Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
20
May

A vibrant transit system is important for Washington County too

Ted Bearth  Washington County Commissioner, District 2
Ted Bearth Washington County Commissioner, District 2

Washington County is a great place to live and do business. People are drawn here because the quality of life in our communities is among the best in this region.

Wed
20
May

“Explore Your Parks Day”

The Washington County Commissioners invite you to explore your parks Saturday, June 6.

Wed
20
May

Family Means opens Cimarron Youth Center in Lake Elmo

While the doors officially opened March 23, Family Means held their grand opening for their new Cimarron Youth Center Monday, May 11.

Wed
20
May

North St. Paul Area Food Shelf turns 40, adapts to changing face of poverty

Linda Zick and Crist Langelett are two of the driving forces behind the success of the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Linda Zick and Crist Langelett are two of the driving forces behind the success of the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

On Tuesday, May 12, volunteers of the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf found themselves on the receiving end of a free meal.

Tue
19
May

Christine Osorio in negotiations to be North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Schools' new superintendent

Christine Osorio
Christine Osorio

Just three weeks have passed since the District 622 School Board decided to begin a second superintendent search with the national search firm School Exec Connect, and already the top finalist, Christine Osorio, has been named.

Tue
19
May

WaterFest makes a splash May 30

Learning canoe paddling technique and then getting out on the water in the Wilderness Inquiry Voyageur canoes was popular at the 2014 WaterFest. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Learning canoe paddling technique and then getting out on the water in the Wilderness Inquiry Voyageur canoes was popular at the 2014 WaterFest. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The 16th annual WaterFest will splash down at Lake Phalen Saturday, May 30, with a variety of educational and entertaining events.

Wed
13
May

County to host community forums on library system

Washington County seeks the participation of residents for two community forums on the future of the Washington County Library system, one May 27 and one June 4. 

Wed
13
May

Washington County campfire programs begin

The Warner Nature Center will present a campfire program “Red-Tailed Hawk” at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Wed
13
May

A sobering reminder

Tartan’s SADD group held a mock car crash assembly for juniors and seniors May 8. The Alex Balluff family shared their story of Alex being hit by a drunken driver and having to relearn nearly everything.

Wed
13
May

Cardinal Place development approved in Oakdale

The Cardinal Place development in Oakdale will feature nine twinhomes on 6.3 acres east of the Stillwater Boulevard North and Century Avenue intersection. Pictured is a twinhome in the Cardinal Gardens neighborhood in North St. Paul. The developer of both projects, Tom Weiner, said homes at Cardinal Place would be of the same quality and would look similar. (Submitted photo)
The Cardinal Place development in Oakdale will feature nine twinhomes on 6.3 acres east of the Stillwater Boulevard North and Century Avenue intersection. Pictured is a twinhome in the Cardinal Gardens neighborhood in North St. Paul. The developer of both projects, Tom Weiner, said homes at Cardinal Place would be of the same quality and would look similar. (Submitted photo)

Increased demand for new housing stock in Washington County

A deluge of retiring baby boomers and an improving economy has created a demand for a new type of housing stock in the east metro and across the nation, which has some builders eager to cash in and struggling to keep up.
Oakdale’s Cardinal Place is among the newest of proposed housing developments geared toward empty nesters and retirees to get a green light in the Washington County suburbs.

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