Roseville

Tue
28
Oct

Forum urges action on Alzheimer’s projects

Roseville group seeks to make city ‘dementia friendly’
Within a year, Roseville might see new ecumenical religious services for people with memory loss and their caregivers.
Or a network of trained "gatekeeper" volunteers in neighborhoods and businesses helping seniors who show signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Or programs to help residents learn about dementia and how to help.

Tue
21
Oct

Infrastructure, community engagement priorities for Roseville council candidates

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.

Fri
17
Oct

Kaying Thao addresses past criminal charges

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.

Tue
07
Oct

Roseville group seeks to bolster community help for seniors with dementia


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."

Tue
07
Oct

Local mayor candidates run unopposed

All three of the mayor races in the Review's coverage area will be fairly quiet this year, as each candidate is running unopposed.

Tue
07
Oct

Former parks and rec director Frank Rog dies


Frank Rog

file photo

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.

Tue
30
Sep

Cities approve preliminary tax levies

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.

Tue
23
Sep

Roseville gets Tapped and Uncorked


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.

Tue
23
Sep

Human rights essay contest

 Students who live in the Roseville or attend a school in ISD 623 are welcome to enter the Roseville Human Rights essay contest with the chance to win a prize.

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