Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
19
Oct

Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol Unit receives leg-up

The Board of Commissioners accepted a donation of $2,000 for training and equipment related to the Sheriff’s Office Mounted Patrol Unit. The donation was made by patrol unit member Kris Lundquist in memory of her father, Bill Lundquist of Lake Elmo.

Wed
19
Oct

County supports sustainable building guidelines

The Washington County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution supporting the use of Minnesota Sustainable Building Guidelines in County building projects.

Wed
19
Oct

Stillwater lift bridge repair update

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that the opening of the Stillwater Lift Bridge may be delayed until Nov. 7, due to record rains and unusually high water in the St. Croix River. Mn/DOT is working with the Coast Guard and monitoring water levels closely.

Wed
19
Oct

Opportunities abound on the EMC

Planting trees with youth groups on Hadley Avenue.

Helping your neighbors to Adopt-A-Wetland.

Seeing your articles published in the Review, or hosting a program on Cable Channel 16.

Giving away trees to residents on Arbor Day.

Wed
19
Oct

Teacher compensation could change with Q Comp

I was channel surfing over the weekend and saw the very last part of the school district’s cable program. The topic was on something called Q Comp that had to do with how teachers will now be paid.

Wed
19
Oct

October is Disability Awareness Month

German poet, novelist and playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote, “Treat people as though they are what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of being.”

Wed
19
Oct

Now is the time for energy independence

Last week, the Center for Global Energy Studies released a report that indicated U.S. motorists will pay an average of $4 a gallon of regular gasoline before the end of the year as a result of hurricane damage to Gulf Coast refineries.

Wed
19
Oct

'Frankenstein: A Love Story' set at Hill-Murray

Romance between Frankenstein's tormented creator Victor and his demure fiancée, Elizabeth, is the focus of "Frankenstein: A Love Story," a new adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic horror story planned for the stage at Hill-Murray School just in time for Halloween.

Wed
19
Oct

Garbage gripes in Oakdale

If Jim Wade ever needs to dispose of old TV sets again, he plans on giving explicit instructions to his trash hauler for recycling the used appliances.

Wed
19
Oct

Lake Elmo grants ‘Sanctuary’ approval

Pending final plat approval by the Lake Elmo City Council, developers of The Sanctuary, a new 62-single-family development near the intersection of Highway 36 and Manning Avenue, hope to begin construction yet this fall.

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