December 2011

Sat
31
Dec

Inver Glen Library events

Inver Glen Library in Inver Grove Heights will be having a Storytime from 10:30-11 a.m. Jan. 6. Join us for stories, songs, and craft activities. All ages welcome. Inver Glen Library will also present a program called Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail Center for Music from 10:30-11:15 a.m. Jan. 6.

Sat
31
Dec

New Year walk

Start out the New Year with a walk to enjoy the Wonders of Winter exploring the walking trail on Pike Island from 1-2:30 p.m. Jan. 1. Meet at the state park visitor center. 

Fri
30
Dec

County library wins state award for express service

The 2011 Association of Minnesota Counties presented the Washington and Carver counties Libraries Express Service with an Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) Achievement Award at its 2011 AMC Annual Conference in downtown Minneapolis Dec. 5.

Fri
30
Dec

Confessions of an inline skater

I have a confession. I love to rollerblade! My heart soars when I am out on a beautiful day and I see a perfectly smooth, jet-black asphalt trail stretching out in front me.

Fri
30
Dec

Graduates

College of St. Benedict
• Nina Koller of Oakdale, bachelor’s degree in biology, cum laude
• Carolyn Vandelac of Oakdale, bachelor’s degree in gender and women’s studies, summa cum laude

Fri
30
Dec

Ellerston honored for volunteer service

Duane Ellerston, center, is the city of Oakdale's 2011 Volunteer of the Year. He was recognized by the city council last week for his dedication to the Oakdale-Lake Elmo Historical Society and other organizations in the community.

Fri
30
Dec

Account holder robs his own bank in Little Canada

Quick action by employees and Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies together with a Maplewood Police officer's memory resulted in an inept bank robber ending up in jail.

Thu
29
Dec

Trucks and friendships built at Ford plant

In 2006 when Ford announced plans to shut down the St. Paul plant within two years, many people were predictably upset.

Thu
29
Dec

Trucks and friendships built at Ford plant

In 2006 when Ford announced plans to shut down the St. Paul plant within two years, many people were predictably upset.

Thu
29
Dec

Keep safety in mind as you put away holiday decorations

Now that the holidays are over, take down your decorations and start the New Year safely, advises the National Fire Protection Association and Underwriters Laboratories Inc., the not-for-profit product safety testing organization.

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