The Washington County Board of Commissioners took more steps Feb. 14 to complete planning for the Gateway Gold Line bus rapid transit corridor between downtown St. Paul’s Union Depot and Woodbury generally parallel to Interstate 94 route.
Bob Jensen - President of the Maplewood Area Historical Society
The written history of Maplewood begins about 165 years ago when European and French-Canadian settlers began farming in this area. Prior to this time, the land was inhabited by the Dakota Indians with occasional visits by French and English fur traders and explorers. The landscape was a mix of scrub oak and prairie with many wetlands and lakes.
North St. Paul’s turbine is a smaller turbine than commonly used on wind farms, but it has the capability to produce about 160 kilowatts of energy in each hour, which is enough to power about 60 to 80 homes.
North St. Paul offers residents a new way to support renewable energy
Ramsey County announced six county road projects for 2017 that will take place in the area. 1: Resurfacing a 4,500-foot stretch of Cleveland Avenue; the road will go from four lanes to three. 2: Resurfacing of 3,600 feet of County Road B with the addition of bike lanes. 3: Installation of traffic signals and new lane striping at County Road B2 and Snelling Avenue. 4: Installation of sidewalks on Larpenteur Avenue along Tamarack Park. 5: New turn lanes at the intersection of Snelling and Larpenter Avenues. 6: Railway crossing work on Victoria Street just north of County Road C.
As temperatures more typical of April may be signaling an early spring, there are more familiar signs the end of winter nears: Ramsey County announced its slate of road projects for 2017.
After having charges filed against her in connection with a Woodbury Walgreens robbery, Melanie Sue Parkin of South St. Paul is facing additional charges for similar robberies involving prescription painkillers.