Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
06
May

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Gov. Dayton visit Richardson Elementary

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith visit with preschool students at Richardson Elementary in North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith visit with preschool students at Richardson Elementary in North St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Dayton wants to use surplus dollars to provide free pre-K   With a projected budget surplus of nearly $2 billion and just a few weeks remaining in the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Mark Dayton is pushing to earmark millions for early childhood education. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius joined Dayton for a visit to Richardson Elementary School in North St. Paul Tuesday, April 28, to discuss Dayton's plans to further invest in early learning programs and to see what District 622 offers its children under 5.

Wed
06
May

Little Free Library opens in Oakdale

On April 22, Mayor Stan Karwoski (shown on right) helped residents of the Cardinal Meadows neighborhood celebrate its Little Free Library recently installed on Hydram Avenue, north of 15th Street.

Wed
06
May

District 622 board approves 55 probationary teacher layoffs

It was a busy night filled with prolonged debate and tough decisions for North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board members Tuesday, April 28.

Wed
06
May

County to install traffic lights at Lake Elmo Avenue and Highway 5

Washington County, in a partnership with the city of Lake Elmo and MNDOT, will install two traffic signals at the intersections of Lake Elmo Avenue and State Highway 5.

Sun
03
May

Major I-35E closures to last until September

If you’re an East Sider who uses Interstate 35E north of Maryland Avenue, MnDOT advises you to be prepared.

Thu
30
Apr

Superintendent search begins anew in North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District

Superintendent Patty Phillips
Superintendent Patty Phillips

District 622 board members set May 26 hiring deadline

A superintendent search that began in October is unexpectedly stretching well into May in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District.

Wed
29
Apr

Attorney reviews Thorsen's police report, declines to issue charges against Mayor Kuehn

Scott Thorsen
Scott Thorsen

Nearly two months after former North St. Paul councilman Scott Thorsen filed a police report against Mayor Mike Kuehn for possible disorderly conduct and/or assault charges, the record has been made available to the public. 

Wed
29
Apr

Washington County campgrounds open May 1

The Washington County Parks will open campgrounds at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs on Friday, May 1.

Wed
29
Apr

Countywide hazardous waste, electronics collection event May 2

Washington County will conduct a household hazardous waste and electronics collection in Cottage Grove May 2.

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