The city of Shoreview continues to plan for its pending breakup with the North Suburban Cable Commission and CTV, which currently broadcasts and web streams the city’s various public meetings and events.
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.
Two Lauderdale city council members are up for re-election this year. Seats held by Mary Gaasch and Roxanne Grove are set to expire at the end of the year. The incumbents are being challenged by newcomer Jeremy Carr.
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.
Construction started last week on a new science center at Metro State University. The 65,712 square foot building has been in the works for over a decade. (Submitted graphic)
The new science center at Metro State should be completed in time for the school's 2016 spring semester. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
More research labs, faculty coming
It took 10 years, but Metro State University will no longer be the only school in the MnSCU system without proper science facilities.
"Today is the awakening of a new chapter of the university's history," said Dr. Devinder Malhotra, the school's interim president.
A new playground should be ready to go next spring in Indian Mounds Park. The rendering shows the new equipment which is designed to look like the surrounding environment of the park. (Submitted graphic)
Next spring, kids near Indian Mounds Park should have some new playground equipment that is designed to encourage learning, exercise and fun.