Maplewood

Wed
21
Jan

Maplewood restructures city attorney position Council members divided over new hires

Elliott Knetsch
Elliott Knetsch

Back in March, Maplewood city officials began discussions about changing the structure of the city's legal representation.

Wed
14
Jan

Maplewood, Move MN outline city’s transportation needs

Potholes and crumbling pavement along Snowshoe Lane are not scheduled for repairs until 2017, unless the city finds an alternative source of revenue. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Potholes and crumbling pavement along Snowshoe Lane are not scheduled for repairs until 2017, unless the city finds an alternative source of revenue. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Mayor hopes for help from legislature

The potholes along Snowshoe Lane in Maplewood are a bit less obvious with snow packed like cement inside them, but gravel-like remnants of the crumbling pavement reveal its poor condition.
"Snowshoe is in pretty rough shape. It's just deteriorating," says Mayor Nora Slawik, looking out the car window on a tour of the city's local transportation needs with the city engineer and a representative of Move MN, a state-wide coalition advocating for more transportation funding.

Mon
15
Dec

Maplewood Nature Calendar available

“Great Egret Ruffling After the Rain,” by John Zakeij is the cover photo for the 2015 Maplewood Nature calendar published by the Friends of Maplewood Nature, a nonprofit group, for the benefit of nature center programs and preservation.
“Great Egret Ruffling After the Rain,” by John Zakeij is the cover photo for the 2015 Maplewood Nature calendar published by the Friends of Maplewood Nature, a nonprofit group, for the benefit of nature center programs and preservation. (submitted photo)

The Friends of Maplewood Nature offer the seventh annual product of a photography competition that concentrates on Maplewood’s nature center and preserves: the “Friends of Maplewood Nature 2015” calendar.

Wed
03
Dec

Coleman takes the reins in Maplewood

After a seven-year absence, Melinda Coleman returned to Maplewood in August 2013 to the same job she’d left: community development director and assistant city manager. After former City Manager Chuck Ahl retired April 30, Coleman filled the gap on an interim basis. She’s now been named City Manager by a unanimous vote of the city council.
After a seven-year absence, Melinda Coleman returned to Maplewood in August 2013 to the same job she’d left: community development director and assistant city manager. After former City Manager Chuck Ahl retired April 30, Coleman filled the gap on an interim basis. She’s now been named City Manager by a unanimous vote of the city council. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

After leaving Maplewood city administration during some rocky years in the mid-2000s, Melinda Coleman came back in 2013 for more.

Mon
24
Nov

Woman forced to drive to empty lot by would-be rapist

Eerily similar to two prior incidents in Maplewood, North St. Paul 
Maplewood police are investigating the abduction and threatened sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman that occurred early Sunday morning.

Wed
12
Nov

Maplewood police investigating death stemming from Rice Street bar assault

Maplewood Police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old St. Paul man after he was assaulted inside Fred's Tiki Hut, a bar at 1820 Rice Street.

Currently, a 23-year-old man is in custody, being held on suspicion of murder.

Thu
06
Nov

Maplewood Police release video of patient attacking nurses at St. John's Hospital

In a bizarre case that took place around 2 a.m. Sunday, a patient at St. John's Hospital attacked nurses at a nursing station, leaving four injured.

Wed
05
Nov

Tour ‘3M fire station’ Nov. 15


A rendering of the new Maplewood fire station shows its four bays as it will look from McKnight Road. (submitted graphic)

A open house and ribbon cutting ceremony are scheduled for the new Maplewood Fire and Police South Station, located on the 3M campus east of McKnight Road and south of Minnehaha Avenue, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15.

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