May 2006

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May

Survey: Dakota County residents value their quality of life

The results from Dakota County’s 2006 residents survey are in, and while Dakota County gets high marks in critical measures from residents, they also express continued concern about growth in the County.

Tue
30
May

‘Super Mileage Car’ gets 372 miles per gallon

Students at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights designed and built this “Super Mileage Car” that recorded a top mileage of 372 miles per gallon.

Tue
30
May

Meet the Pussycat Dolls

International pop group The Pussycat Dolls made a surprise appearance at the Verizon Wireless store in West St. Paul earlier this month, where they signed autographs for fans.

Tue
30
May

History lives at Fleming Field

“The secretary of war desires me to express his deep regret…”

So began the Western Union telegram that every service wife dreaded receiving during World War II.

Tue
30
May

Humane Society bash is for the dogs

During last weekend’s most elegant party, many of the invited guests sniffed each other.

Tue
30
May

WSP responds to noise complaints at Oakdale Park

Noise complaints at Oakdale Park spurred the West St. Paul City Council last Monday to temporarily take down the site’s basketball boards.

Tue
30
May

It will be a long time before he isn’t missed

Knowing Norgard, he might try to get even

For three or four years, the Lions from the district which includes the North St. Paul Lions Club have selected a person to honor.

Tue
30
May

Spartans squeak by Pioneers in key softball matchup

At this time of the year, teams are looking ahead to the upcoming sectional playoffs. A win or a loss can play a huge factor in the seedings.

Where a team finishes determines whether or not, in the first round of single elimination, a team has “home field” advantage.

Tue
30
May

North High School announces its third quarter honor roll


A Honor Roll
Grade 9

Tue
30
May

Stop natural resources violations

Cell phone companies Cingular Wireless, Midwest Wireless, Unicel, and Verizon Wireless have joined with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Turn In Poachers, Inc. in calling a halt to natural resources violations in Minnesota.

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