Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
25
Jun

Lake Elmo gets a bonding upgrade

Lake Elmo’s bond rating was raised to AA+ from AA earlier this month, allowing the city to borrow money for projects at a lower interest rate.

Thu
19
Jun

Summerfest Grande Parade cancelled

The city of Oakdale has called off tonight’s Ted Bearth Grande Parade due to the threat of incoming severe weather. The parade will not be rescheduled.

Thu
19
Jun

Oakdale-Maplewood Lions present scholarships to local students


Linda Baumeister/Review

The Oakdale-Maplewood Lions presented four $1,000 scholarships at a recognition  held at Oakdale City Hall June 12. The Lions are the largest service organization in the world.

Wed
18
Jun

Legion Baseball: 39ers 10-run Lakers

The North St. Paul American Legion Post 39 baseball team came off a 12-inning marathon game with the Hamline Post 418 Purple Hawks for a follow up contest the next day with White Bear Lake Post 168.

Wed
18
Jun

Maplewood, District 622 work on funds for children’s program

Goal is to have five adults responsible for every child
Maplewood is hoping to implement a new plan for children, and a fairly unique one at that.

Wed
18
Jun

Lake Elmo holds quality of life discussion

The Lake Elmo City Council devoted last week’s council workshop meeting to a discussion on the quality of life in the city in 2014.

Thu
12
Jun

Oakdale Fire Department honored during Summerfest


Oakdale Fire Chief Jeff Anderson and Marty Jurgensen have been busy planning celebration activities for the 50th anniversary of the Oakdale Fire Department. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Current and former firefighters will lead parade as grand marshals
This year’s Summerfest is dedicated to the many brave men and women who have risked their lives to protect the residents of Oakdale while serving on the fire department during the past 50 years.

Wed
11
Jun

North team wins Robotics National Championship


North High was crowned first place and the Grand Champion in the National Robotics League Championship held in Cleveland Ohio. On a mission to destroy other robots, the up to 15 lb. robots are often seen flying in the air after hits. Pictured are parent advisor Craig Brannon, and some of the team members Kevin Brannon, Brad Mahr, and Avery Peterson. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

What began as somewhat of a whim for North junior Kevin Brannon has turned into what is near an obsession. 

“I saw something on the Internet when I was just a kid,” he said. “And I thought, ‘Boy is that cool.’”

Wed
11
Jun

Lake Elmo Days cancelled

The city of Lake Elmo recently announced it would no longer be hosting Lake Elmo Days, previously known as Fall Festival, which has taken place the weekend after Labor Day since 2007.

Wed
11
Jun

Oakdale man sentenced to 30 years in bar owner’s shooting


Yia Her

Yia Her, 27, of Oakdale was sentenced to 30.5 years in prison on May 30 for his role in the shooting death of a Frogtown bar owner last June.

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