Maplewood

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.

Tue
04
Nov

Man attacks nurses, dies in police custody in bizarre Maplewood case

A St. Paul man is dead, four hospital staffers are injured and three law-enforcement officers are on leave after the man fought his way out of St. John's Hospital in Maplewood in the early hours Nov. 2.

Wed
29
Oct

Armed robbers raid Walgreens

The Maplewood Police Department is investigating an overnight armed robbery of the Walgreens Pharmacy, 2920 White Bear Ave.

Fri
17
Oct

FBI, sheriff's office combing Maplewood operations


Chuck Ahl

FBI and Washington County Sheriff's Department investigators are probing City of Maplewood operations, although official sources say they cannot say why or even characterize what's being investigated.

City requested FBI

Wed
08
Oct

Elderly Maplewood man spends last days in jail


Maplewood and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension detectives inspect the scene at the Maplewood home of Chue Vang, 36, who was shot and killed by his father, Pang Vang, 84, inside the house March 24. (Kaitlyn Roby/file photo)

Vang dies 10 days prior to sentencing for son’s murder
Pang Vang, the 84-year-old who murdered his son March 24 after an argument over cable TV, died last week at Regions Hospital.
Vang, who was awaiting sentencing, was transferred from the Ramsey County Jail to the St. Paul hospital Monday, Sept. 29. He died that same day.
 

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