Viewpoints

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

Rain gardens demystified

Communities, garden clubs and home gardeners are talking up rain gardens. What is all the chatter about? A rain garden is a simple bowl-shaped depression that is designed to catch rainwater from your roof, yard, driveway or street and allows it to soak into the ground within 24-48 hours.

Thu
26
Apr

Make every day Earth Day

As Minnesotans took part in Earth Day events over the weekend, many took time to look at the impact they are having on the environment. I encourage everyone to do the same.

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

Inquiring minds: What's the story behind the idea of a Pyrrhic victory?

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's the story behind the idea of a Pyrrhic victory?

Sat
21
Apr

Bad news coming by mail

I want to warn my constituents: Your postal carrier might be bringing you some surprising, and unwelcome, news.

Sat
21
Apr

Inquiring minds: General Mills involved in NASA space shots...Is there any truth in that?

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.


Sat
21
Apr

Inquiring minds: Was Shakespeare really as bawdy as all that?

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.


Fri
20
Apr

Lawn Chair Lawn Care

Usually, spring tiptoes her way gradually to Minnesota, giving us time to appreciate a few extra hours of daylight each week as well as warmish weather and bug-free outdoors.

Fri
20
Apr

Not safe under 8

Melissa Charley and Aine Bebeau
Citizen Review Panel members,
Washington County Child Protection

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