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RAHS expansion and upgrades, $67 million worth, are underway


Mike Munzenrider Students broke ceremonial ground Oct. 24 on the near $67 million worth of work that will renovate and expand Roseville Area High School over the next three years. The work began in earnest on the other side of the building in September, with crews ripping up the school’s tennis courts to make way for a new science wing.

On a crisp Oct. 24, nine Roseville Area High School students donned hard hats and used gold shovels in a groundbreaking ceremony marking the beginning of three years of renovation and expansion work at their school.

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Korean church developers host open house in New Brighton


Solomon Gustavo New Brighton residents met for an open house hosted by developers interested in building more than 300 housing units at the defunct Korean United Methodist Church site in the 700 block of Eighth Avenue NW. Though it was not a meeting hosted by the city, New Brighton Mayor Val Johnson was there and answered questions.

At Hanson Park on Oct. 25, housing developers Dominum and Pulte invited neighbors of the city-owned former Korean United Methodist Church site for an open house to talk about potential development.

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Way cleared for Montessori school to take over Roseville armory


Mike Munzenrider A school before it was used by the National Guard, the Roseville armory is on its way back to use as a place of education after the Roseville City Council on Oct. 22 changed the site’s comprehensive land use from low-density residential to institutional. The change helps move along Hand In Hand Christian Montessori’s plan to take over the building.

After more than a generation of use as a National Guard Armory, the building at 211 N. McCarrons Blvd. in Roseville is back on its way to its original use as a school.

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41B forum-goers appreciate time with candidates


Solomon Gustavo photos Incumbent DFL Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, of New Brighton, and challenger Tim Utz of Columbia Heights, who is running as an independent, fielded questions from the audience during a St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce forum with the House District 41B candidates at St. Anthony City Hall Oct. 24.

The St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce hosted a meet-and-greet and forum for Minnesota House District 41B candidates at St. Anthony City Hall Oct. 24.

District 41B includes St. Anthony, southern New Brighton and Columbia Heights.

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It’s a rematch in House District 66A

This fall is the third time that longtime incumbent House District 66A DFL Rep. Alice Hausman will face off against Republican Jon Heyer.

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Quilters holding sale to support their community work


Mike Munzenrider Muriel Anderson, a member of the Roseville Lutheran Church Quilters, cut the bunting for a quilt that will be sold in the group’s upcoming sale the weekend of Nov. 9-11. The quilters meet weekly at the church and donate their work to local organizations.

A bell rings and its coffee time for the Roseville Lutheran Church Quilters during one of their recent weekly Wednesday meetings.

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People: Diana Menanteau


submitted photo • Bob King, center, with the Division 7 Star Award.

Diana Menanteau, member of Alpha Delta Kappa, which sponsors the registered Little Free Library at the Roseville Skating Center, tied a white ribbon on the library’s post in memory of the Little Free Library found

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Arden Hills welcomes National Guard headquarters

The Minnesota National Guard broke ground on a new headquarters in Arden Hills Oct. 15.

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With winter coming, Har Mar eateries offer adventurous Asian broths


Mike Munzenrider A rosy red beef roll is added to simmering broth at Hot Pot 7 by Doan Nguyen, co-owner of that new restaurant in Har Mar Mall, where Vietnamese flavors rule and individual cooking pots are inset into tables.

An enlarging Asian dining enclave on the north end of Har Mar Mall features two new establishments where savory broths are boiling and eating adventures await. With chilly weather imminent, they are the places to go for inner warmth. 

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East Side House candidates discuss issues at League forum


Marjorie Otto/Review Candidates from Minnesota House districts 67A and 67B, which cover the East Side, participated in a League of Women Voters forum on Oct. 23. The most contentious moments of the event centered on women’s rights.

Candidates running for Minnesota House districts 67A and 67B, which represent the East Side, took part in a League of Women Voters forum on Oct. 23 discussing topics like women's rights, health care, voting and more.

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