Newsbriefs - Ramsey Co. Maplewood

Wed
11
Mar

Nominations open for EXCEL awards

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District's Community Education advisory council is again seeking nominations of individuals and groups for its annual EXCEL awards.

Wed
11
Mar

Rep. Fischer hosts transportation listening session

Rep. Peter Fischer (DFL-White Bear Lake) and other elected officials will host a listening session on transportation and transit from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11.

Wed
11
Mar

Ken Carpenter, VFW honor guard, past commander

Ken Carpenter
Ken Carpenter

Ken Carpenter of North St. Paul passed away March 6 at age 87.

Carpenter grew up on the East Side and served in the Navy during World War II.

Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

Wed
04
Mar

District 622 budget cuts include 90 layoffs

Local schools grappling with $8 million deficit

District 622 school board members had to use their red pens last month as they slashed just over $8 million from the general fund budget for the 2015-2016 school year.

Wed
25
Feb

Legion Fish Fries

American Legion Post 39, 2678 E. Seventh Ave., North St. Paul, will hold a series of Lenten fish fries, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through April 3.

Wed
25
Feb

DNR focuses on groundwater use

The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)
The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)

Where’s the water going?
That question, which has plagued White Bear Lake shoreline owners and boaters in recent years, is now a concern to neighboring cities and counties, as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources launches a plan to conserve groundwater.

Wed
18
Feb

Hill-Murray’s “The Great Gatsby” rated a “starred performance”

Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)
Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)

A panel of judges, after watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class AA dramatic productions, rated Hill-Murray School’s “The Great Gatsby” a “starred performance” on Friday, Feb.

Fri
13
Feb

Century explores ‘Why Treaties Matter’

Century College will host "Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nation," a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s Nationa

Fri
13
Feb

Nonprofits, schools, groups invited to recycling grant talk

The 2015 Community POWER grants program, sponsored by the Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board, is looking for non-profit organizations, schools and environmental groups to propose new and innovative ways to educate and actively engage residents to change their purchasing, reusing, and hazardous waste disposal behaviors in order to reduce garbage.

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