Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
09
Sep

Police arrest suspect after four-hour standoff in Roseville


Geoffrey McCloskey
McCloskey, wanted on multiple warrants, shot with rubber bullet
On Thursday, Sept. 4, multiple agencies including the Roseville Police Department and the East Metro SWAT team responded to a home in the 2100 block of Rice Street in Roseville after receiving an anonymous tip that a man wanted on two active felony warrants was at the residence.
Mon
08
Sep

Touch-A-Truck returns to St. Anthony and Silver Lake Village


St. Anthony Fire Marshal Chris Fuller found a thrilled firetruck fan in 2-year-old Bodhi Geyen at the St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Touch-A-Truck event. The fire department will return with sirens and lights a-blazing at this year's Touch-A-Truck event Sept. 13.

The backhoe simulator at last year's Touch-A-Truck event was a popular attraction.

Local kids got the chance to get up close and personal with more than a dozen trucks, emergency vehicles and heavy equipment at the last year's Touch-A-Truck event.

"Nordy" from the Minnesota Wild hung out with kids among the heavy equipment at last year's Touch-A-Truck event.

Touch-A-Truck sent in the clowns, who were also skilled balloon sculptors, at last year's event.

The St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce and Silver Lake Village Shopping Center will hold their second annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Lake Village.

Thu
04
Sep

Heads up, motorists: speed limit to be lowered on County Road B in Roseville


The speed limit on nearly one mile of County Road B will be lowered to 30 miles per hour starting mid-September. (submitted graphic)
The city of Roseville will soon reduce the speed limit on its newly-acquired western portion of County Road B.
The reduction decreases the speed limit from 40 miles per hour to 30 on the section of the thoroughfare from Cleveland Avenue to its end just east of Hwy. 280.
Wed
03
Sep

Falcon Heights embraces growing Little Free Library trend


Zach Lindstrom, 7, was one of the first patrons of the Little Free Library at 1880 Holton Street in Falcon Heights during its grand opening Aug. 23. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Falcon Heights neighbors, including Mayor Peter Lindstrom, gathered at the grand opening for a Little Free Library on Holton Street Aug. 23. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Joni Fletty and her two sons put together a lending library in front of her home in Falcon Heights. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the Twin Cities, and Falcon Heights residents and city officials are welcoming its "take a book, return a book" philosophy whole-heartedly.

Wed
03
Sep

First week doesn't go as planned for Raiders football

There's an old lament that goes something like, “If it weren't for bad luck, we'd have no luck at all." That pretty much sums up how things went for the Roseville Area High School football team in the first week of the regular season.

Wed
03
Sep

Little Canada chiropractor pleads guilty to raping patient


Paul David Thompson

Paul David Thompson, 54, of Vadnais Heights recently pleaded guilty to a criminal sexual conduct charge filed in May in Ramsey County District Court. County prosecutors stated Thompson raped a female client during an appointment in May at his Little Canada clinic, Thompson Chiropractic on Little Canada Road.

Fri
29
Aug

RAHS girls cross country looks to challenge again


Adriana Barnes

Isabel Bibeau

Naomi Boehm

Lindsey Lee

For the past five seasons, the Roseville Area High School girls cross country team has qualified for the state meet. The Raiders are seeking state trip No. 6 this fall and return a decent nucleus from last year's team.

Fri
29
Aug

Pawn America shooting suspect arrested


Marvin Spencer Sr.

Derrick Lynch

Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer Jr.
Shooter 'didn't know gun was loaded,' son photographed with stolen rings
Roseville police announced Aug. 28 that the suspected shooter in the Pawn America robbery that wounded an employee last month had been caught.
Wed
27
Aug

Roseville talks 2015 budget

At its Aug. 11 meeting, the Roseville City council held a public hearing on the proposed budget for next year. The proposed 2015 budget, recommended by city manager Pat Trudgeon, calls for a 4.9 percent levy increase, or $890,829 across the city.

Tue
26
Aug

Shoreview's out

City sets up exit from North Suburban Cable Commission

Shoreview has voted to leave the North Suburban Cable Commission at the end of the year and to send the commission a letter regarding its decision prior to an Oct. 15 deadline, though the city is still keeping its options open.

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