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.

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March 14

Roseville bans dog, cat sales at pet stores; first Minn. city to do so

Proponents of the ban said it was needed to protect consumers from unknowingly purchasing troubled animals reared in poor conditions.
March 4
A St. Paul school residency program is helping Elizabeth Thao work to become a special-education teacher.

Twin Cities schools find creative ways to hire, keep teachers

A troublesome teacher shortage has Minnesota public schools fighting for hires and scrambling to hold on to newcomers.
March 1

Obituary: Gen McCarthy, who managed landscape and floral associations, loved being Irish

Gen McCarthy’s favorite adjective for people she liked was “peppy.” And because she liked most people, the word got a lot of use. “Mom had…
East Metro
January 28

Roseville Armory controversy: Council aims for homes on site

Rather than preserving the building, it appears likely the armory will come down and the site redeveloped for housing.
South Metro
January 21

Snelling busway gets strong start; don't count on extension soon

Unlike the south metro's Red Line, at least so far, the A Line from south Minneapolis to Roseville is reporting solid ridership results.
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December 14, 2016

Dec. 14, 2016: Roseville could be first city in state to ban sales of bred pets in stores

Complaints after federal animal inspector's visit to HarMar PetShop prompt city to consider oversight. The owner calls criticism of so-called "puppy mills" unfair.
East Metro
December 9, 2016

Roseville weighs collecting sunshine on civic campus

It may be a way to save money on energy, but much remains unknown about the pros and cons of such a project.
East Metro
November 29, 2016

Roseville schools lay groundwork for major building program

District's high school is over capacity and the list of physical needs is long, officials say.
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November 10, 2016

St. Olaf professor's symphony to get its world premiere at Roseville High School

St. Olaf professor Timothy Mahr praises the young musicians who are helping him fulfill a dream: "I'm a very lucky man."
East Metro
October 11, 2016

Roseville opts for 'baby steps' in dispute over neighborhood plan

Effort to create citywide network sparked heated confrontations
East Metro
October 1, 2016

North/east metro briefs: Washington County to report on affordable housing status

Washington County will report to the federal government where it stands in providing affordable housing to residents. Accomplishments in 2015 included renovation of 42 rental…
East Metro
September 16, 2016

Major new Ramsey County library nearing completion but short of moolah

The Shoreview branch will reopen Jan. 28, following two months of moving from the old facility next door. Private fundraising goes on.
East Metro
September 15, 2016

Feisty Roseville couple prove you can fight City Hall

First it was the dog in the emergency room. Then it was the exploding toilets. Liz and Irv Cross of Roseville twice have felt victimized…
East Metro
July 4, 2016

Arrests made in Roseville hotel sex trafficking case

Two suspects were arrested Sunday in connection with the alleged sex trafficking of a girl at a Roseville hotel, authorities say. Police learned early in…
East Metro
April 30, 2016

Roseville outreach effort turns messy, brings calls of 'bullying'

Attempt to create new channels of communication is igniting strife between City Hall and existing neighborhood groups.
East Metro
April 25, 2016

Tax bill dropped after Roseville suspects county was trying to pull fast one

Backers of the bill said that poor communication raised suspicions.
North Metro
March 30, 2016

Family of slain man urges better police mental health training

Family is urging training after fatal police shooting.
East Metro
March 19, 2016

Roseville's $19 million parks makeover nearly complete

City has tackled 77 projects, including picnic shelter fixes and playground replacements.
East Metro
March 13, 2016

Minnesota cities are on the hunt for an ocean of lost water

Crackdown begins as state's wells edge closer to depletion. Faulty meters, overuse and aging pipes are blamed.
East Metro
March 8, 2016

Ex-megachurch in Arden Hills nearing its last service

North Heights Lutheran, which once drew several thousand, has fallen victim to internal strife.
East Metro
January 4, 2016

New 'farm' won't bring tractors to Roseville streets, council told

City leaders are wary of the details in Calyxt's plan.
East Metro
November 21, 2015

Roseville explores softer form of street art – yarn-bombing

The Roseville Visitors Association recently commissioned a yarn-bombing of the city's outdoor ice arena, and it will be revealed Friday night.
East Metro
October 23, 2015

North/East briefs: Washington County commissioners approve new jail monitoring system

Electronic security in the Washington County jail will undergo an overhaul after commissioners approved a new $2 million computer system last week. “There’s no question…
East Metro
September 12, 2015

$42 million I-694 project will open blocked artery

Work starts on I-694 next year, but there's an open house in Shoreview this month to prepare folks for what's coming.
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.