The city of St. Paul consists of 7 wards and 17 district councils. The district councils are separate from city government and are a liaison between community members and their city council representative.
District 5 seeks direction for coming years, new executive director
2016 has been a busy year so far for the Payne-Phalen District 5 Planning Council.
Erin Rupp, executive director of Pollinate Minnesota, lifts a rack from one of the beehives. She uses a smoker (on the left side of the photo) to prevent the bees from sharing warning smells with each other.
Hives and classes explain importance of pollinators
“Woah!” exclaimed a group of five to 12 year-olds decked out in beekeeper suits.