Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
31
Jan

North St. Paul’s Anchor Bank robbed


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Following a robbery that happened just before 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Anchor Bank in North St. Paul was closed for the day, though police remained on the scene throughout the afternoon.

A man walked into Anchor Bank in North St. Paul demanding money just before 2 p.m. Jan. 25, and fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

Wed
31
Jan

Kindness forecasted for Lake Elmo in 2018


submitted image • The Lake Elmo Rotary Club plans to hand out “pass it forward” cards to residents to promote its Kindness Campaign. The back of the card has a quick response code that can be scanned by cell phones to see what acts of kindness have happened in the area. The back of the card also lists examples of random acts of kindness, such as paying for the order behind you in the drive-through, visiting someone in a nursing home who doesn’t often get visitors and leaving a book you’ve finished where someone else can have it.

Lake Elmo Mayor Mike Pearson recently declared 2018 as “Random Acts of Kindness Year” in the city. 

Wed
31
Jan

District 622 teachers nominated for Teacher of the Year


Peg Sorenson

The North St. Paul-Maplewood Oakdale School District boasts three candidates for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Wed
31
Jan

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - January 28, 2018

Best snow sculpture of Oakdale contest

Wed
31
Jan

Caucuses are coming

Party precinct caucuses are Tuesday, Feb. 6, at various locations beginning at 7 p.m. Plan to arrive roughly half an hour early in order to get set.

Mon
29
Jan

Despite protests, Dayton’s Bluff fire engine replaced with medic unit


Marjorie Otto/Review • Residents from Dayton’s Bluff, along with St. Paul City Council members Jane Prince, Ward 7, and Dan Bostrom, Ward 6, gathered at Fire Station 7 on Jan. 22 to protest the replacement of Engine 7 with a medic unit.

On a snowy Jan. 22, about 20 Dayton’s Bluff neighbors, along with St.

Mon
29
Jan

Sax-Zim Bog: an unlikely frozen ‘hot spot’


Mary Lee Hagert photo • Evening grosbeaks flock to Mary Lou’s feeding station before noon most days in Sax-Zim Bog. There’s even a photographer’s blind on the property for up-close looks at the colorful birds.

Rare birds converge on this ‘Arctic Riveria’ each winter

 

Wed
24
Jan

Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf moves to Oakdale


submitted photo • The Christian Cupboard Community Food Shelf began operating out of its new Oakdale building on the Guardian Angels Catholic Church property on Jan. 18. The 6,000-square-foot space features refrigerators, freezers and shelving units on wheels, so it can be reconfigured as needed. The food shelf serves residents of Oakdale, Woodbury, Landfall and the southern leg of Maplewood.

The Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf opened its doors to clients for the first time at its new Oakdale location Jan. 18. 

Wed
24
Jan

State Rep. JoAnn Ward announces retirement


JoAnn Ward

Two candidates for House District 53A seat.

 

DFL State Rep. JoAnn Ward announced Jan. 17 that she will not be seeking re-election to the Legislature in 2018.

Wed
24
Jan

Fire prevention taken to new levels in Lake Elmo, North St. Paul

The Lake Elmo Fire Department is launching a new home safety program for residents called Safe Haven. The program involves a check list of safety questions Lake Elmo residents will receive in the mail the week of Jan.

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