Lake Elmo

Wed
10
Jun

Public input wanted on Lake Elmo Wedding Ordinance

The Lake Elmo City Council seeks taxpayer input on a zoning text amendment for wedding ceremonies to be conducted areas of the community zoned “rural residential.” The current zoning code only allows such activities in “agriculture” or “rural tran

Wed
10
Jun

Lake Elmo Park Reserve plan amended to add property to park

The Washington County Board of Commissioners amended the Lake Elmo Park Reserve Master Plan June 2 to accommodate including a parcel of land into the park.

Wed
10
Jun

Sta2rs banquet: Another successful year was celebrated

Tartan’s Hannah Benck shares a hug with Annemarie Sass, Tartan 9th-grade teacher and coach, at the STA2RS Banquet stage May 20. The top ten percent of Tartan and North High seniors were honored by the  622 Education Foundation and sponsors at Prom Center. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Tartan’s Hannah Benck shares a hug with Annemarie Sass, Tartan 9th-grade teacher and coach, at the STA2RS Banquet stage May 20. The top ten percent of Tartan and North High seniors were honored by the 622 Education Foundation and sponsors at Prom Center. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

It happened again
The 19th Annual Sta2rs Banquet was held for the top 10 percent of the graduation classes at North and Tartan high schools.

Wed
10
Jun

Congratulations Graduates!

Tartan’s Carly Boyle, recipient of both the Outstanding Senior Award and Tartan Titan Award, makes her way during the processional at Aldrich Arena June 3.
Tartan’s Carly Boyle, recipient of both the Outstanding Senior Award and Tartan Titan Award, makes her way during the processional at Aldrich Arena June 3.

Felicia Philibert gave the Student Welcome at Tartan's graduation ceremony, highlighting the Class of 2015’s generosity, raising funds and volunteer hours, and of the most college credits of any previous class.

Tue
09
Jun

Three Lake Elmo employees resign, city administrator Dean Zuleger said to be next

Protesters lined the sidewalks 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 sidewalks 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)

After a short reprieve from controversy among elected officials and Lake Elmo city staffers, things appear to be heating up once again.
Assistant City Administrator and City Clerk Adam Bell handed in his resignation letter May 29, citing a "hostile work environment" created by the city council.
Bell could not be reached for comment, but in his letter he said he wanted to spend more time with his family and take time to repair the toll his job has taken on his physical and mental health.

Thu
28
May

3M to close Tartan Park in December

An end of an era looms for the 452-acre Tartan Park recreational area in Lake Elmo. 

3M Co. has owned the scenic property since 1958 and first opened the 27-hole golf course to its employees in 1963.

Wed
20
May

Family Means opens Cimarron Youth Center in Lake Elmo

While the doors officially opened March 23, Family Means held their grand opening for their new Cimarron Youth Center Monday, May 11.

Wed
13
May

Two more residential developments gain approval in Lake Elmo

The Lake Elmo City Council voted to increase the city’s future housing stock by another 75 units at its May 5 meeting.

Wed
29
Apr

Lake Elmo approves preliminary plans for 2nd phase downtown improvements

Phase I construction to begin this summer

Lake Elmo City Council members moved the proposed $12 million downtown street and utility improvements a step forward April 21 by approving preliminary design plans for Phase II of the project.

Wed
29
Apr

Lake Elmo OKs first phase of Boulder Ponds development

Houses will be built in I-94 corridor
Boulder Ponds, the newest in a wave of development projects in line for approval in Lake Elmo, was green-lighted by the city council April 21.
Council members moved the project forward by approving a final plat, final planned unit development plan, and zoning map amendment for the first phase of the Boulder Ponds mixed-use housing development to be built in the city's I-94 Corridor Planning Area.

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