The new Fitness Stations like this rock climbing wall focus on upper body exercises so that people who are already walking or running on the trails will be able to get a full body workout.
Area residents who have walked through Oakdale’s Nature Preserve this fall may have noticed several new structures dispersed along the trails. These structures were for the new fitness stations that became operational this November.
Thanksgiving is over and North St. Paul is decorated and ready for the winter holidays. On Nov. 21, the North St. Paul electric department hung wreaths and wound festive garland around the light posts on East Seventh Street.
Andre Koen, left, and Brian Jost, right, sit in Jost’s basement studio in St. Anthony and prepare to record the eighth episode of their podcast, “Armchair Activist,” the first episode since the presidential election and the announcement that St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez is facing charges in the fatal shoot of Philando Castile.
‘Armchair Activist’ comes straight out of a St. Anthony basement
The fatal police shootings of Jamar Clark and Philando Castile have led many Minnesotans to protest, and at least two, to podcast.
NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, presented Roseville resident Anna Mae Marschall with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” at its annual conference, held in St. Paul on Nov. 5.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak spoke at the Nov. 15 launch event for District 623’s Partners for the Future program. Rybak advised the district on the program, which seeks to get community members to volunteer in schools.
New program offers volunteer opportunities
Roseville Area Schools is looking to get more adults involved with students’ lives, through a new reading, mentoring and job-shadowing program called Partners for the Future.