Ramsey Co. - Maplewood Review News

Maplewood News, North St. Paul News, Ramsey County News

Fri
17
Oct

FBI, sheriff's office combing Maplewood operations


Chuck Ahl

FBI and Washington County Sheriff's Department investigators are probing City of Maplewood operations, although official sources say they cannot say why or even characterize what's being investigated.

City requested FBI

Wed
15
Oct

Meet the candidates for state House - Districts 43A, 43B & 53A

North St. Paul and Maplewood are represented by three districts in the State House: 43A, which includes the northwestern portion of Maplewood, District 43B, which includes central Maplewood and North St.

Wed
15
Oct

Tartan seeks community support for safe driving campaign


Tartan students hope to win one of nearly 100 grants for their school through participation in a national safe driving campaign.

A group of Tartan High School students are hard at work promoting a safe driving campaign that they hope will bring the school some national attention, as well as a sizeable grant.  But they need your help.

Mon
13
Oct

Social Security and immigration focal points for U.S. Congress - District 4

This year’s matchup for the Fourth Congressional District seat features three candidates from major parties. The district covers all of Ramsey County. The candidates running for federal office were asked about their positions on the future of Social Security and Medicare, immigration reform, and what their legislative initiatives and priorities are.

Wed
08
Oct

Elderly Maplewood man spends last days in jail


Maplewood and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension detectives inspect the scene at the Maplewood home of Chue Vang, 36, who was shot and killed by his father, Pang Vang, 84, inside the house March 24. (Kaitlyn Roby/file photo)

Vang dies 10 days prior to sentencing for son’s murder
Pang Vang, the 84-year-old who murdered his son March 24 after an argument over cable TV, died last week at Regions Hospital.
Vang, who was awaiting sentencing, was transferred from the Ramsey County Jail to the St. Paul hospital Monday, Sept. 29. He died that same day.
 

Wed
08
Oct

Jacoby Kindred sentenced to 12 years in prison

Maplewood self-proclaimed pastor found guilty of sexual abuse
Back in December 2013, when Jacoby Kindred was first charged with sexual abuse of two young girls, he vehemently denied the charges.
In a phone interview, Kindred said, "This is wrong. Just because they filed criminal charges, doesn't mean a man is guilty."

 

Mon
06
Oct

Residents turn up to voice concerns over Rush Line


Josh Olson, senior transportation planner for Ramsey County Regional Rail Authority, led a walk along the Bruce Vento Regional Trail on Monday, Sept. 29 where the county is considering putting a transit line. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

A big group of East Siders walking down Bruce Vento Regional Trail on a Monday evening was enough to bewilder and slow down a smattering of bicyclists passing through the area.

Fri
03
Oct

North St. Paul Prayer Breakfast attracts large crowd


North St. Paul Community Prayer Breakfast committee members Crist Langelett, left, and Kitty Sundberg, right, visit with guests after the Sept. 26 event. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Kirsten Broman King, a North graduate, was the guest speaker at the 32nd annual North St. Paul Community Prayer Breakfast at K&J Catering Sept. 26. Kirsten, who serves on the staff of Youth and Family Ministries at First Evangelical Free Church in Maplewood, spoke on striving for unity in community and Colossians 3:12-13 and James 1:5. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

About 85 people attended the North St. Paul Community Prayer Breakfast on Sept. 26 at K & J Catering in North St. Paul.

Wed
01
Oct

Maplewood parks to get a makeover


Children enjoy a fall afternoon at Maple Heights Park. Located just east of Maplewood Mall, it's one of the city's busier parks. (Tim Faklis/Review)

Years of planning starting to take form
According to city officials, Maplewood's parks are simply not cutting it anymore.
Maplewood parks manager Jim Taylor went as far as to say that the city hasn't done a good enough job historically keeping the infrastructure updated at its 36 parks.

Wed
01
Oct

Maplewood man found after day-long search

Police say he was missing for nearly 24 hours
Maplewood police reported last week that an elderly man who went missing Tuesday, Sept. 24 was found in Cannon Falls the following day and is now back safely in his Maplewood residence.

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