Ted Hecht is this year’s Harvest Festival Parade grand marshal. Ted and his wife, Polly, lived on the East Side for over 50 years and helped shape many East Side programs and organizations through their volunteerism.
Ted & Polly Hecht made a lasting impact on the East Side
With the Harvest Festival this weekend, Sept. 17-18, organizers say now is a perfect time to look back at the East Side’s long and diverse history.
Gov. Mark Dayton spoke with Gateway Gold Line BRT commission members and other community leaders, such as Woodbury state Rep. JoAnn Ward (center), on Sept. 1. Many leaders, including Ramsey County Commissioner Rafael Ortega (right) felt that the east metro could use more investment from the state.
As a part of his 87 counties in 86 days tour, Gov. Mark Dayton made a stop in the east metro on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Caroline Burau, above, has been a 911 dispatcher for 12 years in various Twin Cities agencies.
Her new memoir, left, shares her experience as a 911 dispatcher, from the sleepless night shifts to dealing with 911 callers on the worst days of their lives.
Caroline Burau releases new memoir about front lines of emergency response