Leisure & Lifestyle

Wed
26
Sep

Talking to kids about smart money habits

It's back-to-school time when buying school supplies and clothes may make you feel like money is flying out of your wallet.

Wed
26
Sep

Reenacting the Civil War

When Ken Martens appears at the Mounds View and North St. Paul libraries Oct. 18 and 20 dressed in a Civil War uniform with authentically reproduced equipment and actual artifacts, he will show how the ordinary soldier from the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry lived and fought in 1862.

Wed
26
Sep

Reenacting the Civil War

When Ken Martens appears at the Mounds View and North St. Paul libraries Oct. 18 and 20 dressed in a Civil War uniform with authentically reproduced equipment and actual artifacts, he will show how the ordinary soldier from the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry lived and fought in 1862.

Tue
04
Sep

'Let's Go Fishing' takes seniors on water for first time -- or first in 100 years

As Trudie dipped a line into White Bear Lake on a pleasant, breezy August day, she marked a milestone very, very few of us will ever see.

It had been 100 years since she'd last been fishing.

Wed
29
Aug

History of Civil War still haunts us

The Civil War may have happened 150 years ago but its aftermath is still being felt today with the election of an African American president, the new voter ID laws, and the racial overtones in the Trayvon Martin murder in Florida, says James B.

Wed
29
Aug

History of Civil War still haunts us

The Civil War may have happened 150 years ago but its aftermath is still being felt today with the election of an African American president, the new voter ID laws, and the racial overtones in the Trayvon Martin murder in Florida, says James B.

Wed
29
Aug

Books to read in the Making Sense of the Civil War series

They cover topics from the emancipation of all slaves to the reactions of women from both the North and the South.

"March" by Geraldine Brooks

Mon
20
Aug

Local FFA students educate fairgoers about animal birth at the Minnesota State Fair

Have you ever pet a newborn lamb or watched a cow give birth? At the Minnesota State Fair, even city slickers have the opportunity to witness baby animals come into the world at the CHS Miracle of Birth Center.

Thu
09
Aug

It's college textbook time - things to think about before classes begin

Buying college textbooks used to be simple: professors told you what books to buy. You went to the college bookstore and bought them. At the end of the course, you had the option to sell them back.

Tue
07
Aug

Pharmacists have the know-how on vitamins

When it comes to understanding which vitamins are right for you, it can be tricky to know what your body needs. For some, a multivitamin can help fill in gaps in nutrition, for others, extra calcium and vitamin D are needed to help keep bones strong and healthy.

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