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Welcome to Ramsey County, Minnesota

Household hazardous waste items

One-Day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event May 23

A special one-day only mobile household hazardous waste collection event will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 401 Concord St. in Saint Paul on Sat., May 23. Drop off your old paint, stains and household chemicals to have them disposed of for free.

Collection will take place in the parking lot from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

More information on household hazardous waste collection and accepted items

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Ramsey County Offices Closed Monday, May 25 in Observance of Memorial Day

Ramsey County offices and all branches of the Ramsey County Library will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen for standard business hours on Tuesday, May 26.

Parks and golf courses will be open.

Find a list of local Memorial Day events honoring our veterans on the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs website.

Ramsey County Veterans Services

Assistance Available for Ramsey County Veterans

Ramsey County Veterans Services provides guidance and assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors in applying for benefits provided by the State of Minnesota and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

If you or a loved one lives in Ramsey County and needs help understanding or accessing veterans benefits, call 651-266-2545 or email

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.