Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
18
Jun

Lake Elmo holds quality of life discussion

The Lake Elmo City Council devoted last week’s council workshop meeting to a discussion on the quality of life in the city in 2014.

Thu
12
Jun

Oakdale Fire Department honored during Summerfest


Oakdale Fire Chief Jeff Anderson and Marty Jurgensen have been busy planning celebration activities for the 50th anniversary of the Oakdale Fire Department. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Oakdale Fire Department began as the Northdale Volunteer Fire Department by the listed founders June 15, 1964. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Current and former firefighters will lead parade as grand marshals
This year’s Summerfest is dedicated to the many brave men and women who have risked their lives to protect the residents of Oakdale while serving on the fire department during the past 50 years.

Wed
11
Jun

North team wins Robotics National Championship


North High was crowned first place and the Grand Champion in the National Robotics League Championship held in Cleveland Ohio. On a mission to destroy other robots, the up to 15 lb. robots are often seen flying in the air after hits. Pictured are parent advisor Craig Brannon, and some of the team members Kevin Brannon, Brad Mahr, and Avery Peterson. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

What began as somewhat of a whim for North junior Kevin Brannon has turned into what is near an obsession. 

“I saw something on the Internet when I was just a kid,” he said. “And I thought, ‘Boy is that cool.’”

Wed
11
Jun

Lake Elmo Days cancelled

The city of Lake Elmo recently announced it would no longer be hosting Lake Elmo Days, previously known as Fall Festival, which has taken place the weekend after Labor Day since 2007.

Wed
11
Jun

Oakdale man sentenced to 30 years in bar owner’s shooting


Yia Her

Yia Her, 27, of Oakdale was sentenced to 30.5 years in prison on May 30 for his role in the shooting death of a Frogtown bar owner last June.

Wed
11
Jun

Filing for Washington County elections closes

Candidates representing the Oakdale and Lake Elmo areas have all filed for the 2014 general election in November.  County Attorney Pete Orput and County Sheriff Bill Hutton are running uncontested, while District 2 County Commissioner Ted Bearth w

Wed
11
Jun

Polars win one, lose two; end up in fourth place in state Class AAA softball action

The North softball nine returned to state tournament softball action for the first time since 2011 that was held in North Mankato June 5-6.

Wed
11
Jun

2014 Oakdale Summerfest supplement

Oakdale Summerfest June 19 - 22, 2014. Here's  information, advertiser's specials and more for this year's Oakdale Summerfest.

Click here to see photos from this year's event

 

Wed
04
Jun

622 Foundation does it again!


After the STA2RS, top 10 percent of North and Tartan students, were honored, North High’s Tiffany Cheng is photographed with her selected teacher Frank Butterfield, North Height Christian Academy English-History teacher, and her parents. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Reiew)

North High’s Emma Schwartz embraces her former North AP World History teacher Karen Vidlock as they receive recognition at the 18th annual STA2RS Banquet May 22.

North High’s Yeng Adam Yang is joined on stage by his youth group/ Bible teacher Tang Vang as the 18th annual STA2RS Banquet at Prom Center honored the top ten percent of Tartan and North seniors May 22.

Prom Banquet center was filled with academic talent
The 18th annual STA2RS Banquet was held May 21 at the Prom Center in Oakdale. It is the date the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District parades a room full of academic all-stars across the stage to celebrate what is right with public education.

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