Newsbriefs - Ramsey Co. Maplewood

Wed
04
Mar

District 622 budget cuts include 90 layoffs

Local schools grappling with $8 million deficit

District 622 school board members had to use their red pens last month as they slashed just over $8 million from the general fund budget for the 2015-2016 school year.

Wed
25
Feb

Legion Fish Fries

American Legion Post 39, 2678 E. Seventh Ave., North St. Paul, will hold a series of Lenten fish fries, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through April 3.

Wed
25
Feb

DNR focuses on groundwater use

The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)
The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)

Where’s the water going?
That question, which has plagued White Bear Lake shoreline owners and boaters in recent years, is now a concern to neighboring cities and counties, as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources launches a plan to conserve groundwater.

Wed
18
Feb

Hill-Murray’s “The Great Gatsby” rated a “starred performance”

Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)
Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)

A panel of judges, after watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class AA dramatic productions, rated Hill-Murray School’s “The Great Gatsby” a “starred performance” on Friday, Feb.

Fri
13
Feb

Century explores ‘Why Treaties Matter’

Century College will host "Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nation," a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s Nationa

Fri
13
Feb

Nonprofits, schools, groups invited to recycling grant talk

The 2015 Community POWER grants program, sponsored by the Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board, is looking for non-profit organizations, schools and environmental groups to propose new and innovative ways to educate and actively engage residents to change their purchasing, reusing, and hazardous waste disposal behaviors in order to reduce garbage.

Wed
28
Jan

First, in-class visit, then ‘night at the museum’ for Weaver kids

The Science Museum of Minnesota will present its “Science Matters” program at Weaver Elementary School starting at 9:30 a.m. Jan.

Thu
22
Jan

Political Preview

Political preview

Wed
24
Dec

District 622 approves tax levy

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board approved District 622’s final 2015 property-tax levy at its December 16 meeting. 

Fri
19
Dec

Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office warns of telephone scam

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of reports from citizens stating that they have received phone calls from someone claiming to be a member of the Sheriff’s Office and asking them to “settle warrants by putting money on a pr

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