One of two Twin Cities suburbs that are adjacent to both Saint Paul and Minneapolis (the other is Lauderdale), it was home to the first Target store, the first Barnes & Noble outside New York City and the first McDonald's and Dairy Queens in the state.

East Metro
November 23, 2014

Brooklyn Park, Roseville hope to add full-time firefighters

Brooklyn Park and Roseville are mobilizing to address a serious staffing shortage.
November 12, 2014

Obituary: Nielsen shaped Roseville school district

Lloyd Nielsen led the Roseville school district through times of rapid growth and shrinking student enrollment. Throughout, he remained a believer in supporting the arts and trying out new ideas in education.
November 5, 2014

EAST: Washington Co. voters toss Lehrke, keep Bearth

Incumbent Washington County commissioner Autumn Lehrke was tossed out of office late Tuesday when her opponent, Karla Bigham, attracted more than 60 percent of the…
East Metro
July 24, 2014

Police turning up heat on robbers who shot up Roseville pawnshop

The stickup of the Pawn America occurred near the busy intersection of Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue about 5:45 p.m. Monday. The two suspects smashed a display case and fled with jewels and watches. A 27-year-old employee survived being shot in the leg.
East Metro
April 30, 2014

Wal-Mart closes St. Anthony store, opens in Roseville

The new store, 2.8 miles from the old one, includes a full grocery section that the St. Anthony location couldn’t provide.
East Metro
February 27, 2014

Roseville picks new city manager

Patrick Trudgeon, Roseville’s community development manager since 2007, gets the nod.
East Metro
February 12, 2014

Boy who crashed bus in Roseville charged with theft, property damage

A 14-year-old St. Paul boy was charged Tuesday in Ramsey County Juvenile Court with three felony counts for allegedly stealing an empty school bus Monday.
East Metro
February 11, 2014

Roseville woman, 23, pleads guilty to bank holdup

A 23-year-old Roseville woman has admitted to robbing one of the five banks she’s accused of holding up in a less than four-week spree that…
East Metro
February 11, 2014

Two St. Paul men charged with mail theft

Two St. Paul men were charged Monday with identity theft following a weekslong crime spree during which they allegedly stole mail from homes primarily in…
East Metro
February 11, 2014
A stolen school bus crashed into a gas pump at shell station at the intersection of County Rd B and Dale St. in Roseville, Minn. Jeremy Badger, works in a repair garage next to the gas station and looked over the gas pump that the bus crashed into.

Boy takes school bus for joyride, bangs into gas pumps in Roseville

A 14-year-old St. Paul boy is in custody awaiting charges after hopping into an empty school bus Monday morning and taking it for a 3½-mile trip that ended at a Roseville gas station.
East Metro
January 13, 2014

Rosedale theaters evacuated after smoke trips alarm

The theaters remained closed for the evening after the 6:35 p.m. incident.
East Metro
December 23, 2013

Plan emerges for Arden Hills ammo plant site

Homes, parks and businesses sprouting from where bullets were once made in Arden Hills are part of plans that are starting to emerge.
East Metro
December 4, 2013

More kettle kindness from Salvation Army's mysterious 'St. Grand'

Another round of mystery moola struck the Salvation Army’s red kettles, bringing to six the number of anonymous donations in the form of 10 $100 bills so far this fundraising season.
East Metro
November 30, 2013
Three-year-old Lauren Walker joined her mother Latrice Jackson to a tr...

Mysterious Salvation Army kettle donor, St. Grand, returns

The Salvation Army donor dubbed St. Grand is back for this holiday season, dropping 10 $100 bills in a Roseville kettle Friday.
Home & Garden
November 26, 2013

Ramsey County extends yard waste site times

Residents will get an extra weekend to drop off material because of bad weather.
East Metro
November 25, 2013

Serial Twin Cities bank robber gets more than 12 years in prison

A longtime criminal with a penchant for holding up banks has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison after admitting to four bank…
East Metro
November 21, 2013

Crystal man charged with holding up Roseville bank, leaving with $434,000

A 30-year-old man has been indicted in an armed stickup that netted him more $434,000 from a Roseville bank’s vault — albeit for just a…
November 11, 2013

Neighbors in 5 Ramsey Co. suburbs rail against disruption from trains

Increased traffic carries a cargo of noise, fumes, rattling windows.
East Metro
October 30, 2013
Suspect in Tuesday’s bank robbery in Roseville.

Quickly collared: Gunman in armored vest who robbed Roseville bank

Within 12 minutes of the stickup and 600 feet down the street, a 30-year-old gunman sporting an armored vest was arrested after allegedly robbing a Roseville bank.
East Metro
October 27, 2013

Maplewood election pits former legislator and mayor

In Maplewood, the two women running for mayor are familiar names for voters.
South Metro
October 25, 2013

Charges: Duo's 2-day spree nets $37K in stolen eyeglass frames

A thieving duo from California roamed the Twin Cities and swiped more than $37,000 in high-end eyeglass frames until they were pulled over and caught…
South Metro
September 27, 2013

Roseville woman accused of 5 bank heists deemed flight risk, still in jail

A 23-year-old Roseville woman accused of robbing five banks in roughly three weeks will remain in custody out of fear she will flee to Saudi…
East Metro
September 17, 2013

110 mph not fast enough for east metro street racer to elude capture

A police chase spanning more than 20 minutes and touching 110 miles per hour wove through St. Paul and its suburbs late at night, ending with the suspect being forced off the road in his 22-year-old Honda.
East Metro
August 12, 2013

Cops tried to save man who fled, drowned in Arden Hills lake

Fleeing man had convictions for drugs, driving offenses.
East Metro
August 11, 2013

Man flees cops, drowns in Arden Hills lake

Roseville police said the fatal chase began with a taillight violation.