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Donation options for clothing and household goods

We know many of you have been cleaning out your closets and finding things you no longer want to keep. Thank you for holding on to these items over the past several weeks. Some donation centers are accepting items again.

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    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:07 p.m.

    Free job seeker workshops at the Ramsey County Workforce Centers in June

    Several free workshops are available for job seekers on an ongoing basis at the Saint Paul WorkForce Center and North Saint Paul Workforce Development Center.

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    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:15 p.m.

    Joint press conference regarding prosecution of Minnesota State Capitol protestors

    Ramsey County Attorney John J. Choi and Saint Paul City Attorney Samuel J. Clark held a joint press conference on May 26, 2017 to announce charges in connection to a disruption of a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol.

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    Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:45 p.m.

    Rush Line bus rapid transit passes milestone vote

    Two key governing bodies of the Rush Line project have voted to endorse bus rapid transit (BRT) service running between Union Depot and White Bear Lake.

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    Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:44 p.m.

    Rice Creek Commons receives environmental award

    Ramsey County was honored for its work on Rice Creek Commons, the redevelopment at the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site, at the 25th Anniversary Environmental Initiative Awards this week. 

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    Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 1:58 p.m.

    County offices are closed on May 29 in observance of Memorial Day

    County offices and library locations are closed on May 29.

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    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:10 p.m.

    Sheriff's Office and Medical Examiner's Office launch distracted driving billboard

    The text and drive PSA will run on 13 billboards as the busy summer travel season gets underway.

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    Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:19 a.m.

    Children's author Stephanie Watson visits storytime May 22, 23 and 25

    Join local Minnesota author Stephanie Watson for three special family storytimes this week at Ramsey County Library - Roseville.

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    Monday, May 22, 2017 - 11:02 a.m.

    Interactive map for recycling and waste collection sites expanded

    Locate yard waste, organics, medicine collection and household hazardous waste collection sites located near you.

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    Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:03 p.m.

    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

    The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners proclaimed May Mental Health Awareness Month during their May 16 meeting

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    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:08 p.m.

    May 14-20 is National Police Week

    The board of commissioners has proclaimed the week of May 14-20 as National Police Week in honor of the dedicated service of law enforcement officers in Ramsey County and across the nation. 

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    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:11 p.m.

    Tuj Lub courts at Keller Regional Park open June 10

    A grand opening ceremony will be held for the new Tuj Lub courts at 9 a.m. at Keller Regional Park on June 10. 

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    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

    May 7-13 proclaimed Correctional Officers and Employees Week

    Proclamation honors the county's nearly 300 dedicated full-time and intermittent correctional officers, sergeants, lieutenants, captains and support staff.

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    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:20 a.m.

    Free job seeker workshops at the Ramsey County Workforce Centers in May

    Several free workshops are available for job seekers on an ongoing basis at the Saint Paul WorkForce Center and North Saint Paul Workforce Development Center.

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    Monday, May 8, 2017 - 8:53 a.m.

    Jean Krueger appointed Property Management Director

    Krueger will oversee a $26 million budget and 75 staff responsible for operations, maintenance and improvements at more than 20 owned and leased properties throughout Ramsey County.

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    Friday, May 5, 2017 - 2:39 p.m.

    Mini-grants available to promote health

    Public Health is accepting applications for mini-grants to improve health.

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    Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

    Battle Creek Regional Park parking lot repair

    Parking lot resurfacing will take place at Battle Creek Regional Park and off-leash dog area.

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    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:00 p.m.

    Childcare center diverts more than 5,500 pounds from the trash each year

    St. Croix Kids Early Childhood Center daycare and preschool in Stillwater has been teaching preschool children since 1969. Last year, the center reached out to BizRecycling to learn how to decrease waste and lower its trash bill. Through a BizRecycling grant, St. Croix Kids Early Childhood Center started a food scraps (organics recycling) collection program. The childhood center now has color-coded, clearly labeled bins for food scraps, recycling and trash collection in each room.

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    Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 8:11 a.m.

    Celebrate Compost Awareness Week by Composting

    May 3-9 is International Compost Awareness Week. With many of us spending more time at home, you may be sprucing up your lawn and trying your hand at gardening. Home composting is an easy way to turn organic waste (food scraps, leaves, plant trimmings and branches) into a rich soil amendment, which improves the quality of the soil. It’s also a great way to get children involved in caring for the environment.

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    Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 8:07 a.m.

    Commissioner Carter receives JDAI Distinguished System Leadership Award

    The award recognizes stakeholders who make excellent use of data to drive decisions and who innovate and engage traditional and non-traditional partners in the reform agenda.

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    Monday, April 24, 2017 - 4:37 p.m.

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