October 2017

Tue
31
Oct

Amsterdam beyond the guidebook


Aundrea Kinney photos/Review Because Amsterdam is a flat city, the most popular mode of transportation is biking. Pedal bikes, motorized bikes and motorized scooters all travel in the bike lane, and pedestrians need to be careful not to get clipped when stepping off the sidewalk.

I first learned of the Netherlands during a first-grade career day presentation. The grandmother of one of my classmates was a flight attendant, and as we sat at our desks, she talked us through what it is like to fly in an airplane. 

Tue
31
Oct

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - October 29, 2017

Make it okay 

Tue
31
Oct

Inquiring Minds: What is the size of the pumpkin crop?

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 is the size of the pumpkin crop?

Tue
31
Oct

Honoring sacrifice and courage on Veterans Day


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave,”

— Elmer Davis

 

Tue
31
Oct

Gospel performance

Minneapolis gospel singer, Robert Robinson will perform at Guardian Angels Catholic Church on Sunday, Nov. 5, at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. masses. All are welcome. Guardian Angels Catholic Church is located at 8260 Fourth St. N., Oakdale.

Tue
31
Oct

NEWSBRIEF: Toastmasters month


Minnesota Municipal Power Agency recently installed a solar array at North High School as part of the Hometown Solar Grant program. submitted photo

Oakdale mayor Paul Reinke proclaimed October as “Toastmasters Month.” His Oct.

Tue
31
Oct

Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf celebrates construction of new facility

Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf is hosting a Topping
Out party Nov. 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church located at 8260 Fourth St. N. in Oakdale.

Mon
30
Oct

SNAPSHOT: In was a smash!

SNAPSHOT - because sometimes all you need is a great photo and a few words. (Miranda Otto / photo)

Mon
30
Oct

100-plus sweaters knit for children of disadvantaged families displayed in the EagleCrest lobby


The knitters from left to right, top to bottom are: Carol Gilson, Rita Adam, Joyce Peterson, Carol Michels, Maria Lange and Phyllis Houlson. photo courtesy of Carol Gilson

EagleCrest Terrace Independent Living, located at 2925 Lincoln Drive in Roseville, has a group of six ladies who regularly meet to knit sweaters and caps for school-age children of disadvantaged families in and around the Roseville area.

Mon
30
Oct

Centenarian Roseville golfer honored with bench at Gross


Mike Munzenrider photos Peggy Doi showed her father, Bill Doi, a bench she and family members and the Minnesota Nikkei Project donated to Gross National Golf Course in his honor, on Oct. 24.

Roseville resident Bill Doi took up golfing at age 75. 

Now, 26 years later, a bench at Gross National Golf Course in Minneapolis honors his love for the game, as well as his devotion to family, friends and community service.

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