Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
29
May

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - May 29th, 2019

Senior painting group art display and expo

Wed
29
May

Busting myths: Community forum sheds light on teen substance abuse


Before the talk, attendees could visit informally with various community organizations and non-profits that work on issues of substance abuse. (courtesy Kevin Davitch/MN Adult and Teen Challenge)

Bridget Kranz

staff writer

 

Tue
28
May

East Side Freedom Library marks 5 years


The East Side Freedom Library, located at 1105 Greenbrier St., is celebrating its fifth anniversary in June. To mark the occasion, it’s releasing a book about the history of the neighborhood and library, and on June 12, New Yorker staff writer and scholar Jelani Cobb will speak there. (file photo)

The East Side Freedom Library is celebrating its fifth anniversary in June. 

Tue
28
May

In the season of graduations, East Sider finishes at West Point


East Sider Christian Banks just wrapped up his U.S. Military Academy education. He graduated from West Point May 25 as a second lieutenant, and after a few months at home, will spend the next five years in the U.S. Army. (submitted photo)

Back in 2014, just ahead of Christian Banks’ high school graduation, he was preparing for a big life change — he was about to attend the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.

Tue
28
May

DNR continues aggressive starry stonewort management


Starry Stonewort, which is an alga, can interfer with the use of a lake. There are steps that can be taken to prevent the sperad of the invasive species. (submitted photo)

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

 

Wed
22
May

ISD 622 students meet with senator


Sen. Chuck Wiger and Skyview eighth graders Lilli Beaudet, Abby Helquist, Grace Kelsey and Kaitlyn Forsberg. (submitted photos)

Skyview Middle School and Maplewood Middle School students participated in a Project Citizen event at the capitol May
15. Students made presentations in front of officials, including District 43 Sen. Chuck Wiger. 

Wed
22
May

Lights! Camera! Action!


submitted photo

Drawn to the look of its downtown, Oakdale company CyBick Productions shot scenes for its “Undercurrent” TV series in North St. Paul on May 11. “Everyone was very accommodating,” said CyBick’s Bick Smith.

Wed
22
May

Motorist dresses skeleton model in carpool scheme


This is not model behavior.

The disguise of a hoodie was not enough to fool the Minnesota State Patrol.

On a sunny May 10, a trooper on Interstate 35E in Maplewood spotted a model skeleton riding in the passenger seat of a car driving in the MnPASS carpool lane. 

Wed
22
May

Voters approve $275 million ISD 622 bond

Residents of the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District voted in support of the district’s request for money to improve schools. 

The $275 million bond request passed by a margin of 61% to 38% following the May 14 referendum. 

Wed
22
May

North St. Paul holds citywide garage sale


Merk Wessel participated in the North St. Paul citywide garage sale on May 16, happy to try and get rid of stuff his kids passed on when they moved out. (Solomon Gustavo photos/Review)

Sometimes, people just need a little push. As for clearing out some space in storage, or finally selling a certain item, North St. Paul gave its residents a little incentive by holding a citywide garage sale May 16 to 18. 

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