A litter of feral kittens finds food on a deck in Maplewood back in 2007. The feral mother cat was trapped and spayed, so she couldn’t have more kittens. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Trap-Neuter-Return likely method
In a residential strip of Maplewood bordering St. Paul, two neighbors are at odds when it comes to dealing with stray and feral cats that inhabit their streets.
One has been trapping the cats and bringing them in to be set up for adoption or euthanized, depending on their condition.
While total enrollment is nearly the same this school year as last, District 622 has seen a small spike in the number of students enrolled in special-education programs, and needs to hire additional staff to meet state requirements for student-tea
Though it’s barely bigger than a coin, this potshard shows clearly the marks of the material or rope used in making it. (submitted photo)
The Fish Creek bluff in Maplewood must have hosted something like a family-and-friends reunion as people gathered centuries ago at their favorite summer spot: along the water and offering enough room for a number of families, unlike their winter h
Levy would remain flat if referendums fail this fall
The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board approved District 622's preliminary property-tax levy at its Sept. 22 meeting.
Board members certified the proposed levy maximum of $41,339,197 for 2016. If the preliminary levy is approved at its maximum in December when board members will vote on a final levy, it would be the same amount approved by the board last year.
Preparing to repair a broken spacecraft window in space, Cheri Stockinger puts on a spacesuit for the simulation activity. (submitted photo)
School year takes off with space-themed lessons in Maplewood classroom
Students wondering where they need to drop off their completed homework assignments in Cheri Stockinger's classroom this year will be sent to "mission control" — a bulletin board adorned with an image of a spaceship.
The space decor and lingo are inspired by Stockinger's week-long experience at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, this past summer.