Community Information

Hennepin County, MN

Hospitals

Parks

Law Enforcement

Transportation

  • AMTRAK St. Paul - Minneapolis Station
  • Central Corridor is the primary east-west transportation route in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area
  • Hennepin County Transportation Department
  • Metro Buses The Twin Cities has one of the largest transit systems in the country. There are more than 35 direct routes to serve campus and thousands of other convenient bus stop locations
  • Metro Transit is one of the country's largest transit systems, providing roughly 95 percent of the 73 million bus trips taken annually in the Twin Cities. Each weekday customers board Metro Transit buses and trains an average of 235,000 times.
  • MSP International Airport
  • SouthWest Metro Transit was created in 1986 under a Joint Powers Agreement between Chanhassen, Chaska, and Eden Prairie to provide the three cities with public transit service

Entertainment

  • Ballet Arts Minnesota Ballet Arts Minnesota strives to cultivate and advance ballet through ballet performances in traditional and contemporary forms
  • Ballet Minnesota
  • Children's Theatre Company is recognized as North America's flagship theatre for young people and families as well as a major cultural and artistic resource in Minnesota
  • Hennepin County Fair
  • James Sewell Ballet creates and performs works that connect artists with audiences and to advance contemporary ballet.
  • Minnesota Ballet is one of the finest regional dance companies in the Midwest. This professional company of fourteen dynamic artists, home-based in Duluth, Minnesota, tours nationally, entertaining audiences with a repertoire as diverse as it is artistic
  • Minnesota Children's Museum
  • Minnesota Museum of American Art Embracing the opportunity for St. Paul's art museum to champion America's rich art heritage, the museum added "American" to its name in 1992. Since that time, the MMAA has remained committed to increasingly represent the great cultural, racial, socioeconomic and regional diversity of American art and artists past, present, and emerging
  • Science Museum of Minnesota is the most popular museum in the Upper Midwest. Featuring dinosaurs, Omnitheater & hands-on exhibits
  • The Actors Theater of Minnesota The mission of the Actors Theater of Minnesota is to bring new professional theater, through production or promotion, to Minnesota communities that do not otherwise have access to a given style of theater and at a cost that is competitive within a given community
  • The Guthrie Theater is devoted to the traditional classical repertoire that has sustained us since our foundation and to the exploration of new works from diverse cultures and traditions
  • The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is dedicated to national leadership in bringing arts and people together to discover, enjoy, and understand the world's diverse artistic heritage
  • Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences, examines the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities
  • Weisman Art Museum
Ramsey County, MN

Hospitals

  • UNITED HOSPITAL
  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is the eighth-largest children's health care organization in the U.S., with 319 staffed beds at its two hospital campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. An independent, not-for-profit health care system, Children's of Minnesota provides care through over 13,000 inpatient visits and more than 200,000 emergency room and other outpatient visits each year.
  • Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Since our founding by Dr. Arthur Gillette more than 100 years ago, we've been at the forefront of medical technology, treatment, education, and research for children with disabilities or complex medical needs
  • Hospitals in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • St. John's Hospital "Passion for caring and service"
  • United Hospital is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing a full range of health care services to more than 200,000 people each year. United's excellent staff, modern facilities and commitment to providing patients with the best care using state-of-the-art technology has helped the hospital attract some of the most renowned and innovative practitioners in the nation

Law Enforcement

  • Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Ramsey County Attorney
  • Ramsey County Manager makes recommendations to the County Board, implements the Board's policies, provides leadership and clear direction to department heads and staff, and develops and implements the County budget to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services to the citizens of Ramsey County
  • Ramsey County's Sheriff's Office provides a wide array of law enforcement services to an urban community of 500,000 residents situated in a metropolitan area of over 2.5 million residents
  • Ramsey District Courts The Second Judicial District Court (Ramsey County) is a unified trial court with general jurisdiction to hear all types of civil and criminal cases

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Transportation

Parks

  • Battle Creek Waterworks Family Aquatic Center
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
  • Minnesota Zoo "Our mission is strengthening the bond between people and the living earth, which, loosely translated, means we're dedicated to inspiring people to act on behalf of the environment. To accomplish this, we provide award-winning recreational, educational and conservation programs, locally, nationally and internationally"
  • Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Used by Native Americans for trade, food, and water long before Europeans visited the "New World", the Mississippi River and its watershed is a major contributor to the ecology, culture, politics and economy of the North American continent
  • Tamarack Nature Center is a 320-acre park preserve located within Bald Eagle-Otter Lakes Regional Park in White Bear Township, MN, about 20 minutes from downtown St. Paul

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