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Wed
28
Jan

First, in-class visit, then ‘night at the museum’ for Weaver kids

The Science Museum of Minnesota will present its “Science Matters” program at Weaver Elementary School starting at 9:30 a.m. Jan.

Wed
28
Jan

New church to move into NSP furniture store

Pastor Ed Rhodes and his wife, Barbara. (submitted photo)
Pastor Ed Rhodes and his wife, Barbara. (submitted photo)

Over the weekend, Frank Slattery, owner of North St. Paul Furniture in downtown North St.

Thu
22
Jan

Ramsey County Review bulletin board Jan. 28, 2015

Lions chili feed; Need paint?; Books, spirituality; Valentine dinner; Shrek onstageMental health

Thu
22
Jan

New North St. Paul logo shown Jan. 27

What the city is billing as “a new chapter for the community” — an official new North St. Paul logo — will be unveiled at City Hall Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers.

Thu
22
Jan

Political Preview

Political preview

Wed
21
Jan

North St. Paul council snuffs out fire fee — for now

Fuming residents pack council chambers
Armed with white-board signs and testimonies, more than 30 North St. Paul residents attended Tuesday night's city council meeting to make sure their requests were fulfilled to have the newly-established fee for backyard campfires revoked. 

Wed
21
Jan

Retired downtown North St. Paul mail carrier leaves big shoes to fill

Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Virgil Crowder, photographed back in 2007, has recently retired after decades of being a familiar sight around downtown North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Mail carriers face some peculiar hazards, from territorial pets to winter conditions extreme enough to shut down schools. For veteran mail carrier Virgil Crowder, this meant facing the elements even when the wind chill once dropped below 50.

Wed
21
Jan

Maplewood restructures city attorney position Council members divided over new hires

Elliott Knetsch
Elliott Knetsch

Back in March, Maplewood city officials began discussions about changing the structure of the city's legal representation.

Wed
14
Jan

What’s round on both ends and high in the middle?

Eric Fenstermacher at the Boston Stoker coffee shop made this beautifully designed latte. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
Eric Fenstermacher at the Boston Stoker coffee shop made this beautifully designed latte. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

That was the question I loved to ask people when I was a fourth-grader moving from the Columbus, Ohio area to a Chicago suburb.

And at age 9, I really liked it when people didn't know the answer so I could smugly tell them: "Ohio!"

Wed
14
Jan

Maplewood, Move MN outline city’s transportation needs

Potholes and crumbling pavement along Snowshoe Lane are not scheduled for repairs until 2017, unless the city finds an alternative source of revenue. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Potholes and crumbling pavement along Snowshoe Lane are not scheduled for repairs until 2017, unless the city finds an alternative source of revenue. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Mayor hopes for help from legislature

The potholes along Snowshoe Lane in Maplewood are a bit less obvious with snow packed like cement inside them, but gravel-like remnants of the crumbling pavement reveal its poor condition.
"Snowshoe is in pretty rough shape. It's just deteriorating," says Mayor Nora Slawik, looking out the car window on a tour of the city's local transportation needs with the city engineer and a representative of Move MN, a state-wide coalition advocating for more transportation funding.

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