Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
15
Jul

Arden Hills killer pleads guilty to bank robbery

Lyle “Ty” Hoffman
Lyle “Ty” Hoffman

Convicted killer Lyle "Ty" Hoffman pleaded guilty to armed bank robbery in U.S. District Court July 8.

Hoffman admitted to committing the robbery at a Blaine TCF Bank on Aug. 31, 2014.

Wed
15
Jul

South Dakota prison escapee turned alleged Roseville bank robber arrested


A security camera still allegedly shows Clint Barry Eldeen walking out of the Roseville Bremer Bank with a stack of stolen cash. (courtesy of Roseville Police Department)

Multi-state and city crime spree ends at Prior Lake casino
Clint Barry Eldeen, who escaped from a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, minimum security prison on July 10 and is the prime suspect in the July 11 robbery of a Roseville Bremer bank, was arrested early Wednesday in Prior Lake.

Wed
15
Jul

Lake Elmo council blocks new development for 1 year

Members butt heads over growth rate, again
New development projects in Lake Elmo are being put on pause until next summer, following the approval of a one-year moratorium by the city council Tuesday, July 7.
The measure to stall growth was adopted in a 3-2 vote, with council members Julie Fliflet, Anne Smith and Jill Lundgren voting for approval, and Mayor Mike Pearson and council member Justin Bloyer voting against.
The interim ordinance was originally on the council’s agenda at the June 2 meeting, but was tabled for future discussion and placed on the July 7 agenda by Fliflet.

Wed
15
Jul

Ticket to Brasil

 “Ticket to Brasil”  singer Natania Kamin and guitarist and composer Pavel Jany perform at the Oakdale Library July 9.
“Ticket to Brasil” singer Natania Kamin and guitarist and composer Pavel Jany perform at the Oakdale Library July 9.

“Ticket to Brasil” performed at the Oakdale Library July 9. Usually with 5-6 more instruments, they performed diverse Afro-Brazilian music about love, forgiveness, sun kissed ocean, and celebration.

Wed
08
Jul

Fourth of July Kids Parade

Dressed up in red, white and blue, residents, including city council member Julie Fliflet, had fun tossing candy out to the parade-goers at the annual Lake Elmo Fourth of July Parade.
Dressed up in red, white and blue, residents, including city council member Julie Fliflet, had fun tossing candy out to the parade-goers.

The annual Lake Elmo Fourth of July Kids Parade drew participants and spectators alike. (photos Linda Baumeister/Review)

Wed
08
Jul

Oakdale-Lake Elmo area students make Dean's List

Bismarck State College
• Eric Johnson of Oakdale

Colby College
• Kimberly A. Bourne of Lake Elmo

Wed
08
Jul

Oakdale-Lake Elmo people - published July 8, 2015

Brian Beck, right, of Lake Elmo recently was promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Army.
Brian Beck, right, of Lake Elmo recently was promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Army.

Major Brian R. Beck

Wed
08
Jul

Mother-son team find Summerfest medallion near home

Winners after years of searching, Barbara Zitur and her son Reilly Page found the Oakdale Summerfest Medallion in the wood chips by the Tartan Crossing rock. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Winners after years of searching, Barbara Zitur and her son Reilly Page found the Oakdale Summerfest Medallion in the wood chips by the Tartan Crossing rock. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Good fortune continues after medallion hidden a second time

Sun
05
Jul

Gateway Corridor to regroup after no $ comes through

A map of the Gateway Corridor shows the route the BRT line would take along I-94. Planners are hoping to come up with $3 million to keep the project on track for a 2022 opening. (submitted graphic)
A map of the Gateway Corridor shows the route the BRT line would take along I-94. Planners are hoping to come up with $3 million to keep the project on track for a 2022 opening. (submitted graphic)

Well, the Gateway Corridor did not get the $3 million it requested during the state Legislature’s special session in June.

Wed
01
Jul

Oakdale Summerfest 2015

Retired members of the Oakdale Fire Department were the Grand Marshals of the Ted Bearth Grande Parade June 25. The department celebrated its 50th anniversary last year.
Retired members of the Oakdale Fire Department were the Grand Marshals of the Ted Bearth Grande Parade June 25. The department celebrated its 50th anniversary last year.

Oakdale's 32nd Summerfest drew crowds of people seeking fun and thrills, including food, live music, sporting events, carnival rides and games.

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