Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
20
May

Color Run Fun

Webster Elementary held their first ever Color Run with 200 pre-registered participants and more registering on race day with each runner- student, staff, family, friend contributing fifteen dollars for the school fundraiser.

Wed
20
May

North St. Paul Area Food Shelf turns 40, adapts to changing face of poverty

Linda Zick and Crist Langelett are two of the driving forces behind the success of the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Linda Zick and Crist Langelett are two of the driving forces behind the success of the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

On Tuesday, May 12, volunteers of the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf found themselves on the receiving end of a free meal.

Tue
19
May

Christine Osorio in negotiations to be North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Schools' new superintendent

Christine Osorio
Christine Osorio

Just four weeks have passed since the District 622 School Board decided to begin a second superintendent search with the national search firm School Exec Connect, and already the top finalist, Christine Osorio, has been named.

Tue
19
May

WaterFest makes a splash May 30

Learning canoe paddling technique and then getting out on the water in the Wilderness Inquiry Voyageur canoes was popular at the 2014 WaterFest. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Learning canoe paddling technique and then getting out on the water in the Wilderness Inquiry Voyageur canoes was popular at the 2014 WaterFest. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The 16th annual WaterFest will splash down at Lake Phalen Saturday, May 30, with a variety of educational and entertaining events.

Fri
15
May

Sliding home

Tartan sophomore Logan Roberts (3) scores, sliding safely home on a wild pitch in 3rd inning action. The Titans won 12-6 at home May 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Wed
13
May

Felony charges pending for Tartan students with loaded handgun

Two 16-year-old Tartan High School students could be facing serious criminal charges for reportedly bringing a loaded handgun to school and showing it off in a classroom Monday, May 11.

Wed
13
May

County to host community forums on library system

Washington County seeks the participation of residents for two community forums on the future of the Washington County Library system, one May 27 and one June 4. 

Wed
13
May

Washington County campfire programs begin

The Warner Nature Center will present a campfire program “Red-Tailed Hawk” at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Wed
13
May

Missing grove plaque inspires Arbor Day event

On May 7, 1932, members of the 4th District of the Minnesota Federation of Women’s Clubs, unveil a memorial plaque, dedicating an elm tree grove in Keller Park to George Washington in honor of the bicentennial of his birthday. The children were direct descendants of Augustine Washington, George Washington’s half-brother. (courtesy Minnesota Historical Society)
On May 7, 1932, members of the 4th District of the Minnesota Federation of Women’s Clubs, unveil a memorial plaque, dedicating an elm tree grove in Keller Park to George Washington in honor of the bicentennial of his birthday. The children were direct descendants of Augustine Washington, George Washington’s half-brother. (courtesy Minnesota Historical Society)

When he was a student in college, Maplewood City Council member Bob Cardinal spent time running and biking around Lake Phalen. Among the notable landmarks along the course, he says, was a boulder with a plaque marking a memorial grove.

Wed
13
May

A sobering reminder

Tartan’s SADD group held a mock car crash assembly for juniors and seniors May 8. The Alex Balluff family shared their story of Alex being hit by a drunken driver and having to relearn nearly everything.

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