Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
15
Jun

Maplewood torch run 5K to support Special Olympics Minnesota

All ages and ability levels are invited to participate in the Maplewood Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) 5K. This walk/run joins together people with and without intellectual disabilities to support Special Olympics Minnesota.

Wed
15
Jun

City of Maplewood’s Kid City is a finalist for ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund

ArtPlace America announced June 6 that Maplewood’s Kid City is one of 80 projects that it will consider for its 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund. These 80 projects are 6 percent of the 1,361 initial applications that ArtPlace reviewed. 

Wed
15
Jun

Ted Bearth Grande Parade remains a Summerfest highlight


In honor of Ted Bearth’s memory, his family will lead the parade as this year’s grand marshals. Bearth was a community leader who helped start Summerfest, and who reveled in the excitement of its events.

Family of the parade’s namesake will be grand marshals

Wed
15
Jun

Oakdale’s 2016 Summerfest celebration kicks off June 23


Oakdale’s largest festival of the year is right around the corner. From carnival rides and classic fair foods, to live entertainment and sporting events, Summerfest has something for everyone.

Oakdale’s biggest festival is back to celebrate the beginning of another summer. 

Drop by Richard Walton Park, located at 15th Street and Hadley Avenue next to City Hall, to enjoy all that Summerfest has to offer.

Sun
12
Jun

Blue-green algae: If in doubt, stay out


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Summer is here, and while water enthusiasts and pets enjoy swimming and boating when the weather is calm and sunny, these conditions are also perfect for growing blue-green algae. This can be harmful to both people and animals.

Wed
08
Jun

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend

Minnesotans can take children 15 or younger fishing without licenses between Friday, June 10, and Sunday, June 12, for Take a Kid Fishing Weekend.

Wed
01
Jun

Tartan High School students ask their senators to support policies that create a smoke-free generation


Sen. Charles Wiger with students from Tartan High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) group and John Glenn Middle School’s Support Our School group.

Tartan High School students joined more than 250 youth advocates at the Minnesota State Capitol on May 3 to promote ways to reduce youth smoking and to save Minnesota youth from a lifetime of addiction to tobacco.

Wed
25
May

Work begins on Manning Avenue/10th Street road construction project

The first phase of the Manning Avenue Corridor Management and Safety Improvement Project began in early May.

Wed
25
May

Washington County Library kicks off summer reading program

Washington County Library kicks off “Bookawocky,” its summer reading program for children, teens and adults on Saturday, June 4. The program runs through Saturday, August 6.

Wed
11
May

Sheet Metal Union pickets architectural contractors


From left to right: Picketers Bob Theis, Derick Wendorf, Mike Mooney, Tim Hyde and Mac Pribyl caught the attention of passing motorists on Centennial Drive in North St. Paul.

Last week, members of the Sheet Metal Workers Union stood with picket signs outside the Berwald Roofing and Sheet Metal in North St. Paul. 

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