February 2008

Fri
29
Feb

Funds accepted for Civil War cannon

A Civil War era cannon will be purchased for the grounds of the Historic Courthouse, after the County Board voted to accept the needed funds.

Fri
29
Feb

Water resources funding approved

Natural Resources Block Grants, in the amount of $71,000, were accepted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners to protect and improve water resources.

Fri
29
Feb

Titans send Cadets marching with boys' basketball triumph

Back on Jan. 22, Tartan traveled to St. Thomas for a Classic Suburban Conference (CSC) boys' basketball game.

They came away smarting from a 60-47 loss handed to them by the Cadets.

Fri
29
Feb

City passes prevailing wage policy

City initiated and funded projects in Oakdale now carry a provision - at the City Council's discretion - that prevailing wages can be applied on a case-by-case basis.

Fri
29
Feb

Congress needs some work to do

You haven't heard much from my presidential campaign recently, and I hope you appreciate that. I trust you will support a candidate who doesn't interrupt your favorite television programs.

Fri
29
Feb

Lessons drawn from Super Tuesday

Minnesota made history with record-breaking attendance at political caucuses on Super Tuesday. Massive turnout provided a burst of energy, hope and excitement to many. But for others, especially first-time caucus attendees, the experience was bewildering.

Thu
28
Feb

Dramatic Arts Grant from Target

During the summer of 2008, the School age Care (SAC) Program will team up with Young Audiences of Minnesota and the Youth Performances Company, launching the Look2Books Performance Program. This Program is designed to enrich the lives of children through reading and theater.

Thu
28
Feb

Letter: 'Change for sake of retribution'

To the editor:

Thu
28
Feb

Public forum or wind tunnel?

It's a testament to the scrutiny the city of Maplewood is under that a simple agenda item - one the City Council didn't even have time to address - can create such a stir.

Thu
28
Feb

District tweaks school times set last month

Adjustments to schools' start and dismissal times, which were recommended last month in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District, have been changed again to ensure elementary schools will end their days by 4 p.m.

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