Maplewood

Tue
14
Nov

Charges pile up against alleged gas station robber


Surveillance footage from a SuperAmerica in Maplewood, a Holiday in North St. Paul, The Corner Store in Oakdale and a Holiday in Oakdale shows what appears to be the same man wearing the same clothes robbing each of the four gas stations while holding a silver handgun. • file photo

Four gas stations were allegedly robbed at gunpoint by the same man Sept. 28 and 29. 

Tue
14
Nov

SNAPSHOTS: Dunked for a cure

SNAPSHOTS - because sometimes all you need is a few great photos and a few words. (Aundrea Kinney / photos)

Wed
08
Nov

Roseville area voters approve $144 million building bond for schools

ELECTION 2017


Incumbents, one newcomer, elected to Roseville school board

Voters in the Roseville Area School District resoundingly approved a $144 million building bond Nov. 7.

Tue
07
Nov

Inclusive playground to be built inside the Maplewood Mall next fall


The first playground built by the Madison Claire Foundation is located in Woodbury and includes many of the features also planned for the playground that will be built inside the Maplewood Mall. • submitted rendering

The Maplewood Mall and the Madison Clair Foundation are partnering to build a free indoor playground that will be inclusive to children of all abilities.

Mon
30
Oct

Rice Street Gardens serves to unite old and new neighbors


The Rice Street Gardens, located in the northeastern corner of Rice Street and Roselawn Avenue in Maplewood, recently received an award from the Minnesota State Horticultural Society for its work connecting the community. Marjorie Otto

The Rice Street Gardens has been operating for just two growing seasons, but the work has not gone unnoticed. 

Mon
30
Oct

Beloved Mikee the monkey, known on the East Side and beyond, passes away


photos courtesy of Roy Carlson Mikee the monkey, as he was known by many in the Twin Cities, passed away suddenly on Sept. 1. His “Papa,” Roy Carlson, said Mikee was just shy of 20 years old when he died of a heart attack.

A celebration of life gathering will be held Nov. 5

 

“The highlight of my life is gone,” said Roy Carlson, also known as “Papa” to his Mikee, who recently passed away.

Tue
24
Oct

Draft vision plan formed for Rice-Larpenteur corridor


Maplewood, Roseville, St. Paul and Ramsey County are holding an Oct. 26 meeting to go over draft plans for the Rice-Larpenteur Gateway Area with the public. courtesy of Google Street View

Maplewood, Roseville, St. Paul and Ramsey County are all coming together to design improvements to the area of Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue.

Tue
24
Oct

Oakdale residents report hoax letter


The Oakdale Police Department sent out a hoax alert Oct. 12 about a letter some residents received earlier this month. The letter, seen above, raised a number of red flags — the phone number listed is not a city number and the city’s URL is misspelled — and should be ignored. The police department has resources to help people spot hoaxes and scams, including its “Don’t Get Hooked” booklet, which is available to the public. courtesy of City of Oakdale

Police department throws cold water on it

 

A letter received by Oakdale residents on Olson Lake Trail, purportedly from the City of Oakdale warning of a lurking chemical menace, is a well-trod hoax, according to Oakdale police.

Tue
10
Oct

String of area gas stations robbed at gunpoint


A person of interest has been identified in response to four robberies that occurred on Sept. 28 and 29. Photo courtesy of the Oakdale Police Department

One man allegedly robbed four area gas stations between Sept. 28 and 29. The Oakdale, Maplewood and North St. Paul police departments teamed up to identify a suspect who allegedly robbed gas stations in all three communities.

Tue
03
Oct

Emma’s Place in Maplewood makes a difference


Emma’s Place, located on Van Dyke Street in Maplewood, was opened in 2002 and offers permanent townhouse-style homes and support services for single parent families with three or more children. Emma Norton Services, which runs Emma’s Place and works to end homelessness for women and families, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Aundrea Kinney photo/Review

Emma Norton Services celebrates a century of fighting homelessnes.

 

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