The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs announced that the Dakota County Electronic Crimes Task Force has been selected for its Local Government Innovation Award at a ceremony to be held on Dec. 10.
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.
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.
Three discussion sessions will be held to gather thoughts and opinions from Dakota County residents about cooking and eating. The residents' opinions will help county staff develop useful tools to prevent food waste in homes.