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
04
Jun

Falcon Heights seeks $1 million for Community Park


The building at Falcon Heights’ Community Park is in need of costly repairs, as are other sections of the park. Finding itself short on cash, the city is seeking $1 million in state bonding to completely revamp the park. (Mike Munzenrider)

The Falcon Heights City Council on May 22 signed off on a bonding request to the State of Minnesota for $1 million to improve Community Park.

Wed
29
May

Little Canada students speak up, save a tree


When students in Luis Estrada’s sixth-grade class at Little Canada Elementary found out last year that construction at their school would mean the loss of two trees, they spoke up. Their action culminated May 21 with a tree planting ceremony at the school. (photos courtesy of Luis Estrada)

A groundbreaking ceremony at Little Canada Elementary School last fall signaled an exciting expansion of the school, but for teacher Luis Estrada’s students, it also meant something else: the loss of a couple trees.

Tue
28
May

Early blooms


Mike Munzenrider photos

Having kicked off just a few weeks prior, the farmers market at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Roseville was getting nearer to full bloom on May 21. The weekly event, put on by St. Paul Farmers’ Market, runs every Tuesday from 8 a.m.

Tue
28
May

See the new moon at Bell Museum


“Museum of the Moon,” a seven-meter scientifically accurate replica of the moon, is on display now at the Bell Museum through June 9. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

A seven-meter replica of Earth’s closest neighbor now dominates Horizon Hall at the Bell Museum, making big what can sometimes seem distant and small.

Tue
21
May

Ahead of State Fair, Roseville looks for solutions to parking pinch


The Great Minnesota Get-Together has been breaking attendance records in recent years and causing parking headaches for residents in nearby Roseville. (file photo)

With 100 days to go before the start of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair, the Roseville City Council on May 13 discussed how to best deal with mounting fair-related parking woes.

Tue
14
May

North suburbs continue to up tobacco purchase age


The north suburbs have led the way in Ramsey County when it comes to increasing the tobacco and e-cigarette purchasing age from 18 to 21. (Thomas Bonneville/Lillie Suburban Newspapers)

Little Canada latest to go to 21

 

Tue
14
May

Where’s the state’s busiest library? Right here in Roseville


The Ramsey County Library in Roseville was the state’s busiest library in 2018, based on its circulation of 1.245 million items. (Mike Munzenrider)

If you’ve ever had the feeling that the Roseville Library is a bustling, dynamic place, you’re right, and now there are numbers to back you up.

Tue
07
May

Sheriff’s office seeks input on body-worn cameras

Ahead of plans to have deputies wearing body-worn cameras as soon as July, the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office is collecting input from residents about what its body camera policies should be.

Tue
07
May

Artist returns for chapter 2 of ‘A Roseville Story’


images courtesy of Bob Murphy

Citing the connection between art and history, mixed media artist Bob Murphy has linked up with the Roseville Historical Society to present “A Roseville Story, Chapter 2.”

Tue
07
May

Roseville Drug Take-Back Day a success


Roseville police collected nearly 400 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs April 27 at Rosedale Center, part of National Drug Take-Back Day. (courtesy of Roseville Police Department)

Officers from the Roseville Police Department posted up at Rosedale Center April 27 to take part in the federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take-Dack Day.

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