Sunday, May 5, 2013
The state dropped two spots in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual rankings.
(Editor's Note: The map above was created by the League of American Bicyclists.) Minnesota is still among the top states in “bike friendliness,” but its ranking fell a couple notches in 2013, according to the League of American Bicyclists. The state was ranked fourth this year, down from second in 2012. It ranked high in legislation and enforcement, policies and programs and education and encouragement. But it was middle of the pack in infrastructure and funding and lower tier in evaluation and planning. Minnesota was also missing three of the league’s “Top 10 Signs of Success: Use the map above to see how Minnesota compares to other states in the various categories. Do you think Minnesota needs to do more to support cycling? Share your …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Roseville municipal course opened Sunday.
After weeks of waiting for the passing of winter snows, Roseville's Cedarholm Golf Course opened Sunday for the 2013 season. "Golf enthusiasts were ecstatic to get the chance to be outside and enjoy the nice temperatures finally,'' said Roxann Maxey, clubhouse manager for the municipal golf course. However Maxey added, "With the extension of winter our course did suffer ice damage on an assortment of greens and tees. The grounds crew have started the recovery process and hope to have the course looking in tip top shape in the upcoming weeks." Cedarholm Golf Course is home to Ladies Leagues M-TH mornings, Senior Leagues Friday mornings and evening leagues which begin this week, just in time for the weather to break, Maxey said.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Roseville municipal course opening Sunday.
After waiting weeks for the end of snowstorms and cold weather, the city of Roseville's Cedarholm Golf Course is ready for golfers to tee it up. The course will open at 10 a.m. Sunday (April 28), said Roxann Maxey, Cedarholm clubhouse manager. This is one of the latest season starts in several years. The golf course opened last year on March 16. Other season openers were April 11 in 2011, March 23 in 2010 and April 7 in 2009. Meanwhile, here some additional information from Cedarholm: "Space remains for League play that begins this week. Forms available at the Clubhouse. Join alone or with a team! SNAG golf- free trial Intro for 4-8 year olds looking to learn golf skills in a creative and fun environment. Tuesday April 30th from 6 to 6…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The program is geared towards providing Roseville women fitness, fun and friendships, says franchise owner Vickie Seim.
The inaugural classses for Roseville Moms on The Run are scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Central Park in Roseville. The group will meet in the parking lot off of Lexington Avenue near the rocket ship slide, says Vickie Seim, franchise owner of the Roseville Moms group. Seim is still taking registrations for the classes. She is the leader of the coached walking/running program. Classes are available for women who want to learn to run, recreational runners and competitive runners. Run your first 5k, improve your speed and endurance, or stay motivated in your walking routine, Seim said. "This group is for all ages and all fitness levels," she added. (To read more about Roseville Moms on The Run, click on to this …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
From golf course openings to road construction projects, the relentless winter weather is postponing a variety fo spring-related activities.
By the calendar, spring is already five weeks old. But you only need to step outside to know that winter is stil in command. Across the Twin Cities; golf courses, playgrounds and ballfields are blanketed with snow. Meanwhile, some road construction projects also have been slowed by the inclement weather. Here is a sampling of some things that have been affected by the continuing winter weather: Golf courses At the city of Roseville's Cedarholm Golf Course, club manager Roxann Maxey was hoping at least two weeks ago for the season opener to have already occurred. But on Monday, Maxey said, "We need two days to dry out and prep the course for opening after the snow is gone from fairway and green area. Its suppose to be nice out this …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Roseville High School senior is one of the state's premier girls' middle-distance runners.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Eric Kronback said he thought the two explosions were cannons.
When Eric Kronback finished running the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon and 90 minutes later heard two loud booms, the Roseville man thought someone had shot off a ceremonial cannon, as part of the race festivities. But in his hotel room at the Hyatt Regency where he was icing down his legs from the 26-mile race, Kronback and his wife Celine started getting text messages from family and friends asking them if they were alright. It was then that Kronback learned the loud booms he heard had been two bombs exploding. "It was kind of surreal," said Kronback, 38, a veteran long-distance runner but a first-time participant at the Boston Marathon. Kronback said he was greatly relieved his wife had not been in the crowd of spectators when the …
Come and meet the Moms franchise owner Vickie Seim. The new group is dedicated to fitness, fun and friendships, Seim says.
Vickie Seim, the franchise owner of the new Roseville Moms on The Run, will hold a meet and greet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) at J. Arthur's Coffee shop, 2441 Rice St., Roseville. Seim will hold a second meet and greet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday (April 21) also at J. Arthur's Coffee Shop. She is taking registrations at both meet and greet sessions for her new classes, which start the week of April 24. Roseville Moms On The Run is offering $20 off the registration fee for Roseville Patch readers. Please contact Seim at Roseville@MomsOnTheRun.com to get the promo code. Seim's coached classes are available for women who want to learn to run, recreational runners and competitive runners. Run your first 5k, improve your speed…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Three Roseville runners were participants of today's Boston Marathon, which was rocked by two explosions near the race's finish line. (Scroll below the Storify post to see names of Roseville runners.)
The 2013 Boston Marathon that has been rocked by two explosions near its finish line, about four hours into the race. According to the race's website, three Roseville runners were participating in the race. The status of the runners is not yet known. It’s not clear yet what happened or led to the explosions, or who was injured. It's likely that others from the city travelled out there to give them support. Patch will continue to report this story as it develops and bring news about our local runners as we hear more. There is no confirmation about what may have caused the explosion. If you know anyone of these people, please encourage them to call Patch or their family members. The numbered injured or any casualties have not been released.
Monday, April 15, 2013
A new opportunity to get fit, have fun and make friends.