Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
27
Feb

Oakdale Fire Department receives $5,000 grant

The Oakdale Fire Department has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the MN Resuscitation Consortium (MRC).

Wed
26
Feb

Oakdale bank robber sentenced

After admitting he stole more than $6,000 from the Oakdale branch of Western Bank on Hadley Avenue, a man who had three prior felonies on his record was sentenced to 38 months in prison last week.

Tue
25
Feb

Preventing theft from vehicles

The recent rash of auto break-ins in the Review and Bulletin coverage area prompts the need to re-issue standard, law enforcement reminders: a variety of bad guys want your stuff - ID thieves, addicts, or just run of the mill prowlers.
Mike Salter of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department, repeats their proven advice: “Hide it, close it, lock it and light it.”
Hide valuables in your trunk before arriving at your destination, or better yet, take them with you.

Thu
20
Feb

Trevino to appeal murder conviction, sentence

Nearly a year after his wife was last seen alive, East Side resident Jeffery Trevino is appealing a judge’s decision that will have him behind bars for the next 27 years if not overturned.

Wed
19
Feb

Beecroft sentencing set for May

After months of waiting, Nicole Beecroft’s retrial proceedings are once again moving forward.
In September 2013, Washington County Judge John Hoffman convicted Beecroft, 24, of Oakdale of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her newborn daughter.
A status hearing was held Feb. 14, 2014, after having been postponed for three months for several reasons, including defense attorneys’ scheduling conflicts.

Fri
07
Feb

Lake Elmo Library Offers New eBook Service

Lake Elmo Public Library has joined the growing group of libraries throughout North America that offer the innovative ‘Freading’ eBook Service.

Wed
05
Feb

Gertens moves into former Linder’s space in Lake Elmo

Gardening aficionados in the metro area were happy last week when Gertens Greenhouse and Garden Centers announced it had purchased the site of the former Linder’s greenhouse in Lake Elmo.
The Inver Grove Heights-based company completed the acquisition of the growing range, located near 15th Street and Inwood Avenue, on Jan. 27. The acquisition includes 52 acres of land, a 12-acre heated greenhouse, four utility buildings and several more acres of nursery growing fields, but does not include the former Linder’s Garden Center retail store on Larpenteur Avenue.

Sat
01
Feb

Valley Friendship Club Announces New “Daytimers” Activities

Valley Friendship Club is pleased to announce a new “DayTimers” activity club for adults (21 and older) who are looking to bring social connections and meaningful activities to weekdays. As VFC has grown, so has its members, so as a natural growth, we are now adding the needs of young adults to the programming.

Wed
29
Jan

Century College Opens New LGBTQ Center

Century College celebrated the grand opening of its new LGBTQ Center in the West Campus “Nest” on Jan. 30.

Wed
22
Jan

Wildwood Library closed due to burst pipe

The Wildwood Branch of the Washington County Library in Mahtomedi will be closed until at least Feb. 1 as repairs are made after a water pipe burst in the library’s ceiling. There is no set time for the building’s reopening, but it probably will not be before Feb. 1.

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