Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

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Jun

Maplewood resident says advocacy training class was life-changing


Toni Malone, front right, said the Partners in Policymaking class helped her network with others hoping to make a change for those with disabilities. submitted photo

Partners in Policymaking program accepting applications through July 10

 

Tue
27
Jun

How and why Oakdale’s water treatment plant works


The lead and lag tanks at the Oakdale water treatment plant provide a two-step water filtration system. Both tanks are filled up with granular activated carbon, which absorbs perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, two synthetic chemicals formerly used by 3M Company. Oakdale has five pairs of lead/lag tanks. Aundrea Kinney/Review

Water purification may be on the minds of area residents after the Minnesota Department of Health updated its health-based advisory values in May for two industrial chemicals present in some east metro groundwater. 

Mon
26
Jun

Metro grapples with acquittal of cop who killed Philando Castile

Philandro Castile / Jeronimo Yanez
Philandro Castile / Jeronimo Yanez

Painful year comes to a head with June 16 verdict

 

Mon
19
Jun

Yanez found not guilty

St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez has been found not guilty of all counts for killing Philando Castile. 

Mon
19
Jun

St. Anthony prepares for police services contract break with Falcon Heights


With the impending end of its police contract with Falcon Heights, St. Anthony Village has budgeted for a smaller police force in 2018. Mike Munzenrider/Review

Early 2018 budget calls for smaller police force

 

Mon
19
Jun

GreenStep Cities recognized for sustainability efforts

The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 33 member cities and one tribal community at the 2017 Annual Conference June 15 for demonstrating commitment to sustainability best practices and advancing to the next step in the GreenStep Cities program.

Mon
19
Jun

County will receive grant to investigate potential fraud in public assistance

Washington County will receive a $170,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to investigate fraud in public assistance programs over the course of two years, after the county board approved the grant June 13.

Mon
19
Jun

A powerful day for North St. Paul fourth-graders


These Webster fourth graders showed they can get silly in a group photo, which was taken after they learned about electricity at the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency’s Faribault Energy Park. submitted photo

Fourth graders from North St. Paul engaged in a real-world learning experience while touring the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency’s Faribault Energy Park in May. MMPA, the wholesale power supplier for the City of North St.

Mon
19
Jun

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - June, 2017

On May 31, 390 senior citizens from across the area kicked up their heels at the 21st annual Golden Prom. This exciting event featured live music from the Big Band era performed by the Golden Tones.

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