Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
01
Apr

On the hunt

The Easter Bunny greats youngsters at Edgerton Elementary for Maplewood Recreation’s annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday morning.
The Easter Bunny greats youngsters at Edgerton Elementary for Maplewood Recreation’s annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday morning.

Maplewood Recreation hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt for 120 youngsters. After starting the morning out with breakfast treats and indoor games and crafts, the hunt began for 10 eggs and one tiny egg, filled with candy.

Wed
01
Apr

Bills to name 36 for Bergeron in works

State Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, presents a bill that would name the stretch of state Highway 36 that runs through Maplewood in honor of Sgt. Joe Bergeron, who died in the line of duty May 1, 2010. Next to him sits the widow of the slain officer, Gail, and Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
State Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, presents a bill that would name the stretch of state Highway 36 that runs through Maplewood in honor of Sgt. Joe Bergeron, who died in the line of duty May 1, 2010. Next to him sits the widow of the slain officer, Gail, and Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

A welcomed, emotional tribute nearly five years after Bergeron's death

Wed
01
Apr

Mike Reeves appointed to county library board

Mike Reeves
Mike Reeves

Former Lake Elmo City Council member and retired business executive Mike Reeves has been appointed to represent District 3 on the Washington County Library Board.

Sun
29
Mar

Watershed staff explore stormwater caverns

Barr Engineering staff take notes during the inspection at the  entrance to the Beltline near the Mississippi River.  (submitted photo)
Barr Engineering staff take notes during the inspection at the entrance to the Beltline near the Mississippi River. (submitted photo)

For some, exploring the dark enigma of tunnels that carry stormwater from near Lake Phalen down to the Mississippi River sounds exciting.

For others, it might sound mortifying.

For Dave Vlasin, it’s just his job.

Wed
25
Mar

Lake Elmo council votes to retain Zuleger, for now

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)
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)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger

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

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.

Wed
25
Mar

Tapping into outdoor fun

Gerry Parenteau of Bear Woods Sugar Bush discussed the steps for making maple syrup during a presentation, followed by tapping a maple tree in the Oakdale Nature Preserve on Saturday, March 21.

Wed
25
Mar

Four at Tartan qualify for DECA Nationals

Teacher and coach Craig Spreiter congratulates Tartan DECA student Allen Richardson, who took third place in state competition for his presentation on restaurant and food service management. (submitted photo)
Teacher and coach Craig Spreiter congratulates Tartan DECA student Allen Richardson, who took third place in state competition for his presentation on restaurant and food service management. (submitted photo)

Tartan High School's DECA chapter has seen four students advance past state to national competition.

Wed
25
Mar

North musical standout in MPR competition

Anna Stolte
Anna Stolte

Anna Stolte of North St. Paul is a Featured Round Artist in Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s Minnesota Varsity competition.

Wed
25
Mar

Tartan BPA places in state, students head to nationals

Of the 27 Tartan students who competed at the state level, 14 earned a “top-ten” finish. (submitted photo)
Of the 27 Tartan students who competed at the state level, 14 earned a “top-ten” finish. (submitted photo)

Tartan Business Professionals of America students competed at the BPA State Conference March 12-14 along with approximately 1,000 students from around the state.

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