Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Tue
27
Aug

Presenting Roseville’s old and now — ‘A Sense of Place’

Update: Organizers as of Sept. 3 said this event is full. 

Roseville mixed-media artist Bob Murphy is again showing photographs and other work about Roseville’s past and how it connects to now.

Tue
27
Aug

Fair’s Giant Slide, run by a Roseville family, turns 50


More than 9 million fairgoers have traversed down the slide’s 5 valleys since its debut in the 1960s, Giant Slide officials say. (Amy Felegy photos)

The iconic Minnesota State Fair attraction boasts local roots 

 

The Minnesota State Fair is in full swing, but one fair attraction is in full slide. 

Mon
26
Aug

Minnesota Commerce Department warns against nationwide robocall scheme

Last year, the Star Tribune reported that Minnesotans receive an average of eight “machine-made” calls per month — that is about 44.888 million unwanted calls across the state.

Mon
26
Aug

In the battle against aquatic invasive species, key weapons include research, inspections & early detection


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Last month, the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center announced nine new research projects scheduled to begin this summer. 

Wed
21
Aug

Tanners Lake beach reopens after heightened bacteria levels in lake


A family enjoyed the water during an impromptu swim session on Aug. 15 at the newly-reopened Tanners Lake beach in Oakdale. (Amy Felegy photos/Review)

Oakdale neighbors can resume soaking up the last few weeks of summer at the beach. 

Wed
21
Aug

Man charged in Maplewood triple-shooting involving 2 children


Brendon Joseph Garza

A 23-year-old St. Paul man faces six criminal charges in connection with an Aug. 7 Maplewood shooting that injured three people, including two boys.

Wed
21
Aug

Soon-to-be displaced tenants speak out


The multi-unit building at 2518 Seventh Ave. E. in North St. Paul is slated to be torn down to make way for a new development, displacing several tenants. (Amy Felegy/Review)

Renters given notice to move by Nov. 1 for North St. Paul development

 

Wed
21
Aug

No shots, no school for district 622 students

Minnesota law states all students need immunizations prior to attending school this fall

Students in District 622 who haven’t yet received required immunization shots can — and must— do so before the upcoming school year. 

Wed
21
Aug

District high-potential students don’t let summer stop the learning


Students from Eagle Point and Carver elementary learned about Japanese culture at the Como Japanese Garden during a field trip for a Summer Academy class. (photos courtesy of Erinn Letts)

For District 622 students, nine months of school is just not enough to sate their curiosity and indulge their imaginations.

Wed
21
Aug

Local Girl Scouts win top award for school service project


Girl Scouts with Troop 56753 built a portable gaga ball pit for Transfiguration Catholic School, winning the highest award for Junior level scouts. Gaga ball is a game similar to dodgeball. (photos courtesy of Gwen Rossini)

Girl Scout Troop 56753 earned the Bronze Award for building a gaga ball pit at Transfiguration Catholic Church and School in Oakdale. 

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