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Wed
15
May

Bike and motorcycle awareness month off to fatal start

Bicyclist is killed in Oakdale, motorcyclist dies in Maplewood 

 

May is both bicycle and motorcycle awareness month, an effort to stop springtime crashes that occur as people head out to ride as the weather turns nicer.

Wed
15
May

Maplewood student receives scholarship

The Minnesota Masonic Charities’ May 1 announcement of its 2019 Scholarships Program recipients included a Maplewood student. 

Wed
15
May

School District 622 awarded for ‘Outstanding Financial Reporting’

The North St. Paul - Maplewood - Oakdale School District was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International.

Tue
14
May

Parkview Jazz One

Parkview Jazz One, under the direction of Joe Churchich, created history the last weekend of April, taking first place in the Middle School Big Band division at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival.

Tue
14
May

Huffman resigns from county board following conflict of interest investigation


Blake Huffman (file photo)

Blake Huffman is stepping down from the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners.

Tue
14
May

North suburbs continue to up tobacco purchase age


The north suburbs have led the way in Ramsey County when it comes to increasing the tobacco and e-cigarette purchasing age from 18 to 21. (Thomas Bonneville/Lillie Suburban Newspapers)

Little Canada latest to go to 21

 

Tue
14
May

Students draw inspiration from real-life heroes at district art show


Megan Lawrence was awarded first place in ninth grade for her monochromatic collage of J.K. Rowling during the Mounds View Public School District annual art show. She took one liberty by making the face white, which served to heighten the contrast. (Bridget Kranz)

Students in the Mounds View Public School District got a taste of the art world on April 29, as a temporary gallery sprung up at Irondale High School. 

Tue
14
May

Where’s the state’s busiest library? Right here in Roseville


The Ramsey County Library in Roseville was the state’s busiest library in 2018, based on its circulation of 1.245 million items. (Mike Munzenrider)

If you’ve ever had the feeling that the Roseville Library is a bustling, dynamic place, you’re right, and now there are numbers to back you up.

Tue
14
May

Coming out of the shell


courtesy of Mark Connolly

Wildlife was out and about on a sunny May 4 at Keller Lake as captured by Roseville photographer Mark Connolly.

Tue
14
May

Sweeping out the ashes: treatment, removal part of plan to combat emerald ash borer


New Brighton has been designated a “Tree City USA” for 36 consecutive years by the Arbor Day Foundation. This means that, among other things, it has a community tree ordinance and spends at least $2 per capita on urban forestry. (courtesy of City of New Brighton)

New Brighton Parks and Recreation staff on May 6 removed 20 ash trees from the Silver Lake Road median, replacing them with 10 trees of more desirable varieties. 

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