Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
12
Mar

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event being held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

Wed
04
Mar

Department of Natural Resources will use county ponds to rear walleyes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will have access to ponds in Washington County Parks to use for rearing walleyes, after the County Board gave its approval to the project Feb. 24.

Wed
04
Mar

New rowing club to call Lake Elmo home

A small group of community members have launched a grass roots effort to bring the sport of rowing to Lake Elmo.

Thu
26
Feb

Licensing information for potential foster care providers in Washington County

An informational meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater, in the Lower Level, Room 16.

Thu
26
Feb

Sen. Al Franken visits Tartan, praises STEM

U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)

“Are you rich now? Are you up to some kind of pyramid scheme?” U.S. Sen. Al Franken asked the two girls at Tartan High School’s student-run credit union branch.

Wed
25
Feb

DNR focuses on groundwater use

The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)
The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)

Where’s the water going?
That question, which has plagued White Bear Lake shoreline owners and boaters in recent years, is now a concern to neighboring cities and counties, as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources launches a plan to conserve groundwater.

Wed
18
Feb

Hill-Murray’s “The Great Gatsby” rated a “starred performance”

Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)
Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)

A panel of judges, after watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class AA dramatic productions, rated Hill-Murray School’s “The Great Gatsby” a “starred performance” on Friday, Feb.

Wed
18
Feb

Lake Elmo seeks committee members

The city of Lake Elmo currently has openings for members of the finance committee and the human resource committee. There are two positions available for each committee.

Wed
18
Feb

Congresswoman McCollum, local leaders discuss Gateway Corridor BRT with Governor

Gov. Mark Dayton heard from community leaders on Monday, Feb.

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