The Northwood Park playground is already being removed to make way for a new play structure.
The removal of the playground structure at Northwood Park, located at the corner of First Street North and Northwood Drive in North St. Paul, began Aug. 1. The playground is being removed to make room for a new structure.
Recent County Board direction to begin planning to replace two existing Washington County libraries and make an upgrade to a third reflects the ongoing value of libraries to communities and county residents.
Harold Carver dances with Viktoria, his youngest daughter, at his 95th birthday celebration.
On Saturday, July 30, Harold Lee Carver celebrated his 95th birthday. He is the last remaining great-grandchild of Thomas Carver, one of the first settlers of south Maplewood and the namesake for Carver Lake.
The Lake Elmo Park Reserve swim pond reopened Aug. 1 after a $1.4 million renovation. Aging infrastructure (liner, pipes, skimmers, inlets, outlets, and drain bottom) was replaced, the pond regraded to a maximum depth of 4-feet, and amenities and accessibility improved. Officials held a ribbon cutting, celebrating the jewel within a jewel that same Monday.
North St. Paul Police Reserves Lauren Pack and Alysha Huberty shared time in the bounce inflatable with youngsters during National Night Out Aug. 1. The reserves had a list of events and try to get to as many as they can.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a contract with SRF Consulting Group, Inc., July 12 for final design and right-of-way services for a road improvement project on County State Aid Highway 13 between Lake Elmo and Oakdale.