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Applications open Aug. 4-18 for Small Business Relief Fund grants

A second round of applications will be accepted for the Small Business Relief Fund until Aug. 14. 

Posted on
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 8:16 a.m.

Free COVID-19 testing in August

The drive-thru and walk-up testing is open to anyone, with or without symptoms. The testing is free, no insurance is needed and is available on Saturdays at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood and Sundays at Washington Technology Magnet School in Saint Paul. 

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Monday, August 3, 2020 - 4:36 p.m.

Larpenteur Avenue closed Aug. 4-8 from McKnight Road to Highway 120

The work is expected to be complete in four to five days, weather permitting. 

Posted on
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 3:42 p.m.

Community Career Labs launch in Saint Paul and Ramsey County

Labs will provide free workforce support to job seekers and residents following adverse economic impacts and job losses caused by COVID-19.

Posted on
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:37 a.m.

July 19-25 proclaimed Pretrial, Probation and Parole Week

The board of commissioners has issued a proclamation in support of July 19-25 as Pretrial, Probation and Parole Week.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 11:51 a.m.

Free face masks available for businesses

Ramsey County is distributing masks to minority-owned businesses and businesses serving our most racially diverse communities. All businesses may also pick up masks at one of several distribution sites.

Posted on
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 9:21 a.m.

Ramsey County under excessive heat warning July 24-25

Access tips on how to stay healthy and safe during periods of high heat.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:00 p.m.

Rent and mortgage assistance is available for those affected by COVID-19

Increased financial assistance is available for Ramsey County residents who have lost income due to COVID-19 and need help paying for housing costs.

Posted on
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 12:24 p.m.

Community input sought on county's response during the civil unrest

Take the survey and attend the community roundtable discussion.

Posted on
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 8:38 a.m.

Ramsey County Launches New Interactive Job Board

Ramsey County has launched the new Job Connect online job board to connect residents and employers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.  

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 3:41 p.m.

Boxes filled with love and hope

Concerned when she learned that many foster families were struggling with online learning and finding engaging activities for kids during quarantine on the local news, Margaret Bratsch called the son she adopted 45 years ago to brainstorm ideas about how they could help.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 8:29 a.m.

Visitors at Ramsey County sites required to wear face coverings as of July 21

Visitors are required to wear face coverings in any building owned, leased or managed by Ramsey County. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for free.

Posted on
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 2:02 p.m.

I-94 closure between Highway 280 and I-35E July 24-27

A signed detour will be in place using Highway 280, Highway 36 and I-35E.

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Monday, July 20, 2020 - 12:01 p.m.

COVID-19 trusted messenger and media partnership launches

Ramsey County is partnering with community organizations to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate information and resources about COVID-19, resources and services.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:51 p.m.

Free DIY Day Camp kicks off July 13

Tamarack Nature Center is moving day camp online through a new series that is free for all participants. Do-It-Yourself Day Camp transforms some of Tamarack’s favorite in-person sessions into a virtual adventure that is free for all to participate in.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:37 p.m.

Community volunteers sew gowns for Care Center

Community volunteers have donated 200 handmade reusable gowns to the Ramsey County Care Center. More than 50 volunteers from several community groups worked on the project coordinated by the Suburban Ramsey Emergency Coalition. 

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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:34 p.m.

Help improve travel along Fairview Avenue and County Road B2

Take a short survey on safety issues, delays and current routes to help inform future improvements along Fairview Avenue and County Road B2 near Rosedale Center.

Posted on
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 8:42 a.m.

2021 supplemental budget hearings begin in August

Supplemental budget hearings begin Tuesday, August 25 in the Council Chambers. 

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:26 a.m.

Air quality alert issued for Ramsey County for July 3

The alert is in effect through 8 p.m. Friday, July 3. Air pollution is expected to reach a level considered unhealthy for sensitive groups

Posted on
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 1:53 p.m.

County Road J/Ash Street closure week of July 6

County Road J has reopened to traffic as of July 9.

Posted on
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:19 p.m.

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