Cardigan Junction in Shoreview lies right beside a well established neighborhood off Rice Street north of I-694. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Residents of the Cardigan Junction neighborhood in Shoreview finally had a chance to voice their discord with increased rail activity near their homes with senior officials of Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) at a private meeting on Thursday, Nov. 7.
CPR, which owns the Cardigan Junction railway intersection and switching yard in the southeastern Shoreview neighborhood, has seen a boom in business lately, according to Ed Greenberg, a spokesman for the company.
For those who preach that high school sports are a more pure form of athletic competition, the state semifinal football game between Roseville Area High School and Rosemount High School last Thursday at the Metrodome was a perfect example for that argument. Two groups of players giving it their all for their teams and their schools put on quite a show.
In an effort to better understand the local business environment in the city, the Roseville Housing and Redevelopment Authority (RHRA) has launched a Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) program, funded by Xcel Energy.
Through the BR&E program, the RHRA hopes to accomplish a goal set in its 2012-2016 Strategic Plan to‚ retain and attract desirable housing and businesses that lead to employment, investment, and commitment to the community.
Peggy’s Holiday Fine Arts and Craft Show happened at the Roseville Oval this past weekend. There were many different types of art to choose from, such as paintings, cute ornaments and more. Another holiday sale will take place at the Oval on Dec.
The National Forensic League, the speech and debate honor society, is proud to announce Gregg Martinson as its newest diamond coach. Martinson, of Roseville Area High School, received a First diamond award after earning 1,505.70 points on Oct. 12.
Principal, Dr. Jenny Loeck, of Roseville Area High School announced today that seniors Emily Inwards, Alexandra Kennedy, Virginia Larson, Sungmoon Lim, Sierra Schadegg, Sumen Seong, and Margaret Strahan have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Dr. Loeck to these scholastically talented seniors.
The Falcon Heights City Council will remain intact come January.
Incumbents Pam Harris and Keith Gosline retained their spots on the council. According to unofficial results from last week’s election, Harris received roughly 46 percent of the votes and Gosline had roughly 39 percent, defeating challenger Michael Thomas who received about 14 percent of the total votes.
On Election Day, School District 623 was one of many school districts across Minnesota to receive voter approval of a levy referendum.
About 68 percent of those who cast ballots voted in favor of the levy request, according to unofficial results. The eight-year operating levy will generate $1,505 per student in the district and will increase annually with the rate of inflation. The current operating levy, which generates $1,575 per pupil, will expire in June of next year.