People - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
02
Apr

State senate recognizes Stillwater Mock Trial team


submitted photo

Senator Karin Housley honored the Stillwater Area High School Mock Trial team with an official Senate Resolution on Thursday, March 27.

Thu
27
Mar

St. Thomas Academy pianist Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo chosen to perform at Master Class

The St. Paul Piano Teachers Association has chosen St. Thomas Academy senior Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo as one of four high-school pianists in the Twin Cities to perform at a Masters Class on Saturday, March 29.

Thu
27
Mar

Lt. Col. Charpentier, of Oakdale honored for military service at Timberwolves game

An Oakdale man was recently honored for his military service at a Minnesota Timberwolves game.

Thu
06
Mar

Furry friends


Photos courtesy of Rick Fisk

A pair of foxes has reportedly taken up residence in an Oakdale neighborhood for the past couple weeks. They spend their days sunning themselves outside their den and (apparently) posing for photos, residents say.

Thu
06
Mar

North High School student, Oakdale resident Alexander Barette nominated for admission to U.S. Naval Academy

On Feb. 25, U.S. Senator Al Franken announced his nomination of North High School student and Oakdale resident Alexander Barette for admission to the U.S. Naval Academy.

Thu
06
Mar

Lake Elmo resident George Crocker honored by Center for Energy and Environment

Lake Elmo resident George Crocker was honored by the Center for Energy and Environment on Feb. 11 for his steadfast clean energy commitment and courage.

Fri
14
Feb

Titans sign letters of intent - photo


Linda Baumeister/Review

Four Tartan student athletes signed college letters of intent to play football for the school they will attend next year.

Fri
07
Feb

Byron Anderson receives prestigious Heritage Award


Byron Anderson

The International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) recently awarded Washington County resident Byron Anderson with its prestigious Heritage Award at its annual convention in Las Vegas. The award is given for outstanding, long-term service to fairs and related organizations.

Mon
20
Jan

Hill-Murray senior has jazz hands


John Blanda is shown at the baby grand piano in Hill-Murray High School’s choir room. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

John Blanda, in a sense, has the world at his fingertips.
Blanda, a 17-year-old kid from Maplewood, is quiet, laid back and comes off a bit spacey, but still sharp.
And sharp quickly comes to the fore when he sits at the piano.

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