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
22
May

‘Cops and Cones’ convened in Roseville following string of burglaries

On the hottest day of the year so far, the Roseville Police Department convened a “Cops and Cones” event at the Dairy Queen on Rice Street in response to a recent string of burglaries and thefts in the area.

Tue
22
May

With blizzards a recent memory, Roseville looks at updated snow parking rules

On May 14, just a month removed from the season’s last major snowfall, the Roseville City Council discussed potential changes to how the city manages parking when the snow flies.

Tue
15
May

Roseville firefighters learn empathy with dementia simulations


Mike Munzenrider photo • Roseville firefighter Chris Rice readied himself for a dementia simulation May 9 at Cherrywood Pointe of Roseville at Lexington with help from Roseville communications specialist Carolyn Curti. Rice and 16 others from the Roseville Fire Department went through the simulation the first week of May at the senior community across the street from the city’s fire station to better understand what it’s like for people who have dementia.

The dementia simulation at Cherrywood Pointe of Roseville at Lexington is decidedly low tech, but it’s effective virtual reality, nonetheless.

Tue
15
May

Rosedale management says its options are wide open with Herberger’s closure


Mike Munzenrider • Rosedale Center now owns the soon-to-be vacant Herberger’s, and is keeping its options open for the 150,000-square-foot of space. Mall management said it could be used for retail, medical, office space, a hotel or even housing.

Despite the large “going out of business” signs on the Rosedale Center Herberger’s that catch motorists’ eyes as they pass on Highway 36, Rosedale general manager Scott Michaelis said the state of the mall is “fantastic.”

Tue
15
May

First round of local candidate filing opens May 22

The first round of candidate filing for the 2018 election is nearly here, opening up on May 22 for all state and county offices and cities that hold primaries, which will take place Aug. 14. Filing closes June 5.

Tue
15
May

Roseville PD issues crime alert about string of burglaries in southeast of city

According to a May 11 Roseville Police Department crime alert: Just after 5 a.m. on May 11, Roseville police officers headed to the area of Chandler and Glenwood avenues in the southeast of the city on a report of a possible burglary.

Tue
15
May

SNAPSHOT: Walk, bike, RUN!

Tue
08
May

Lauderdale buys a piece of its past


Courtesy of City of Lauderdale • The fifth- and sixth-grade class at Lauderdale School as seen in December 1953. Lauderdale recently bought the former school site located at 1795 Eustis St., and prior to its redevelopment, is offering tours of the building on May 19.

Redevelopment planned for Lauderdale School site, but first, tours

 

Tue
08
May

Man sentenced for brutal, head-on crash in Roseville


courtesy of Roseville Police Department • Michael Terry Flodine was sentenced April 26 to jail time for the Dec. 2, 2016, crash, in which he plowed head-on into the SUV driven by Steven Gernes on Fairview Avenue in Roseville, severely injuring Gernes.

Michael Terry Flodine

The man who drove the wrong way down Fairview Avenue at speeds faster than 100 miles per hour and head-on into an SUV in a December, 2016, crash that bewildered area residents has been convicted of criminal vehicular operation.

Tue
08
May

Little Canada makes ‘changes’ to pre-Election Day voting

Minnesotans have a wealth of ways to cast their vote and that shows up in how many of us partake in elections.

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