Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

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
24
Jan

Fire prevention taken to new levels in Lake Elmo, North St. Paul

The Lake Elmo Fire Department is launching a new home safety program for residents called Safe Haven. The program involves a check list of safety questions Lake Elmo residents will receive in the mail the week of Jan.

Tue
23
Jan

BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - January 21, 2018

Republican caucus Feb. 6

Mon
22
Jan

Railroad Island man hikes donations to homeless neighbors


submitted photo • Sam Young has been spending much of this winter collecting, organizing and delivering donations for homeless neighbors living near the East Side. Young himself had been homeless when he was younger and says he wants to offer help like he received when he was struggling.

When Sam Young was a teenager, he spent about eight months homeless, moving from one wooded area in St. Paul to another, occasionally sleeping on friends’ couches due to a “volatile home life.”

Wed
17
Jan

Maplewood business setting interior design trend


Aundrea Kinney photos/Review • Steve Cody, owner of LuxNova Stone, opened his Maplewood showroom July 2017 to display thinly sliced stone, which can be used for any number of home or business design projects. Because the stone is sliced so thin, it is lightweight and often can be backlit with white or colored light.

For about six months, Maplewood has been home to LuxNova Stone, a company which, according to the owner, is at the forefront of the stonework and home design industries.

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.

Wed
17
Jan

Little Canada gymnast says she too was abused by U.S. team doctor

Little Canada native and Roseville Area High School graduate Maggie Nichols joined more than 100 women and other high-profile gymnasts saying she was sexually abused by Dr. Larry Nassar.

Wed
17
Jan

Three standout firefighters recognized at annual appreciation event


courtesy of the city of North St. Paul

At the annual North St. Paul Fire Department appreciation dinner Jan. 5, Chief Scott Duddeck named Mike Richter, center, the 2017 Firefighter of the Year. Duddeck also presented Rolando Leon, left, and Lt.

Tue
16
Jan

Oak Grove group says Hispanic immigration heat has made life in New Brighton harder


Solomon Gustavo photo • At the Oak Grove mobile home park in New Brighton, some residents claim an uptick in immigration law enforcement activity is happening because of a discriminatory tip from a manager of Oak Grove Park Properties. The management company investigated the claim. The manager accused of contacting immigration authorities, Vicki Florio, was cleared of all wrongdoing and her attorney says the discrimination claims are “blatantly false.”

Gricel Alvarez, 16, sat at the head of the table in her mobile home in Oak Grove Park, the bright light from another recent white-out, wintry morning pouring in through a large window.

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