May 2013

Thu
23
May

Oakdale man charged in connection with Woodbury burglaries

A 30-year-old Oakdale man has been charged in connection with two burglaries in Woodbury after a GPS monitoring device tracked the movements of a vehicle he was allegedly driving.

Thu
23
May

Victim drenched in blood after assault in East Side home


Paul Lee

Lee accused of stabbing, choking sister-in-law in late-night encounter, no motive evident

Thu
23
May

On the run


(Linda Baumeister/Review)

North High junior shortstop Adam Hildebrandt (7) and Jake Dick (2) are in on a double play as Hill-Murray senior Luc Henke (2) runs towards second. The Pioneers won 3-2 after the Polars took the first game 9-6  at Kuenkel Field May 14.

Wed
22
May

Area tennis teams vying for state berths

Berths in the state tennis tournament are on the line this week for all three Bulletin-area high school boys tennis teams.

Wed
22
May

Buyers beware: some deals are ‘too good to be true’


Piotr Wasienski

To those who regularly scroll through craigslist.com listings for deals on gift cards: be careful.
The website’s free and anonymous postings may provide an excellent forum for buying and selling discounted items, but it can also become a hotbed for scams.

Wed
22
May

Maplewood’s Jim Antonen leaving; Chuck Ahl made manager


Jim Antonen, newly-arrived to Maplewood in 2009, enjoys the fact he had already made the front page of the Review. (file photo)

Chuck Ahl is City Manager Jim Antonen’s guest on a city informational video. (submitted photo)

After 47 years in public service, Maplewood City Manager Jim Antonen is ready for a break. Earlier this year, a notable birthday prompted him to make the decision to retire.
“I turned 65 earlier this year, which is retirement age. That’s really the reason -- it’s time,” Antonen said. “I’ll be wintering in California, where I have a home, and summering in Minnesota. I have a townhome here and a home there in California.”

Wed
22
May

Highway 36 in Lake Elmo reduced to single lane overnight through mid-June

Overnight motorists in both directions on Highway 36 between Interstate 694 and one mile east of Demontreville Trail in Lake Elmo can expect delays until mid-June as the Minnesota Department of Transportation continues to work on shoulder removal and begins construction of a “J-turn” lane.

Wed
22
May

Oakdale to provide contract fire services to Landfall

Oakdale has reached an agreement with Landfall to provide fire services for the small community.
At the May 14 Oakdale City Council meeting, Fire Chief Jeff Anderson told council members that the two cities had reached an agreement that works well for Oakdale. The council voted unanimously to approve the contract agreement, which will begin in June and last through the end of 2017.

Wed
22
May

Softball: Polars rebound with pair of wins over Packers

It was a doubleheader May 15 against the South St. Paul Packers, but the suspense didn’t last long, as the North Polars put the first game on ice when they scored five runs in the last minutes of the first inning. 

Wed
22
May

Softball: Pioneers pop error prone Polars  

Monday, May 13, the Hill-Murray Pioneers invaded the North Polars with just one thought in mind - “Pay back time.”

An earlier defeat — 10-0 back on May 6 — has stuck in the craw of Hill-Murray ever since the first meeting.

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