Newsbriefs - Ramsey Co. Maplewood

Sun
03
May

Major I-35E closures to last until September

If you’re an East Sider who uses Interstate 35E north of Maryland Avenue, MnDOT advises you to be prepared.

Wed
29
Apr

Maplewood police, city departments hold auction

The City of Maplewood will auction off surplus, forfeited, and unclaimed property Saturday, May 2 at Maplewood City Hall, 1830 County Rd. B.

Tue
28
Apr

Minnesotans will find their own histories in ‘Scandinavian Legacy’

The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)
The late poet and essayist Bill Holm elevated the elements of everyday life in Minnesota to the sublime. Some of his published collections include “The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth” and “Boxelder Bug Variations.” (file photo)

In “Lake Wobegon Days,” Garrison Keillor depicts the irony of Swedes, Norwegians, Danes and their Finnish and Icelandic cousins leaving farms in their homelands for Minnesota:

Sun
26
Apr

Ramsey County to hold May 2 warrant resolution event

Ramsey County is hoping to close out some of its 4,500 active misdemeanor warrants.

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.

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