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Welcome to Ramsey County, Minnesota

Warrant Resolution Event Saturday, May 2

Ramsey County will hold a Warrant Resolution Event Saturday, May 2 for individuals with non-violent misdemeanor active arrest warrants in Ramsey County. The event will be held at Aldrich Arena from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Judges, prosecutors and public defenders will be present to help resolve warrants promptly. Warrants do not expire or go away and remain on official records until resolved. Anyone with an active warrant can be arrested at any time.

Those who wish to attend may simply show up, but are also encouraged to make appointments by calling 651-266-9320 or signing up online. Visit to learn more. This event is sponsored by the Ramsey County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

Trash can on lawn

East Metro Trash Processing Open Houses April 27 & 28

The Ramsey/Washington County Resource Recovery Project is currently conducting open houses to discuss ideas to improve our solid waste management system while getting more value from trash, protecting the environment and taxpayers, and growing jobs. All open houses are 6:30-7:30 p.m. Upcoming dates and locations are:

Foster Care Information Session May 5

An information session for residents interested in becoming foster parents will be held May 5 from 2–4 p.m. in the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Room of the Bigelow building, located at 450 N Syndicate St. in Saint Paul. The session will cover the basics of foster care and provide attendees a chance to ask specific questions to determine if foster care is right for them. Call 651-266-5437 to register or learn more. Please note that due to content, this meeting is for adults only.

Foster care frequently asked questions  |  2015 information meetings schedule

Other News & Information:

Gov Delivery LetterSubscribe to Ramsey County Updates

2015 Road Projects Announced - Learn more about the more than 30 projects Public Works will be leading or participating in this year, or view all the projects on a new interactive map.

Ramsey County Board Outlines Ne
xt Steps on Economic Prosperity Efforts 

The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners has outlined next steps in a bold strategic plan to cultivate economic prosperity and eliminate concentrated poverty, following a year of data-driven analysis and research, staff workshops, and community discussions.  The strategic plan addresses structures, processes and programs across all county departments in a holistic attempt to provide opportunities for greater prosperity for all residents.

To learn more, visit


Courthouse Tours Available

Guided tours of the Ramsey Courthouse and St. Paul City Hall are open to the public every Monday except holidays from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Tours will be held on Tuesdays following holidays. Meet in front of Vision of Peace Statue on the first floor. Learn more about the building and its architectural style by listening to KFAI’s documentary on Art Deco.


Courthouse Tours include (as time permits):

  • Building history
  • Memorial Hall
  • Vision of Peace statue
  • Artwork of elevator doors
  • Mayor’s Office
  • Council Chambers
  • Law Library
  • Lower Level and tunnel with view of river

In addition, more in-depth tours of the building are available by appointment. Contact Debbie Erickson, (651) 266-8002.