Newsbriefs - Ramsey Co. Maplewood

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 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.

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
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
11
Mar

Rep. Fischer hosts transportation listening session

Rep. Peter Fischer (DFL-White Bear Lake) and other elected officials will host a listening session on transportation and transit from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11.

Wed
11
Mar

Ken Carpenter, VFW honor guard, past commander

Ken Carpenter
Ken Carpenter

Ken Carpenter of North St. Paul passed away March 6 at age 87.

Carpenter grew up on the East Side and served in the Navy during World War II.

Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

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
25
Feb

Legion Fish Fries

American Legion Post 39, 2678 E. Seventh Ave., North St. Paul, will hold a series of Lenten fish fries, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through April 3.

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