The Roseville Fire Department responded to the first residential fire of the week at 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 26. None were injured, but two pet cats died in the fire. (Photo courtesy of the Roseville Fire Department)
Dozens of firefighters respond; fires caused thousands of dollars of damage but no injuries
In a matter of just three days, the Roseville Fire Department was called to fight two early-morning residential fires.
A rendering shows what the entrance of the Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville will look like after construction is completed at the end of February. (Photos courtesy of Roseville Parks and Recreation)
Roseville nature center undergoing renovations
The Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville is getting a major renovation, thanks to the city’s $19 million parks renewal program.
Michael John Merten III, 41, of Little Canada, was sentenced to serve one year in the Ramsey County Correctional Facility and seven years' probation in December after he was found guilty of manslaughter for pushing a man into oncoming traffic during a confrontation last summer.
Ismail Jama, 28, of Roseville, was violently assaulted in Autumn Grove Park just days before Christmas Eve. The Roseville Police Department is asking the public for information about the case. (photo courtesy of the Roseville Police Department)
Victim discovered in drainage ditch; currently in critical condition
The Roseville Police Department is asking the public for help regarding a violent assault that took place just before Christmas Eve in Autumn Grove Park.
Around 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, a man walking in the park with his family discovered Ismail Jama, 28, semi-conscious in an empty drainage pond ditch at the park, which is currently under construction.
Bill Blesener and Shelly Boss say goodbye
In just a few short weeks, the city of Little Canada will swear in a new leader and two new city council members, as longtime mayor Bill Blesener and council member Shelly Boss bid City Hall "adieu."
Both city officials decided not to run for re-election this year. Current council member John Keis was elected to take over the mayorship, with newcomers Tom Fischer and Christian Torkelson joining the council. Keis, Fischer and Torkelson will be sworn in at the first council meeting of the new year Jan. 14.