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Tue
24
May

Pimp your downspout

You may or may not remember the MTV show "Pimp my Ride," but anyone who has ever driven a clunker should understand the show's appeal. In each episode, the team selects a person with a truly awful car and then spends a few days restoring and customizing the vehicle.

Tue
24
May

Granola, granola everywhere, and nothing fit to eat

I'm going to let you in on a little secret: sometimes journalists, even with the plethora of words we have at our disposal, utter expletives from time to time.

Fri
20
May

Inquiring minds: At one time, was there another daily newspaper in Saint Paul?

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. At one time, was there another daily newspaper in Saint Paul?

Thu
19
May

Inquiring minds: What's the story behind the name of the city Abbottabad?

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
13
May

Inquiring minds: Where is the Land of Prester John?

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. Where is the Land of Prester John?

Fri
13
May

Inquiring minds: Does the punctuation always go inside the quotation marks?

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. Does the punctuation always go inside the quotation marks?

Mon
09
May

Pep talks for the ill unappreciated

Along with my seasonal allergies this year - which have recently taken a turn for the better, thank goodness - came a hacking cough.

Apparently my body decided to force out the particles I'm allergic to by violently expelling them through my windpipe. Repeatedly.

Fri
29
Apr

Inquiring minds: When did the income tax begin? Did the Founding Fathers pay taxes?

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. When did the income tax begin? Did the Founding Fathers pay taxes?

Fri
29
Apr

Inquiring minds: I am currently reading a really good novel. How can I get some more books by her?

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
29
Apr

Inquiring minds: Do you have WiFi service at the Library?

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. Do you have WiFi service at the Library?

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