Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
09
Apr

Controlled Burns Planned in Washington County

Washington County Parks is planning to conduct controlled prairie burns in Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, and Pine Point Regional Park between April 6 and May 22.

Thu
09
Apr

Fund set up for Mitchell Novak

Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)

Mitchell Novak, 14, is a Stillwater Junior High School student who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last year. Since that time he has undergone several rounds of chemotherapy treatment, and has spent several days in the hospital.

Wed
08
Apr

Local property tax meetings scheduled

Many local homeowners will pay a bit more in property taxes this year due to rebounding home values following the Great Recession’s real estate market crash.

Wed
01
Apr

Washington County seeks input on draft plan on accessibility of its facilities, sets open houses

 Washington County is seeking input from the public for its draft plan to support accessibility for people using its facilities, and has planned a number of open houses at which people may gain more information and offer their thoughts on the plan

Wed
01
Apr

Spring burning restrictions in effect

Burning restrictions have gone into effect across the state this week, per the Department of Natural Resources, beginning Wednesday, March 25. Burning restrictions mean the state will not allow the open burning of brush or yard waste.

Wed
25
Mar

Exchange polluting gas can with a new one at Environmental Center

Because an older-style gas contributes to air pollution, the Washington County Environmental Center is offering to exchange it for a new, vent-free, no-spill gas can.

Mon
23
Mar

Lake Elmo Park Commission protests ousting of Dean Zuleger

Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger

Residents pack impromptu meeting to express furor over city administrator's dismissal

What was scheduled to be a regular Lake Elmo Park Commission meeting on Monday, March 16 turned into a protest.

Wed
18
Mar

Always use caution crossing tracks

Minnesota Operation Lifesaver wants drivers to pay attention when crossing the tracks because a train can come at any time from any direction.

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Wed
18
Mar

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue falling in Washington County

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue to fall in Washington County, information that the County Board received at its meeting March 10.

Wed
18
Mar

County working to ensure all have access to civic life

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received an update March 10 on the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition plan.

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