Roseville-Little Canada Review

Wed
12
Apr

Falcon Heights gauging interest from area police departments

Ties with St. Anthony fray after Castile killing, attempt to shift liability

Wed
12
Apr

Bird-safe windows installed on Bell Museum


The new Bell Museum of Natural History and Planetarium that is currently under construction in Falcon Heights features bird-safe fritted glass windows. Though less than 30 percent of the museum will be glass, the second-floor box window is 25 feet high by 80 feet wide. The museum opens summer 2018.

The fritted glass windows are screen printed with dot patterns to appear as solid surfaces to birds, which can often fly into reflective windows.

After Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium made headlines for its unsafe-for-avians glass finish, one of Falcon Heights’ newest additions is attempting to be a safer structure for the birds.

Tue
11
Apr

143-year-old church changes name with changing times


Marjorie Otto/ Review "I feel like Vanna White," laughed Joe Stodola, manager of building and grounds for what will now be called LifePoint Church, as he took down the church's old signage. The church, located at 2220 Edgerton St. in Maplewood, was called Trinity Baptist Church until April 1.

 

Marjorie Otto
Review staff

Trinity Baptist Church, a longtime community member of both the East Side of St. Paul and, within the past 50 years, Maplewood, has changed its name. 

Wed
01
Mar

John Glenn Middle School calls astronauts at International Space Station


John Glenn Middle School and ham radio volunteers made history Feb. 22 by speaking with Commander Shane Kimbrough, commander of the International Space Station. Sixth-grader Andrewon Xiong wanted to know, “How important is team work to the mission of the ISS crew?”

Students ask Commander Kimbrough about life in space

“NA1SS, KOJDD calling for a scheduled contact. Do you copy? Over.”

“NA1SS copies loud and clear. Over.”

Thu
23
Feb

Maplewood City Council shuts down Stargate after brazen shooting


Since a chaotic Feb. 18 shooting, Maplewood City Council members have received numerous concerns and complaints about Stargate Bar & Nightclub from residents of Maplewood, Roseville and St. Paul. The club’s location at Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue places it near the intersection of the three cities.

Some 70 shots fired in incident that injured five

Wed
22
Feb

Ice out?

Despite recent spring-like temperatures in the metro, ice-fishing fanatics took to Lake Josephine Feb. 12 for what might have been one of its last truck-bearing days, for a while.

Tue
21
Feb

Case of officer who killed Philando Castile to proceed to trial


Jeronimo Yanez

Despite defense attorneys’ efforts last week to have a judge dismiss the criminal charges against their client, St.

Tue
21
Feb

Roseville State of the City

Mayor Dan Roe’s Roseville State of the City address is Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 a.m. at Affinity Plus Credit Union, 2750 Snelling Ave.

Tue
21
Feb

Cedarholm Clubhouse design community meeting

Roseville invites the community to review concept design plans to replace the Cedarholm Golf Course Clubhouse.

Tue
21
Feb

McCollum holding climate change town hall on Feb. 23

Rep. Betty McCollum will hold a town hall discussion on climate change on Thursday, Feb. 23 on the campus of the University of St. Thomas. The town hall, which will include St. Thomas School of Engineering professor Dr.

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