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Wed
25
Aug

Tastes like carp

I recently had the opportunity to try carp, and surprisingly it was quite delicious. The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District and University of Minnesota have a project underway to study common carp living in the Lake Phalen chain of lakes.

Tue
24
Aug

Doing my duty

His charge: assault by strangulation.

Our charge: determine if he's guilty or not. And determine it only by the evidence produced in court under the guidelines of the judge.

Mon
23
Aug

Inquiring minds: Where does the expression "at sixes and sevens" come from?

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.



Q. Where does the expression "at sixes and sevens" come from?

Sat
21
Aug

Summer: When men do dinner

It's summertime in the Upper Midwest, and suddenly all the men are interested in making dinner.

Mon
16
Aug

Movin' on up

After a recent furniture moving expedition, I came to the conclusion two men with journalism degrees really shouldn't be doing anything that involves geometry.

Thu
12
Aug

DNR Q & A: What sort of problems does rolling weeds along the shoreline cause for fish and water quality?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:


Thu
12
Aug

Looking for adventure in a 'Vette

One of my teenage sons has a new love. This powerful muse is long, lean and oh so pretty. She's been turning his head all summer, and I worry that nothing good will come of it.

Fri
06
Aug

DNR Q & A: ATV Trails and riding opportunities

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:


Tue
03
Aug

The flag flap

It began rather quietly, with a concert at Casey Lake Park a week and a half before July 4.

Someone at the concert had caught the seasonal spirit and brought a blanket woven to look like a U.S. flag. And someone had a trio of leashed Corgi dogs in attendance.

Tue
03
Aug

The flag flap

It began rather quietly, with a concert at Casey Lake Park a week and a half before July 4.

Someone at the concert had caught the seasonal spirit and brought a blanket woven to look like a U.S. flag. And someone had a trio of leashed Corgi dogs in attendance.

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