by Tammy Sakry Special to the Star News Two Ramsey trail projects got a financial boost last week. The city received a $100,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for a trail from Central Park to Alpine Drive. The funds come from the 2012 local trail connections program, which is funded by [...]
There could be more fresh eggs on Ramsey kitchen tables this summer now that the Ramsey City Council has approved allowing chickens on properties smaller than three acres. The council unanimously approved an ordinance amendment June 12 that changes the number of chickens allowed on smaller properties. Council Member David Elvig was absent. Under the [...]
The Draw summer events series is under way, entertaining residents of Ramsey and others Thursday evenings throughout the summer. The series is presented by the city of Ramsey Foundation and began June 21 with a performance by Big Walter Smith and the Groove Merchants. Radio control boat races are set for June 28 from 4 [...]
There have been four reported bear sightings in Elk River this month, including two on Saturday, June 23. In one of those June 23 cases, a man told police that he was in his driveway in the 13000 block of Islandview Drive when a black bear wandered into his yard. He placed his children inside [...]
Two people have been charged with third-degree burglary after allegedly attempting to steal copper from the former Diamonds Bar and Grill in Ramsey. Randy Dennis Bien, Coon Rapids, and Jennifer Lynn Coleman of Minneapolis, both 38, have been arraigned in Anoka County District Court in connection with the May 26 burglary. According to the criminal [...]
by Tammy Sakry Special to the Star News A secret smallmouth bass fishing spot is now more accessible. Anoka County and city of Ramsey officials have opened a new boat launch on the Mississippi River in Anoka County’s Mississippi West Regional Park, located off of Traprock Street. This is a great day and one that [...]
Correll Nick and Cassie Correll of Ramsey announce the birth of their son, Mason Garret, Friday, March 16, 2012, at Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Steve and Anita Frisbie of Zimmerman and Kim and Terry Correll of Ramsey.
Peterzen/Gothe Tim and Jackie Peterzen of Ramsey announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Peterzen, to Andy Gothe, son of Dave and Pam Gothe of Elk River. Both Andy and Andrea are graduates of Elk River High School; Andy in 2005 and Andrea in 2006. Andy is now an engineer for 3M, and Andrea is [...]