October 2006

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30
Oct

Judges select winners of eighth photo contest

The judging is completed and 27 photos have received prizes in the eighth Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Mon
30
Oct

Judges select winners of eighth photo contest

The judging is completed and 27 photos have received prizes in the eighth Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Mon
30
Oct

Suburban transit service faces reduced state funding

Jan Rogers' commute to downtown Minneapolis from Oakdale each day would be nearly impossible without the Northeast Suburban transit's "Dial-A-Ride" service that takes her from her home to Maplewood Mall, where she transfers to the main Metro Transit bus line.

Mon
30
Oct

Impact of proposed deputy chief removal in question

Leading up to the Oct. 30 Maplewood City Council workshop held to discuss the fire department budget it was quite likely that much of the discussion would focus on the proposed elimination of the deputy fire chief position, which has been held by Rusty Svendsen since April of 2000.

Mon
30
Oct

Letters to the editor issued Oct. 31, 2006

Ohs would make outstanding council member
To the editor:

Mon
30
Oct

Raise my taxes? You betcha

I'm going to - gleefully - vote to raise my taxes next Tuesday.

In this case, I'm going to vote yes on Washington County's ballot question to generate property-tax revenues to protect and enhance water resources, save woodlands and wildlife habitat and create new parks.

Mon
30
Oct

Raise my taxes? You betcha

I'm going to - gleefully - vote to raise my taxes next Tuesday.

In this case, I'm going to vote yes on Washington County's ballot question to generate property-tax revenues to protect and enhance water resources, save woodlands and wildlife habitat and create new parks.

Mon
30
Oct

Maplewood finance director plans to put away ledger books

Through numerous mayors and city council members, city staff retirements and new hires, and constantly evolving state laws, one steadying force has remained constant at Maplewood City Hall — Finance Director Dan Faust.

Mon
30
Oct

Maplewood finance director plans to put away ledger books

Through numerous mayors and city council members, city staff retirements and new hires, and constantly evolving state laws, one steadying force has remained constant at Maplewood City Hall — Finance Director Dan Faust.

Mon
30
Oct

Local author raises vampires from the dead

In Tuonela, Wisc., every day could be Halloween.

Local author Anne Frasier describes the little town as one with dark buildings, streets lined with red brick, and tall Victorian homes that "cling to rocks and outcroppings as if afraid to commit to a deeper foundation."

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