December 2006

Wed
06
Dec

Historian updates his book on St. Paul's street names

So answer this: where was the East Side's old cranberry marsh? Which East Side lake was the scene of numerous parish picnics, as well as several unfortunate drownings? What Minneapolis school teacher is honored with an East Side street name?

Wed
06
Dec

Taking the plunge

I can't remember how long I have wanted to learn how to scuba dive, but it has been a long time. I was finally able to realize this longtime goal in September when I took lessons and earned my open-water certification. All I can say is what a blast it was!

Wed
06
Dec

When science fiction meets retail

Although you may not realize it, the Twin Cities are on the cusp of a radically new way of life, and it all starts with the Mall of America.

Wed
06
Dec

'A way to say thanks'

Over the years, Americans have served in the nation's armed forces for many reasons. Some join out of duty, others to uphold family tradition. Some see it as a way to improve their lives financially, and, in past wars, some have been drafted to serve.

Tue
05
Dec

Cancer treatment company has its eye on The Oaks

A multi-million dollar business park under construction in Oakdale is now in the running for a new $120 million cancer research/treatment facility.

Tue
05
Dec

Council pushes nature center construction forward

Down to the material for the countertops and flooring, the blueprints for Oakdale's new nature center building are complete and ready to be approved at the next City Council meeting Dec. 12.

Tue
05
Dec

The St. Paul Hiking Club announces these December hikes

• Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2:30 p.m., Meet in the parking lot of the eastern condo building, 2485 Londin Lane in Maplewood for about a five-mile hike.

Tue
05
Dec

Roseville gymnasts begin defense of state title

The Roseville Area High School gymnastics team returns to competition this week for the first time since winning the Class AA state championship back in February. The Raiders return four members of last year's state-meet squad and have added nine new gymnasts.

Tue
05
Dec

All-state honors build for RAHS football team

Three members of the Roseville Area High School football that made it to the state tournament received all-state recognition last week. Sean Matti, Nick Vignalo and Jordan Colby were honored by a number of media outlets for their play this season.

Tue
05
Dec

Inquiring Minds

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

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