With the recent snowfall and cold weather, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that the ice in many parts of the state is still not thick enough for most recreational activities.
Mendota Heights and West St. Paul Parks and Recreation will be offering outdoor skating lessons on Saturdays from Jan. 5 to Feb. 9. (No class on January 12). Each class is limited to five to seven participants.
There's plenty of holiday tournament action featuring teams from Roseville Area High School and Concordia Academy going on this week. Seven different events are scheduled and a few have some ranked teams involved.
Ramsey County Commissioners Tony Bennett and Jan Parker are close to completing 16 years of public service on the county board. Both commissioners were sworn into office in 1996 and have been re-elected to four consecutive terms.