Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Tue
03
Feb

District 622 must cut budget by $8 million

School District 622 administrators and school board members will have to make some tough decisions in the coming days on how to close an $8 million budget shortfall.
 
Wed
28
Jan

No additional environmental study for Lake Elmo Avenue project

The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed Jan. 20 that there is no need for an Environmental Impact Statement for the County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 17 (Lake Elmo Avenue) project.

Wed
28
Jan

Century College partners with Advance Corporation

Advance Corporation has been awarded a $50,000 Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership (MJSP) grant to work with Century College on innovative technical and skills training programs. Located in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, Advance Corporation recognizes the importance of developing workforce training programs that address technical needs for future growth and expanded work opportunities for current and future employees.

 

Wed
28
Jan

Thin ice cancels L.E. Lions ice fishing contest

Tickets still available for cash drawing

Wed
28
Jan

L.E. council lifts communication restrictions on Smith

Council members say it’s time to move forward

At its Jan. 20 meeting, the Lake Elmo City Council voted to lift restrictions placed on council member Anne Smith, which barred her from one-on-one communications with city staff.

Wed
28
Jan

New church to move into NSP furniture store

Pastor Ed Rhodes and his wife, Barbara. (submitted photo)
Pastor Ed Rhodes and his wife, Barbara. (submitted photo)

Over the weekend, Frank Slattery, owner of North St. Paul Furniture in downtown North St.

Thu
22
Jan

3M keeps an eye on groundwater quality in Lake Elmo

New water line construction to begin this summer   3M Company will continue to monitor groundwater quality in the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently granted the Maplewood-based company access to the park reserve to conduct testing for perfluorochemicals in the groundwater.

Thu
22
Jan

Oakdale Volunteer of the Year

Pictured from left, council members Paul Reinke and Lori Pulkrabek, Volunteer of the Year recipient Howard Lentsch, mayor Stan Karwoski and council members Kristen Cici and Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)
Pictured from left, council members Paul Reinke and Lori Pulkrabek, Volunteer of the Year recipient Howard Lentsch, mayor Stan Karwoski and council members Kristen Cici and Bill Rasmussen. (Submitted photo)

At their January 13 meeting, the Oakdale City Council named Howard Lentsch as the Volunteer of the Year for 2014.

Wed
21
Jan

Tartan grad receives esteemed Leroy Apker Award

Tartan and U of M graduate Michael Veit won the prestigious Leroy Apker Award in 2014. He is currently pursuing a PhD in applied physics at Stanford University. (submitted photo)
Tartan and U of M graduate Michael Veit won the prestigious Leroy Apker Award in 2014. He is currently pursuing a PhD in applied physics at Stanford University. (submitted photo)

Oakdale-native and 2009 Tartan High School graduate Michael Veit made history by being named the University of Minnesota’s first recipient of the prestigious Leroy Apker Award for undergraduate work in physics.

Wed
14
Jan

Lake Elmo Lions ice fishing contest a go for now

Folks gathered atop a frozen Lake Jane at last year’s Lake Elmo Lions Ice Fishing Contest. The event takes place Super Bowl Sunday every year.
Folks gathered atop a frozen Lake Jane at last year’s Lake Elmo Lions Ice Fishing Contest. The event takes place Super Bowl Sunday every year. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Thin ice could put contest in jeopardy
Frozen Lake Jane may once again be a hot spot in the east metro for anglers on Super Bowl Sunday, that is if Mother Nature cooperates.

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