Parents and kids gathered for Family Storytime at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville Nov. 17. Family Storytime happens from 10:30-11 a.m. at the library every Tuesday and Thursday. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
The League of Women Voters of Roseville, Maplewood and Falcon Heights hosted a forum of area police chiefs at Grumpy's Bar and Grill in Roseville the evening of Nov. 17, and public pressure and police protests were an undercurrent throughout.
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation has created a task force to consider changes to the county’s 11 ice arenas. The county will have to make difficult decisions about the arenas in the next few years. North High senior hockey players faced off against Hill-Murray at a Section 4AA quarterfinal game in February at Ramsey County’s Aldrich Arena. (file photo)
Ramsey County studies future of its indoor rinks
With Ramsey County's ice arenas aging, usage patterns changing, and upgrades needed in the foreseeable future, the county is mulling over its options for the facilities.
To tackle the topic, the county formed its Arena Task Force, which has been getting resident input, and will make recommendations about what to do with the arenas.
The county operates 13 ice sheets at 11 arenas, and has one of the largest arena systems in the state.
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Midge McLean, Eleaonor Ostman Aune and Dolly Buettner at Notre Dame Thursday, Nov. 12, the day before terrorists attacked multiple locations in Paris. On Sunday, Nov. 15, bells pealed and doves flew at Notre Dame in remembrance of victims of the attacks. (courtesy of Sharon Shonka)
Coordinated terrorists attacks in Paris Friday, Nov. 13, killed 129 people. Those killed were out for Friday night, gathered in public places like restaurants, a soccer stadium and a music venue. The Islamic State has taken credit for the attacks.
Nearing the end of their overseas guided tour, three Roseville residents and 15 others from metro area, were in Paris that night.
OVALumination, the annual holiday tree-lighting celebration, originally planned for Nov. 6, has been rescheduled for Nov. 20. Skating starts at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. more than 100 trees surrounding the OVAL will be lit.
Police say: 'Tis the season to keep close tabs on deliveries
The video takes all of 50 seconds: A white car pulls up, a woman in a pink sweatshirt gets out, she leaves the frame, returning with two packages, walking more briskly than before. She hops back into the passenger side of the car and it leaves.
"'Tis the season," says Lt. Lorne Rosand of the Roseville Police Department. "Basically, this is seasonal in that as we get closer to the holidays, obviously there will be an uptick in stolen packages."
Per a just-passed Roseville ordinance, city deer, such as this pair spotted off Roselawn Avenue, could be subject to organized bow hunts, while residents who feed deer and other wild animals, could be subject to administrative fines. (submitted photo)
Following a long and sometimes contentious process, complete with multiple city council and Parks and Recreation stops, the ocelots are out, organized deer hunts are in and Roseville has a wildlife management ordinance.
The Roseville City Council passed the ordinance, along with a city policy outlining a deer population management program, with 4-1 votes as the two items came up separately at the Nov. 9 council meeting.
The Roseville OVAL opened for the season Nov. 7, one day later than scheduled because of the fall’s mild weather. One day before the ice opened, Brian Tschida was busy putting finishing touches on the rink. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)