January 2006

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Proposal to extend school has led to broad discussion on learning

Mr. Superintendent, how are you going to vote on the five more weeks of school question?

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Protecting property owners from eminent domain

Since our founding, owning property has been a big part of the American Dream. In fact, our Founding Fathers understood that owning property gave an individual a stake in their community and made them better citizens.

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Maplewood council member says Boy Scouts and firefighting drills don’t mix

Allowing teenage Boy Scouts the opportunity to walk into a burning house - despite the fact it’s a “live-burn training exercise” staged by a fire department - could lead to a deadly mistake, claims Erik Hjelle.

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From a dislike of grass, an award-winning garden

It all started with Sharon Bachmeier’s dislike of mowing. When she moved into her home with a corner lot on Upper Afton Road nine years ago, she realized there’d be a lot of mowing. She just didn’t realize how much, and how much she’d come to hate it.

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At Serlin’s Cafe: 75 years of family fare

Since 1946, the same cozy storefront at 1146 Payne Ave. has been serving the same breakfast, lunch and dinner specialties day after day.

And in that nearly three-quarters of a century, you can count on one hand the number of times the restaurant has changed owners.

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Jan

Fabulous Fridays set at Children’s Museum

The Minnesota Children’s Museum at Seventh and Wabasha streets in downtown St. Paul celebrates African American History Month with Fabulous Fridays each Friday at 10 a.m. throughout February. The museum will honor the achievements, lives and culture of African Americans. On Feb.

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Jan

Gaslight tours look at Hill House in new light

On Feb. 2, 3 and 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., visitors may explore four floors of the James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Ave., St. Paul to see how the home and similar Gilded Age mansions were used for elegant entertaining and quiet family evenings at home in winter.

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Jan

Capitol hosts hunt for art treasures

In the spirit of the Winter Carnival medallion hunt, visitors of all ages can head out on self-guided scavenger hunts to discover 12 beautiful and important decorations in the warmth of State Capitol building.

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Jan

Aircraft Association holds monthly meeting

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 54 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the Chapter 54 building located underneath the airport rotating beacon at the Lake Elmo Airport. Use the south entrance to the airport.

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Home schoolers invited to Ramsey House

Home-schooling families and groups are invited to a special day of tours and activities on Feb. 2. The program will focus on the Ramsey family and the technologies they and other Victorian families used throughout the years.

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