Maplewood

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15
Oct

Affordable health care and water protection emerge as key issues in District 43A

The White Bear Lake League of Women Voters held a forum at Mahtomedi City Hall Sept. 20 for the two candidates running for Minnesota House District 43A.

Mon
15
Oct

Maplewood offering safe place for transactions

A new Safe Exchange Zone opened Sept. 21 in Maplewood, offering residents a secure place to meet for internet and classified advertisement purchases or for custody exchange.

Mon
15
Oct

Maplewood sets preliminary tax levy with 3 percent increase

On Sept. 10, the Maplewood City Council passed a $22.1 million preliminary 2019 property tax levy, which represents a 3 percent increase over the 2018 final tax levy.

Mon
15
Oct

Roseville Optimist Club speaker says follow your passion

“Life is meant to be played all-out,” said Ron Peltier to members of the Roseville Area Optimist Club, adding that he grew up in a culture of high expectations.

Mon
08
Oct

Forum highlights differences between District 43B candidates


Minnesota House District 43B candidates Leon Lillie and Rachael Bucholz participated in a candidate forum Sept. 4, hosted by the Roseville Area League of Women Voters. submitted photo

The Roseville Area League of Women Voters held a candidate forum Sept 4 for the candidates running for the Minnesota House District 43B seat.

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.

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