March 2006

Tue
28
Mar

Roseville teacher gets grant for audiobook project

An innovative teaching project developed by a local educator will receive a boost from the Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Tue
28
Mar

Falcon Heights honors Neal Kwong Award recipients

The Falcon Heights City Council honored two young residents at its meeting March 22 for their volunteer work by presenting them with the Neal Kwong Youth Citizenship Award.

Tue
28
Mar

Volunteer guides needed

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is seeking 50 new volunteer guides for the Como Ordway Memorial Japanese Garden. Volunteers are needed to greet visitors and increase their awareness of the philosophy and key elements incorporated into Como’s Japanese Garden.

Tue
28
Mar

Roseville fifth-graders take second in state tournament

The Roseville 5th Grade A travel team of the Roseville Youth Basketball Association placed second at the Minnesota Sports Federation state tournament held March 10-12 in Hastings. Roseville beat Woodbury, Mounds View, St. Louis Park and the Midtown Kings to reach the title game.

Tue
28
Mar

Roseville public works starting spring projects

The Roseville public works crew will begin citywide street sweeping in late March. As soon as weather conditions allow, crews will start sweeping environmentally sensitive areas, high usage streets, center medians, sidewalks and trails. Sweeping generally occurs between 7 a.m.

Tue
28
Mar

Rental licensing heading to advisory group

A controversial proposal to allow interior inspections and require licenses for smaller rental properties in Roseville will go before an advisory group of residents, public officials and city staff members as soon as next month.

Tue
28
Mar

Falcon Heights city administrator announces resignation

Heather Worthington has announced that she will leave her position as the Falcon Heights city administrator to take a job as the assistant city manager for the city of Edina.

Tue
28
Mar

College forum feature research that affects you

Classes Without Quizzes, a forum that explores everything from tree care and fishing to the food of the future and global warming, is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tue
28
Mar

Celebrate “Week of the Young Child”

Children’s Discovery Academy of Early Learning in Little Canada is celebrating the Week of the Young Child, April 3-7, with special activities each day. The academy will feature games, food, music and fun in “Loving Children Around the World,” a worldwide celebration of young children.

Tue
28
Mar

Governor and Legislature should follow through on property tax relief

Last week, the governor released his 2006 Supplemental Budget. I was surprised and disappointed that there was no money for property tax relief in the governor’s budget.

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