Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
09
Dec

Memory-care residents up to their elbows in clay

After getting her tea cup shaped, Joanne begins painting it during the 4th of an 8-week art class funded by a grant from Northern Clay. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
After getting her tea cup shaped, Joanne begins painting it during the 4th of an 8-week art class funded by a grant from Northern Clay. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Local organization uses art to help seniors

The sound of fists pounding clay fills the dining area in Oak Meadows memory care unit.
Residents busily chat on a Tuesday afternoon as they take part in an eight-week clay course. Claire O'Connor from Northern Clay Center has been helping the seniors create everything from tiles to baskets to animals.

Tue
08
Dec

RAHS student wins NYT cartoon contest

Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb drew an editorial cartoon that took top honors in The New York Times' student cartoon contest, and her current events teacher Ira Sanders says it's quite an honor.

Wed
02
Dec

Parks and Recreation confronts accessibility issues

The Ramsey County Parks and Recreation department has invested in new handicap accessible playground structures over the years.

Wed
02
Dec

Richardson students deliver busload of gifts to Toy Shelf

Richardson Elementary fifth-grade leadership group students collected toys from all the classrooms Monday afternoon. The first year of the toy drive was very successful. Pictured from left are Gift Naador, Jayden Stein, teacher Marissa Jagger, and Tammy Liu. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Richardson Elementary fifth-grade leadership group students collected toys from all the classrooms Monday afternoon. The first year of the toy drive was very successful. Pictured from left are Gift Naador, Jayden Stein, teacher Marissa Jagger, and Tammy Liu. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Heading into holiday season, some might envision Santa's elves in the North Pole making shiny new toys for all the good little girls and boys.

Wed
25
Nov

Eligible property owners must file homestead applications by Dec. 15

Homestead classification will affect the amount of property tax paid in 2015, and it may affect eligibility for a property tax refund.

Contact the county assessor if one of the following applies:

Wed
25
Nov

Bet your bottom dollar, Annie is coming to Hill-Murray

Cast members gather around the Hooverville shanty in the rags to riches story.
Cast members gather around the Hooverville shanty in the rags to riches story.

Hill-Murray Theatre has been gearing up for their upcoming production of Annie. The heart-warming musical runs Friday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec.

Wed
25
Nov

Police partner with Nextdoor, virtual neighborhood watch underway

Maplewood resident Sandy Dicke joined Nextdoor, an online neighborhood platform, just a few weeks ago and she doesn't quite know what to make of the barrage of information she's receiving from other users in the Gladstone neighborhood.

Wed
25
Nov

Parliamentarian runs City Council meeting

Guest Parliamentarian Tammy Pust presides over the Nov. 17 Lake Elmo City Council meeting. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Guest Parliamentarian Tammy Pust presides over the Nov. 17 Lake Elmo City Council meeting. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

The Lake Elmo City Council has fallen into a rut.

Wed
18
Nov

Maplewood Mayor Nora Slawik receives Transportation Alliance Award

Mayor Nora Slawik, center, pictured with city staff at the 2015 Minnesota Transportation Alliance awards ceremony. (submitted photo)
Mayor Nora Slawik, center, pictured with city staff at the 2015 Minnesota Transportation Alliance awards ceremony. (submitted photo)

Minnesota Transportation Alliance presented Maplewood Mayor Nora Slawik with a 2015 Transportation Advocate Award at its annual membership meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Cannon Falls.

Wed
18
Nov

Students sing and salute

North St. Paul American Legion Honor Guard and veteran Tom Burns introduces himself during Oakdale Elementary’s annual Veterans Day Program and Recognition Nov. 11.
North St. Paul American Legion Honor Guard and veteran Tom Burns introduces himself during Oakdale Elementary’s annual Veterans Day Program and Recognition Nov. 11.

Area schools held programs to honor veterans and to celebrate Veteran's Day with them. (Linda Baumeister photos/Review)

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