Two Roseville city council members are up for re-election this year. Seats held by Tammy McGehee and Bob Willmus are set to expire at the end of the year. They are being challenged by newcomer Kaying Thao.
Roseville council candidate, school board member convicted of fifth-degree drug possession in 2007
A candidate for Roseville city council and a current member of the Roseville Area School District School Board was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession several years ago. Now, Kaying Thao chooses to use the "dark time" in her past as inspiration to serve the community and prevent others from being in the same situation she was.
The Roseville Fire Department Auxiliary held their annual booya fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 5, at Anderson-Nelson Roseville VFW Post #7555. Many folks gathered to savor the fall favorite, a hearty mix of beef, chicken and vegetable soup. Hot dogs and other food items were also available for purchase. Roseville firefighter Teddy Larson and fellow firefighters dished up the delicious stew. Money raised at the event will go to firefighters and their families in times of need, as well as fitness programs for firefighters.
Bernie and Maryanne Kupferschmidt spend most their time together in Little Canada at their residence at Mayfield Senior Housing. The couple enjoys visits with their many children and family, who mostly live in the area. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Bernie Kupferschidt was once an accomplished wood carver, and his handiwork ranges from birds to a scenic favorite wall carving. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Concerned that many people and businesses in Roseville are ill-equipped to deal with rising numbers of friends, neighbors or customers struggling with Alzheimer's disease, a volunteer group has launched a community effort to bring help.
The project is called Roseville Act on Alzheimer's, part of a statewide effort to help communities become "dementia friendly."
Frank Rog Amphitheatre, located in Central Park in Roseville, was the first city facility to be named after a living person. The amphitheatre hosts dozens of performances each year in the park Rog called the "crown jewel of the park system."
If you or your children or friends have walked or played in any of Roseville’s 30 parks, you can give credit to Frank Rog, who was parks and recreation director from 1960 to 1987.
Area homes see increases in property value
Each of the four cities in the Review's coverage area -- Roseville, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and Little Canada -- recently certified a preliminary tax levy for next year.
The proposed levies below are the maximum property-tax increases that can be implemented by the cities. While the amount of the levy cannot be increased once approved, it can be decreased between now and the Dec. 30 final approval deadline.
Friends of Roseville Parks will host the city's first-ever craft beer and wine festival on Friday, Oct. 3, from 5-9 p.m. (file photo)
Friends of Roseville Parks to put on new beer and wine fundraiser
The organization has been around for more than 40 years, but the Friends of Roseville Parks are on a mission to prove it's not your grandmother's parks group.