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Mon
20
May

Oakdale Army medic commended for heroic actions


Spc. John Radatz of Oakdale, at right, accepts commendations for bravery in the line of fire in Afghanistan. (submitted photo)

The Army has a very structured system for how to address soldiers.
Rank and name is the standard in every unit on every post with one exception not covered in any regulation or field manual. You can find this soldier in every line platoon.

Mon
06
May

Talking of trees


Linda Baumeister/Review

Master Naturalist Dave Nelson of North St. Paul led one of the groups of Swede Hollow Head Start youngsters around Southwood Nature Preserve. His favorite Sugar White Pine’s soft touch and fragrance were experienced by the students.

Mon
06
May

Heritage keeper


photo by Linda Baumeister/Review

Anne Fosburgh was the recipient of the 2012 Maplewood Heritage Award, annually recognizing an individual who has positively influenced the city’s past or strengthened the preservation of Maplewood history.

Fri
03
May

Erickson recounts birds-eye view of WWII


Ellsworth Erickson, assigned to the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II, gave a presentation at the North St. Paul Historical Society. Erickson gave a firsthand account of the Sky Spies and photo reconnaissance. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Guests packed the North St. Paul Historical Society Museum recently for an ever-rarer opportunity to hear from a World War II veteran -- one who had a bird’s-eye view of the European theater.

Thu
25
Apr

Weather or not...


photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review

The Christmas decorations look particularly appropriate amid the snowdrifts at an April 20 garage sale in Oakdale. Having just moved into their house on 49th Street, Sara Peters and Jason Noren decided they needed to hold a garage sale to clear out items that didn’t fit their new home, weather not withstanding.

Fri
19
Apr

North St. Paul introduces new community service officer

North St. Paul Police have appointed Officer Anthony Amon as the newest part-time, non-sworn, uniformed officer who will assist the police department with day-to-day service and animal control.

Fri
19
Apr

A notable visit


(Linda Baumeister/Review)

A Rotary group of newspaper, radio and television journalists from the Czech Republic and Slovakia toured North St. Paul City Hall with City Manager Wally Wysopal April 9. The group and their hosts had just come from a state capitol tour.

Wed
17
Apr

Human Rights Commission offers new opportunity for Senegalese native


YaYa Diatta, the new member of Maplewood Human Rights Commission, was sworn in by Karen Guilfoile before the commission meeting April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Newly-appointed Human Rights Commissioner YaYa Diatta’s journey to where he is today started with a single piece of candy.

Wed
17
Apr

Being the change he wants to see


Cheng Leng Xiong was awarded the HOBY Outstanding Youth Award at Bethel University April 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

North’s Cheng Leng Xiong receives award for volunteerism

Thu
11
Apr

Flowers, rejoice! Weeds, beware


Newly-certified master gardeners include Adrienne Richter, Shoreview; Brook Peterson, St. Paul; Merlin Schlichting, Maplewood; Mary Parenteau, White Bear Lake; Matt Deutsch, St. Paul; Mary Archer, Maplewood; Mary Vanderwert, St. Paul; Jodi Refsland, St. Paul; Julie Leppala, Maplewood; Cynthia Bell, Maplewood; Jane Carlstrom, St. Paul. Not pictured are Sara Gonsalves, New Brighton; Lori Harris, St. Paul; Jenny Haug, St. Paul; Patty Partridge, St. Paul; Dolores Rivard, Roseville; Andrea Specht, St. Paul; Ge Vang, St. Paul. (submitted photo)

Ramsey County Master Gardeners officially have added 18 newly certified members to the group after their completion of internships.

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