Newsbriefs - Ramsey Co. Maplewood

Wed
22
Apr

North St. Paul yard waste collection changes

Yard waste collection is a weekly service for North St. Paul residents  that runs April - November and is picked up on the same day as trash. Yard waste cost $85.68 annually, but is billed monthly at $7.14.

Wed
22
Apr

Frog kills reported in lakes and ponds

As the ice thaws across the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received reports of dead frogs along the shoreline of several lakes and ponds. This is a natural occurrence.

Wed
22
Apr

Two older fire stations eyed for improvement

This past November, the Maplewood fire department welcomed an upgrade of Fire Station No. 1.

Wed
22
Apr

Reducing an ecological footprint

When the city of Maplewood converted from recycling bins to roll-out carts, Tennis Sanitation had some old bins converted into a recycled bench. The donated bench now sits outside City Hall with the inscription “Recycle today for a better tomorrow” across the backrest. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
When the city of Maplewood converted from recycling bins to roll-out carts, Tennis Sanitation had some old bins converted into a recycled bench. The donated bench now sits outside City Hall with the inscription “Recycle today for a better tomorrow” across the backrest. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Maplewood’s improved recycling efforts show results

When you’re done reading this newspaper, where will it end up?

Wed
15
Apr

North High’s Dombrosk a finalist for 2015 Teacher of the Year

Stephen Dombrosk (Submitted photo)
Stephen Dombrosk (Submitted photo)

School District 622’s Stephen Dombrosk has been named a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

Wed
15
Apr

NSP City Council declares vacancy, plans to appoint new member

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Appointed council member to start June 2, or later

Scott Thorsen's North St. Paul council chair inside city chambers has only been empty for a couple of weeks. Inquiries about who's going to fill the newly opened position, however, have already begun flooding City Hall.

Wed
15
Apr

New family-owned grocery store to open in downtown North St. Paul

From left, Frank Atencio, Dawn Parks, Philip Parks and business owner Emad Almaliki work on interior renovations. Almaliki hopes to open his grocery store by the end of the month, or early May.  (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
From left, Frank Atencio, Dawn Parks, Philip Parks and business owner Emad Almaliki work on interior renovations. Almaliki hopes to open his grocery store by the end of the month, or early May. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Taking spring cleaning to the extreme, two longtime downtown North St.

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
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 MN Pharm. (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.

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’

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