Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Tue
21
Feb

County, Sheriffs’ Association offers scholarships

Sheriff Steve Pott of Washington County announced Feb. 6 the commencement of the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Program for 2006.

Tue
21
Feb

County gives go-ahead to 2006 residential survey

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a joint powers agreement with Scott and Dakota County to collaborate on a telephone survey of residents. The three counties will be asking selected residents about their opinions and knowledge of a variety of county services.

Tue
21
Feb

County applies for waiver to purchase voting equipment

The Washington County Board of Commissioners authorized the county to request that the Minnesota State Auditor waive requirements about the brand of voting equipment they must purchase to comply with the federal Help America Vote Act.

Tue
21
Feb

Kindergarten orientation on Feb. 23

Kindergarten orientation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23 at all nine elementary schools in the Stillwater Area Public School district. Times vary at each elementary school building and are listed below.

Tue
21
Feb

‘Mike’s Big Brain Bash 2.0’

Mike’s Big Brain Bash 2.0, a silent auction and dance will be held at the Withrow Ballroom on Feb. 25 featuring the party band Voice-of-Reason playing a mix of covers from the ‘70s through today.

Tue
21
Feb

Oakdale Cub Scout pack earns unit awards

Cub Scout Pack 240 has earned the Good Turn for American Award for 2005. The Good Turn for America program was set up by the Boy Scouts of America to encourage community service and volunteerism.

In 2005, scouts from Pack 240 participated in service projects that included:

Tue
21
Feb

Kindergarten program is evidence of strong commitment to learning

My little boy is excited about starting kindergarten next fall but I have no idea what process is involved. Please let me know.

Tue
21
Feb

Mohammad cartoon and the media

The Danish paper Jyllands-Posten published 12 contracted cartoons in September, portraying the fears that European artists and writers have when they deal with the subject of Islam. Recently, these fears have been justified by the violent response by Muslim radicals to those same cartoons.

Tue
21
Feb

Maplewood goes to voters for more liquor licenses

Voters in Maplewood have a decision Feb. 28 besides choosing a council member to fill out two years of Jackie Monahan-Junek’s term: deciding whether the city should increase its number of on-sale liquor licenses.

Tue
21
Feb

Eagles as a sign of our birding boom

Seeing one is easy. But two at the same time?
Keep your eyes peeled, and you might get lucky. Maybe, just maybe, you will be able to see both of the bald eagles nesting just off Highway 36.

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