Oakdale City Hall serves as a collection site for retired flags. Flags are given to the American Legion in North St. Paul to be properly destroyed. A receptacle is provided in the lobby at 1584 Hadley Ave.
The process is now underway to determine the eastern portion of the Gateway Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit, and the Gateway Corridor Commission is seeking input from area residents, employers, employees and others who travel in the corridor.
North St. Paul’s Friday night History Cruzers car show kicked off June 3. Although there were no vintage vehicles on display due to the rain, the public safety open house kept residents and visitors entertained.
All ages and ability levels are invited to participate in the Maplewood Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) 5K. This walk/run joins together people with and without intellectual disabilities to support Special Olympics Minnesota.
ArtPlace America announced June 6 that Maplewood’s Kid City is one of 80 projects that it will consider for its 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund. These 80 projects are 6 percent of the 1,361 initial applications that ArtPlace reviewed.
In honor of Ted Bearth’s memory, his family will lead the parade as this year’s grand marshals. Bearth was a community leader who helped start Summerfest, and who reveled in the excitement of its events.
Family of the parade’s namesake will be grand marshals
Summer is here, and while water enthusiasts and pets enjoy swimming and boating when the weather is calm and sunny, these conditions are also perfect for growing blue-green algae. This can be harmful to both people and animals.