Members of Water Warriors Twin Cities, a group of East Siders, celebrate the passage of a resolution by the St. Paul City Council to support protestors at Standing Rock Reservation who are demonstrating in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A group of East Side organizers, called Water Warriors Twin Cities, are helping demonstrators from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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.