John Glenn Middle School and ham radio volunteers made history Feb. 22 by speaking with Commander Shane Kimbrough, commander of the International Space Station. Sixth-grader Andrewon Xiong wanted to know, “How important is team work to the mission of the ISS crew?”
Students ask Commander Kimbrough about life in space
“NA1SS, KOJDD calling for a scheduled contact. Do you copy? Over.”
Since a chaotic Feb. 18 shooting, Maplewood City Council members have received numerous concerns and complaints about Stargate Bar & Nightclub from residents of Maplewood, Roseville and St. Paul. The club’s location at Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue places it near the intersection of the three cities.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners took more steps Feb. 14 to complete planning for the Gateway Gold Line bus rapid transit corridor between downtown St. Paul’s Union Depot and Woodbury generally parallel to Interstate 94 route.
Bob Jensen - President of the Maplewood Area Historical Society
The written history of Maplewood begins about 165 years ago when European and French-Canadian settlers began farming in this area. Prior to this time, the land was inhabited by the Dakota Indians with occasional visits by French and English fur traders and explorers. The landscape was a mix of scrub oak and prairie with many wetlands and lakes.
North St. Paul’s turbine is a smaller turbine than commonly used on wind farms, but it has the capability to produce about 160 kilowatts of energy in each hour, which is enough to power about 60 to 80 homes.
North St. Paul offers residents a new way to support renewable energy