Maplewood resident Sandy Dicke joined Nextdoor, an online neighborhood platform, just a few weeks ago and she doesn't quite know what to make of the barrage of information she's receiving from other users in the Gladstone neighborhood.
DFL candidates are already lining up well ahead of their party's April endorsing convention in state Senate District 41.
The races for the Senate seat and House Districts 41-A and 41-B got underway shortly after state Sen. Barb Goodwin of Columbia Heights announced Nov. 12 that she will not be running for re-election to retain her position in the Legislature next year.
The 66-year-old Goodwin, who has served in the Senate since 2010, and in the House before that from 2000 to 2006, said she plans to retire.
The League of Women Voters of Roseville, Maplewood and Falcon Heights hosted a forum of area police chiefs at Grumpy's Bar and Grill in Roseville the evening of Nov. 17, and public pressure and police protests were an undercurrent throughout.
The Minnesota Historical Society Press recently released two cookbooks — “Come, You Taste” and “Astonishing Apples” — that are uniquely Minnesotan.
First-time author Joan Donatelle says now that “Astonishing Apples” has been published, she can finally cross writing a cookbook off her bucket list.
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation has created a task force to consider changes to the county’s 11 ice arenas. The county will have to make difficult decisions about the arenas in the next few years. North High senior hockey players faced off against Hill-Murray at a Section 4AA quarterfinal game in February at Ramsey County’s Aldrich Arena. (file photo)
Ramsey County studies future of its indoor rinks
With Ramsey County's ice arenas aging, usage patterns changing, and upgrades needed in the foreseeable future, the county is mulling over its options for the facilities.
To tackle the topic, the county formed its Arena Task Force, which has been getting resident input, and will make recommendations about what to do with the arenas.
The county operates 13 ice sheets at 11 arenas, and has one of the largest arena systems in the state.
Buckthorn at Battle Creek Regional Park is shown shading out understory vegetation, causing a bare soil floor within the park’s oak savanna/prairie transition zone. (photo courtesy of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation)
Buckthorn, honey locust, invasive trees: be gone.
That's the message Ramsey County Parks and Recreation is sending to the invasive plants at Battle Creek Regional Park in the southeast corner of St. Paul.