Oakdale Fire Chief Jeff Anderson and Marty Jurgensen have been busy planning celebration activities for the 50th anniversary of the Oakdale Fire Department. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Current and former firefighters will lead parade as grand marshals
This year’s Summerfest is dedicated to the many brave men and women who have risked their lives to protect the residents of Oakdale while serving on the fire department during the past 50 years.
North High was crowned first place and the Grand Champion in the National Robotics League Championship held in Cleveland Ohio. On a mission to destroy other robots, the up to 15 lb. robots are often seen flying in the air after hits. Pictured are parent advisor Craig Brannon, and some of the team members Kevin Brannon, Brad Mahr, and Avery Peterson. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
What began as somewhat of a whim for North junior Kevin Brannon has turned into what is near an obsession.
“I saw something on the Internet when I was just a kid,” he said. “And I thought, ‘Boy is that cool.’”
Commander Randy Bastyr and Roger Ball, along with the American Legion Post 39 Color Guard and the VFW Post 1350 Rifle Squad, took part in the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Oakdale Veteran’s Memorial at city hall May 27.
The American Legion Post 39 Color Guard, VFW Post 1350 Rifle Squad, and North High JROTC Honor Guard took part in the Memorial Day Program May 26. The gathering at St. Mary’s Cemetery in North St. Paul honored the memory of departed comrades.
The American Legion Post 39 Color Guard and the VFW Post 1350 Rifle Squad, took part in the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Oakdale Veteran’s Memorial at city hall May 27. Bill Rasmussen honored Gordy Carlson during the service.
Funds will support early literacy program
The Stillwater Elks Lodge 179 recently awarded the Lake Elmo Public Library with a $1,500 grant that will be used to fund its “1,000 Books before Kindergarten” an early literacy program.
Oakdale Elementary School held its Annual Volunteer Breakfast on Thursday, May 22. Irene “Grandma” Nuessmeier was this year’s award recipient, who was recognized for putting in over 150 volunteer hours!