Ramsey County

Sun
22
Nov

Ramsey County Parks hoping to buck the Battle Creek buckthorn

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 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.

Tue
03
Nov

Public meetings to explore future of Ramsey County’s ice arenas

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation and the county’s arena task force will host seven public meetings during November to gather input on current arena usage and provide the public a chance to learn about the work of the task force.

Wed
14
Oct

Pollinator policy forum Oct. 22

Native pollinators, such as this monarch butterfly, are losing their habitat. Policy makers hope to reverse this trend in the St. Croix Valley. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Do you know how many different types of bees there are in Minnesota? Or how these fuzzy winged insects help put food on our table?

Tue
13
Oct

Controlled Deer Hunts Begin Oct. 9 at Several Ramsey County Park Locations

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base (MBRB), will again conduct controlled archery deer hunts this fall throughout the county parks system.

Wed
07
Oct

Tiny, colorful clues — to past and future

A kiddie pool full of stamps serves to help get a younger generation hooked on the hobby. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
A kiddie pool full of stamps serves to help get a younger generation hooked on the hobby. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

That box of stamps from your grandfather — the colorful international ones you collected as a child — ever wondered what they might be worth?

Sun
16
Aug

Ramsey County submits budget

2.5% increase proposed, with a raised tax levy

Ramsey County’s budget could climb at a rate of about 2.5 percent per year for the next two years.

Wed
12
Aug

Making the most of last summer blasts

Arianna jumps around in the North St. Paul Fire Department’s Dalmatian dog-shaped bouncer. Numerous fire and police personnel showed up to mingle with the neighbors.
Arianna jumps around in the North St. Paul Fire Department’s Dalmatian dog-shaped bouncer. Numerous fire and police personnel showed up to mingle with the neighbors.

Making the most of last summer blasts (Linda Baumeister photos/Review)

Wed
12
Aug

Cops, kids reel ‘em in

North St. Paul’s Officer Joe documents the moment- Lily’s catch with Grandma Candi and cousin Ian still fishing on the Silver Lake Fishing Pier Aug. 8.
North St. Paul’s Officer Joe documents the moment- Lily’s catch with Grandma Candi and cousin Ian still fishing on the Silver Lake Fishing Pier Aug. 8.

It was an afternoon of Kids Fishing With Cops, sponsored by the North St. Paul Police Department and DNR Fishing Program. Catching mostly sunfish and pans, some were displayed in a clear tank temporarily on shore for a close up view of the fish.

Wed
12
Aug

Maplewood secures $107,960 grant for ‘Kid City’

Maplewood will soon be filled with the sound of laughter — the kind that heals, unites and spreads happiness.

Wed
12
Aug

Maplewood adopts blueprint for 2016-2020 redevelopment, maintenance needs

A nearly fully-developed city As Maplewood city officials prepare to chip away at the newly adopted 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan, population estimates provide insight into the trajectory of the city’s tax base.
A nearly fully-developed city As Maplewood city officials prepare to chip away at the newly adopted 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan, population estimates provide insight into the trajectory of the city’s tax base.

A city's capital improvement plan is, literally, where the rubber meets the road.

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