Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
06
Apr

Robots rampage at regionals


The FIRST Stronghold arena consists of a tower for each alliance and five defenses to protect it. (courtesy of FIRST Robotics.)
North, Hill-Murray, Mounds Park kids are gearing up for high-tech contest this weekend
 
Robots fighting a medieval siege may sound like the plot for a new young adult novel, but it’s actually the premise of a technology competition that is generating growing interest with 14- though 18-year-olds. 
High school students from the region will be gathering in Minneapolis this week to test their robots against those of their opponents on a medieval siege-themed course.

North High School and Hill-Murray High School will be competing in the 10,000 Lakes Regional event, and Mounds Park Academy’s team is entered in the North Star Regional event.

Wed
06
Apr

The sky’s the limit for Skyview Middle School Spanish teacher Grant Boulanger


Skyview Middle School’s Spanish teacher Grant Boulanger was honored as the Regional Language Teacher of the Year. Eighth-graders take on roles in the interactive classroom conversations. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

“Todo es posible en la clase de Español,” says Skyview Middle School teacher Grant Boulanger, explaining that it means, “Anything is possible in Spanish class.” 

Sun
03
Apr

Signs of Spring

photos by Linda Baumeister

Wed
30
Mar

Hoppin’ down the bunny trail

Nearly 200 youngsters, accompanied by family, hike the trail at the Oakdale Nature Preserve during the annual Mystery Egg Hunt held March 19. Among the colorful hidden eggs, there were also two special golden eggs to search for.

Wed
30
Mar

Brandt closes college career on high note


Hannah Brandt

Hannah Brandt said she couldn’t imagine closing out her college career anywhere but at the Frozen Four. She and her University of Minnesota women’s hockey teammates made the trip to New Hampshire worthwhile.

Wed
30
Mar

American Legion 39 lends a hand to area food shelf


From left to right, Linda and Dave Zick, Dave Gustafson and Bron Fike. (submitted photo)

Bron Fike, a member of American Legion Post 39’s Forty & Eight, organized a drawing and collected $500 for the North St.Paul Area Food Shelf.

Wed
30
Mar

Washington County ranks among healthiest in the state  

The 2016 County Health Rankings Report released March 22, ranks Washington County second among Minnesota counties in current conditions of health, also called health outcomes.

Wed
30
Mar

Washington County Board approves special election to fill District 2 seat

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a special election to fill the Second District seat March 22.

The board declared a vacancy in the seat as of March 11, with the death of Commissioner Ted Bearth.

Wed
30
Mar

Miron will serve as Washington County board chair

 

Fran Miron, commissioner from District 1, will serve as the Washington County Board of Commissioners chair for the remainder of 2016. Lisa Weik, District 5, will serve as vice chair.

Wed
30
Mar

Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review bulletin board March 30, 2016

Upcoming Events - Click for more details: North St. Paul Lions Club Pancake Breakfast; Japanese Junction; Rain garden rescue; Caring for Cats bingo night; Coloring for Adults.

 

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