Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
19
Nov

Railroad activities have whole communities steamed


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.

Tue
19
Nov

Raiders, Irish put on a show

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.

Tue
19
Nov

RHRA to study Roseville business climate through taskforce

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.

Tue
19
Nov

Minnesota Orchestra delights students - photos


photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review

The Minnesota Orchestra played a concert at Roseville Area High School on Nov. 15. The conductor chose a Brahms movement and spoke about the construction of the musical piece.

Tue
12
Nov

Holidays are just around the corner - photos


photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review

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.

Tue
12
Nov

RAHS’s Gregg Martinson receives national coaching award

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.

Tue
12
Nov

Two Roseville students selected for MN Children’s Honor Choir


Chet Carlson (left) and Kaia Fitzgerald

Two Central Park Elementary students were selected to join the MN State 4-5-6 Children’s Honor Choir.

Tue
12
Nov

RAHS students named “Commended Students” in the 2014 National Mert Scholarship Program

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.

Tue
12
Nov

Falcon Heights incumbents win spots back on the city council

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.

Tue
12
Nov

Roseville Area Schools levy referendum passes

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.

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