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 29

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.
Don't miss
November 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family of slain man urges better police mental health training

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

Roseville's $19 million parks makeover nearly complete

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

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

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

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.
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.
State + Local
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…