Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
27
Apr

Oakdale’s citywide garage sale registration now open

The warmer weather brings spring to mind, and spring brings to mind garage sales.  

Wed
27
Apr

New Oakdale Cub Foods plans ribbon-cutting event

City leaders and Oakdale Chamber of Commerce members plan to attend a ribbon cutting event Tuesday, May 10, at Cub Foods’ new, larger location within the Bergen Plaza.

Wed
27
Apr

Mounds Park Academy students study rainwater gardens for Earth Day


Students from Mounds Park Academy’s pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade classes were led by upper school science teacher Mitch Thompson on a tour of the Maplewood school’s rainwater gardens. (submitted photo)

On April 21, Mounds Park Academy pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade students explored the extensive rainwater gardens surrounding the pond on the Larpenteur Avenue campus in their ongoing quest to become “citizen scientists.” 

Wed
27
Apr

BRING ON SPRING

From top to bottom: An Eastern bluebird is spotted in the Oakdale Nature Preserve. Oakdale crews clear wood, sending it through the chipper for new wood chip pathways. Construction continues on the new boardwalk across Mud Lake April 20.

Sun
24
Apr

Reaching for sobriety


Seniors often drink at home to cope with pain, loss and loneliness. (photo illustration by Linda Baumeister)

A 2-year old girl scoops up a clean cotton ball with both hands as if it was a little creature and gently delivers it to her grandfather who is sitting on the living room couch. 

Wed
20
Apr

Ramsey County agrees to believe


At a launching event for the Ramsey County: A Start by Believing Community initiative Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell said, “As friends we can believe and support these victims. As criminal justice system providers and others we can believe and ensure that good solid investigation occurs.” (Aundrea Kinney/Review)

Communities unite against sexual violence

One in six women and one in 33 men are victims of sexual assault, and only a fraction of sexual assault cases are ever reported, according to John Choi Ramsey County Attorney.

“Just in Ramsey County alone, two-thirds of all the cases that are investigated by police agencies never even come to the county judge’s office or prosecution to deal with,” Choi said.

Wed
20
Apr

District 43 candidates are lining up

Political parties have made their endorsements

The upcoming presidential election is on everybody’s radar, but the November 2016 ballot will also allow people the chance to vote for candidates running for the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives. 

The Republican and DFL parties have been holding their endorsing conventions, and in District 43 the legislative races are beginning to take shape. 

House District 43A includes Maplewood Precincts 1-9, White Bear Lake Precincts 3-5, Mahtomedi and Willernie.

House District 43B includes North St. Paul, Oakdale north of Tenth Street and Maplewood Precincts 10 and 11. 

Senate District 43 includes the entire area of House District 43A and 43B.

Wed
20
Apr

Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review bulletin board April 20, 2016

Upcoming Events - Click for more details: Peer Advocate Volunteer; Deaf Awareness Day; Nature family fun with ECFE; Annual Maplewood all parks cleanup; Maplewood spring cleanup; Bird banding day;

Wed
20
Apr

Ted Bearth’s Washington County Commissioner District 2 seat will be filled by special election

The late Ted Bearth’s District 2 seat on the Washington County Board of Commissioners will remain vacant until a special election in November. 

Wed
20
Apr

Open house on Lake Elmo Avenue project set for May 5

Washington County, in cooperation with Lake Elmo, is hosting a pre-construction open house for the Lake Elmo Avenue Corridor Management and Safety Improvement Project from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Christ Lutheran Church.

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