Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

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07
May

More direct travel coming for East Side transit


file photo • Ramsey County traffic engineers have decided to make permanent the three-lane configuration on Maryland Avenue between Johnson Parkway and Payne Avenue. A mill and overlay of the arterial street will be completed in May.

One of the main bus lines connecting St. Paul to the international airport and the Mall of America will be extended through the East Side starting June 9. 

Mon
07
May

Man charged for fatal 2017 South St. Paul stabbing


Daniel Anthony Cruz Hernandez

A man was charged May 2 for the death of an Oakdale man who was stabbed and robbed outside a South St. Paul apartment building last summer.

Mon
30
Apr

Railroad Island to be an energy conservation hotspot


courtesy of Google Maps • A new solar garden, part of an energy conservation program taking place in Railroad Island, will be located at the end of Minnehaha Avenue near the Village on Rivoli housing development. Homes with low income occupants will be hooked up to the solar garden for free, with the goal of eliminating barriers to renewable energy.

The little neighborhood of Railroad Island has become a big target when it comes to energy consumption and renewable energy.

Fri
27
Apr

North High School robotics team to compete in championship for the first time


submitted photo • The North High School robotics team was one of three teams on the winning alliance at the Northern Lights Regional event held in Duluth in March, which secured its spot at the FIRST Championship to be held April 28 in Detroit, Michigan. The team also competed in the Medtronic Foundation Regional event in Minneapolis last month. It is common for teams to attend more than one regional event if they can afford to do so.

The North High School robotics team, the Bionic Polars, have qualified for the FIRST Robotics Championship tournament for the first time, following a successful regional competition in Duluth held in early March. 

Fri
27
Apr

Short-term mental health facility opens in Maplewood


Aundrea Kinney/Review • During an April 12 open house event, community members were welcomed into Afton Place to see the renovations HealthPartners did to the building and to learn more about the short-term residential mental health transitional support program that began there April 18. After touring the building, most in attendance gathered to chat in the dining area where patients eat family-style meals and learn nutritional and budgeting skills.

Despite a bump in the road just over a year ago, Afton Place, a short-term residential mental health transitional support facility in Maplewood, began taking in patients April 18 after hosting a successful public open house event the week before.

Fri
27
Apr

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - April 22, 2018

Oakdale Garden Club plant sale

Tue
24
Apr

Ramsey County announces opioid crisis coalition


Solomon Gustavo • Nicholas Warnke, who is recovering from opioid addiction, spoke about the dangers of opioid use during an April 19 Ramsey County press conference announcing the creation of a coalition to address the opioid health crisis.

During an April 19 press conference at the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center, Ramsey County officials announced a coalition with Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, a drug and alcohol treatment and recovery program with locations throughout Min

Tue
24
Apr

Roseville district says girls basketball racism allegation is ‘resolved’

Former players pushed back against claim.

The Roseville Area School District has completed its investigation into an allegation of racism that came out of a girls high school basketball banquet last month.

Mon
23
Apr

A different kind of madness


courtesy of Kim Bauer • During Brackets for Good, which pits nonprofits in head-to-head fundraising competition, Dodge Nature Center staffers would host watch parties to see the results roll in. The nonprofit center, which promotes environmental education, won the 2018 tournament, beating Ronald McDonald House of the Upper Midwest in the final round.

Dodge Nature Center wins nonprofit bracket tournament

 

Mon
23
Apr

Spring out to see some art and history


file photos • The Karen Women Weaving Group will be sharing its craft with visitors to the East Side Freedom Library during the St. Paul Spring Art Crawl, April 27-29.

Art Crawl and home tour are April 27-29.

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