De’Anthony Simpson could face 20 years in prison
An Oakdale man charged with assaulting his 5-year-old daughter and causing a traumatic brain injury -- leaving her in a vegetative state with little hope for recovery -- was taken into custody last week.
Oakdale Fire Chief Jeff Anderson and Marty Jurgensen have been busy planning celebration activities for the 50th anniversary of the Oakdale Fire Department. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Current and former firefighters will lead parade as grand marshals
This year’s Summerfest is dedicated to the many brave men and women who have risked their lives to protect the residents of Oakdale while serving on the fire department during the past 50 years.
Oakdale City Administrator Craig Waldron is leaving the city after this summer to teach at Hamline University. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Longtime city administrator will teach at Hamline full-time starting this fall
When Craig Waldron took a job as Oakdale’s city administrator in 1993, he had no idea he would still be at the helm over 20 years later. But when he took the reigns, the city quickly blossomed into its growth heyday and Waldron became spellbound with his work in the community and never looked back.
Last week local and state officials celebrated the passage of legislation that will award the city of Lake Elmo $3.5 million in state bonding to build a 2 1/2-mile water main line down Inwood Avenue to the Interstate 94 corridor.
Elected officials will be bringing local government to the people in four different neighborhoods on four separate days this summer. The city of Lake Elmo has scheduled a series of outdoor community meetings at city parks in June and July.