Johanna Holub

Johanna Holub can be reached at jholub@lillienews.com or 651-748-7813. Follow her on Twitter @jholubnews

Thu
29
Jan

Dozens of Roseville firefighters battle two early morning residential fires in three days

The Roseville Fire Department responded to the first residential fire of the week at 3:30 a.m. Jan. 26. Two cats in the apartment died in the fire.
The Roseville Fire Department responded to the first residential fire of the week at 3:30 a.m. Jan. 26. Two cats in the apartment died in the fire. (Photo courtesy of the Roseville Fire Department)

Blazes cause thousands of dollars in damage

In a matter of just three days, the Roseville Fire Department was called to fight two early-morning residential fires.

 

Wed
28
Jan

Roseville Fire Department fights two early morning residential fires in three days

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.
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.

Tue
27
Jan

Gentleman Scholar in Lauderdale fires up the distilling tanks

After months of waiting, Gentleman Scholar Distillery is finally able to start producing spirits.

Tue
27
Jan

Updates take root at HANC

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)
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.

Wed
21
Jan

Roseville gears up for Twin Lakes area redevelopment

A graphic shows each of the parcels in the Twin Lakes area of Roseville.
A graphic shows each of the parcels in the Twin Lakes area of Roseville. (submitted graphic)

Big things are happening in the Twin Lakes area in Roseville, and what the future holds in terms of redevelopment is anyone's guess.

Wed
21
Jan

Little Canada to host fourth annual ice fishing contest

Overflow parking for the ice fishing contest will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2335 Edgerton St.
Overflow parking for the ice fishing contest will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2335 Edgerton St. (submitted graphic)

Fire department brings booya back

Little Canada's fourth annual ice fishing contest will be back in full swing on Saturday, Jan. 31, on Lake Gervais.

Wed
14
Jan

Little Canada man sentenced to year in workhouse for fatally pushing another into traffic

Michael J. Merten III
Michael J. Merten III
Merten found guilty of manslaughter in December
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.
Tue
13
Jan

ISD 623 selects superintendent search firm

Thein to retire at end of school year
The Roseville Area School Board has selected a search firm to locate potential superintendent candidates to take over this summer after current superintendent Dr. John Thein retires.
Fri
02
Jan

Roseville PD seeks information about violent assault in Autumn Grove Park

Ismail Jama, 28, of Roseville, was violently assaulted in Autumn Grove Park just before Christmas Eve. The Roseville Police Department is asking the public for information about the case.
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.

Tue
23
Dec

Little Canada mayor, council member finish out terms

Shelly Boss
Shelly Boss

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.

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