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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.