Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

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01
Oct

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - September 9, 2018

Prairie Days

Tue
11
Sep

Milwaukee in April: Bites, bikes and a blizzard


Grizzly bears lumbered around at the Milwaukee Zoo. (Pamela O’Meara photo/Review)

Miss Katie’s 1950s diner is a good place to start a spring visit to Milwaukee if you like good burgers and delicious fries. Follow that up with a custard tour of 1950s drive-ins with Milwaukee Food and City Tours.

Tue
04
Sep

Photo installation inspired by ‘The Giver’ urges viewers to see beyond


“Polar Bear Paws” is the most popular piece in Lilja’s show, “Seeing Beyond.” It was photographed in 2013 at St. Paul’s Como Zoo. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lilja

Through photography, Sarah Lilja, an emerging artist from Maplewood, tries to capture the beauty in the world that many times others pass by without noticing. 

Tue
04
Sep

17-year-old shot in Maplewood during drug deal

A 17-year-old boy was shot during a struggle with another person over a handgun during an alleged Aug. 26 drug deal in the 100 block of Mount Vernon Avenue E., according to police.

Tue
04
Sep

School District 622 Community Education receives grant from USA Swimming Foundation

​School ​District 622 Community Education was chosen as one of 151 Make a Splash Local Partner programs in the U.S. to receive grant funding from the USA Swimming Foundation in 2018.

Tue
04
Sep

Shoreview author chronicles shy yet curious life


"An Introvert Learns to Fly" by Ronald Peterson

It can be easy to miss interesting life stories that sit in plain view — those of neighbors, fellow churchgoers and other folks in the community.

Sun
02
Sep

SNAPSHOT: Coming together

The replica Aiwan Pavilion, a gift from St. Paul’s sister city of Changsha, China, is coming along at Lake Phalen Regional Park. As seen on a rainy Aug.

Sun
02
Sep

Grocery store employee retires after 50 years of fun


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Dave Wachholz retired from Knowlan’s Fresh Foods grocery store Sept. 3, after 50 years with the company. Although he has worked at many of the Knowlan’s locations over the years, Wachholz retired from the South St. Paul store, located at 225 13th Ave. S.

When 26-year-old Dave Wachholz, who at the time was fresh out of the Navy, started working as a daytime stock boy for Knowlan’s Fresh Foods on Sept. 3, 1968, he had no way of knowing he would be with the company for the next 50 years.

Sun
02
Sep

From silver screen to graphic novel

South St. Paul alum publishes his first graphic novel.

 

Fri
31
Aug

SNAPSHOTS: Scouts provide community service, flag retirement

Boy Scout Troop 515 held its second annual flag retirement campout at House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Oakdale Aug. 17 and 18.

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