The City of Falcon Heights has four city commissions that serve the city council in an advisory capacity. Each commission is made up of up to seven volunteer commissioners, a city council liaison and staff liaison.
Noting aging facilities and the fact the last significant renovation of district buildings was funded by a $48 million bond referendum from 1992, Roseville Area Schools is in the midst of making its long-term facility plans.
This tile was found outside a basement classroom at Irondale High School in New Brighton Nov. 11. According to the Mounds View school district, student responsible received “strong, swift disciplinary action.”
Amidst reports of racist incidents at schools in the metro and beyond, Roseville Area Schools said it’s doing its best to address students’ concerns following the election of President-elect Donald Trump.
Flowers began to gather as folks stopped by after the school day to pay their respects following the Dec. 1 fatal car collision in Arden Hills that killed two Mounds View High School students and injured a third.
Two students were killed in a Dec. 1 car accident in Arden Hills; a third student, the driver, was injured and hospitalized.
From left, Roseville Area High School Dean of Students Mark Curley, Principal Jenny Loeck, Associate Principal Eric Singer, Assistant Principal Angie McGaster-Woods, Assistant Principal Shlynn Hayes, and Activities Director Jeff Whisler
Roseville Area High School Assistant Principal Angie McGaster-Woods was named a recipient of the 2016 City of Roseville Human Rights Commission Award.
On the south side of Larpenteur Avenue opposite Fry Street, a sign at the memorial for Philando Castile, killed by a police officer during a July traffic stop nearby, reminds Falcon Heights it’s being watched. The suburb convenes its Inclusion and Policing Task Force Dec. 13, which will make recommendations about how Falcon Heights should be policed.
Just more than five months after the police killing of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, the city is convening a group of people to examine policing in the suburb and make recommendations about its future.
Andre Koen, left, and Brian Jost, right, sit in Jost’s basement studio in St. Anthony and prepare to record the eighth episode of their podcast, “Armchair Activist,” the first episode since the presidential election and the announcement that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez is facing charges in the fatal shoot of Philando Castile.
‘Armchair Activist’ comes straight out of a St. Anthony basement
The fatal police shootings of Jamar Clark and Philando Castile have led many Minnesotans to protest, and at least two, to podcast.