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Wed
07
Sep

Time to cut the cord -- even on cordless devices

On cold winter nights, my daydreams often map out leisurely summer vacations. A few weeks up north in places with wonderful woodsy scents, soft pine needles underfoot, quiet trails and the occasional haunting song of an unseen thrush.

Thu
25
Aug

I'm afraid I'll have to see 'Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark'

Fall is approaching, which means two things for me: the release of quality films vying to be nominated for Oscars and a pre-Halloween onslaught of scary movies.

Mon
22
Aug

Performing a proper proposal

My only clear thought was, "Don't fall onto the beach."

Mon
22
Aug

Performing a proper proposal

My only clear thought was, "Don't fall onto the beach."

Mon
22
Aug

Inquiring minds: Why do the sirens go off daily in New Brighton at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.?

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.


Mon
22
Aug

Inquiring minds: Do you know anything about the book "Escape" featured in a Hitchcock film in 1942?

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.


Mon
15
Aug

The wedding, part two

Two weeks ago, my best friend Kirsten got married. I'm sure many who attended came away with the impression that the wedding was a simple, elegant affair, planned with little fuss or hassle.

I knew better.

Sat
13
Aug

Finally a bridesmaid, finally a bride

My best friend, Kirsten, has been planning her wedding for 35 years.

Like many of the female persuasion, she probably started planning her big day when she first realized that Ken and Barbie could kiss if you mashed their rubber faces together just so.

Fri
12
Aug

Inquiring minds: Looking for an obituary 1941, can you help?

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
11
Aug

Inquiring minds: What can you tell me about the State Orphanage at Owatonna?

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.



Q. What can you tell me about the State Orphanage at Owatonna?

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