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15
Apr

‘High School Musical’

“High School Musical” students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities.
“High School Musical” students of East High must deal with issues of first love, friends, and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities.

Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical that’s fun for the whole family comes to life on the Hill-Murray stage April 17 - 26.

Wed
15
Apr

North High’s Dombrosk a finalist for 2015 Teacher of the Year

Stephen Dombrosk (Submitted photo)
Stephen Dombrosk (Submitted photo)

School District 622’s Stephen Dombrosk has been named a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

Thu
09
Apr

Mystery hunt in Oakdale

The Easter bunny greeted visitors at the Oakdale Discovery Center and was available for photos with youngsters.
The Easter bunny greeted visitors at the Oakdale Discovery Center and was available for photos with youngsters.

The Mystery Egg Hunt was held at the Oakdale Nature Preserve April 4. Games, crafts, face painting, petting zoo and treats filled in the fun morning.

 

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.

Thu
05
Mar

Color in flight

The Fireflies Hmong Dance Group was just one of the performances during the  Eagle Point Elementary annual Culture Fair Feb. 26. The program followed feasting on a variety of foods in the cafeteria. (Photo by Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Fireflies Hmong Dance Group was just one of the performances during the  Eagle Point Elementary annual Culture Fair Feb. 26. The program followed feasting on a variety of foods in the cafeteria. (Photo by Linda
Baumeister/Review)

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05
Mar

A taste of other cultures

With various flags lining the hall, Eagle Point students wore traditional dress to the Culture Fair at Eagle Point Feb. 26. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
With various flags lining the hall, Eagle Point students wore traditional dress to the Culture Fair at Eagle Point Feb. 26. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Culture Fair held at Eagle Point on February 26.

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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

Former Oakdale Mayor Herb Vogel passes away

Former Oakdale mayor Herb Vogel passed away on Feb. 13. Family and friends will be gathering to honor him at a celebration of life ceremony March 1 at the Lake Elmo Inn Event Center. (Submitted photo)
Former Oakdale mayor Herb Vogel passed away on Feb. 13. Family and friends will be gathering to honor him at a celebration of life ceremony March 1 at the Lake Elmo Inn Event Center. (Submitted photo)

Memorial service to be held Sunday

Herward “Herb” Alfred Vogel passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 13, surrounded by family at the age of 82. Vogel spent several years on the city’s planning commission and city council, and was Oakdale’s mayor from 1972 to 1974.

Wed
18
Feb

Hill-Murray’s “The Great Gatsby” rated a “starred performance”

Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)
Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)

A panel of judges, after watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class AA dramatic productions, rated Hill-Murray School’s “The Great Gatsby” a “starred performance” on Friday, Feb.

Wed
18
Feb

Tartan presents Charlotte’s Web - Photos

Tartan performs “Charlotte’s Web” Feb. 13-21.
Tartan performs “Charlotte’s Web” Feb. 13-21.

Tartan Theatre’s performance of “Charlotte’s Web” opened Feb. 13 and runs through Feb. 21. “Humble” appeared as the last word in Charlotte’s web.

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