Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Mitchell Novak, 14, is a Stillwater Junior High School student who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last year. Since that time he has undergone several rounds of chemotherapy treatment, and has spent several days in the hospital.
Protesters lined the sidewalk leading into Lake Elmo City Hall Tuesday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 200 people opposing a contentious council vote on March 10 to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger showed up that evening. At the March 24 meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain Zuleger through at least Jan. 31, 2016. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
Around 100 Lake Elmo residents outraged over a recent council decision to release city administrator Dean Zuleger packed the council chambers at City Hall Tuesday, March 24, for a special meeting, where council members voted unanimously to retain
An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)
The 217 housing units will be priced in $400,000 range
Following a lengthy, and at times heated debate, Lake Elmo City Council members approved a final plat for the first phase of the Easton Village residential development to be located within the Village Planning Area.
Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
The Lake Elmo council chambers were packed Tuesday night, March 10, with residents, city commission members and local business owners who made impassioned pleas to the city council to retain city administrator Dean Zuleger.
The Oakdale Police Department’s team “Frooozen Oooaks” topped their goal with $2,735 raised for the Polar Plunge presented by Law Enforcement for Special Olympics Minnesota. Donning super hero t-shirts they took the plunge at White Bear Lake Ramsey Beach Jan. 31. Over $300,000 was raised by 1,600 participants for an amazing cause. (Review photos by Linda Baumeister)