Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
16
Apr

Lake Elmo mayor proclaims national library week

Lake Elmo Mayor Mike Pearson proclaimed national library week, April 12-18, in Lake Elmo at the April 7 city council meeting.

Thu
16
Apr

Gateway Corridor to host Gold Line discussion

A public discussion about “Optimizing the Development Response to the Gold Line” will be held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm, at Globe University (White Bear Lake Conference Room), 8147 Globe Drive, Woodbury.The Gold Line, a propose

Thu
16
Apr

County awards grants to fight aquatic invasive species

The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed to provide grant funds to six organizations to fight aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Washington County.

Wed
15
Apr

Community forum reveals troubling stats on heroin use in Washington County

Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program director, Adam Pederson, talked about drug trends and warning signs of drug abuse at a community forum at Tartan High School April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program director, Adam Pederson, talked about drug trends and warning signs of drug abuse at a community forum at Tartan High School April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Today’s drug abusers come from all walks of life

Lori Lewis fought back tears during an emotional and tragic recount of her son Ryan’s battle with drug addiction.  

Thu
09
Apr

SMRLS will have in-person intake hours at the Washington County Law Library

Every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30-4:30 p.m., an attorney from Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) will have in-person intake hours for people seeking legal representation for certain kinds of family law issues at the Washington Co

Thu
09
Apr

Controlled Burns Planned in Washington County

Washington County Parks is planning to conduct controlled prairie burns in Lake Elmo Park Reserve, Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, and Pine Point Regional Park between April 6 and May 22.

Thu
09
Apr

Fund set up for Mitchell Novak

Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)

Mitchell Novak, 14, is a Stillwater Junior High School student who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last year. Since that time he has undergone several rounds of chemotherapy treatment, and has spent several days in the hospital.

Wed
08
Apr

Local property tax meetings scheduled

Many local homeowners will pay a bit more in property taxes this year due to rebounding home values following the Great Recession’s real estate market crash.

Wed
01
Apr

Washington County seeks input on draft plan on accessibility of its facilities, sets open houses

 Washington County is seeking input from the public for its draft plan to support accessibility for people using its facilities, and has planned a number of open houses at which people may gain more information and offer their thoughts on the plan

Wed
01
Apr

Spring burning restrictions in effect

Burning restrictions have gone into effect across the state this week, per the Department of Natural Resources, beginning Wednesday, March 25. Burning restrictions mean the state will not allow the open burning of brush or yard waste.

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