Sen. Bev Scalze, DFL-Little Canada, announced Dec. 9 that she will not seek reelection to the state Senate for District 42 in 2016.
“I am looking forward to having more time to spend with my family, especially my two granddaughters who live in Florida,” Scalze said in a statement. “I am also eager to focus more time and energy on my wildlife art.”
Built in 1938 and re-decked in 1958, the Highway 36 bridge over Lexington Avenue in Roseville will be replaced by two spans the summer of 2016. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Highways 280 and 36 slated for work next year
As the metro ponders whether it will see a white Christmas this year, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds everyone that it's never too soon to start thinking about next year's construction season.
MnDOT announced Dec. 3 a project that will resurface the north end of State Highway 280 in St. Paul, Lauderdale and Roseville that will also rebuild the exit from northbound 280 to northbound Interstate 35W.
The project is slated to happen over six or so weeks, May through July, 2016, according to MnDOT's project website.
The process of setting Roseville's 2016 city budget, which kicked off in earnest in late-May, came to a close Dec. 7 with the city council passing the city's property-tax levy and final budget, both with 3-2 votes at its regular meeting.
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb drew an editorial cartoon that took top honors in The New York Times' student cartoon contest, and her current events teacher Ira Sanders says it's quite an honor.
Some two months after the North Suburban Communications Commission recommended its member cities grant a cable television franchise to CenturyLink, the cities are finishing up their final votes to do so.