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Wed
23
Sep

Four Tuj Lub courts open in Keller Regional Park

State Sen. Foung Hawj, DFL-St. Paul, thanks project supporters for bringing Tuj Lub courts to Maplewood. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
State Sen. Foung Hawj, DFL-St. Paul, thanks project supporters for bringing Tuj Lub courts to Maplewood. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Stepping up to the launching pad in his flashy Hmong New Year's vest, Norm Vue, 54, takes aim at his target: spinning tops located about 10 feet away.

Wed
23
Sep

Gethsemane science teacher Cheri Stockinger attends Space Camp

Preparing to repair a broken spacecraft window in space, Cheri Stockinger puts on a spacesuit for the simulation activity. (submitted photo)
Preparing to repair a broken spacecraft window in space, Cheri Stockinger puts on a spacesuit for the simulation activity. (submitted photo)

School year takes off with space-themed lessons in Maplewood classroom

Students wondering where they need to drop off their completed homework assignments in Cheri Stockinger's classroom this year will be sent to "mission control" — a bulletin board adorned with an image of a spaceship.
The space decor and lingo are inspired by Stockinger's week-long experience at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, this past summer.

Wed
02
Sep

How can adults and teens have fun on a playground? By building it

Design plans detail the new playground structure that will be installed at Tower Park in North St. Paul this fall. (submitted graphic)
Design plans detail the new playground structure that will be installed at Tower Park in North St. Paul this fall. (submitted graphic)

Whether they have construction skills or not, members of the public are invited to help build a new playground at Tower Park in North St. Paul.

Wed
26
Aug

North St. Paul siblings Charlotte and Evan Gill complete 1,100-mile hike along Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail

On Aug. 12, North St. Paul siblings Evan, 16, and Charlotte Gill, 21, completed a 1,100-mile hike along the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
On Aug. 12, North St. Paul siblings Evan, 16, and Charlotte Gill, 21, completed a 1,100-mile hike along the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Today’s youth have grown up with smartphones that map their routes, video games that allow them to communicate with their friends remotely, and travel opportunities that enable them to expand their horizons overseas.

Wed
19
Aug

Four Maplewood council candidates advance to general election

Tou Xiong comes in at top
A precursor to the general election this fall, Maplewood's primary election took place on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Only 8 percent of the city's registered voters cast a ballot. But the results will give voters plenty to mull over as everyone gears up for Nov. 3.

Wed
19
Aug

Keeping memory alive for the future

Young and old visited the North St. Paul Veterans Park both for the dedication ceremony and in a steady stream all weekend.
Young and old visited the North St. Paul Veterans Park both for the dedication ceremony and in a steady stream all weekend.

The North St. Paul Veterans Park dedication service in recognition of the honorable, faithful, and selfless service of those who served took place Aug. 15. The dedication included a T6 Thunder flyover at the park located at Margaret St.

Wed
12
Aug

Remembering—North St. Paul Veterans Park gets finishing touches

Beyond the greeter monument, planners discussed final touches on Aug. 5. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Beyond the greeter monument, planners discussed final touches on Aug. 5. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Dedication ceremony Aug. 15
After nearly four years of planning and months of construction, finishing touches for the new North St. Paul Veterans Memorial are underway.
City staff and volunteers with North St. Paul Veterans Park, Inc. — the nonprofit of local veterans and volunteers formed to manage the memorial — meet at the site to make sure nothing is overlooked.

Wed
12
Aug

Making the most of last summer blasts

Arianna jumps around in the North St. Paul Fire Department’s Dalmatian dog-shaped bouncer. Numerous fire and police personnel showed up to mingle with the neighbors.
Arianna jumps around in the North St. Paul Fire Department’s Dalmatian dog-shaped bouncer. Numerous fire and police personnel showed up to mingle with the neighbors.

Making the most of last summer blasts (Linda Baumeister photos/Review)

Wed
12
Aug

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Baldwin Wallace University
• Devin Sweeney of Maplewood

Bismarck State College
• Nicholas Balkenol of Maplewood

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