Oakdale

Wed
24
Jan

Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf moves to Oakdale


submitted photo • The Christian Cupboard Community Food Shelf began operating out of its new Oakdale building on the Guardian Angels Catholic Church property on Jan. 18. The 6,000-square-foot space features refrigerators, freezers and shelving units on wheels, so it can be reconfigured as needed. The food shelf serves residents of Oakdale, Woodbury, Landfall and the southern leg of Maplewood.

The Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf opened its doors to clients for the first time at its new Oakdale location Jan. 18. 

Wed
24
Jan

State Rep. JoAnn Ward announces retirement


JoAnn Ward

Two candidates for House District 53A seat.

 

DFL State Rep. JoAnn Ward announced Jan. 17 that she will not be seeking re-election to the Legislature in 2018.

Wed
17
Jan

2017 Oakdale volunteer of the year honored at city council meeting


Jodi Christensen

The Oakdale City Council recently named lifelong Oakdale resident Jodi Christensen as the city’s volunteer of 2017.

Fri
22
Dec

Oakdale decreases city tax rate for 2018, as property values go up

The Oakdale City Council unanimously passed an $11.6 million property tax levy for 2018, which will result in a 1.26 percent reduction in the city tax rate, compared to this year.

Fri
22
Dec

Sky Zone celebrates new attractions


Kristie Shafer/Review

Sky Zone held a grand reopening event on Dec. 14 featuring a balloon artist, face painting, prizes and cake. The Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce joined the festivities for a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Wed
13
Dec

I-694 washout left highway closed for a week


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Oakdale public works crews, Minnesota Department of Transportation crews and private contractors worked around the clock the week of Dec. 3 in freezing weather to dig up and replace a damaged water main under Interstate 694 near the 15th Street overpass. The damaged water main caused the closure of the interstate for a week.

A roughly five-mile section of Interstate 694 was closed the week of Dec. 3 due to a cracked Oakdale water main, causing frustration for drivers as winter weather hit the area.

Wed
13
Dec

SNAPSHOTS: Santa sighted in Oakdale!

Aundrea Kinney photos/Review

Wed
06
Dec

Oakdale gifts residents silent nights, just in time for the holidays


Aundrea Kinney/Review • After a final inspection, Oakdale will be a railroad quiet zone, where locomotive engineers will no longer be required to blow their train horns before reaching rail crossings at Oakdale streets. To avoid crossing collisions, signs and medians were installed at the city’s four at-grade crossings, such as the one on Hadley Avenue near Menards.

City’s rail crossings set to become quiet zones

 

Oakdale residents will soon be able to say goodbye to sleepless nights — or at least to waking up in the middle of the night to train horns blaring. 

Wed
06
Dec

Body of Oakdale man found in state park, months after his disappearance

Just before Thanksgiving, a pair of hunters walking along the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River found the remains of an Oakdale man who had been missing for more than three months. 

Wed
06
Dec

Police seek information regarding brazen daytime shooting on Highway 36

Two vehicles were involved in a daytime shooting that took place at the intersection of Century Avenue and Highway 36 on Nov. 22.

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