Greg Copeland will stay on as Maplewood's interim city manager by a 3-2 City Council vote made after the long-awaited discussion of his background check July 24. A goal was also set to have a permanent city manager on staff by Dec. 11 and a workshop is scheduled for Aug.
"Nine Nights of Music," the Minnesota History Center's popular series of outdoor concerts continues Tuesday nights in August, beginning Aug. 1 with the rocking tunes of Todd Menton and the Tara Boxers. The group is known for is muscular, melodic brand of British Isles-American folk tunes.
The St. Paul Police Department is running a "virtual block club." It is an e-mail list that provides two-way communications between the police and the community. The police department sends out crime alerts, crime prevention information, wanted persons bulletins, and other valuable information.
The Ramsey House continues its popular "Victorian Secrets" series on Aug. 7 with a special evening program. Participants will enjoy a traditional English cream tea in the site's Carriage House while listening to songs from the Gold Rush era performed by the Klondike Kates of the St.