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
20
Jun

Roseville priest, pastor of both Saint Rose and Corpus Christi, set to retire


Mike Munzenrider • The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick in front of the icon of St. Rose of Lima. Fitzpatrick retires July 1 after 13 years as pastor at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church and six years as pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The priest of 45 years serves a dual role as pastor of both Roseville churches.

As the Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick holds court in his Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church office looking back on his near half century as a priest, one story in particular moves him most.

Tue
19
Jun

Roseville priest, pastor of both Saint Rose and Corpus Christi, set to retire


Mike Munzenrider • The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick in front of the icon of St. Rose of Lima. Fitzpatrick retires July 1 after 13 years as pastor at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church and six years as pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The priest of 45 years serves a dual role as pastor of both Roseville churches.

As the Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick holds court in his Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church office looking back on his near half century as a priest, one story in particular moves him most.

Tue
19
Jun

Falcon Heights to collect Xcel franchise fees

Though the Falcon Heights City Council was effectively voting on June 13 to increase city resident and business owners’ monthly energy bills, none turned out to voice opposition.

Tue
12
Jun

Candidates for county and congressional seats are in


Bob Fletcher

Filing for many municipal races is later this summer.

The race for Ramsey County Sheriff has shaped up to be an interesting contest.

Tue
12
Jun

Roseville City Council primary set for Aug. 14


Tammy McGehee

Familiar faces run for mayor, 6 seek council seats.

 

There’s so much enthusiasm to run for the Roseville City Council that primaries were triggered for both the mayoral race and the race for two council seats.

Tue
12
Jun

North suburban House races set for November

Only primary will be in District 41B

 

Tue
05
Jun

House of Wong founder looks back as beloved Roseville restaurant nears 60


photo courtesy of Renee Proue • House of Wong founder Teddy Wong, center right, with his wife Laura and children Renee and John in 2003. Wong, 94 and a World War II vet, founded the beloved Roseville restaurant 60 years ago.

Teddy Wong downplays his legacy.

“I did OK,” he says, sitting at the dining room table of his Roseville home on a recent May afternoon with his wife, Laura, and daughter, Renee. “We opened a couple of restaurants.”

Tue
05
Jun

Falcon Heights remembers Philando Castile with Restoration and Unity days


Mike Munzenrider • A memorial to Philando Castile stands near the spot on Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights where he was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The Falcon Heights City Council passed a proclamation May 23 designating two July days in his memory.

Nearly two years after Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, the Falcon Heights City Council voted unanimously to designate two July days in his memory.

Fri
01
Jun

North suburbs’ populations have grown


North suburban population increases since the 2010 census. The Metropolitan Council released 2017 population estimates for each city in the metro area on May 17. All the cities in the Roseville Review and Bulletin newspapers coverage areas saw varying degrees of growth compared to population numbers from the 2010 census. The metro-wide population grew by 7.9 percent since 2010, according to the Met Council.

Met Council releases population estimates

 

The population of the metro area grew nearly 8 percent between the 2010 census and 2017, according to Metropolitan Council estimates.

Fri
01
Jun

I-35W repaving south out of Roseville is on the horizon


Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin four months of repaving work July 13 on Interstate 35W between County Road C in Roseville and Fourth Street in Minneapolis. The $17 million project includes five planned weekend closures of the freeway.

Though construction season came in with a whimper for most of the north suburban area this spring, roadwork just south of the area on one of its major thoroughfares is coming up this summer.

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