St. Paul Parks and Recreation
Donnell Gibson looks at a vacant lot in St. Paul and still sees the faces of three little kids. “Something didn’t sit right. I didn’t know exactly why they were standing there,” Gibson said.
When classes end for the school year many children lose access to healthy meals — that’s why the effort to offer free summer meals is growing.
The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. The zoo’s one-day shutdown follows Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to cancel all public school classes statewide Monday. Zoo Director Lee Ehmke says the decision was made to encourage people to stay home.
Some thieves who stole from a popular ice rink are still on the run.
St. Paul officials plan to remove about 1,300 ash trees to help in the fight against the emerald ash borer.