A Ramsey man, who fled police in his vehicle while driving drunk, was placed on probation by Anoka County District Court July 15 after pleading guilty to two charges, one of them a felony.
Anoka County is hoping to tap into state dollars for pedestrian safety improvements on Highway 10 in Anoka.
Ramsey got a financial boost May 27 in its aspirations to build a pedestrian skyway over Highway 10 to connect residents to a Mississippi River park and trail.
Elwyn Tinklenberg April 8 gave the Ramsey City Council an upbeat progress report on efforts to bring more state funding to the proposed Highway 10 interchange project at Armstrong Boulevard.
With funding on the line for the Riverdale Drive service road extension and the Armstrong Boulevard interchange, the Ramsey City Council March 25 signed off on a written agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to phase in access closings on Highway 10 at Alpaca and Traprock streets.
The city of Ramsey is considering a pedestrian skyway that would cross Highway 10 near the Northstar commuter rail station.
Not all the funding for the estimated $35 million interchange at Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard has been secured, but those who have been actively lobbying for funding from the state and federal government are confident that groundbreaking will happen this fall.