Maplewood

Wed
25
Mar

Area legislators move to honor slain police officer

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

Wed
25
Mar

622 board approves capital expenditure budget

On the heels of cutting about 90 staff positions to try to make up for an $8 million shortfall, the District 622 Board of Education approved a scaled-down capital-expense budget for the school year starting in July.

Wed
18
Mar

Picture yourself in Candyland

Logan Metzger, wearing a game piece headband, makes his way past the gumdrops as the Maplewood Library hosted a life-sized version of the game Candyland for preschoolers March 12.

Wed
18
Mar

Bridging cultures, generations through drama and public art

Z Puppets’ creative director Shari Aronson with puppets from the “Monkey Mind Pirates” production, a puppetry, rock, yoga adventure that helps families overcome stress and anxiety. (submitted photo)
Z Puppets’ creative director Shari Aronson with puppets from the “Monkey Mind Pirates” production, a puppetry, rock, yoga adventure that helps families overcome stress and anxiety. (submitted photo)

Maplewood among finalists for Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge, requesting $250,000 for ‘Kid City’

Wed
18
Mar

Maplewood company prepares to cultivate tobacco-based vaccines

Dave Roeser and Jeff Reinert are partners in MN Pharm. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Dave Roeser and Jeff Reinert are partners in MnPharm. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Imagine having access to a seed bank for cancer treatments that would allow you to just go into a drawer and start growing a cure.

Tue
17
Mar

‘Minnesota Mayhem’ discussed at library series

Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)
Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)

As Minnesotans, we often think sensational crimes “can’t happen here.”

A series of presentations called “Minnesota Mayhem: True Crime Stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes” puts some bullet holes in that theory.

Wed
11
Mar

Nominations open for EXCEL awards

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District's Community Education advisory council is again seeking nominations of individuals and groups for its annual EXCEL awards.

Wed
04
Mar

Maplewood gathering offers cheat sheet for cross-cultural business etiquette

Chue Vang, Mohamud Abdirahman, Hussein Khatib, Sia Lo and Ramon Leon presented on the do’s and don’ts for developing successful ethnic business connections. (submitted photo)
Chou Xiong, 27, Shirly Yang-Lor, 24, and Pang Lee, 31, visit with panelist Sia Lo. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

If you walked into someone's home to do some renovation work, would you be surprised to be invited to a meal first? Do a firm handshake and direct gaze convey warmth and confidence to everyone you meet?

Wed
04
Mar

District 622 budget cuts include 90 layoffs

Local schools grappling with $8 million deficit

District 622 school board members had to use their red pens last month as they slashed just over $8 million from the general fund budget for the 2015-2016 school year.

Wed
18
Feb

Sound barriers not enough at Maplewood gun range

The police firing range located on Linwood Avenue in Maplewood is just southwest of the Ponds Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The police firing range located on Linwood Avenue in Maplewood is just southwest of the Ponds Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

When Sue Vento walks her dogs every morning and evening all ears stand alert for the sound of gunfire coming from a nearby shooting range.

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