Demetrius Ramon Smoot, 24, of St. Paul is charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man found dead in a car that had been set on fire on the 1000 block of Westminster Street in the East Side’s Payne Phalen neighborhood.
Though the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood is 60 percent people of color, the neighborhood's community council board has never been representative of that, says Deanna Abbott-Foster, director of the council.
A new video produced by Ramsey County Public Health highlights recent trends in supplying fresh food for county residents who need it most. (photo courtesy of Ramsey County Public Health)
Ramsey County video explores food shelves' move to fresh produce
Depicting the challenges and success stories of food shelves, shelters and the like, a new video produced by the Ramsey County Public Health Department highlights recent trends in supplying food for county residents who need it most.
Airing throughout the holiday season on Twin Cities Public Television, the video emphasizes a recent trend towards providing fresh produce and whole-grain foods for people using food shelves and pantries, and eating at shelters.
With little fanfare — for now — Metropolitan State University’s new student center building is open for business, as of mid-November. The building’s large open sitting area faces out onto East Seventh Street — a design feature that was implemented as a result of the neighborhood’s insistence. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
With little fanfare — for now — Metropolitan State University's new student center building is open for business, as of mid-November.
East Sider Mike Owen’s concept for a cartoon could become a big budget TV series — the pilot episode is streaming on Amazon.com. (illustration courtesy of Mike Owens, Puny Entertainment and Amazon.com)
A six-foot-tall cartoon egg-man with a penchant for caution could someday be one East Sider's claim to fame.
The next meeting of the Ramsey County Library Board is Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, 4570 North Victoria Street All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public.