Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Mon
16
Mar

State rep says 'Hold!' on powdered alcohol

(Linda Baumeister/Review)
(Linda Baumeister/Review)

Turning water to wine is said to be a miracle. The transformation of water to cocktail, however, has become child's play.

Sun
15
Mar

Ramsey County Parks holds winter recreation summit

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation will hold a summit to talk about the prospects of adding winter park amenities to Battle Creek Regional Park. The county tried a snowmaking demonstration in the winter of 2013-2014 to push for more permanent snowmaking abilities. (file photo)

Hoping to generate ideas for cold-weather facilities at Battle Creek

Thu
12
Mar

County will continue parenting, early childhood home visiting program

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the continuation of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program, with the approval of an agreement with the state March 3.

Thu
12
Mar

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event being held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

Wed
11
Mar

Lake Elmo city administrator Dean Zuleger to move on after contentious council vote

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
The Lake Elmo council chambers were packed Tuesday night, March 10, with residents, city commission members and local business owners who made impassioned pleas to the city council to retain city administrator Dean Zuleger. 
Wed
11
Mar

Nominations open for EXCEL awards

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District's Community Education advisory council is again seeking nominations of individuals and groups for its annual EXCEL awards.

Wed
11
Mar

Two hit-and-runs land a drunk driver in jail

Police reports published March 11, 2015 in the Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
11
Mar

Gigi Fitzpatrick, devoted to senior causes, dies at 58; services March 14

Gigi Fitzpatrick and Sara Paul spearheaded the Golden Prom, where high-school students arranged an evening with dancing, dining and socializing with area seniors. (file photo)
Gigi Fitzpatrick and Sara Paul spearheaded the Golden Prom, where high-school students arranged an evening with dancing, dining and socializing with area seniors. (file photo)

For nearly 25 years, if you walked into the Gladstone Senior Center, you’d likely hear Gigi Fitzpatrick conversing enthusiastically with someone, be greeted by her bright smile or feel the rush of air as she hurried out to fill in for a Meals on W

Wed
11
Mar

Two 622 teachers named semifinalists for state award

Julie Swanson
Julie Swanson

Julie Swanson, Stephen Dombrosk make the grade

Having one teacher chosen as a semifinalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year is enough to elicit praise for just about any medium-sized school district; having two is a huge honor.

Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

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