Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Thu
25
Jun

Oakdale Summerfest Medallion has been found

The city of Oakdale has announced the 2015 Summerfest Medallion was found this morning, Thursday, June 25, by Barb Zitur and her son.

Wed
24
Jun

Washington County chemical weed control program starts seasonal spraying

The annual chemical spraying of approximately 220 miles of rural Washington County roadsides is scheduled to begin on or about July 13 and continue for at least two weeks. The objective is to control noxious weeds and brush.

Wed
24
Jun

Gateway Corridor regroups after legislative, special sessions

Community leaders in the Gateway Corridor are regrouping after the Legislature did not approve a $3 million request, during the regular or special sessions, for a proposed bus rapid transit project that would connect the East Metro to the regional

Wed
24
Jun

Exemplary effort - Special Olympics regional competition

Admiring his silver medal, Jonathan competed in the 50 meter dash for the Maplewood Monarchs.
Admiring his silver medal, Jonathan competed in the 50 meter dash for the Maplewood Monarchs.

The Special Olympics regional competition at Stillwater High School June 20. Three days of competition and fun also included meals, games, displays, and a wellness center. (Linda Baumeister photos/Review)

Wed
24
Jun

North St. Paul’s fiber optic system: an economic opportunity or expensive relic?

The 1985 movie "Back to the Future" portrayed 2015 as a futuristic world equipped with flying cars, thumbprint technology and holographic concert performance.

Wed
24
Jun

Summerfest memories: The great cow debacle of 2001

It’s the cows: respected businessmen and civic leaders Larry Eberhard and Terry Furlong saw gallons of comic potential in reminding 2001 paradegoers of that year’s media “get” for Oakdale. As a group of escaped beef cattle roamed the suburb the previous winter, with residents and officials alike wondering where they’d turn up next, media coverage of the roundup became so intense it actually hampered efforts to corral the cows. (submitted photo)
It’s the cows: respected businessmen and civic leaders Larry Eberhard and Terry Furlong saw gallons of comic potential in reminding 2001 paradegoers of that year’s media “get” for Oakdale. As a group of escaped beef cattle roamed the suburb the previous winter, with residents and officials alike wondering where they’d turn up next, media coverage of the roundup became so intense it actually hampered efforts to corral the cows. (submitted photo)

Event organizers and dozens of vendors are gearing up to take over Richard Walton Park in the coming days for Oakdale's Summerfest.

Wed
24
Jun

Lake Elmo Farmer’s Market

Narri sold fresh produce from her Afton family farm at the Lake Elmo Farmer’s Market June 20.
Narri sold fresh produce from her Afton family farm at the Lake Elmo Farmer’s Market June 20.

In its debut year, the weekly downtown Saturday market runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October at 3511 Lake Elmo Ave., also known as Hagstrom’s courtyard. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)
 

Sun
21
Jun

Nienstedt quits after charges against Archdiocese

Following the criminal charges filed against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Archbishop John Nienstedt has announced he’ll step down.

Thu
18
Jun

Oakdale man gets 14 years for egregious assault on daughter

An Oakdale man who assaulted his 5-year-old daughter in May 2014, which left her in a permanent vegetative state, has received a prison sentence of more than 14 years.

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