Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
28
Apr

Man drowns after canoe tips in Little Canada lake

A man has reportedly drowned after his canoe tipped over in Twin Lake near the Little Canada and Vadnais Heights border the morning of April 26.

Tue
28
Apr

Minnesotans will find their own histories in ‘Scandinavian Legacy’

The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)
The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)

In “Lake Wobegon Days,” Garrison Keillor depicts the irony of Swedes, Norwegians, Danes and their Finnish and Icelandic cousins leaving farms in their homelands for Minnesota:

Tue
28
Apr

Roseville’s longtime public works director steps down

Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)
Duane Schwartz, Roseville’s public works director, will retire this week after more than 30 years of service to the city. Assistant public works director and city engineer Marc Culver, right, will take over the position May 1. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Anyone who’s visited Roseville City Hall in the last decade or has heard of the Ramsey-Washington Watershed District has experienced Duane Schwartz’s legacy.

Wed
22
Apr

Frog kills reported in lakes and ponds

As the ice thaws across the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received reports of dead frogs along the shoreline of several lakes and ponds. This is a natural occurrence.

Tue
21
Apr

Happy Earth Day, HANC!

Sydney Gahler, 5, and her brother, Jack, 3, made milkweed seed balls to take home that can be planted to attract butterflies to the garden.
Sydney Gahler, 5, and her brother, Jack, 3, made milkweed seed balls to take home that can be planted to attract butterflies to the garden.

Roseville’s Harriet Alexander Nature Center simultaneously celebrated Earth Day and its 25th birthday on Saturday, April 18. A variety of family-friendly activities were offered, delighting kids throughout the day. (photos by Linda E.

Tue
21
Apr

Motorcyclist killed in Little Canada I-35E collision

The afternoon of Wednesday, April 15, a motorcyclist was killed on northbound Interstate-35E near State Highway 36 in Little Canada.

Tue
21
Apr

Lillie Newspapers boasts three award-winning writers

Mary Lee Hagert, left, and Pamela O’Meara stand next to the displays of award-winning entries during the 2015 Minnesota Newspaper Association convention.
Mary Lee Hagert, left, and Pamela O’Meara stand next to the displays of award-winning entries during the 2015 Minnesota Newspaper Association convention.

The Review had two longtime staff members take home honors at the recent Minnesota Newspaper Association statewide contest—and both in column writing.

Tue
21
Apr

Inept Carl Street burglar arrested in Lauderdale

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Review police reports April 21, 2015.

Tue
21
Apr

Oh, deer!

Deer, like this buck photographed at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, could soon be in search of a new food source if the council enacts a wildlife feeding ban. (photo courtesy of Andy Krawczyk)
Deer, like this buck photographed at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, could soon be in search of a new food source if the council enacts a wildlife feeding ban. (photo courtesy of Andy Krawczyk)

Roseville council considers wildlife feeding ban, controlled deer hunt

Tue
21
Apr

ISD 623 names superintendent finalists

Dr. Jenny Loeck
Dr. Jenny Loeck

The Roseville Area School District has named three finalists for the soon-to-be vacant superintendent position, including two of its own staff.

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