April 2012

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26
Apr

Old - and new - plant pests are back

With an early spring comes an early introduction to old enemies. This year, before the tulips were up, suspicious-looking fuzzy yellow spots dotted lawns.

And the early warming may bring June beetles in May -- followed by a much more destructive pest, Japanese beetles.

Thu
26
Apr

Old - and new - plant pests are back

With an early spring comes an early introduction to old enemies. This year, before the tulips were up, suspicious-looking fuzzy yellow spots dotted lawns.

And the early warming may bring June beetles in May -- followed by a much more destructive pest, Japanese beetles.

Thu
26
Apr

Wilshire Park Elementary wins at state competition

Wilshire Park's winning Destination ImagiNation team, The Cows That Moo Inside Your Shoe, placed first at the state competition April 14 at Champlin High School. These creative 4th and 5th grade students are on their way to Global Finals 2012 next month in Knoxville, Tenn.

Thu
26
Apr

State champs

Mounds View High School retained its state championship in the Adam Smith, or advanced placement division, of the statewide Economics Challenge April 12 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Mounds View High School also took first place in 2011. 

Thu
26
Apr

State champs

Mounds View High School retained its state championship in the Adam Smith, or advanced placement division, of the statewide Economics Challenge April 12 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Mounds View High School also took first place in 2011. 

Thu
26
Apr

Inquiring minds: Explain how the rental collection works.

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.

Thu
26
Apr

Beware new 'card service' scams

People are being bombarded with scam telephone calls that promise to help lower their credit card interest rates. The recorded calls purport to come from nondescript entities such as "Card Services," "Cardholder Services," etc.

Thu
26
Apr

Police reports Apr. 25, 2012

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26
Apr

Information sessions offered on being a licensed child care provider

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and attend an upcoming orientation meeting. Orientation meetings are:

• 1-3:30 p.m. June 7;

• 6:30-9 p.m. July 25;

Thu
26
Apr

Oak-Land Junior High honors April "students of the month"

On April 17, 28 students and their parents were honored with a breakfast in the Oak-Land cafeteria. Students received certificates and a pen in recognition for their academic excellence, leadership within the classroom and/or exemplary positive attitudes.

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