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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Amanda Becker creates connections as a filmmaker and Roseville Human Rights Commissioner

Amanda Becker creates connections as a filmmaker and Roseville Human Rights Commissioner

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. The City of Roseville is recognizing influential women who are doing exceptional work and bringing positive change to the community.

Amanda Becker became a filmmaker because she wanted to tell stories that “create connection.” That’s what also inspired her to serve as a Roseville commissioner.  

“I joined the City of Roseville’s Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission...

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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Removing Racist Language from Property Deeds

Removing racist language from property deeds.

Homeownership is one significant way American families accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.

Families of color were historically excluded from homeownership here in Roseville, in Minnesota, and in communities across the country through various mechanisms, including racial covenants that explicitly forbid non-white families from owning certain hom...

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Posted on: February 9, 2023

Keya Park Chosen as New Name for Pocahontas Park

Keya Park chosen as new name for Pocahontas Park

Keya means turtle in the Dakota language and it's now the new name for a Roseville neighborhood park.

In February, the City Council voted to rename the 5.7-acre park, formerly called Pocahontas Park, after two years of analysis and robust community engagement. 

Keya (pronounced Kay–Ah) nods to both the land's history and its wildlife. The entire T...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: City of Roseville Commissioner Ed Hodder

Volunteer Spotlight - City of Roseville Commissioner Ed Hodder

Ed Hodder is no stranger to public service and is one of few residents to have served on two separate Roseville Commissions.

Hodder served as a Finance Commissioner from 2014 to 2020, and returned in March of 2022 to serve as a commissioner on the city’s Public Works, Environment, and Transportation Commission, more commonly referred to as the PWET Commission. &nb...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Community Visioning Event Jan. 10

Please join us for a community visioning event on January 10.

Please join us for community visioning activities and discussions on January 10 at the Ramsey County Library. There will be hot chocolate and treats for everyone!

Tuesday, January 10, 2023: 6:30-7:30 p.m.Ramsey County Library2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Celebrating Native American Heritage at City Hall

Native American Heritage Display Case at Roseville City Hall.

Today, as we celebrate Native American Heritage Day, we’re proud to share a very special display case honoring Native American Culture at City Hall!

The display case was curated by Roseville resident, Jessica Raygor, from her family’s collection of Native American treasures.
Stop by City Hall and see each of these beautiful creations and read about the artists who created them.
Thank you to Je...
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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Students Learn About Native American Culture at HANC (Gallery)

Students learn about Native American culture at HANC.

November marks Native American Heritage month, which honors the unique heritage of this continent's First People. Today, a group of students did just that at Harriet Alexander Nature Center.

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

RPD Accepting Donations for 17th Annual Shop with a Cop

RPD Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop Program

On December 7, the Roseville Police Department will host its annual Shop with a Cop program.

This year marks the 17th consecutive year that the department has paired officers up with children from the community to go on a shopping spree and spend some time getting to know each other.  

“Our department is very fortunate to have t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

November City Proclamation - Native American Heritage Month


The City of Roseville joins other cities in celebrating Native American Heritage Month, honoring the unique heritage of this continent's First People, and reaffirming the commitment to respect each tribe's sovereignty and cultural identity.

There is a deep, rich Native American history in the State of Minnesota going back 10,000 years. Minnesota is home to eleven Tribal Nations and a resilient and robust urban Native American community. Along with the Dakota people and Anishinaabe people, th...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Free Drive-Through Grocery Event


Keystone Community Services is offering a free drive-through grocery pick-up event at Roseville Public Works. Families can expect to receive one bag of 5-7 varieties of fruits and vegetables and assorted shelf-stable grocery items.

November 5, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Roseville Public Works - 2660 Civic Center Dr

Registrations are nearly full - sign up today!

What will I receive? Every household will receive one box that includes:

  • 1 bag of 5 – 7 varieties of fruits and vegetables...
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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Help Rename Pocahontas Park


This final list of names for Pocahontas Park has been compiled from a variety of engagement methods throughout the summer and the Roseville Parks and Recreation Commission is seeking feedback from the community.

Click here to view a list of the names that have been suggested.

Please review the list and provide the Commission with feedback on which name(s) you would recommend for the park and why. 

The following elements could be useful for park naming:

  • Natu...
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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Sign up for Healing Gardens Guided Tour


Take a stroll with Ramsey County Master Gardeners (RCMG) as they demonstrate the improvements made to create a space for healing and recovery for visitors.

