Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Tue
12
Jun

Candidates for county and congressional seats are in


Bob Fletcher

Filing for many municipal races is later this summer.

The race for Ramsey County Sheriff has shaped up to be an interesting contest.

Tue
12
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: New Brighton firefighters save cat from tree

A cat lounging on a perch high up in a tree sounds like a serene sight for a passerby, but for the feline’s loving caretaker, as it was for a young New Brighton resident on June 4, it can be a cause for distress.

Mon
11
Jun

SNAPSHOTS: Rain can’t stop the art

Art in the Hollow, the art festival that takes place annually on the first Saturday in June in Swede Hollow Park, has a mantra of taking place rain or shine.

Mon
11
Jun

Eastview Rec to get a little community flair


submitted photo • Community leaders are helping to create a mural on the northwest and southwest walls of Eastview Recreation Center. The concept of the mural is flowing rivers, particularly the Mekong, Rio Grande and Mississippi, representing the different cultures of the neighborhood. Within the rivers there will be painted fish, which neighbors are asked to help design and paint.

In an effort to turn a drab wall into a community connection, a number of community partners are coming together to create a mural at the Eastview Recreation Center. 

Mon
11
Jun

SNAPSHOT: Wilderness Inquiry at WaterFest

The annual WaterFest, put on by the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District, was a bit soggy on a rainy June 2 at Lake Phalen, but what’s a WaterFest without a little extra water?

Wed
06
Jun

For three generations, one Oakdale family has served the city as firefighters


submitted photo • Holly Jeske is a third generation Oakdale firefighter, following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Gary Jungman, and uncle, B.J. Jungmann.

Holly Jeske was sworn into the Oakdale Fire Department on May 4, making her a third generation Oakdale firefighter.

Wed
06
Jun

Former Oakdale mayor passes away; leaves a legacy of community pride


Robert C. Hanson

Robert C. Hanson, a former Oakdale mayor and city council member, died May 21 due to a stroke.

Wed
06
Jun

Record-length sturgeon caught by retired Oakdale businessman


courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources • Jack Burke broke a Minnesota catch-and-release record for the longest lake sturgeon while fishing on the Rainy River with a neighbor May 4. The fish was 73 inches long with a 32-inch girth.

When Jack Burke got to a Rainy River boat landing around 6 a.m. May 4, he couldn’t have anticipated the success he would have fishing that day, but by 11 a.m.

Wed
06
Jun

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - June 3, 2018

Lake Elmo farmers market

Tue
05
Jun

Falcon Heights remembers Philando Castile with Restoration and Unity days


Mike Munzenrider • A memorial to Philando Castile stands near the spot on Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights where he was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. The Falcon Heights City Council passed a proclamation May 23 designating two July days in his memory.

Nearly two years after Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, the Falcon Heights City Council voted unanimously to designate two July days in his memory.

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