December 2018

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Dec

NEWSBRIEF: County will request speed studies on Oakdale, Lake Elmo and regional roads

The Washington County Board of Commissioners requested Dec. 18 that the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) conduct a number of speed studies on county roads in 2019.

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26
Dec

Call numbers on books

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 do those letters and numbers mean at the end of the call numbers on the library books?

Wed
26
Dec

Allowing a little enchantment

The difference between most things, even those that seem really far away, like sorrow and joy, or a really good mood and a really bad mood, is little. 

Wed
26
Dec

Sounds of the season

I was never one for Christmas music.

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26
Dec

Roseville holding event on human trafficking

The City of Roseville and its Human Rights, Inclusion and Engagement Commission are holding a presentation on human trafficking in the city on Jan. 17.

Wed
26
Dec

NEWSBRIEF: Washington County lists 2018-2019 Christmas tree drop-off Oakdale site

When the holiday season is over, recycle Christmas trees by dropping them off at one of the available yard waste drop-off sites in Washington County.

Wed
26
Dec

NEWSBRIEF: Lake Elmo Avenue improvement project

Valley Paving will do the Lake Elmo Avenue improvement project that will resurface and reconstruct the roadway from Interstate 94 to 30th Street, after the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a $3.82 million contract with the company

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23
Dec

Reflections in ornaments


Marjorie Otto/Review Most of Marjorie Otto’s holiday ornaments hold special memories or meanings, like the tiny red mailbox her grandma gave her years ago with a note she left inside it. Though her grandmother passed away years ago, Otto still takes the note out every year to read it.

I often think of my boxes of Christmas ornaments as some kind of time travel devices. 

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23
Dec

Family and Christmas tea


Pamela O’Meara/Review High tea is becoming a family tradition for Pamela O’Meara.

What better way to kick off the holiday season than with a fancy five-course tea at the St. Paul Hotel downtown with my daughter and granddaughter?

Sun
23
Dec

Can you get a six-pack from laughter?


Hannah Burlingame/Review Hannah Burlingame’s annual holiday cookie baking with family often turns into a mini concert, complete with horrible dancing and singing. Trying to get cookies out of burning-hot tins does not work well when you are hunched over laughing.

With the holiday season comes plenty of family events ... sometimes, whether I want it to or not. From small gatherings to 30-plus people, there’s no shortage of things to go to. 

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