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.

 

 


 

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Woman charged with first-degree assault for Lauderdale box cutter attack


Elizabeth Jean Kleven

A 40-year-old Minneapolis woman was charged with first-degree assault for allegedly slashing a man with a box cutter multiple times in Lauderdale July 18.

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As Roseville home comes down, it lifts up others


Nick Swaggert from Better Futures Minnesota points out elements of a home on South McCarrons Boulevard in Roseville that will be salvaged for resale. The organization, a nonprofit that employs and supports men who have been in the prison system, was hired to deconstruct the home, which was purchased by Roseville last year. Once the home comes all the way down, another nonprofit will build a new home on the site that will house an at-risk family or military veteran. Mike Munzenrider photo

As workers left for lunch on a Tuesday earlier this month, the small home at 196 South McCarrons Blvd. in Roseville was stripped and looked set to be remodeled, except it wasn’t being renovated.

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Civil suit filed by brother of man killed by Roseville police moving towards court


John Birkeland

As the aftermath of the Jeronimo Yanez acquittal plays out and the Twin Cities deal with another police shooting this month, a lawsuit connected to the police killing of a Roseville man is slowly making it’s way towards court.

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Roseville residents turn out to ‘Ask a Muslim Woman’


From left, Nyia Harris, spoken word artist Marie Chante, Farhiya Del, Haweya Farah and Huda Yusuf. Some 140 people packed the community room at the Roseville Library for the “Ask a Muslim Woman” panel discussion, hosted by Harris. Mike Munzenrider

Have you experienced overt racism? Does it bother you when women aren’t dressed modestly? As a man, may I introduce myself to you? Who owns you?

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St. Anthony severs police ties with Falcon Heights

The St. Anthony City Council voted to terminate its decades-long police contract with Falcon Heights during a disjointed, 8-minute-long meeting June 11.

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Legislature approves funding for new Rice bridge over I-694


Area elected officials have long sought to replace the outdated Rice Street bridge over Interstate 694. With state funding now secured, work to rebuild the interchange could begin as soon as late 2018. Mike Munzenrider

Bridge targeted to be replaced for decades

 

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Roseville’s a speedskating hot spot — even in the summer


Midway coach Chris Windman said speedskating is for everyone. “It’s not nearly as dog eat dog as the other sports.” he said, pointing out there’s a lot of camaraderie amongst skaters. “I would recommend it for anybody who likes to go fast and work hard and try to beat their best.” photos courtesy of Mary Bos

Just as Rosefest got underway — another signal that summer really is here — a group of young speedskaters took to the ice at the Roseville OVAL to hone their year-round passion.

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Castile family settles with St. Anthony for nearly $3 million

Some 10 days after a Ramsey County jury found St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of all criminal charges related to killing Philando Castile, St. Anthony Village and the Castile family announced a cash settlement.

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St. Anthony PD investigating multiple overnight burglaries

St. Anthony police are investigating a cluster of residential burglaries that started on the north end of the city early in the the morning of Thursday, June 22.

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Falcon Heights break with St. Anthony PD imminent

Contract for police service still in place, for now

 

It’s a foregone conclusion that St. Anthony Village will not police Falcon Heights beyond the end of the year, if not yet official.

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