Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
26
Jun

Online election judge training saves money, increases staff efficiency

 People earn college degrees online. Surely they can learn to be election judges using the same tools?

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

Thu
26
Jun

Housley, Lohmer, Dettmer to host town hall meeting


L to R: State Sen. Karin Housley; State Rep. Kathy Lohmer; State Rep. Bob Dettmer

State Sen. Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point) and State Reps. Kathy Lohmer (R-Stillwater) and Bob Dettmer (R-Forest Lake) will host a joint town hall meeting to recap the 2014 legislative session on Monday, June 30 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Wed
04
Jun

Washington County lawmakers to discuss 2014 legislative session

Another busy legislative session wrapped up last month.

Sun
01
Jun

Lake Elmo Library receives grant from Stillwater Elks

Funds will support early literacy program
The Stillwater Elks Lodge 179 recently awarded the Lake Elmo Public Library with a $1,500 grant that will be used to fund its “1,000 Books before Kindergarten” an early literacy program.

Wed
28
May

Obama fast-tracks Gateway Corridor project

Review and permitting processes to speed up
President Barack Obama has fast-tracked the review and permitting process of the Gateway Corridor Project, along with 10 others nationwide that he saw as necessary to “cutting bureaucratic red tape that stalls good projects from breaking ground.”

Fri
16
May

Allina groundbreaking


Linda Baumeister/Review

Allina Health held an official groundbreaking near Hwy 5 and 694 for the new Oakdale clinic with doctors, Mayor Carmen Sarrack, and other officials May 9. The clinic, already framed and with its exterior mostly complete, will open in August.

Wed
30
Apr

Lake Elmo may soon get a dog park


Submitted image

Would you like a park created for dogs to gather and play off-leash while under their owners’ supervision?
The Lake Elmo Parks Commission is considering a proposal to create a fenced dog park, and the commissioners are seeking public input. The proposed location is near the west entrance of Sunfish Lake Park, off Jamaca Avenue, just east of fire station No. 2. Dogs are currently allowed in much of the 284-acre, natural-area park, but must be leashed at all times.

Wed
23
Apr

Interstate 694 ramp to eastbound Highway 36 closed through May 11


The $13.8 million Highway 36/Hilton Trail reconstruction project will replace the former signalized intersection with a grade-separated diamond interchange. MnDOT plans to finish the project by the end of summer. (submitted graphic)

Now that the snow has melted, construction crews are continuing work on the Minnesota Highway 36/Hilton Trail project in Pine Springs.
The ramp to eastbound Highway 36 from northbound Interstate 694 closed Monday morning and will not reopen until Monday, May 12, weather permitting.

Wed
02
Apr

Oakdale man convicted in bar owner’s shooting


Yia Her

A jury found an Oakdale man guilty last week in connection with the murder of a Frogtown bar owner in June 2013.

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