Inquiring Minds

Wed
18
May

Inquiring minds: What’s wrong with the name Drumpf?

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.  Is Donald Trump’s real name Drumpf?

Sun
08
May

Inquiring minds: Tax deadline because of Emancipation Day

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.  Why did we get an extension on taxes this year? Instead of being due on April 15, we didn’t have to file until April 18th. Why was that?

Sun
01
May

Inquiring minds: Emerald Ash Borer season begins May 1

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.  Why is Falcon Heights ground zero for the Emerald Ash Borer infestation?​

Tue
19
Apr

Inquiring minds: Ayurvedic: Ever hear of it?

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 ayurvedic?

Sun
03
Apr

Inquiring minds: Social Security check

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.  I’m collecting Social Security and this year we didn’t get a cost-of-living adjustment. But I also heard that the Medicare Part B premium went up for 2016. Does this mean that my Social Security check will go down?

Sun
03
Apr

Inquiring minds: Who is Joyce Anne Hughes?

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.  Many years ago in the early 1960s I heard a young African-American woman address the Minnesota Girls State Assembly. I remember that she was the first African-American Governor of Minnesota Girls State, but I don’t recall her name. She was an unforgettable speaker, and I’d like to know what she did in later life. Can you help?​

Sun
20
Mar

Inquiring minds: What’s the meaning of ‘locum tenens?’

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.  I heard that someone I know is coming to Minnesota to be a “locum tenens.”  What does that mean?

Sun
13
Mar

Inquiring minds: Roman building called the Pantheon

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. There’s supposed to be an ancient Roman temple in Rome that has a dome with a hole in the middle that’s called the “eye” of the building.  Can you help me identify it from this much information?​

Sun
13
Mar

Inquiring minds: WTCN Radio

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. Back in the 1950s, there was a radio station that used to broadcast from the Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis.  Can you tell me anything about it?

Wed
02
Mar

Inquiring minds: For the love of baseball

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. Who was Walter Ball?​

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