People - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Sun
24
Apr

Reaching for sobriety


Seniors often drink at home to cope with pain, loss and loneliness. (photo illustration by Linda Baumeister)

A 2-year old girl scoops up a clean cotton ball with both hands as if it was a little creature and gently delivers it to her grandfather who is sitting on the living room couch. 

Wed
30
Mar

Harriet Tubman Center in Maplewood receives generous item donation from Tartan High School


Jordan Cich, left, Brandon Ong, center, and Ruth Pee are three of eight students who helped collect donations from Tartan students and staff, and deliver them to the Harriet Tubman Center East in Maplewood.

The Skills USA group from Tartan High School recently completed a community service project that involved collecting items such as clothes, toys, books, toiletries and jewelry for the Harriet Tubman Center East in Maplewood.

Wed
16
Mar

Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review people - published March 16, 2016


Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Brown

Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Brown from Oakdale, serving with Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron One Three Two (VAQ-132), earned Senior Sailor of the Year for 2015. 

Wed
16
Mar

Maplewood-Ramsey County Review people - published March 16, 2016

U.S. Senator Al Franken announced Feb. 19, that he has nominated three Maplewood students for admission to U.S. Service Academies. 

Wed
16
Mar

Maplewood-Ramsey County Review people - published March 16, 2016


Breanne Foster, ACS Relay For Life community manager; Sarah Jorgenson, North HS junior and Relay For Life volunteer; Ryan Peterson, North HS junior and Relay For Life volunteer; Sen. Chuck Wiger; Madilyn Rehr, North HS senior and Relay For Life volunteer.

Leaders of the North High School Relay for Life team met with their state senator Feb. 24 to show support for cancer research and prevention. The students showed Sen.

Wed
09
Mar

Retiring DNR officer Brad Johnson was called to serve the public


DNR conservation officer Brad Johnson of Maplewood says if he writes a book, it will be titled “The critters that bit me.” Lucky for him, this bald eagle didn’t get that chance. (submitted photo)

For retiring Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer (CO) Brad Johnson of Maplewood, the most enjoyable or rewarding part of the job was serving the public. 

Wed
09
Mar

CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY


The Fireflies Hmong Dance Group performed at Eagle Point’s annual Culture Fair Feb. 25. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mon
07
Mar

16-year-old stabbed after North-Tartan basketball game

A 16-year-old boy received multiple stab wounds when a fight broke out after a North versus Tartan high school boys basketball playoff game at East Ridge High School March 3.  

Wed
02
Mar

Bob Remembered

Robert H. Cummings, 80, of Oakdale, passed away January 12, 2016 at home in hospice after suffering for three years with leukemia. He was married to Mary Lou Pike Cummings for 62 1/2 years after dating for 18 months.

Sun
28
Feb

Not Entirely a World Apart


Sgt. Grant Snyder, lead investigator for sex trafficking, spoke to the crowd at Simley High School about what sex trafficking looks like and who the victims are. (Hannah Burlingame photos/Review)

It doesn’t seem like something that would occur here: young boys and girls lured into the dark world known as sex trafficking. 

Unfortunately, it does happen.

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