Veterans remembered. Twenty-seven veterans living at the Ramsey County Care Center were honored at a special ceremony May 21, receiving pins and plaques for their service and dedication to the country.
Thomas and Ellen Slabiak of New Brighton are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Paul, to Kathryn (Katie) Hagen, daughter of Wes Hagen of Minneapolis and Cindy (Vern) Krenik of Le Center, Minnesota.
The Investigation Discovery Network will broadcast an episode called “In The Line Of Fire,” featuring the courageous acts of Maplewood police officer Julie Olson, along with those of an officer from NYPD and LAPD.
May 1 marked the fifth anniversary of the fatal shooting of Maplewood Police Sgt. Joe Bergeron, who had served the city for 20 years. The City of Maplewood and Maplewood Police Department held a ceremony to retire his badge, number 357, at the police memorial created outside City Hall after his death. Mayor Nora Slawik reads the proclamation as Police Chief Paul Schnell holds it. Mayor Slawik presents the proclamation to Gail Bergeron along with the #357 badge. Two #457 badges were presented to Bergeron’s daughters, as well.