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Thu
11
Jul

Amanda Jacobson, Autumn Folsom

Amanda Jacobson of Lake Elmo, received Senior Merit honor and Autumn Folsom of Oakdale, received Magna Cum Laude honor from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls’ College of Business and Economics.

Thu
11
Jul

Natalie Mehlhorn

Natalie Mehlhorn of Oakdale, recently received a Dean’s Special Recognition Award from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Business and Economics.

Thu
13
Jun

Tartan BPA students participate in National Leadership Conference


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Twelve students from the Tartan Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the BPA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. May 8-12.

Thu
13
Jun

Oakdale Elementary honors volunteers

Oakdale Elementary School held its annual volunteer breakfast May 29.
Oakdale Elementary Principal Peter Mau and parent volunteer coordinator DeLisa Shearod presented Connie Dow with a certificate for volunteering over 20 hours in the classroom. Dow has been a volunteer in the classroom for over 12 years and has helped out with a variety of activities, Shearod said. 

Wed
12
Jun

Never too old to cut a rug


Linda Baumeister/Review

Tartan’s Micah Goebel and Teresita Acesor dance at the Golden Prom held at Prom Center May 29. A pork dinner, bingo, prom photos, and prizes continue to be popular with area seniors and their high school hosts.

Wed
29
May

Cultivating a “culture of reading” at Harmony ALC


Shannon Bluhm, a student at Harmony, has immersed herself in books. She read a total of 100 novels this school year. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

How many books have you read in the last nine months?
Probably not as many as Harmony Alternative Learning Center student Shannon Bluhm.
Bluhm, a senior at Harmony ALC, recently completed her goal of reading 100 books over the course of this school year. And though Harmony reading specialist Dennis Fendt notes her accomplishment is a school record by far, he added that Bluhm isn’t the only student with reading fever.

Tue
21
May

Booking it for a good cause


photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

Grandma Rosie's sister meets up with her as Grandma Rosie Eberhard, left, finishes a lap and is ready to start the next during the Read Read Run Run Run. A fixture at Eagle Point for reading to students, Rosie encourages both exercise and reading.

About 142 runners and walkers take part in the Grandma Rosie Read Read Run Run Run held at Richard Walton Park May 11. $750 was raised for physical education at Eagle Point.

Mon
20
May

Oakdale Army medic commended for heroic actions


Spc. John Radatz of Oakdale, at right, accepts commendations for bravery in the line of fire in Afghanistan. (submitted photo)

The Army has a very structured system for how to address soldiers.
Rank and name is the standard in every unit on every post with one exception not covered in any regulation or field manual. You can find this soldier in every line platoon.

Sat
11
May

Bronze Award project for Oakdale Girl Scouts Troop 52932


Linda Baumeister/Review

The Oakdale fifth grade Girl Scouts Troop 52932 - Maria B., Sammy B., Elsa H., Maddie S. and Sarah S. - helped the Woodbury Animal Shelter address pet overpopulation for their Bronze Award project.

Thu
09
May

Area students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Students from the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and the University of Minnesota were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

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