Listening sessions will be held this month by Ramsey County Parks and Recreation regarding plans for facility and programming improvements at the Aldrich and Charles M. Schulz-Highland arenas. The 6 p.m. sessions will be held on Thursday, July 7, at Aldrich and on Tuesday, July 12 at Highland. Tours of the facilities will be provided prior to the sessions. An online survey will be available in early July. Results from the survey and listening sessions will be shared with the public this fall. For information, call 651-266-0300 or visit

Little Scots Day Camp will be conducted by the Macalester College women’s soccer staff for boys and girls ages 5-12 of all skill levels from 9 a.m.-noon Monday and Tuesday, July 18-19, at the Macalester stadium. The cost is $75. For information, contact head coach Madeline Buckley at 651-696-6671 or

The Saint Thomas Academy Alumni Association recently announced the honorees who will be inducted into the academy’s Athletic Hall of Fame on September 16 during Homecoming Reunion Weekend. The honorees include Richard Hanousek (1922, football, basketball, track), John Knip (’53, football, basketball, baseball), Leo Kelly (’54, football, basketball, baseball), Earl Wetzel (’65, football, hockey, baseball, track), John Baskfield (’83, cross-country, track, baseball), Nicholas Flood (’84, football, basketball), Zavier Smith (’98, football, basketball, track), Robert Worthington (’98, basketball, baseball), and hockey coach Thomas Vannelli (16 seasons, over 360 wins, five state titles and double-digit state tournament appearances).

Saint Paul’s was ranked as the second best park system in the nation by the Trust for Public Land in its 2022 Park-Score index. Saint Paul finished behind Washington, D.C., which successfully defended its first-place title. Minneapolis finished fifth, dipping slightly from last year’s third-place result. The Twin Cities have consistently ranked among the top U.S. park systems. In all the years they have been included in the ParkScore index, neither Saint Paul nor Minneapolis has ranked outside the top five.


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