August 2005

Wed
24
Aug

Nothing to fear but... everything

I recently met my new, month-old niece for the first time on a visit home to Nebraska. I held her, helped feed her and even managed to properly burp her.

It was a terrifying experience.

Wed
24
Aug

Children should be seen and heard

Open your front door, lean out to listen and you'll hear two things: First, the sound of your electric bill tripling as you let conditioned air escape your home. And second, the silence of children not at play outdoors.

Wed
24
Aug

Can you hear me now?



Relatively rare just a decade ago, cell phones today are commonplace. In fact, industry sources report that consumers worldwide will buy 740 million new cell phones in 2005.

Wed
24
Aug

3M faces lawsuit over polluted water

In 1948, chemists with the Maplewood-based 3M Co. developed organic fluorine chemicals to be mass-produced for heat resistance in signature products like Teflon and Scotchgard.

Wed
24
Aug

Lake Elmo sends comprehensive plan to neighbors

When the Lake Elmo Council voted 4-0 to distribute the city’s latest version of its comprehensive plan to neighboring communities and the Metropolitan Council on Aug. 16, it left off one of the 11 modifications that had been recommended by the Planning Commission on Aug. 8.

Tue
23
Aug

My ‘first’ date six years later

On Sept. 23, 1999, a guy I met in college was helping me with my science homework when he mentioned a rather attractive offer: his family has season tickets to the Minnesota Vikings games. Maybe we could go sometime, he said.

Tue
23
Aug

Kough gathers five medals at World Master Games



Roseville City Council member Tom Kough is an accomplished diver and takes his talents on the diving board and platform to competitions around the world. But in the World Master Games in Canada, Kough was more impressed with his bowling exploits.

Tue
23
Aug

Lauderdale Police

Arrests
— A verbal argument escalated into more when a 27-year-old man pushed his wife into the bedroom and began to strangle her on Aug. 12.

Tue
23
Aug

Falcon Heights Police

Theft
— Officers responded to a theft report in the 1800 block of Simpson Street on Aug. 12. The man reported the loss of a stereo face plate and cell phone from his vehicle overnight. The loss was estimated at $250.

Tue
23
Aug

Roseville Police

Burglary
— A residence on the 1400 block of Shryer reported a forced entry burglary at 8:37 p.m. Aug. 8.

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