Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
18
Mar

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue falling in Washington County

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue to fall in Washington County, information that the County Board received at its meeting March 10.

Wed
18
Mar

County working to ensure all have access to civic life

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received an update March 10 on the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition plan.

Thu
12
Mar

County will continue parenting, early childhood home visiting program

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the continuation of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program, with the approval of an agreement with the state March 3.

Thu
12
Mar

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event being held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

Wed
04
Mar

Department of Natural Resources will use county ponds to rear walleyes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will have access to ponds in Washington County Parks to use for rearing walleyes, after the County Board gave its approval to the project Feb. 24.

Wed
04
Mar

New rowing club to call Lake Elmo home

A small group of community members have launched a grass roots effort to bring the sport of rowing to Lake Elmo.

Thu
26
Feb

Licensing information for potential foster care providers in Washington County

An informational meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater, in the Lower Level, Room 16.

Thu
26
Feb

Sen. Al Franken visits Tartan, praises STEM

U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)

“Are you rich now? Are you up to some kind of pyramid scheme?” U.S. Sen. Al Franken asked the two girls at Tartan High School’s student-run credit union branch.

Wed
25
Feb

DNR focuses on groundwater use

The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)
The DNR and White Bear Lake Conservation District have installed four evaporation monitoring stations in White Bear Lake to measure water loss from direct evaporation. (submitted image)

Where’s the water going?
That question, which has plagued White Bear Lake shoreline owners and boaters in recent years, is now a concern to neighboring cities and counties, as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources launches a plan to conserve groundwater.

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