Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
25
Mar

Exchange polluting gas can with a new one at Environmental Center

Because an older-style gas contributes to air pollution, the Washington County Environmental Center is offering to exchange it for a new, vent-free, no-spill gas can.

Mon
23
Mar

Lake Elmo Park Commission protests ousting of Dean Zuleger

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)
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)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger

Residents pack impromptu meeting to express furor over city administrator's dismissal

What was scheduled to be a regular Lake Elmo Park Commission meeting on Monday, March 16 turned into a protest.

Wed
18
Mar

Always use caution crossing tracks

Minnesota Operation Lifesaver wants drivers to pay attention when crossing the tracks because a train can come at any time from any direction.

Keep in mind:

Wed
18
Mar

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue falling in Washington County

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue to fall in Washington County, information that the County Board received at its meeting March 10.

Wed
18
Mar

County working to ensure all have access to civic life

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received an update March 10 on the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition plan.

Thu
12
Mar

County will continue parenting, early childhood home visiting program

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the continuation of the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting program, with the approval of an agreement with the state March 3.

Thu
12
Mar

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event being held from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.

Wed
11
Mar

Councilman Thorsen vows to file charges against Mayor Kuehn

Mike Kuehn
Mike Kuehn

Alleged threats follow 'Wanna take this outside?' clash during North St. Paul workshop

A resident sitting in on a heated North St. Paul City Council discussion might imagine that one day the tensions would reach the point where perturbed council members rise out of their chairs to challenge each other to a fight.
But it's the last thing anyone at the city council workshop on bar hours last Tuesday expected to actually witness.

Wed
04
Mar

Department of Natural Resources will use county ponds to rear walleyes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will have access to ponds in Washington County Parks to use for rearing walleyes, after the County Board gave its approval to the project Feb. 24.

Wed
04
Mar

New rowing club to call Lake Elmo home

A small group of community members have launched a grass roots effort to bring the sport of rowing to Lake Elmo.

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