Lake Elmo

Wed
22
Oct

Lake Elmo candidates talk growth, budget priorities

The Nov. 4 general election is less than two weeks away, and Lake Elmo has two city council seats set to expire at the end of the year.

Wed
08
Oct

Downtown summit scheduled in Lake Elmo

With big development projects and other changes on the horizon, some Lake Elmo residents feel left in the dark about some of the new ventures the city has undertaken.

Wed
01
Oct

Fun at the Inn brings people together; supports medical research


JoAnn Ekwall, seated and creator of Fun at the Inn, checks in guests, including granddaughter Mackenzie Bennett and Dianne Thomae of the Red Hat Cuties of Burnsville, at the Lake Elmo Event Center. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Fun at the Inn, meeting every third Wednesday of the month, includes buffet and entertainment. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Klondike Kate 2000 Judy Nelson, 2014 Kathy Rustin-Westphal, and 2013 Anita Mack entertained. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Sick of being cooped up in her home during a winter season that seemed it would never end, JoAnn Ekwall vowed to create an event that would bring people together regardless of the weather.

Wed
24
Sep

Lake Elmo council approves concept for city's biggest development yet


The Lake Elmo city council approved a concept plan for a proposed mixed-use development on 157 acres of land located south of 10th Street and and east of Inwood Avenue. (Submitted graphic)

The Lake Elmo City Council approved a concept plan for a planned unit development (PUD) for what may be the largest development in the city of 8,000's history.

Wed
17
Sep

Lake Elmo council limits communications between staff and fellow council member

Lake Elmo City Council members took action Tuesday, Sept. 2, barring longtime council member Anne Smith from one-on-one, face-to-face communication with city staff. 

Wed
17
Sep

Oakdale, Lake Elmo approve tax caps and preliminary levies

Oakdale and Lake Elmo officials recently approved preliminary 2015 property-tax levies and budgets for their cities.

Fri
22
Aug

Municipal and school board candidates file in Oakdale-Lake Elmo area

The filing period for offices in cities without a primary election closed on Tuesday, Aug. 12, as did filing for seats on local school boards. Candidates who filed by Tuesday's deadline had until 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug.

Wed
30
Jul

Celebrate four days of fun at Huff n’ Puff Days


The field at Lions Park will get some heavy use next week as the majority of the 2014 Huff n’ Puff Days softball tournament games will be held there. Lions Park is located at 3535 Laverne Ave. in Lake Elmo. (Linda Baumeister / Review)

The annual Lake Elmo Jaycees Huff n’ Puff Days are back next week for a 38th consecutive run Thursday, Aug. 7 through Sunday, Aug. 10.

Wed
16
Jul

Lake Elmo council on board with three new development projects

Lake Elmo’s evolution from a rural town dotted with farms to a more fully developed suburb quickened a bit earlier this month.

Thu
26
Jun

Lake Elmo moves to Monday-Thursday garbage pick up July 14

In an effort to reduce daily neighborhood traffic and preserve the local street system, the city of Lake Elmo and its six affiliated residential garbage haulers (Maroney’s, Tennis, Allied, Republic, Highland and Waste Management) will move to a tw

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