On Feb. 26, 2017, the city of Maplewood will be 60 years old. In anticipation of Maplewood’s 60th anniversary, local history buffs have teamed up to write one story each week for the 60 weeks leading up to the anniversary.
Friends of the Parks and Trails of St. Paul and Ramsey County’s annual tree sale is now underway. Purchase a tree for your own yard or give one to a local park. Choices include trees, shrubs, a lovely rose, and a grapevine.
The Ramsey County League of Local Governments will host it annual conversation with Ramsey County legislators on Thursday Feb. 25 at the North St. Paul City Hall, 2400 Margaret St. The board meeting is from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Caucuses will take place across Minnesota on Tuesday, March 1. The caucuses are an opportunity for residents to discuss issues, choose party leadership and delegates for the district conventions, and vote in the presidential preference ballot.
Students from Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center transformed the duplex on Sixth Avenue in North St. Paul into a single-family home during the 2014-15 school year. Above is after, below is before. (file photo/Linda Baumeister)
North St. Paul now marketing ‘new’ single-family home near Webster School
The transformation of a duplex into a single-family home located across the street from Webster Elementary School in North, St. Paul, is nothing short of amazing, and it is even more amazing that all the renovation work was done by high school students.
After a prior resident had to be evacuated using teargas and arrested for criminal acts in 2013, the duplex at 2001 Sixth Street, North St. Paul, was boarded up and fell into foreclosure. The dwelling soon became a blight that the neighborhood was eager to change.