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Dec

Ramsey County cross country skiing

Ramsey County ski trails were packed on Dec. 12. At the time of print, tracks had not yet been set.

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25
Dec

College Knowledge and Active Citizenship Night

On Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., Community of Peace Academy High School, 471 Magnolia Ave E., will host their seventh annual College Knowledge and Active Citizenship Night.

Wed
21
Dec

TCAAP master plan approved by Arden Hills council amid lengthy debate

Land once used to manufacture ammunition during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars is one step closer to serving a new purpose in Arden Hills. 

Wed
21
Dec

After 20 years, Ady Wickstrom bids Shoreview council farewell


Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, left, and Ady Wickstrom have served on the city council together for two decades. As Martin prepares for another mayoral term, Wickstrom reflects on her years of service and looks ahead to a new chapter.

Some elected officials are looking forward to settling back into their seats come January, others are anticipating their first terms, while a few are probably feeling the way Ady Wickstrom is. 

Wed
21
Dec

North St. Paul Holiday Hop

Carols could sometimes be heard as the horse-drawn carriage rides pranced through downtown  during the annual North St. Paul Holiday Hop Dec. 10.

Wed
21
Dec

Dear Santa...

A pre-kindergarten class at North St. Paul’s World Around Us Childcare visited Santa’s mailbox Dec. 16. One by one they dropped their letters into the decorated mailbox located in North St. Paul. 

Wed
21
Dec

Sanctuary or circus?


During the autumn cleanup at St. Mary’s Cemetery in North St. Paul, many decorations were moved from gravesites to the space behind the privacy fence at the edge of the cemetery. All of the items were tagged, so the owners could retrieve them, but two months later many of the same items remain there untouched.

St. Mary’s Cemetery: stricter adornment policies divide community

Wed
21
Dec

Paul Reinke appointed as Oakdale mayor


City administrator Bart Fischer swore in Paul Reinke as mayor of Oakdale at the Dec. 13 city council meeting.

At the Dec. 13 Oakdale City Council meeting, the council unanimously appointed council member Paul Reinke, 58, to fill the vacant mayoral position until a candidate is elected in a special election. Reinke was sworn in during the same meeting.

Wed
21
Dec

Maplewood passes 2017 levy with 5 percent increase

Maplewood held a public truth-in-taxation hearing during its regular Dec. 12 city council meeting. 

After the hearing, council members cast unanimous votes for a 5 percent increase in the city’s property-tax levy for next year.

Wed
21
Dec

Washington County Board sets 2017 budget, levy

The Washington County Board of Commissioners set the county’s 2017 budget and levy Dec 13.

The board certified:

• A tax levy of $96.1 million for county operations and $1.05 million for the Land and Water Legacy Program; and

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