Maplewood

Thu
20
Apr

Hill-Murray robotics team wins Iowa regional


submitted photo Team captain Connor Propp and the robot nicknamed “Hope” get ready for the game.

PioNerds set to compete in national championship in St. Louis

 

Wed
19
Apr

Monthly highlight from School District 622


Although the partnership between Webster Elementary School, Maple Pond Homes and the YMCA has existed for four years, this year a focus on healthy living has created new opportunities for participants.

Christine Osorio Independent School District 622 Superintendent

Parents, teachers and youth workers all agree on the importance of quality afterschool programs.

Tue
11
Apr

143-year-old church changes name with changing times


Marjorie Otto/ Review "I feel like Vanna White," laughed Joe Stodola, manager of building and grounds for what will now be called LifePoint Church, as he took down the church's old signage. The church, located at 2220 Edgerton St. in Maplewood, was called Trinity Baptist Church until April 1.

 

Marjorie Otto
Review staff

Trinity Baptist Church, a longtime community member of both the East Side of St. Paul and, within the past 50 years, Maplewood, has changed its name. 

Thu
30
Mar

New Rice Street retail includes a Tim Horton's coffee and doughnut shop.


A new multi-tenant retail space is being built at 2158 Rice St., the site of a former Sinclair gas station. One tenant will be a Tim Horton's, a Canadian-based chain known for its coffee and doughnuts. The new retail space in Maplewood is estimated to open around June 1. (Marjorie Otto/Review)

Development located at the corner of Rice Street and County Road B.

Marjorie Otto
Review staff

Wed
01
Mar

John Glenn Middle School calls astronauts at International Space Station


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.”

“NA1SS copies loud and clear. Over.”

Thu
23
Feb

Maplewood City Council shuts down Stargate after brazen shooting


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.

Some 70 shots fired in incident that injured five

Wed
22
Feb

The path to become a city


Maplewood’s first village officials are sworn in.

A History of Maplewood

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.

Wed
15
Feb

Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell plans to leave his position


Paul Schnell

Near the beginning of February, Paul Schnell, 55, Maplewood’s public safety director and police chief, told city officials of his plans to retire from his position. 

Wed
08
Feb

The needs of divergent populations clash in Maplewood


A short term mental health treatment facility is looking to use space at 2715 Upper Afton Road in Maplewood, across the street from Carver Elementary.

City council faces controversial decision in February

Wed
28
Dec

Maplewood police investigating robbery of credit union


Surveillance photos show an armed robber inside the Unity One Credit Union on Beam Avenue in Maplewood on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

The Maplewood Police Department and the Minneapolis office of the FBI are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred at Unity One Credit Union, 1535 Beam Ave. 

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