Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Tue
02
Apr

Oakdale resident receives Bush Fellowship


submitted photo Oakdale resident and 2019 Bush Foundation Fellow Maisha Giles.

Immense potential is ubiquitous, found in every category of community or person. 

Recognizing the promising futures in all kinds of peoples and places, on the other hand, is far less common. 

Tue
02
Apr

8 things to tell your physician anesthesiologist before surgery

There is no such thing as TMI (too much information) when it comes to communicating facts about your health with your physician anesthesiologist before surgery or a medical procedure.

Tue
02
Apr

Tapping into spring


courtesy of Mark Connolly

Some 500 people showed up at the Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville March 23 and 24 to tap maple trees, collect sap and boil it to make maple syrup.

Tue
02
Apr

Maplewood: Get the signs with the times


Mike Munzenrider An ordinance amendment passed March 25 by the Maplewood City Council requires signs of former businesses, such as those for the defunct Toys R Us near Maplewood Mall, to be taken down within three months of the business’s closure.

Though orphaned shopping carts litter its parking lot and racks that once held those carts block one of the entrances, at a glance, the Maplewood Toys R Us is still alive and kicking.

Mon
01
Apr

Inching its way up


Marjorie Otto/Review

The view from Indian Mounds Regional Park on March 27 showed the Mississippi River making it’s way up the earthen levies at Holman Field at the St. Paul Downtown Airport.

Mon
01
Apr

GROW-IT Center to start construction in coming weeks


courtesy of 292 Design Group Due to unexpectedly high construction costs, plans for Metropolitan State University’s GROW-IT Center have been altered. The addition to the front of the building will now have a flat, rather than peaked roof, and large windows rather than an all-glass front wall. The project will be done in phases, with renovations to the existing greenhouse starting in a few weeks, with the addition most likely being built in 2020.

Unexpected high costs alter plans

 

Metropolitan State University’s GROW-IT Center has hit a couple snags on its way to opening up as an educational tool for the university and community.

Mon
01
Apr

‘No kid should be treated differently’


courtesy Amanda Kegley South St. Paul 11-year-old Maddie Kegley is being recognized by Dakota County for her efforts in raising money for organizations that support anti-bullying, mental health and suicide prevention. She founded Books Against Bullying, which she uses to donate money to one of her favorite hockey player’s foundations, which carries out anti-bullying initiatives, along with other local organizations.

South St. Paul pre-teen recognized for anti-bullying efforts

Mon
01
Apr

With spring melt underway, DNR urges caution on Minnesota lakes and rivers

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

 

Mon
01
Apr

8 things to tell your physician anesthesiologist before surgery

There is no such thing as TMI (too much information) when it comes to communicating facts about your health with your physician anesthesiologist before surgery or a medical procedure.

Wed
27
Mar

Dog saved from Lake Elmo pond

submitted photos

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