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
20
Mar

Roseville girls basketball makes run at state tournament


submitted photo • The Roseville Area High School girls basketball team after its March 8 Section 5AAAA championship win. The Raiders went on to win a first round matchup against Cretin-Durham Hall in the state tournament before falling to the Hopkins Royals on March 15.

The Roseville Area High School girls basketball team made it to the AAAA state tournament for the first time in more than a decade.

Tue
20
Mar

Roseville council sees vision plan for Rice and Larpenteur area


graphic courtesy of City of Roseville • Though redevelopment in the Rice Street/Larpenteur Avenue corridor will ultimately be market-driven, the vision plan calls for completely updating and revitalizing the area.

The Roseville City Council got a look at a Rice Street/Larpenteur Avenue vision plan March 12 that could help guide the redevelopment of the intersection and the corridor in years to come.

Tue
13
Mar

Gun scare in Falcon Heights ends peacefully


screenshot • Ramsey County Sheriff’s deputy Sam Loe responded to apartments at 1550 Larpenteur Ave. in Falcon Heights Feb. 23 on a weapons call, and eventually arrested a 14-year-old boy who’d been playing with a replica sniper rifle. The incident prompted community discussion about policing.

Continues community discussion of policing.

 

Mon
12
Mar

North suburbs boast 6 semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year


Kari Elontara

Earlier this year, Education Minnesota, the state teachers’ union, announced a field of 167 candidates for its 2018 Teacher of the Year award.

Tue
27
Feb

As membership triples, Roseville Police Explorers Post seeks public’s support


Mike Munzenrider • Roseville Police Explorer Dawson Fischer conducts a simulated traffic stop during a recent Explorers meeting in a garage beneath the Roseville Police Department. The Explorer post’s membership has nearly tripled since last year, and the police department is seeking the public’s support for the program, which teaches young people about law enforcement, ahead of a state competition.

Post teaches young people about law enforcement during time of need.

All kinds of meetings are commonplace at Roseville City Hall, but few include simulated police traffic stops or controlled bomb scares.

Tue
20
Feb

Plans and budget approved for ‘pocket park’ in southwest Roseville


courtesy of City of Roseville • The Roseville City Council approved plans and a $250,000 budget Feb. 12 for a “pocket park” located on just less than an acre of land at the southeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and County Road B.

The Roseville City Council unanimously approved plans and a budget for a “pocket park” in the southwest corner of the city, an area relatively empty of city-owned green space.

Tue
13
Feb

Falcon Heights eyes upping the age to purchase tobacco products in city

Falcon Heights Mayor Peter Lindstrom said he wasn’t aware that cities could set the age at which people could buy tobacco products.

“Honest to God, I didn’t even know that was an option cities could do,” he said.

Tue
13
Feb

Roseville releases 2017 traffic stop data

The Roseville Police Department released a year’s worth of traffic stop data on Feb. 2, revealing information about the nearly 2,500 stops that happened in the city in 2017.

Tue
13
Feb

Roseville church hosting events on pipeline, mining concerns

New Life Presbyterian Church in Roseville is hosting two special gatherings regarding environmental concerns about proposed pipeline and mining work in northern Minnesota.

Tue
13
Feb

Cities green-light Rice and I-694 project


file photo • With municipal consent out of the way, Ramsey County will begin early work on replacing the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694 late this year.

Ramsey County needed municipal consent from three cities to get going on its planned $31.1 million replacement of the Rice Street bridge and interchange at Interstate 694, and now it has it.

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