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Thu
19
Sep

Oakdale, Lake Elmo 4-H’ers shine at State Fair


Caitlin Rademacher

Josh Warmka

Mikayla Erf

Oakdale residents Mikayla Erf and Caitlin Rademacher from the Lucky Aces 4-H Club were awarded top honors at this year’s Minnesota State Fair. Erf won Champion Brown Swiss cow and was selected for the Dairy Cattle Showcase. Rademacher won Champion breeding chickens as well as a purple ribbon for her project in the indoor gardening category.

Thu
12
Sep

Lake Elmo’s Kevin Clemens sets national speed record


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Electric motorcyclist and Lake Elmo resident Kevin Clemens, 56, has broken yet another national speed record. He set the record in the 300-kilogram sidecar class during the 10th annual BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials Aug. 24-29 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
The previous record in this category was 50.4 miles per hour; Clemens raced through that speed at 54.7 miles per hour on the solar-powered bike he designed and built himself at The Velocity Workshop in Lake Elmo.

Wed
21
Aug

2013 Huff n’ Puff Medallion Hunt winners announced


The first medallion was found in Reid Park. (submitted photos)

The second medallion was found by the Lohmanns.

This year, two lucky pairs of searchers found separately hidden medallions as part of the Lake Elmo Jaycees’ 37th annual Huff n’ Puff Days softball tournament.
Adventurous medallion hunters were given a series of clues from Aug. 4-11 to help them find the hidden treasure — a decorated Huff n’ Puff Days button — somewhere on Lake Elmo public property.

Wed
21
Aug

Oakdale Business of the Year announced


Alex Holmquist/Review

The 2013 Business of the Year Award was presented to Jack Burke from Burke, Wheeler and Associates, P.A..

Fri
16
Aug

Sally Bohlinger

Sally Bohlinger of Lake Elmo, Minn., was selected to join the Order of Omega at William Woods University.

Thu
15
Aug

Huff-N-Puff- photos


Cole Drommerhausen looks to Grandpa Donn as the family prepares to dig in to the pancake breakfast served up by the Lake Elmo Fire Department during Huff-N-Puff.

the Sluggers, sliding in safely at third, came away with a close win over the Lodogs during the Lake Elmo Jaycees 37th annual Huff-N-Puff at Lions Park early Aug. 10. Its signature softball tournament fields 96 teams — 32 women and 64 men.

The Dugout team competes against the Royale team, hustling to first base during the four-day Lake Elmo Jaycees Huff-N-Puff tourney.

The Dugout takes on the Royale team Aug. 10 during Huff-N-Puff. The four-day tournament is played at fields all around Lake Elmo.

Plenty of action during the Lake Elmo Jaycees 37th annual Huff-N-Puff at Lions Park early Aug. 10.  Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

Thu
25
Jul

Tartan High School graduate appointed to West Point


Tyler Weaver was honored at a special reception at Senator Al Franken’s St. Paul office June 9. (submitted photo)

U.S. Senator Al Franken recently congratulated Tyler Weaver, a Minnesota State-Mankato student from Maplewood, on his appointment to West Point. He will be part of the Class of 2017 when he enters this summer.  

Thu
25
Jul

Oakdale teen earns Girl Scouts’ Highest Award


Emily Johnson recently marked a major milestone with the successful completion of the Girl Scouts’ highest achievement, the Gold Award.

Emily Johnson recently marked a major milestone with the successful completion of the Girl Scouts’ highest achievement, the Gold Award.

Thu
25
Jul

Oakdale Boy Scout earns rare “Truck Transportation” merit badge


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Jack Murray, an 11-year-old Boy Scout from Oakdale, received his “Truck Transportation” merit badge at a scout ceremony in June.

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