Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
28
Jan

Ramsey County Libraries celebrate Black History Month with a diverse itinerary


The Penumbra Theatre will present scenes from the play ‘Bearing Witness: The Ballad of Emmett Till,’ Feb. 6 at Roseville Library. (submitted photo)

This February, Ramsey County Libraries will celebrate diversity with a series on black history. The Roseville and Maplewood branches of the library will present five free events  as part of their month-long public education program on African-American history.
Judy Woodward, the history coordinator for Ramsey County Libraries,  organized the series to honor Black History Month and join a Ramsey County-wide initiative to promote diversity.
The programming will highlight some of the history of Minnesota and the different cultural groups within the state.

Tue
28
Jan

Former Raiders shining in college

A pair of former Roseville Area High School athletes has recently made headlines for their respective collegiate teams.

Tue
28
Jan

Yikes! 90 mph in a 45 mph zone

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Jan. 28, 2014

Fri
24
Jan

Roseville PD issues crime alert for mail thefts

Crime alert: The Roseville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a series of recent mail thefts in Roseville and Woodbury.

 

Tue
21
Jan

Roseville City Council names Trudgeon as choice for longterm city manager


Patrick Trudgeon

It appears that Roseville’s interim city manager may be stepping into the permanent role.
At their Monday, Jan. 13 meeting, the Roseville City Council voted in favor of negotiating a longterm contract with Patrick Trudgeon, who has held the interim position of city manager since May of last year.

Tue
21
Jan

Roseville couple defrauded out of thousands of dollars through online purchase

Barbara Simon had a bit of a bad feeling before she and her husband purchased a specialty machine online in October of last year, and now says she’s sorry she didn’t trust her gut.
Barbara and Bill Simon, who live in Roseville, have had a business in the precision metalworking industry for the past 34 years, and 28 years ago Bill invented a machine called an auto-sert hardware insertion press. The machines, which weigh about 1,800 pounds, are used in the computer industry and are particularly hard to come by, with only hundreds available throughout the world.

Tue
21
Jan

A warmer welcome

Roseville community members gathered at city hall on Wednesday, Dec. 15 to talk about immigrants’ experiences in Roseville. The Roseville Human Rights Commission partnered with the Minneapolis-based nonprofit The Advocates for Human Rights to host the conversation. The goal of the event was to determine what Roseville can do to better welcome its immigrants.
Roseville has a growing immigrant population, and foreign-born residents make up 12.4 percent of the city’s population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Tue
21
Jan

A two-dollar encounter in Little Canada

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Jan. 21, 2014

Fri
17
Jan

A new year, a renewed commitment to our neighbors in need

This month marks 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson declared a “war on poverty.” There were huge victories in that war during the following decade, but after that, the federal government reversed course, cut anti-poverty programs, and our national government effectively surrendered.

Thu
16
Jan

Another successful year for Roseville Police Department’s Shop with a Cop program

Since the inception of the Shop with a Cop program in 2005, the Roseville Police Department has made the holidays a bit brighter for over 125 children and their respective families.

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