Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Mon
23
Mar

Lake Elmo Park Commission protests ousting of Dean Zuleger

Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger

Residents pack impromptu meeting to express furor over city administrator's dismissal

What was scheduled to be a regular Lake Elmo Park Commission meeting on Monday, March 16 turned into a protest.

Sun
22
Mar

City envisions a bridge connecting Bruce Vento with Sam Morgan

St. Paul Parks and Recreation is envisioning building a pedestrian bridge to connect the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail with the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. (submitted graphic)
St. Paul Parks and Recreation is envisioning building a pedestrian bridge to connect the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail with the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. (submitted graphic)

As of now, it’s just a dream, but someday there could be a bridge connecting the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary with the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail.

Sun
22
Mar

Mendota Heights discusses memorials to Scott Patrick

Scott Patrick
Scott Patrick

Momentous events have occurred since Mendota Heights lost police officer Scott Patrick to that fatal July 30 shooting, both significant to the memory of the officer, as well as the goal of justice.

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

Maplewood company prepares to cultivate tobacco-based vaccines

Dave Roeser and Jeff Reinert are partners in MN Pharm. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Dave Roeser and Jeff Reinert are partners in MN Pharm. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Imagine having access to a seed bank for cancer treatments that would allow you to just go into a drawer and start growing a cure.

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.

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