Newsbriefs - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
31
Jul

Oakdale’s Castle Elementary gets new playground


Linda Baumeister/Review

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.

Thu
31
Jul

Quilters help victims of local disasters


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.

Thu
10
Jul

Legacy Dance Studio celebrates grand opening


Submitted photo

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.

Thu
10
Jul

BizRecycling grants available

 If you’re a business owner, you may be throwing money away on your trash bill. So how do you know, and more importantly, how do you prevent wasting in the future?

Wed
09
Jul

Little movement in North St. Paul’s efforts to attract microbrewery

Talks with potential buyers are currently stalled
North St. Paul city officials may be interested in having a microbrewery in their town, but there’s still a lot of work to be done before one opens. For starters, there is yet to be an official buyer.

Thu
03
Jul

State health officials offer six simple steps to make summer swimming safe

A few basic precautions can help keep families healthy and happy at the pool and beach.

Thu
03
Jul

MPCA advises dog owners to keep pets out of algae-laden waters

A dog died last weekend after swimming in a Sherburne County lake that had developed areas of heavy algae growth, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.  

Thu
03
Jul

Oakdale family finds Summerfest medallion


Linda Baumeister/Review

Two Oakdale sisters and family found the Oakdale Summerfest medallion at Garden Boulevard Park. Pictured are Domenic, Giana, Kelly, Maria, Sophia, and Antonia DiPietro along with Molly and Matt Balshaw.

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?

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