Everyone remembers a favorite teacher, someone who motivates and inspires students for a lifetime. Minnesotans have the opportunity again this fall to nominate that unique educator for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
The general election is just four weeks away, and the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board has three board seats set to expire at year's end. Come Nov. 4, voters will have five candidates to choose from to fill those seats.
The locally preferred alternate route selected by the Gateway Corridor Commission has a bus rapid transit line following I-94 from downtown St. Paul to Woodbury in a dedicated guideway. (submitted graphic)
The Gateway Corridor Policy Advisory Committee has identified a more specific route for a proposed bus rapid transit line traveling between downtown St. Paul and Woodbury.
The filing period for municipalities without a primary election opened July 29, as did filing for seats on local school boards. The filing period closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12. The general election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Volunteers in shifts get to work building the new playground out at Castle Elementary July 26. The PTO has been fundraising for over two years to replace the 24-year-old playground that was in disrepair.
From left: Joyce Kisch, Barb Bjorkman, Abby Nabben, Geri Barthelmy, Ellen Wier and Sally Wacker. (Submitted photo)
Quilts of Comfort donated to St. Croix Valley Red Cross
Sally Wacker of Lake Elmo recently delivered an amazing gift to the St. Croix Valley Red Cross in Bayport. Sally and her quilters of Christ Lutheran Church in Lake Elmo created beautiful quilts that they donated to the Red Cross victims of local disasters. Our Red Cross volunteers who respond to local fires and other emergencies will be able to present Quilts of Comfort to people who are recent victims of a fire, flood or severe storm in the greater St. Croix Valley.
On June 28, Legacy Dance Studio held the grand opening for their new dance studio at 7157 10th Street in Oakdale. Legacy Dance has been located in Oakdale for over 15 years; previously located in the Oakdale Mall and then The Oaks Business Park.