State Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, presents a bill that would name the stretch of state Highway 36 that runs through Maplewood in honor of Sgt. Joe Bergeron, who died in the line of duty May 1, 2010. Next to him sits the widow of the slain officer, Gail, and Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
A welcomed, emotional tribute nearly five years after Bergeron's death
The St. Croix River Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host Nancy Pexa, the Minnesota DAR organizing secretary and an expert on New England-area genealogy at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16
Outdoor family expo
An Outdoor Family Free Expo will be held for all ages, from beginner to experienced, at Maplewood Community Center, 2100 White Bear Ave N, on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m., to 1 p.m.
Soup and salad luncheon returns
The Lutheran Church of Peace, 47 Century Ave. S., Maplewood, welcomes the community to its 49th annual soup and salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18.
Join the Southwood Nature Preserve Task Force on April 25 (Earth Day) between 8 a.m. and noon and help Master Natauralists in the preserve by fencing and mulching new trees, pulling invasive plants as well as cleaning up trash.
Last week, the Minnesota House of Representatives will hear legislation renaming a portion of Highway 36 within the city limits of Maplewood as “Sergeant Joseph Bergeron Memorial Highway.” Representative Leon Lillie (DFL-Maplewood) is the bill’s c
Teacher and coach Craig Spreiter congratulates Tartan DECA student Allen Richardson, who took third place in state competition for his presentation on restaurant and food service management. (submitted photo)
Tartan High School's DECA chapter has seen four students advance past state to national competition.
From left, Nathon Bailey, Judy and Jim Phillips, with other family and friends, speak to the media following Lyle “Ty” Hoffman’s sentencing for the killing of Kelly L. Phillips. Said Jim Phillips, “Our part in this is over, for the most part ... We’re just happy to be able to put this aside a little bit and maybe live a normal life.” (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lyle “Ty” Hoffman
Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prison on March 17 for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station.
Officer Joe Friedrichs oversees northern districts 1-3, along with officer Jesse Barnes. He joined the department after serving as a police officer in Roseville for seven months, where he worked as a firefighter prior. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)