Catherine Hearding works on a still life watercolor inside her home studio in Lake Elmo. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
On vacation with her husband in Oregon, Catherine Hearding, 63, began snapping several photos near the ocean. She was fascinated with the shadows cast by sand dunes and the dynamic lighting cast by waves rolling in and out along the shore.
The Schwartz Law Firm, of Oakdale, was recognized by Attorney at Law Magazine as “Law Firm of the Month”’ for November. Michael Schwartz, along with his wife Kathy, and sons Brandon and Tyler, make up the core team at Schwartz Law Firm.
The annual antique car show, put on by the Northern Lights Car Club of Hugo, at Oak Meadows Senior Living brought out the classic enthusiasts Aug. 20. Colorful cars, live music, a hot dog lunch, and blue skies drew a crowd.
Restaurant receives Award of Excellence for 15th straight year
The Lake Elmo Inn has once again earned "Wine Spectator" magazine's prestigious "Award of Excellence" for its wine selection.
The publication honored a total of 2,563 restaurants worldwide this year with an Award of Excellence, including 21 in Minnesota. The Lake Elmo Inn has received the award for 15 consecutive years.
Young and old visited the North St. Paul Veterans Park both for the dedication ceremony and in a steady stream all weekend.
The North St. Paul Veterans Park dedication service in recognition of the honorable, faithful, and selfless service of those who served took place Aug. 15. The dedication included a T6 Thunder flyover at the park located at Margaret St.
The Oakdale City Council presented the 2015 Acorn Awards to winners in two categories Aug. 11. Both properties were recognized for their curb appeal and pollinator-friendly landscape. Left,, Marc Cove accepted the Acorn Award in the commercial category on behalf of Platinum Bank. Pictured from left: council member Bill Rasmussen, mayor Stan Karwoski, council member Lori Pulkrabek, Marc Cove, council member Kristen Cici and council member Paul Reinke. (submitted photo)
There are a lot of beautifully landscaped and well-maintained properties in Oakdale, but there are a handful that really stand out.