Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
18
Feb

District 622 to get $3 million for its share of Valley Crossing School

Woodbury elementary building will go to South Washington County Schools

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District will receive approximately $3 million from South Washington County Schools for its 15 percent share of Valley Crossing Community School.

Wed
18
Feb

Sound barriers not enough at Maplewood gun range

The police firing range located on Linwood Avenue in Maplewood is just southwest of the Ponds Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The police firing range located on Linwood Avenue in Maplewood is just southwest of the Ponds Golf Course. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

When Sue Vento walks her dogs every morning and evening all ears stand alert for the sound of gunfire coming from a nearby shooting range.

Fri
13
Feb

Night and day - Photos

Luminaries lit the Oakdale Discovery Center trail for a “Snowshoe Sip and Sample” night as hikers hit the trails Feb. 6. (photos - Linda Baumeister/Review)

Fri
13
Feb

Let’s go Bison, Golden Bears! - Photos

Mallory Fenske, signing with North Dakota State, speaks as Jordan Rowan-Stafford, Concordia St. Paul, also was on hand to thank family and coaches. Both left their mark with the Tartan girl’s soccer team.

Fri
13
Feb

Sheriff’s office renews agreements with communities for CodeRED program

The Washington County Board of Commissioners authorized the sheriff’s office to enter into 31 joint powers agreements with communities throughout the county to provide CodeRED service, the mass emergency notification system the county uses.

Thu
12
Feb

Titans celebrate ‘Senior Night’ with triumph over Polars

North High junior goalie Malachy Zamacona (42) sees action around the net as Tartan senior wing Noah Daigle (12) takes a shot.  The Polars lost 7-1 at Tartan Arena Feb. 3. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High junior goalie Malachy Zamacona (42) sees action around the net as Tartan senior wing Noah Daigle (12) takes a shot. The Polars lost 7-1 at Tartan Arena Feb. 3. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

7-1 rout includes scuffles, injuries

It was the final home game of the boys hockey season at Tartan Arena, and the Titans took on archrival North High for their annual "Senior Night."

Thu
12
Feb

Tartan and North fall to higher seeds in Section 4AA battles

Goalies Larson, Campbell stand up to onslaught of shots

The quarterfinals of Section 4AA girls hockey got underway Saturday, Feb. 7.

Thu
12
Feb

Rat poison kills unintended victims

Experienced volunteer Terry Headley came to Ramona Price’s Oakdale home last month to bring this bald eagle in for treatment at the University of Minnesota’s Raptor Center. The bird later died of suspected secondary-rodenticide poisoning. (submitted photo)
Experienced volunteer Terry Headley came to Ramona Price’s Oakdale home last month to bring this bald eagle in for treatment at the University of Minnesota’s Raptor Center. The bird later died of suspected secondary-rodenticide poisoning. (submitted photo)

Ramona Price says she's used to seeing wild critters in her back yard.

Her Oakdale home on Heath Avenue is next to a wooded area and wetlands, and she's watched deer browsing in the mornings and coyotes passing by at dusk.

Thu
12
Feb

L.E. Council approves preliminary design for downtown improvements

This map shows the area in Lake Elmo where the Old Village Street and Utility Improvement Project will occur. Phase I of the project is scheduled to begin this summer. (submitted graphic)
This map shows the area in Lake Elmo where the Old Village Street and Utility Improvement Project will occur. Phase I of the project is scheduled to begin this summer. (submitted graphic)

The Lake Elmo City Council is on board with preliminary design plans for phase I of the downtown street and utility improvements project and wants to see the project move forward to its final design stage.

Wed
11
Feb

District 622 must cut budget by $8 million

Deficit spending, decreasing revenues have district over budget

Facing an $8 million budget shortfall, School District 622 administrators and school board members will have to make some tough decisions in the coming weeks.

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