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Thu
12
Jun

Oakdale Fire Department honored during Summerfest


Oakdale Fire Chief Jeff Anderson and Marty Jurgensen have been busy planning celebration activities for the 50th anniversary of the Oakdale Fire Department. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Oakdale Fire Department began as the Northdale Volunteer Fire Department by the listed founders June 15, 1964. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Current and former firefighters will lead parade as grand marshals
This year’s Summerfest is dedicated to the many brave men and women who have risked their lives to protect the residents of Oakdale while serving on the fire department during the past 50 years.

Wed
11
Jun

North team wins Robotics National Championship


North High was crowned first place and the Grand Champion in the National Robotics League Championship held in Cleveland Ohio. On a mission to destroy other robots, the up to 15 lb. robots are often seen flying in the air after hits. Pictured are parent advisor Craig Brannon, and some of the team members Kevin Brannon, Brad Mahr, and Avery Peterson. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

What began as somewhat of a whim for North junior Kevin Brannon has turned into what is near an obsession. 

Thu
05
Jun

Memorial Day Ceremony at the Oakdale Veteran’s Memorial


Linda Baumeister/Review

Commander Randy Bastyr and Roger Ball, along with the American Legion Post 39 Color Guard and the VFW Post 1350 Rifle Squad, took part in the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Oakdale Veteran’s Mem

Thu
05
Jun

Students volunteer for Senior Service Day project


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Students from Woodbury High School stopped by Oak Meadows Senior Living in Oakdale to plant flowers and trees in the community’s gazebo and garden on Wednesday, May 28.

Sun
01
Jun

Lake Elmo Library receives grant from Stillwater Elks

Funds will support early literacy program
The Stillwater Elks Lodge 179 recently awarded the Lake Elmo Public Library with a $1,500 grant that will be used to fund its “1,000 Books before Kindergarten” an early literacy program.

Sun
01
Jun

'Volunteer of the Year'


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Oakdale Elementary School held its Annual Volunteer Breakfast on Thursday, May 22.

Sun
01
Jun

Evelyn Vincent helps in more ways than one


submitted photo

Evelyn Vincent, an Oakdale resident for over 25 years, has twice contributed to the Ronald McDonald House. In total, Evelyn has donated over 100 coffee cans full of aluminum tabs.

Sun
01
Jun

TLC Veterinary Hospital ground breaking


Linda Baumeister/Review

TLC Veterinary Hospital broke ground for their complex at Helmo and 15th in Oakdale May 22. The clinic personnel  were joined by the Oakdale city council and others for the official ceremony.

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