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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North St. Paul’s Officer Joe documents the moment- Lily’s catch with Grandma Candi and cousin Ian still fishing on the Silver Lake Fishing Pier Aug. 8.
It was an afternoon of Kids Fishing With Cops, sponsored by the North St. Paul Police Department and DNR Fishing Program. Catching mostly sunfish and pans, some were displayed in a clear tank temporarily on shore for a close up view of the fish.