Mike Munzenrider

Staff writer for Review and Bulletin newspapers.
Mike Munzenrider can be reached at mmunzenrider@lillienews.com or 651-748-7824.
Follow him on Twitter @mmunzenrider.

 

 


 

Tue
25
Aug

Roseville settles police brutality suit for $60,000

The city of Roseville has reached a settlement of $60,000 in a lawsuit alleging four of its police officers used excessive force against a man during a May 26, 2013 traffic stop.
During an Aug. 17 city council work session, Mayor Dan Roe read a statement announcing the settlement.

Tue
25
Aug

Slow relief for residents still sick of train noise in Little Canada and Shoreview

A Little Canada resident who recently called the Review newsroom provided a vivid illustration of how fed up the caller and others are with the continuing cacophony of train horns at all hours of the day.

Tue
25
Aug

RAHS Food Shelf seeks donations as it gears up for school year

In July, Megan Helmick and Shaween Lawrence, school faculty members and co-coordinators of the Roseville Area High School Food Shelf, received a $500 check from the North Suburban Evening Lions Club, presented by past Lions president Galen Britz. It was a particularly timely gift, Helmick says, because at the start of the school year, the food shelf needs all the help it can get, including donations of school supplies and toiletries. The monetary donation will likely be used to provide necessities such as c
In July, Megan Helmick and Shaween Lawrence, school faculty members and co-coordinators of the Roseville Area High School Food Shelf, received a $500 check from the North Suburban Evening Lions Club, presented by past Lions president Galen Britz. It was a particularly timely gift, Helmick says, because at the start of the school year, the food shelf needs all the help it can get, including donations of school supplies and toiletries. The monetary donation will likely be used to provide necessities such as clothing and food. (submitted photo)

As the school year nudges back onto students' and parents' collective radars — it begins Sept. 8 — school supplies and school clothes and other essentials need to be rounded up.

Tue
18
Aug

Little Canada Planned Parenthood clinic opens

The Planned Parenthood clinic in Little Canada at Highway 36 and Rice Street opened Aug. 17. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
The Planned Parenthood clinic in Little Canada at Highway 36 and Rice Street opened Aug. 17. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Planned Parenthood held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new clinic in Little Canada at Highway 36 and Rice Street the afternoon of Aug. 13.

Wed
12
Aug

Falcon Heights, Roseville school board candidates listed

Candidate filing for city and school district elections without a primary has closed Aug. 11 following two weeks of being open for candidates. Some of this November's upcoming off-year elections are sizing up to be more competitive than others.

Wed
12
Aug

Candidate slates ready for New Brighton, St. Anthony, Mounds View School Board and more

Candidate filing for city and school district elections -- those that didn't have a primary -- closed Aug. 11 following the two-week filing period, and some of this November's off-year elections are sizing up to be more competitive than others.

Tue
11
Aug

Man nearly drowns in Roseville motel pool

A 60-year-old St. Paul man was pulled from the pool of a Roseville Motel 6 Aug. 10 after nearly drowning according to the Roseville Police Department.

Tue
11
Aug

Robot-maker with Roseville ties picks fight with Japanese robot

Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein’s MegaBot is emblematic of how Oehrlein describes their company, MegaBots. The front-end is all about entertainment while the back is a high-end robotics company developing serious robotics. (courtesy of Matt Oehrlein)
Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein’s MegaBot is emblematic of how Oehrlein describes their company, MegaBots. The front-end is all about entertainment while the back is a high-end robotics company developing serious robotics. (courtesy of Matt Oehrlein)

When we last met our aspiring hero, Roseville Area High School grad and hopeful robot battle league magnate, Matt Oehrlein, he was sweating out the last days of a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign aimed at making MegaBots — the fighting league — a

Tue
11
Aug

Roseville adds fun twist to fighting invasives

City staff seeking volunteers for Natural Resources Renewal Aug. 15
Roseville's monthly Natural Resources Renewal program, which seeks to improve city parks, is back for August with a new angle.
Come Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers of all ages can meet at Reservoir Woods, between Victoria and Dale streets south of County Road B, for an invasive plant scavenger hunt and brush stacking event.

Tue
11
Aug

Body of man pulled from Gervais Lake

The body of a man was pulled from Gervais Lake in Little Canada on Aug. 2, a day after the man went missing in the lake while attempting to swim across it.

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