Ramsey Co. - Maplewood Review People

Sat
06
Dec

Schnell earns ‘master practitioner’ certification

Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell and his wife, Julie, at his July 2013 swearing-in ceremony in Maplewood. Schnell had previously served as Hastings police chief and as a communications officer and sergeant with St. Paul.
Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell and his wife, Julie, at his July 2013 swearing-in ceremony in Maplewood. Schnell had previously served as Hastings police chief and as a communications officer and sergeant with St. Paul. (file photo)

The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has certified Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell as a master practitioner, the highest certification level in the association’s new credentialing program.

Wed
03
Dec

Coleman takes the reins in Maplewood

After a seven-year absence, Melinda Coleman returned to Maplewood in August 2013 to the same job she’d left: community development director and assistant city manager. After former City Manager Chuck Ahl retired April 30, Coleman filled the gap on an interim basis. She’s now been named City Manager by a unanimous vote of the city council.
After a seven-year absence, Melinda Coleman returned to Maplewood in August 2013 to the same job she’d left: community development director and assistant city manager. After former City Manager Chuck Ahl retired April 30, Coleman filled the gap on an interim basis. She’s now been named City Manager by a unanimous vote of the city council. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

After leaving Maplewood city administration during some rocky years in the mid-2000s, Melinda Coleman came back in 2013 for more.

Wed
03
Dec

A sign of the season - photo


Linda Baumeister/Review

A snowman wired with lights was sighted along South Avenue in North St. Paul on a frosty morning Dec. 1.

Fri
21
Nov

A new generation remembers - photos

Cowern Elementary honored veterans at the all-school assembly Nov. 11. Veterans were invited as special guests, and students and staff were encouraged to invite neighbors and friends, as well as family members who have served. The veterans introduced themselves and their branches of service as part of the program.
Linda Baumeister/Review

Cowern Elementary honored veterans at the all-school assembly Nov. 11. Veterans were invited as special guests, and students and staff were encouraged to invite neighbors and friends, as well as family members who have served.

Fri
21
Nov

On their way

Rigorous academics, athleticism, and making collegiate decisions were celebrated with eight North High students on the NCAA College Signing Day Nov. 12. Pictured from left are Maddie Johnson- Iowa State gymnastics, Natalie Huntley- Minnesota State Moorhead swimming,  Nevena Vukomanovich- Minnesota State Mankato volleyball, Holly Elwanger- Wayne State volleyball, Abby Hauskin- Minnesota State Mankato soccer, Maddie Frick- DePaul University soccer, Tyler King- Olivet Nazarene University soccer, and Ashley Wie
Linda Baumeister/Review

Rigorous academics, athleticism, and making collegiate decisions were celebrated with eight North High students on the NCAA College Signing Day Nov. 12.

Fri
07
Nov

Free fun - photos

In cave woman attire and props, Jane Lamson got into character at the St. Mark’s Trunk or Treat held on Halloween night. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

St. Mark’s Trunk or Treat held on Halloween night. Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

Sat
01
Nov

People - published in the Ramsey Co. - Maplewood Review Oct. 29, 2014

Rebecca Lund of Maplewood; Alexis Scanlon of North St. Paul; Amy Keyes of Maplewood Middle School

Fri
31
Oct

Halloween fun for everyone - photos

A candy corn witch for the evening, Hailey Nordquist fishes for a prize at the Halloween Hoedown fish pond. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
A candy corn witch for the evening, Hailey Nordquist fishes for a prize at the Halloween Hoedown fish pond. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Photos from Maplewood Area Historical Society's Halloween Hoedown 2014 published in the Oct. 29, 2014 edition of the Maplewood Review.  Click link below to view more or purchase photos. Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review.

Fri
17
Oct

Gizmo's got it - photo


Linda Baumeister/Review

Just try to get past “Gizmo,” this alert 6-year-old Shih Tzu, to get to his North St. Paul family’s fall decorations. Gizmo was enjoying the outdoors on a beautiful fall afternoon Oct. 12 like many of the rest of us.

Fri
03
Oct

North St. Paul Prayer Breakfast attracts large crowd


North St. Paul Community Prayer Breakfast committee members Crist Langelett, left, and Kitty Sundberg, right, visit with guests after the Sept. 26 event. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

About 85 people attended the North St. Paul Community Prayer Breakfast on Sept. 26 at K & J Catering in North St. Paul.

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