Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

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May

Former East Sider reflects on a century of active living


Vernon “Vern” Ellman and Virginia were married Sept. 21, 1946. (submitted photos)

How does a person live to age 100? Ask Roseville resident Vernon “Vern” Ellman, who was born in 1919 and will be 100 on May 25. 

Wed
15
May

Store owner hangs on, offers space for readers and authors


Paperbacks Plus owner Kathryn Harris with her dog, Mario, also known as Biblio. The store is on North St. Paul’s East Seventh Avenue. (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

Store owner hangs on, offers space for readers and authors

 

Every brick and mortar business is in a fight for its life with online retailers. 

Wed
15
May

North St. Paul poet brings the raw


Poet Michael Sean Prenosil

As a young guy growing up in Shoreview, Michael Sean Prenosil, 33, felt he couldn’t shake the pressures of old-world, stereotypical masculinity. 

Wed
15
May

Maplewood author loves crows, racoons, writing fun stories


Author Tony Ducklow

Tony Ducklow likes to act out the spelling of his last name. 

“It’s duck, low,” he says as he squats and smiles. 

Ducklow also likes pets. Odd pets. As a kid, he kept crows and racoons. 

Wed
15
May

Lake Elmo Coffee returns


Lake Elmo Coffee on Lake Elmo Avenue was shuttered by its previous owners in March, then purchased by new owners Joan and Shane Manzara and reopened in April. (Solomon Gustavo/Review)

Lake Elmo’s small town mainstreet charm lies on a sliver of Lake Elmo Avenue. 

The rural downtown is home to a post office, fire station and library. Then, in November 2017, Lake Elmo Coffee opened. 

Wed
15
May

Bike and motorcycle awareness month off to fatal start

Bicyclist is killed in Oakdale, motorcyclist dies in Maplewood 

 

May is both bicycle and motorcycle awareness month, an effort to stop springtime crashes that occur as people head out to ride as the weather turns nicer.

Wed
15
May

Maplewood student receives scholarship

The Minnesota Masonic Charities’ May 1 announcement of its 2019 Scholarships Program recipients included a Maplewood student. 

Wed
15
May

School District 622 awarded for ‘Outstanding Financial Reporting’

The North St. Paul - Maplewood - Oakdale School District was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International.

Wed
15
May

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - May 15th, 2019

Oakdale Library featured events for May

Tue
14
May

Where’s the state’s busiest library? Right here in Roseville


The Ramsey County Library in Roseville was the state’s busiest library in 2018, based on its circulation of 1.245 million items. (Mike Munzenrider)

If you’ve ever had the feeling that the Roseville Library is a bustling, dynamic place, you’re right, and now there are numbers to back you up.

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