labor Day weekend at City Hall Park, before shutting down for the fall and winter. (Bridget Kranz)

Roseville Area Schools spending its $144 million building bond

With the first day of classes less than a month away, some 65 construction workers still buzzed throughout Little Canada Elementary School the morning of Aug. 6.

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