PERSPECTIVES - Woodbury - South Maplewood

Mon
25
Mar

Everything’s rosy with this layer cake

With this recipe from the experts at Wilton, even novice bakers can proudly say, “I made it from scratch,” as they present this gorgeous cake to guaranteed oohs and aahs.

Mon
25
Mar

Try some new fare on your Easter feasters

Perhaps it’s the promise of spring around the corner that has cooks looking for new ways to spice up Easter meals.

Tue
12
Mar

‘Sisterhood of War:’ Nurses who served in Vietnam will tell their story


Kim Heikkila’s book “Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam” focuses on nurses who served during the war. (Vonny Rohloff/Review)

March is Women's History Month, and the Ramsey County Branch Library in Roseville is celebrating it with programs about some of the more interesting aspects of being an American female.
The one that caught my editor's attention was historian Kim Heikkila's talk on her book "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam." She knew immediately that I would have a particular interest in the topic since I worked for Special Services in Vietnam during the war. It provided recreation programs for U.S. servicemen.

Wed
27
Feb

Halbrehder nominated for Minnesota Teacher of the Year


Linda Baumeister/Review State Teacher of the Year nominee Barb Halbrehder, teaching physical education at Tartan, has been with District 622 for decades, starting with her own years as a student at Tartan.

When former Tartan Activities Director Lee Alger heard the news that a Tartan coach and physical education teacher had been nominated as a possible candidate for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, his response was, “Wow! That’s great! That’s not at all bad for a phy ed teacher. It’s well deserved.” 

Wed
25
May

Edgerton principal chosen for national award

A poster of a Hmong general hangs on the wall inside Edgerton Elementary School. Gen. Vang Pao, who led Hmong soldiers against Communist forces in Vietnam, is holding a book, encouraging kids to read.

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