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Wed
28
Feb

Hill-Murray receives $3 million scholarship fund in remembrance of graduate


submitted photo • The Mark. C. Nyman Scholarship was established with the help of Jeanne Nyman in memory of her late husband. She’s pictured above with Hill-Murray President Jim Hansen. According to Jeanne, Nyman, a member of the Hill High School class of 1969, suffered from severe asthma as a child, but was an adventurer at heart. Despite illness, he persistently lived life to its fullest, as a child and as an adult. In addition to developing a successful business career in the medical field, Nyman became a world traveler, scuba diver and sail boat captain.

Mark C. Nyman, pictured in his senior year at Hill High School.

Maplewood’s Hill-Murray School recently received a $3 million gift, the second largest it has ever received, which will be used as a scholarship fund to help support 20 students each year.

Tue
27
Feb

Trailer home fire kills two people in Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights first responders were called to a manufactered home fire the night of Feb. 25 in which two people died from the injuries they sustained in the blaze.

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
27
Feb

New Marion Street park to bring more green play space for Roseville families


courtesy of City of Roseville • A new green-space park has been approved for 1716 Marion St. in southeast Roseville. With a public and privately funded $250,000 budget, the lot will include a wide open field, playground and a hill slide.

The Roseville City Council unanimously approved the master plan for a new park to be built in the southeast corner of the city. 

Tue
27
Feb

‘We must do better’


Solomon Gustavo • A St. Anthony resident and a St. Anthony police officer talk before the Feb. 22 open house on the Department of Justice’s review of the St. Anthony Police Department, at St. Anthony City Hall.

St. Anthony PD holds department review open house.

St. Anthony police Chief Jon Mangseth lead an open house introducing a department reform work plan at St. Anthony City Hall Feb. 22. 

Tue
27
Feb

Panel discusses cities’ roles in affordable housing

City officials from Roseville, Maplewood, Little Canada and Lauderdale met Feb.

Tue
27
Feb

‘Where are the cranes?’

Mounds View school district still in design stage for planned $165 million worth of construction.

Tue
27
Feb

3M to pay $850 million settlement to state

Money to be used to benefit water quality in the east metro.

Tue
27
Feb

Ramsey County Sheriff holds award ceremony


Solomon Gustavo photo • Ramsey County Sheriff Jack Serier adorns deputy Long Yang with the Lifesaving Award medal next to fellow award-winning correctional officer Alex Grundhofer. Yang and Grundhofer were honored for rescuing the life of an inmate who was attempting suicide.

For their work serving the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office employees are treated to the offices Employee Recognition Ceremony each year. This year’s event was held at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills Feb. 21 during the lunch hour.

Mon
26
Feb

Henry Sibley’s ‘Little Marching Band That Could’ finds excellence in being small


Katie Lauer/Review • Members of the Henry Sibley Marching Band’s color guard took to the auditorium stage to work on flag-handling techniques and skills in preparation for the band’s trip to Washington, D.C., this summer. The band, successful in competitions despite its small size, was invited by Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar to represent Minnesota in the Independence Day Parade and is working to raise money to make the trip happen.

Band seeks help for trip to Washington, D.C., for July 4 parade.

 

Marching in sync to the beat of the center snare drum, last year you couldn’t tell which Henry Sibley Marching Band members were rookies or vets.

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