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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Many communities hit hard by the Friday night storms have released ways that residents can get rid of the storm debris.

Minneapolis residents may bring yard tree debris to two locations, one in North Minneapolis and one in Fort Snelling, between June 24 and 29 for hauling and processing by the Park Board.

  • Metro Wood Recycling Site: 33rd Ave and 2nd Street, North Minneapolis 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday

  • Fort Snelling Site: 6200 Bloomington Rd, Fort Snelling (adjacent to the Park Board's Fort Snelling Golf Course) 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to Noon Saturday.

These sites will discontinue accepting public tree debris at Noon on Saturday, June 29.

Park Board crews will collect tree debris that can be brought to the boulevard beginning July 1 through July 12 for properties affected by the storm. For more information on pick up and specific instructions visit the Minneapolis Park Board website.

Residents of St. Paul can dump tree debris at the normal Ramsey County Yard Wast Collection sites listed below. Storm damaged tree debris must be left on the boulevards no later than Friday, June 28.

To report a non-emergency related tree issue or to place a work request call Forestry at 651-632-5129. For general information you can go online to www.stpaul.gov/forestry.

In Ramsey County, the county will open its four yard waste collection sites that accept tree and shrub waste two extra days this week. Drop-off at county yard waste collection sites is free and open to residents of Ramsey County only.

The Arden Hills, Frank and Sims, Midway and White Bear Township are open the following times this week:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday: Noon to 7 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information call the Ramsey County Recycling & Disposal Hotline at 651-633-3279 or go online to RamseyAtoZ.com.

Golden Valley will have a one-time brush pickup to help residents dispose of fallen trees from Friday's storms. They will begin curbside pickup of brush (no stumps) on Monday, July 1.

Golden Valley has also opened a temporary tree debris drop off site at 9401 10th Ave. The hours are:

Monday - Friday: Noon to 8 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For all the rules and regulations on pickup call Golden Valley Public Works at 763-593-8030.

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