Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
28
Jan

No additional environmental study for Lake Elmo Avenue project

The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed Jan. 20 that there is no need for an Environmental Impact Statement for the County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 17 (Lake Elmo Avenue) project.

Wed
28
Jan

Century College partners with Advance Corporation

Advance Corporation has been awarded a $50,000 Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership (MJSP) grant to work with Century College on innovative technical and skills training programs. Located in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, Advance Corporation recognizes the importance of developing workforce training programs that address technical needs for future growth and expanded work opportunities for current and future employees.

 

Wed
28
Jan

Thin ice cancels L.E. Lions ice fishing contest

Tickets still available for cash drawing

Wed
28
Jan

L.E. council lifts communication restrictions on Smith

Council members say it’s time to move forward

At its Jan. 20 meeting, the Lake Elmo City Council voted to lift restrictions placed on council member Anne Smith, which barred her from one-on-one communications with city staff.

Thu
22
Jan

Oakdale Volunteer of the Year

Pictured from left, council members Paul Reinke and Lori Pulkrabek, Volunteer of the Year recipient Howard Lentsch, mayor Stan Karwoski and council members Kristen Cici and Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)
Pictured from left, council members Paul Reinke and Lori Pulkrabek, Volunteer of the Year recipient Howard Lentsch, mayor Stan Karwoski and council members Kristen Cici and Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)

At their January 13 meeting, the Oakdale City Council named Howard Lentsch as the Volunteer of the Year for 2014.

Mon
29
Dec

Gateway Corridor asks for $3 million for BRT

Gateway Corridor Commission members at the their December meeting voted unanimously to support a request for $3 million from the 2015 Minnesota State Legislature to fulfill the state’s share of the next phase of work on the proposed bus rapid tran

Mon
29
Dec

Lake Elmo Park Commission advocates for bee health

Cities across the country are implementing standards to protect the rapidly declining bee population, and the Lake Elmo Park Commission hope to have Lake Elmo join the ranks. At their Dec.

Wed
24
Dec

District 622 approves tax levy

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board approved District 622’s final 2015 property-tax levy at its December 16 meeting. 

Fri
19
Dec

County will accept funds to fight aquatic invasive species

The Washington County Board of Commissioners accepted $202,392 Dec. 9 from the state Department of Natural Resources to aid in the prevention of the spread of aquatic invasive species in lakes, rivers, and other water bodies.

Fri
19
Dec

County Board sets priorities for housing funds

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved priorities Dec. 9 for use of federal housing funds that the county will receive.

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