Johanna Holub

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

Fri
29
Aug

Pawn America shooting suspect arrested


Marvin Spencer Sr.

Derrick Lynch

Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer Jr.
Shooter 'didn't know gun was loaded,' son photographed with stolen rings
Roseville police announced Aug. 28 that the suspected shooter in the Pawn America robbery that wounded an employee last month had been caught.
Wed
27
Aug

Roseville talks 2015 budget

At its Aug. 11 meeting, the Roseville City council held a public hearing on the proposed budget for next year. The proposed 2015 budget, recommended by city manager Pat Trudgeon, calls for a 4.9 percent levy increase, or $890,829 across the city.

Tue
26
Aug

Challenge accepted


(courtesy of the city of Roseville)

(courtesy of the city of Roseville)

Roseville Police Chief Rick Mathwig took the "Ice Bucket Challenge" the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 21, to benefit the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Tue
26
Aug

Foundation formed to benefit Roseville Police Department

The non-profit Roseville Police Foundation announced its formation in July.

Tue
26
Aug

Bent bottles brave beer at brand-new brewstillery in Roseville


Bartley Blume, owner of Bent Brewstillery, poses for a photo during opening day for the new taproom in Roseville. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

A flight is a perfect way to test out the different flavors of beer that Bent Brewstillery offers. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

During Bent Brewstillery's open house on Aug. 21, the place was filled to the brim with seating indoors and also on its patio. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Blume bets on bold beverages

On Thursday, Aug. 21, Bent Brewstillery opened the doors to its taproom at 1744 Terrace Drive in Roseville.

Fri
22
Aug

RAHS teacher publishes e-book


Sam Tanner (submitted photo)

Shot Across the River Styx

Tanner tackles far-reaching effects of depression, suicide 

Roseville Area High School English and drama teacher Sam Tanner has written an "unmarketable" book. And he's OK with that.

Fri
22
Aug

Falcon Heights Elementary principal faces criminal charges


Beth Behnke

Dakota County Attorney alleges Behnke failed to report suspected abuse at St. Paul school in 2012

Beth Behnke, current principal at Falcon Heights Elementary School, has been named as one of two St. Paul Public School District administrators who allegedly failed to report sexual abuse of a student by Walter Happel, a former janitor at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus in St. Paul.

Fri
22
Aug

Effects of Roseville's parks renewal program becoming visible


(Linda E. Andersen/Review)

A lot can happen in a month--the Review took photos of Lexington Park July 19 when the steel frame of the parks shelter was going up. Now, that steel is being covered with wood panels. The building is expected to be completed in October. (submitted photo)

The nonprofit Friends of Lexington Park group hopes to raise enough money to install a climbing rock in the area designated for children ages 10 and up. (submitted photo)
If Lexington Park in Roseville looks a little different these days, it's probably because a new parks building is being constructed. When finished, it will include bathrooms, a meeting space, kitchen and warming room.
Fri
15
Aug

Ramsey County Attorney charges suspect in Arden Hills shooting


Kelly Phillips

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Hoffman still missing after death of Phillips

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman, 44, of Minneapolis has been charged in Ramsey County District Court with one count of intentional second-degree murder in the shooting of 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, outside a Holiday gas station in Arden Hills Monday, Aug. 11.

Tue
12
Aug

Local volunteers lend a hand, a brush


This Arden Hills home was one of two painted by teams from Land O'Lakes, Inc. during the Metro Paint-A-Thon. Paint team leader Vern Pearson estimates it took about 75 volunteer hours to prep and paint the home. The second home, located in Roseville, took an estimated 90 hours over two weekends to complete. (submitted photos)

Teams paint homes in Arden Hills and Roseville
Over one of the best weekends of summer for city festivals, trips to the cabin and hanging out at the pool, 18 volunteers took on a task only Tom Sawyer could convince someone is fun: painting a house.

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