Let It Be Known

Wed
28
Jan

To know him was to have a friend

Quick takoffs
Bill Mahre was unique in many ways

Fri
23
Jan

Josephine Zeug - Centenarian - "Happy Birthday Mom"

Josephine Zeug
Josephine Zeug

Congratulations on 100 years, a legend living in our home!

Tue
13
Jan

In Memory: Ardath Eloise (Cornell) Norman

Ardath Eloise (Cornell) Norman
Ardath Eloise (Cornell) Norman

Ardath Eloise (Cornell) Norman, 93, passed away on January 10, 2015 at Cottagewood Senior Community in Rochester.

Thu
08
Jan

Frank Asenbrenner, legendary Hill-Murray band director, dies

Longtime Hill-Murray educator Frank Asenbrenner poses with his daughter Peg Sutherland.
Longtime Hill-Murray educator Frank Asenbrenner poses with his daughter Peg Sutherland. (file photo)

The flash of the brass instruments, the pounding of the drums, the trim green-and-white uniforms and precision stepping have made the Hill-Murray band a source of pride for alumni and neighbors for years at games and along parade routes.

Fri
19
Dec

On the Slide: Some notable notes after cleaning off the spindle

Quick takoffs
Congrates to MIKE MOLINE and JIM HANUS, who are the latest inductees into the NORTH ST. PAUL Boys Hockey Hall of Fame . . .

Tue
09
Dec

Former ISD 623 superintendent remembered


Lloyd Nielsen

Lloyd Nielsen died Nov. 5
Although he left the Roseville school district in 1986, the legacy of Dr. Lloyd Nielsen’s 19-year stint as superintendent remains visible.
Nielsen, 88, passed away last month from complications of Alzheimer’s, and is survived by his three children, one of whom is a teacher in ISD 623 today.

Mon
17
Nov

Mark DeJoy mourned

Mark DeJoy
Mark DeJoy

Local production coordinator dies at 49
Our Town Square Television “family” is grieving the loss of our friend and colleague Mark DeJoy. Mark should have been sitting in his usual chair in our studio last night (Nov. 4), along with co-hosts South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann and Matt Wallace and roving reporter Shirley Pike, presenting our LIVE local election results to our community. Sadly, Mark passed away this past weekend at 49 (Nov. 3).

Tue
28
Oct

Betsy Ignatowicz and Ian Clausen wed


Betsy and Ian Clausen

Betsy (Ignatowicz) and Ian Clausen were married on Aug. 22, at the Bayview Event Center in Excelsior, Minn. The proud parents of the happy couple are Marty and Audrey Ignatowicz of Roseville and Eric and Francine Clausen of Savage.

Tue
21
Oct

In Memory: Earl Robert Ireland

Earl Ireland
Earl Ireland

Earl Robert Ireland, age 80, of Roseville, died Oct. 7 from complications related to Alzheimer's disease. He was born in St. Paul on March 11, 1934 and spent his childhood in Onamia, Minn.

Fri
10
Oct

'Ruth' will live on in legend

People still ask, 'Who is Ruth?'
For quite a while, I have ended my columns with "Hey Ruth, you hang in there!"
I don't intend to stop, but now an explanation is once again in order.
The "Ruth" in question was Ruth Goethel. She was the wife of Arno Goethel, the former executive sports editor of the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.

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