Maplewood

Tue
04
Sep

Photo installation inspired by ‘The Giver’ urges viewers to see beyond


“Polar Bear Paws” is the most popular piece in Lilja’s show, “Seeing Beyond.” It was photographed in 2013 at St. Paul’s Como Zoo. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lilja

Through photography, Sarah Lilja, an emerging artist from Maplewood, tries to capture the beauty in the world that many times others pass by without noticing. 

Tue
04
Sep

17-year-old shot in Maplewood during drug deal

A 17-year-old boy was shot during a struggle with another person over a handgun during an alleged Aug. 26 drug deal in the 100 block of Mount Vernon Avenue E., according to police.

Wed
22
Aug

Longtime Maplewood resident leaves a legacy of community service


submitted • Annemarie Fosburgh smiled surrounded by flowers in September 2006 on the deck of her Maplewood home, in which she lived for 50 years.

Annemarie Fosburgh, Anne to those who knew her, passed away Aug. 3 at age 89, leaving behind a legacy of Maplewood pride and community involvement.

Wed
15
Aug

Maplewood City Council candidates set after primary

The terms of two Maplewood City Council members are ending in December, and since five people filed for candidacy to fill those positions, one candidate had to be eliminated during the Aug. 14 primary.

Wed
15
Aug

Local WWII vet gets replica Congressional Gold Medal


Copyright 2018 Lou Michaels • Over the years, Robert Holmstrom was awarded several military medals and commendations for his service in World War II, including the Croix de Guerre by the French government. In March, he and other OSS members collectively received the highest civilian honor when Congress presented them the Congressional Gold Medal, and on Aug. 6 U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum presented Holmstrom with a replica of that medal.

World War II veteran Robert Holmstrom of Maplewood was formally honored by U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum when she presented him a replica Congressional Gold Medal at her St. Paul office Aug. 6 for his part in the victory of the Allied forces.

Wed
25
Jul

New business opening in former Stargate space


Marjorie Otto/Review • Grocery & Nepali Kitchen, a family restaurant/grocery store, will soon open for business in the former location of Stargate Bar & Nightclub, near the corner of Rice Street and Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood. The building has been vacant since the city closed the nightclub in February 2017 after a chaotic shooting at the bar that injured five people.

Grocery & Nepali Kitchen setting up shop at Rice and Larpenteur 

 

Wed
04
Jul

Updates planned for Interstate 94


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The interchange where interstates 94, 694 and 494 meet will be under construction in 2019 and 2020. The map at right shows the flow of traffic during the first phase of construction in 2019.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be renovating a major interchange in 2019 and 2020, affecting east metro commuters and area residents alike. 

Wed
27
Jun

Hidden flames ravage Maplewood Noodles & Company


Aundrea Kinney/Review • A fire started at the Maplewood Noodles & Company the night of June 17. Maplewood Fire Chief Steve Lukin said the fire was located in voids built into some of the building’s walls as part of the remodel when it was converted from a Burger King to Noodles & Company.

A fire burned for hours within the Maplewood Noodles & Company the night of June 17, and the restaurant is closed until further notice.

Wed
20
Jun

Group saves man’s life at Maplewood YMCA


courtesy of City of Maplewood • The Maplewood Police Department presented seven city employees Lifesaving Awards at the June 11 city council meeting. Also, two residents and two White Bear Lake police officers, who assisted in the same medical emergency, were presented Citizen’s Awards. After the awards were distributed, resident Kelley Conway, his wife Caryn and their children posed for a group photo with the Maplewood City Council and the men and women who worked together to safe Conway’s life after he experienced cardiac arrest.

Lifesavers presented awards June 11

In a moment of crisis, 11 people teamed up to save a man’s life at the Maplewood YMCA on March 22. 

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