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.

 

 


 

Wed
19
Jul

Roseville residents turn out to ‘Ask a Muslim Woman’


From left, Nyia Harris, spoken word artist Marie Chante, Farhiya Del, Haweya Farah and Huda Yusuf. Some 140 people packed the community room at the Roseville Library for the “Ask a Muslim Woman” panel discussion, hosted by Harris. Mike Munzenrider

Have you experienced overt racism? Does it bother you when women aren’t dressed modestly? As a man, may I introduce myself to you? Who owns you?

Wed
19
Jul

St. Anthony severs police ties with Falcon Heights

The St. Anthony City Council voted to terminate its decades-long police contract with Falcon Heights during a disjointed, 8-minute-long meeting June 11.

Mon
10
Jul

Legislature approves funding for new Rice bridge over I-694


Area elected officials have long sought to replace the outdated Rice Street bridge over Interstate 694. With state funding now secured, work to rebuild the interchange could begin as soon as late 2018. Mike Munzenrider

Bridge targeted to be replaced for decades

 

Mon
03
Jul

Roseville’s a speedskating hot spot — even in the summer


Midway coach Chris Windman said speedskating is for everyone. “It’s not nearly as dog eat dog as the other sports.” he said, pointing out there’s a lot of camaraderie amongst skaters. “I would recommend it for anybody who likes to go fast and work hard and try to beat their best.” photos courtesy of Mary Bos

Just as Rosefest got underway — another signal that summer really is here — a group of young speedskaters took to the ice at the Roseville OVAL to hone their year-round passion.

Mon
03
Jul

Castile family settles with St. Anthony for nearly $3 million

Some 10 days after a Ramsey County jury found St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of all criminal charges related to killing Philando Castile, St. Anthony Village and the Castile family announced a cash settlement.

Wed
28
Jun

St. Anthony PD investigating multiple overnight burglaries

St. Anthony police are investigating a cluster of residential burglaries that started on the north end of the city early in the the morning of Thursday, June 22.

Wed
28
Jun

Falcon Heights break with St. Anthony PD imminent

Contract for police service still in place, for now

 

It’s a foregone conclusion that St. Anthony Village will not police Falcon Heights beyond the end of the year, if not yet official.

Wed
28
Jun

Concordia Academy students win Fourth District art contest


Concordia Academy students Rebecca Hed and Lindsey Noyed took second and first place, respectively, in this year’s Fourth District Congressional Art Competition. photo courtesy of Concordia Academy

Students from Concordia Academy were awarded both first and second place in the Fourth District Congressional Art Competition and will have their work displayed in Washington, D.C., for the next year. 

Wed
28
Jun

Roseville discussion of fire station turns to historical society


The half-century old Roseville Fire Station #2, located at 2501 Fairview Ave., could be an attractive property for developers, should the city find a new home for the Roseville Historical Society, which is housed inside it. Photo/Mike Munzenrider

City council once again vexed by lack of city-owned space

 

Tue
20
Jun

Northwest Roseville residents come out in force against proposed development


A more than 200-unit apartment development proposed for the southeast corner of County Road D and Old Highway 8 in Roseville brought neighbors out in droves to speak against the proposal at the city’s June 5 Economic Development Authority meeting. Though the authority voted against a pledge of city funding to support for the project, the developer is moving forward with its plan, and is likely to seek greater public input. courtesy of Google Maps

Concerns raised over traffic, changes, brought by 200-unit complex

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