Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Wed
21
Sep

Tartan pushed before outlasting Polars in volleyball

Since the inception of volleyball as an interscholastic sport for girls back in the early 70s, the North Polars have only been successful against their School District 622 rivals Tartan on just three occasions.

Wed
21
Sep

In Memory

Muriel Desler
Elmer Johnson
Howard Miller
Robert Richie
Joyce Spaulding

Muriel Desler

Wed
21
Sep

Oakdale City Council is dragging its feet

What’s so hard about making a decision on a name?

I don’t pretend to know what the inner workings of the bureaucracies of government are.

I don’t pretend to have any idea about how decisions that have to go through those bureaucracies come about.

Wed
21
Sep

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting

The next meeting of the proposed National Society Daughters of the American Revolution chapter in Stillwater will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. at Stillwater City Hall, 216 N. 4th Street.

Wed
21
Sep

The summer in review: Vol. 2



According to the calendar above my desk, summer technically lasts about 13 weeks. Which is why my tally of 15 summer movies viewed is either an impressive achievement or a depressing statistic, depending on how you look at it.

Wed
21
Sep

Who knew dents and duct tape were desirable?

I drive an old minivan with more character than market appeal: a 1995 Quest with a dented rear right taillight from an unfortunate incident involving backing into a parked vehicle, a scraped left side from a poorly placed light post and 169,000 miles of experience.

Wed
21
Sep

District 622 issues financial report

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District is grateful that the Minnesota State Legislature increased school funding. For two years, school funding has remained flat, while costs have continued to rise.

Wed
21
Sep

Preserving green space

The challenges of protecting, preserving and managing open space are complex and long-term; extraordinary amounts of time, expertise and energy are required to protect our natural resources from poorly planned development and profiteering.

Wed
21
Sep

Oakdale branches out with landscaping



Many of the dogwoods, hazelnuts and white oaks along the south end of Hadley Avenue stand only a few feet high, some of them so small that their leaves barely extend beyond the top of their protective green tubes.

Wed
21
Sep

Blood supply needs boost

Hurricane Katrina has disrupted blood collections in parts of the South. The Red Cross urges donors to give blood this month to help keep inventories at a safe level.

All donations are appreciated, but Type O blood, which is at less than a day’s supply, is especially needed.

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