July 2005

Wed
27
Jul

Youth football clinic scheduled for North



North High School head football coach Jim Honsa has announced that a non-contact football camp will be held Aug. 3-4 at the North Polars football stadium.

Wed
27
Jul

Oakdale tops Red Wing for first Legion playoff win



The Oakdale American Legion baseball nine established a record July 22 when they posted a 12-2 triumph over the visiting Red Wing Post 54 nine.

For the first-year Oakdale players, the victory was the first ever post-season play win.

Wed
27
Jul

Schools health care worth fighting for



Our schools and health care access were the main beneficiaries as we wrapped up the recent special session of the Minnesota Legislature. We approved a record funding package for schools and maintained access to health care for more than 40,000 working Minnesotans.

Wed
27
Jul

Thrills, spills & runaway pigs, the Washington Co. Fair has it all



My family has been going to the Washington County Fair since my twin sons were little ones.

Now older grade-schoolers, they still look forward to the old-fashioned fair every August, but not with the same sense of wonderment of earlier years.

Wed
27
Jul

Ten candidates file for 834 School Board

Stillwater Area Public Schools will hold a primary election on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Ten candidates have filed for the three open seats.

Wed
27
Jul

Lake Elmo council OKs own pay increase



The topic of council compensation is one that Lake Elmo City Council members necessarily discuss with care and trepidation.

Wed
27
Jul

A heart to give



For 25 years, Oakdale resident Ron Dick served the public as a division commander for the state of Minnesota’s protective services by kicking down doors in pursuit of criminals. Now, 17 months and a new heart later, he’s serving the public by opening doors to organ donations.

Wed
27
Jul

Comprehensive plan raises questions

In spite of a lot of good coverage of Lake Elmo’s comprehensive planning process I still receive a lot of questions. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions that I hear about our settlement with the Metropolitan Council.

Wed
27
Jul

North Centennial gears up



In North St. Paul, North High School has for 100 years been the centerpiece of the community - and now it’s time to pay tribute. The North High School Centennial Celebration is scheduled from Aug. 12-14.

Wed
27
Jul

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