Members of Ramsey County Master Gardeners will take visitors along the pathways that wind in and around the Muriel Sahlin Arboretum gardens and view the signage that helps park visitors understand how nature contributes positively to mental and physical w...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

2022 Roseville Election Results


City of Roseville election results can be found on the Secretary of State's election results page at

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Apply to be a Roseville Youth Commissioner Today


Do you know a young person who would be a great voice in local government?

The City has openings for Roseville residents under 18, who would like to be youth commissioners.

City of Roseville Seeks Student Voices

There are openings on the Finance Commission; Human Rights, Inclusion, and Engagement Commission (HRIEC); Parks and Recreation Commission; and the Public Works, Environment, and Transportation (PWET) Commission.&n...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

City Implements New Tools to Help Make Data-Driven Decisions on Staffing, Recruitment


On Monday, September 13, City staff presented the City’s Quarterly Strategic Equity Update to City Council.

Strategic Equity Manager Thomas Brooks presented several new tools that the City is implementing, that will help it reach its strategic equity goals: diversifying the workplace, diversifying commission make-up, and developing a racial equity toolkit to gu...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

New School Resource Officers Ready for a Great School Year

SROs Alaina C and Liz P first day of school

Roseville Police School Resource Officers (SROs) are ready for their first day of school. Officers Liz Peterson and Alaina Carrion will join Roseville Area Schools (RAS) this year as the district’s newest SROs.

SROs provide assistance to students and their families, staff, and administrators during difficult situations. Roseville Police Chief Erika Scheider says it's all about building relationships with students and their families. 

When we respond to t...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Share Your Vision for the Future of Roseville


The Community Visioning Process has started! What are your big ideas for Roseville? How do you see the future of Roseville? What does an equitable community look like? What are the public spaces like?

The city is leading a community visioning process – Envision Roseville – to help answer these questions and more. This project is about defining the vision for the community and translating that vision into action. The city has seen a ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

City Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Graphic with designs

At its Monday, August 22 City Council meeting, the City proclaimed September 15 through October 15 to be Hispanic Heritage month in the City of Roseville.

The City of Roseville invites all members of the community to celebrate 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month, “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” The theme encourages us to ensure that all voices are represented and welcomed to help build stronger commun...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

The History of Black Health and Wellness: Improving Health Care Equity in Roseville

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This year, the focus of Black History Month centers around the theme of Black Health and Wellness, and it could not come at a more appropriate time. Many of the city’s residents look forward after more than two years of the Covid-19 pandemic tha...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County


On June 16, Mapping Prejudice and partner "Welcoming the Dear Neighbor?" Project at St. Catherine Univ. released a preliminary map of racially-discriminatory property covenants for Ramsey County. The map was developed through review of property records.

An example of a racially-discriminatory covenant included variations of the following language: 

The said premises shall not be sold, mortgaged, leased or occupied by any person or persons who are not members of the Caucasian race, but this shall ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Releases All-Department Equity and Inclusion Report


The City released its 2021 All-Department Equity update to City Council at the regular Council meeting on Monday, May 23.

Each City department leader spoke about how their departments have focused on helping Roseville achieve its goal where, "the predictability of success is not based on race or ethnicity."

It takes hard work and consistency to get the results we wa...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Juneteenth Celebration - @ The ROG


Do Good Roseville is hosting its 5th Juneteenth event in Roseville.

This year, the group is partnering with the City of Roseville and M Health Fairview.

June 19th, 4-8pm 

Frank Rog Amphitheatre

About Juneteenth: 

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, which gave freedom to a...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Pathways to Policing Program Diversifies RPD

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For many years, the Roseville Police Department has intentionally worked toward building a department that reflects the community it serves. The Pathways to Policing program is one of several proactive talent recruitment measures.

In August of 2021, and again in November, RPD promoted two of the first Pathways to Policing participants to licensed Minnesota Peace Officers - Officer Liz Peterson and Officer Abdi Warsame. The Pathways to Policing program is funded through a grant with...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Embedded Social Workers Join RPD’s Community Action Team


Similar to a model initiated in Maplewood in April of 2021, Roseville now has a Ramsey County Social Worker onsite in the Roseville Police Department, with another social worker expected to start in May of 2022.

Nicole Paradise joined Roseville Police in January 2021 as the first Embedded Social Worker (ESW) in the department. Nicole brings more than 15 years of social service experience and is already a tremendous asset to the team. Nicole spends a significant a...

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