Bob Burrichter of Oakdale power washes cars at Redeemer Baptist Church in Oakdale during their “free garage sale” May 3. As garage sales were going on city-wide, here you could fill a bag for free, and even get a meal and car wash.
The 20th annual Llama Magic and Fiber Friends May 11 showcased a number of competitions for llamas and their people, above. Above left, 4-H competitions for youngsters and adult novices had llama handlers vying for ribbons in showmanship, performance, and gelding halter classes. Fiber competition and fleece shows were part of the weekend events.
Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review
Jessica Kiefer of Oakdale, right, and her friend Kristin Wasil from Michigan were contestants on the March 26 episode of “Wheel of Fortune.” The show’s theme was “Girlfriend Getaways,” and the two took home just over $10,000 in winnings. (submitted photo)
Local teacher appeared during ‘Girlfriend Getaways’ week
An Oakdale woman recently appeared on “Wheel of Fortune,” the 31-year-old game show based on the popular game “Hangman,” in which contestants buy letters to solve word puzzles to win cash and fun prizes.
The St. Paul Piano Teachers Association has chosen St. Thomas Academy senior Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo as one of four high-school pianists in the Twin Cities to perform at a Masters Class on Saturday, March 29.
A pair of foxes has reportedly taken up residence in an Oakdale neighborhood for the past couple weeks. They spend their days sunning themselves outside their den and (apparently) posing for photos, residents say.