Ramsey County

Tue
16
Feb

Ramsey County Board adopts countywide bike plan

Fat Tire bikers traverse a bridge in Maplewood’s Keller Lake Park — the Ramsey Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan, in coming years, should make it easier for bikers and walkers to traverse the whole county. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Fat Tire bikers traverse a bridge in Maplewood’s Keller Lake Park — the Ramsey Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan, in coming years, should make it easier for bikers and walkers to traverse the whole county. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Feb. 2 to adopt a bike and pedestrian improvement plan.

Wed
13
Jan

Sletten-Behrens and Petersen elected to executive board of Ramsey County League of Local Governments

New officers elected to the Ramsey County League of Local Governments are, from the left, Douglas Biehn, Stephanie McNamara, Margaret Sletten-Behrens and Candy Petersen. (submitted photo)
New officers elected to the Ramsey County League of Local Governments are, from the left, Douglas Biehn, Stephanie McNamara, Margaret Sletten-Behrens and Candy Petersen. (submitted photo)

The Ramsey County League of Local Governments has elected Margaret Sletten-Behrens as its president and Candy Petersen as its vice president.

Wed
06
Jan

2015 Photos in review - Review

Toting tubes, winter sledding enthusiasts took to the groomed family hill out at Green Acres Recreation in Lake Elmo Jan. 25.
Toting tubes, winter sledding enthusiasts took to the groomed family hill out at Green Acres Recreation in Lake Elmo Jan. 25.

A collection of photographs from the Oakdale-Lake Elmo, Maplewood, and Ramsey County Review area. (photos by Linday Baumeister/Review)

Wed
06
Jan

A Review year in review - 2015

Another eventful year has passed in the Review area. Here is a recap of the stories that stood out.

Wed
02
Dec

Parks and Recreation confronts accessibility issues

The Ramsey County Parks and Recreation department has invested in new handicap accessible playground structures over the years.

Sun
29
Nov

Craving more nutritious options

A new video produced by Ramsey County Public Health highlights recent trends in supplying fresh food for county residents who need it most. (photo courtesy of Ramsey County Public Health)
A new video produced by Ramsey County Public Health highlights recent trends in supplying fresh food for county residents who need it most. (photo courtesy of Ramsey County Public Health)

Ramsey County video explores food shelves' move to fresh produce

Depicting the challenges and success stories of food shelves, shelters and the like, a new video produced by the Ramsey County Public Health Department highlights recent trends in supplying food for county residents who need it most.
Airing throughout the holiday season on Twin Cities Public Television, the video emphasizes a recent trend towards providing fresh produce and whole-grain foods for people using food shelves and pantries, and eating at shelters.

Sun
22
Nov

Parks department cooling off on ice arenas?

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation has created a task force to consider changes to the county’s 11 ice arenas. The county will have to make difficult decisions about the arenas in the next few years. North High senior hockey players faced off against Hill-Murray at a Section 4AA quarterfinal game in February at Ramsey County’s Aldrich Arena.  (file photo)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation has created a task force to consider changes to the county’s 11 ice arenas. The county will have to make difficult decisions about the arenas in the next few years. North High senior hockey players faced off against Hill-Murray at a Section 4AA quarterfinal game in February at Ramsey County’s Aldrich Arena. (file photo)

Ramsey County studies future of its indoor rinks

With Ramsey County's ice arenas aging, usage patterns changing, and upgrades needed in the foreseeable future, the county is mulling over its options for the facilities.
To tackle the topic, the county formed its Arena Task Force, which has been getting resident input, and will make recommendations about what to do with the arenas.
The county operates 13 ice sheets at 11 arenas, and has one of the largest arena systems in the state.

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?

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