Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
18
Feb

Abe Lincoln’s roots are in rural Kentucky


A bronze statue of Lincoln sits in the middle of downtown Hodgenville, Ky., and is older than the national Lincoln momument in Washington D.C.

Illinois isn’t the only state claiming 16th president as favorite son
Growing up in the Chicago area, I attended Lincoln Junior High, went on my high school’s traditional trip to tour Abraham Lincoln’s home in Springfield, Ill., and every day saw Illinois license plates reading “Land of Lincoln.”
 So I was surprised to learn on a recent trip to Louisville that America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, was born in Kentucky and that state also claims him as a favorite son.

Tue
18
Feb

Area cities regulate e-cigarette sales

More and more cities in Ramsey County are updating municipal tobacco ordinances to regulate the sale of electronic devices that deliver nicotine such as e-cigarettes. Products like e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco, but contain the same -- some times higher-- amount of nicotine found in regular cigarettes. People who use e-cigarettes often refer to it as “vaping,’ since the heated nicotine produces a vapor instead of smoke.

Tue
18
Feb

Archdiocese discloses sexual abuse claims against nine more priests

On Monday, Feb. 17, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released a list of nine more priests thought to have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct.
The archdiocese released the names following a comprehensive file review by Kinsale Management Consulting, an outside firm based in Los Angeles, Calif. The review began in December 2013, when a Ramsey County judge ordered the archdiocese to release the list of priests who had been credibly accused of sexual abuse. At that time, the archdiocese disclosed claims against 33 priests.

Tue
18
Feb

Two Roseville Students are candidates for Presidential Scholars


Two Roseville Area High School seniors have been invited to participate in the prestigious Presidential Scholars Program. (submitted photo)

Roseville Area High School seniors Hanna Melin and Kendra Bergstedt have been invited to participate in the prestigious Presidential Scholars Program.
Students are selected from across the nation to participate in the program based on their exceptional SAT and/or ACT scores.

Tue
18
Feb

Driving with a snow-covered windshield

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports Feb. 18, 2014

Wed
12
Feb

Teen charged in school bus theft


A teenager faces three felony charges after he allegedly stole a school bus and crashed it into a fuel pump at a gas station on Dale Street in Roseville.

A 14-year-old boy is facing three felony charges after he allegedly stole a school bus and crashed it into a gas station fuel pump in Roseville.

Tue
11
Feb

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center open house - photos


Volunteer Alison Demir explained how a turtle recovers from injuries during the open house at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville held its annual open house on Feb. 9. Visitors followed the path an injured animal takes while at the center and all the other procedures and services that are available. photos by Linda E.

Tue
11
Feb

Student art installed at Roseville Library

Roseville Area Schools students have a unique opportunity to showcase their talent while also sparking community discussions about cultural expectations at one of the busiest public libraries in the state.
Join us on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Ramsey County Roseville Library as we unveil “Artful Journeys,” a collaborative art project created by Roseville Area Schools students and two visiting teaching artists.

Tue
11
Feb

Head to Roseville’s Living Smarter Home and Garden Fair Feb. 15


Local vendors will be on-hand at Roseville’s Living Smarter Fair to answer residents’ questions.

Karen and Bruce Patrick wanted to renovate the kitchen of their Roseville home. The problem was they had no idea who could or would do the work. In fact, the Patricks were on the verge of abandoning their dream of a kitchen remodel after meeting with several designers and builders. Throughout the process a common theme kept cropping up - they weren’t budgeting enough money.

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