Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
07
May

Heroes at the hospital


courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office

Batman — better known as officer Kasey Keckeisen from the Mounds View Police Department — visited Gilette Children’s Hospital on April 26 as part of National Superhero Day.

Tue
07
May

Housing proposed for St. Anthony Walmart site


St. Anthony’s former Walmart has sat vacant for five years since the retailer closed the store at the same time a location in Roseville opened. (file photo)

In front of a crowded house on April 30, the St. Anthony City Council and Planning Commission held a joint meeting to review a proposal for redevelopment of the city’s vacant Walmart site. 

Tue
07
May

Roseville Drug Take-Back Day a success


Roseville police collected nearly 400 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs April 27 at Rosedale Center, part of National Drug Take-Back Day. (courtesy of Roseville Police Department)

Officers from the Roseville Police Department posted up at Rosedale Center April 27 to take part in the federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take-Dack Day.

Tue
07
May

Aldi likely moving into House of Wong space


Per building permits filed with the City of Roseville, discount grocer Aldi is planning to move into the former House of Wong space at Roseville Center on Larpenteur Avenue. (Mike Munzenrider)

Though Aldi corporate is officially mum on it, the grocer has filed for building permits with the City of Roseville and looks to be moving into the former House of Wong space off Larpenteur Avenue.

Tue
07
May

Irondale’s KnightKrawler Robotics team places 5th at international competition


KnightKrawler Robotics team members are broken into sub-teams that are responsible for different aspects of planning and competition; here, members from the drive team and pit crew evaluate their robot mid-tournament. The Irondale High School robotics team placed fifth in an international robotics competition in Detroit on April 27. (photos courtesy of Rebecca Young/Mounds View Public Schools)

In the heart of Irondale High School’s basement, students on the KnightKrawler Robotics team shoot videos, create websites, craft fundraising applications and, of course, build robots. 

Tue
07
May

Roseville woman helps those escaping from brutal North Korean regime


Casey Lartique and Hyon Kim. (Pamela O’Meara)

The well-fed, rotund leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, who travels on his own train, stands in sharp contrast to his starving citizens, who have a hard time scraping out a living in the extremely poor country. 

Wed
01
May

Good Samaritans: Mounds View names citizen, coach of the year


Mounds View Mayor Carol Mueller presented Penny Howard with the 2018 Citizen of the Year award during the city’s April 15 town hall meeting. The award came as a surprise to Howard, who was unanimously selected by the city council out of a pool of fellow nominees. (Bridget Kranz)

Capping some three decades of service in the Mounds View Public School District, retiring Edgewood Middle School Principal Penny Howard was named the 2018 Mounds View Citizen of the Year at the city’s annual town hall meeting. 

Tue
30
Apr

Neighbors horrified by Myth shooting, but largely OK with venue

The clear March night had an early-spring chill in the air as a crowd poured out of Myth Live following a concert by rapper Lil Baby. 

Tue
30
Apr

Uneasy Maplewood council gives Myth extension for security plan

A pall of deja vu hung over the Maplewood City Council April 22 as it discussed improving security at Myth Live following a recent shooting. 

Tue
30
Apr

Invasive species in for a shock in New Brighton


During recent common carp removal from Long Lake carried out by the Rice Creek Watershed District and researchers from the University of Minnesota, trapped carp were sent through the Whooshh system, which rapidly transported the fish out of the water and into tubs, by suctioning them through a tube. (Bridget Kranz photos)

Conservation experts are hoping to make common carp a little more rare in the Rice Creek Watershed District. 

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