Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
18
Mar

Always use caution crossing tracks

Minnesota Operation Lifesaver wants drivers to pay attention when crossing the tracks because a train can come at any time from any direction.

Keep in mind:

Wed
18
Mar

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue falling in Washington County

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue to fall in Washington County, information that the County Board received at its meeting March 10.

Wed
18
Mar

County working to ensure all have access to civic life

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received an update March 10 on the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition plan.

Wed
18
Mar

Lake Elmo development approved after spirited deliberation

An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)
An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)

The 217 housing units will be priced in $400,000 range

Following a lengthy, and at times heated debate, Lake Elmo City Council members approved a final plat for the first phase of the Easton Village residential development to be located within the Village Planning Area.

Tue
17
Mar

Thorsen resigns at March 17 North St. Paul City Council meeting, walks out

North St Paul Council Thorsen empty chair
Council member Scott Thorsen’s chair, left vacant after he announced his resignation and left the meeting. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

Tells Review "I'm done" after confrontation with Kuehn

Apart from a few St. Patrick’s Day accessories and a holiday greeting from Mayor Mike Kuehn, the events of the March 17 city council meeting were anything but celebratory.

Tue
17
Mar

‘Minnesota Mayhem’ discussed at library series

Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)
Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)

As Minnesotans, we often think sensational crimes “can’t happen here.”

A series of presentations called “Minnesota Mayhem: True Crime Stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes” puts some bullet holes in that theory.

Mon
16
Mar

State rep says 'Hold!' on powdered alcohol

(Linda Baumeister/Review)
(Linda Baumeister/Review)

Turning water to wine is said to be a miracle. The transformation of water to cocktail, however, has become child's play.

Sun
15
Mar

Ramsey County Parks holds winter recreation summit

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)

Hoping to generate ideas for cold-weather facilities at Battle Creek

Thu
12
Mar

County will continue parenting, early childhood home visiting program

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the continuation of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program, with the approval of an agreement with the state March 3.

Thu
12
Mar

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event being held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

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