Ashlyn and Laney, best friends costumed as Monarch butterflies, check out the selection of packets with facial features to decorate their pumpkins. Ghoulish games, eerie entertainment, chilling refreshments, warming bonfire, and a family DJ and dancing were all part of the Oakdale Halloween event Oct. 27.
North St. Paul has been named one of four Minnesota communities to receive a 2017 educational solar installation by the city’s wholesale electrical supplier, the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency under its Hometown Solar Grant Program.
The 622 Education Foundation Fun Run or Walk 5K took participants through woodsy trails of the picturesque Oakdale Nature Preserve for the first time. Previous years the run took place in North St. Paul.
If School District 622’s referendum passes, the levy increase would generate $6.8 million per year, which is about 5 percent of the current operating budget, and the total property-tax levy would still be lower than the average of the top 20 metro area districts.
On Election Day, local residents will have many important decisions to make on national, state and local levels.