Mon Dec 02, 2013
Where to Recycle Your Old Holiday Lights
Written by Chris Steller Your holiday lights have seen better days, you can now find a good home at a nearby recycling drop-off site.
Rain, Snow and Very Cold Temperatures in This Week's Forecast
You might be driving through some snow to get to work Monday. Snow is in the forecast for Oakdale , along with rain on Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Briefs: New trail would open west side of Lake Elmo Park Reserve
The Woodbury Historical Society has published a new book, “Shadows of Time,” that looks at the 168 surviving railroad depots in Minnesota, including 53 that are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Left to right: Link Wilson of Kaas Wilson Architects, Mindy Michael of Kaas Wilson Architects, Jason Ruppert of Bremer Bank, Oakdale city council member Lori Pulkrabek, President and COO of The Waters Senior Living Kyle Didier, CEO and Managing Principal of Shelter Corporation/The Waters Senior Living Lynn Carlson Schell, Senior Developer for The ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
After Thanksgiving and Black Friday, Get Out and Have Some Fun
Most Oakdale residents will probably be eating on Thursday and shopping on Friday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Man Charged with Using Stolen Credit Card in Oakdale, Woodbury
A Minneapolis man who was convicted earlier in November of felony car theft has been charged with using a stolen credit card at stores in Oakdale and Woodbury over the summer.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Driver Came Forward After 5-Year-Old Injured By Car
The driver of a car that hit a 5-year-old boy Nov. 15 outside Pump It Up has called police, according to media reports.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Maplewood police close case against Oakdale priest
January 2011: Louis Dziengel designates a power of attorney to a friend's grand-niece, who has been cleaning and caretaking at his apartment, to oversee his finances.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Local authors Meg Corrigan and Gloria VanDemmeltraadt are included in a recently released collection of stories entitled "Unlocking the Secrets of Success: Minnesota Women Share Tips and Strategies for Achieving Your Goals and Living Your Dreams."
Grocery store groper sentenced
A 20-year-old man accused of following and groping women at grocery and other public retail centers earlier this year in the east metro has been convicted and sentenced.
Oakdale Police Arrest Man for Strangling Woman Outside Liquor Store
A Moorhead man, whom police say had a blood-alcohol level five times the legal limit, has been charged with strangling a woman outside an Oakdale liquor store.
Oakdale Man Charged with Raping 16-Year-Old Girl
An Oakdale man has been charged with raping a 16-year-old girl who told police she ended up staying at the man's house after she ran away from home.
Police Say Oakdale Man 'Lost It,' Destroyed Restroom Toilet
An Oakdale man has been charged with destroying a toilet in a restroom in an Oakdale bar after apparently getting stuck inside a stall.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Police Close Investigation Into Priest Who Accepted Large Check From Man
The Maplewood Police Department has closed an investigation into a priest who received a $120,000 check from a 99-year-old man, according to a story by Minnesota Public Radio .
Oakdale police say driver who injured boy, 5, may not have known
Oakdale police say the driver who stepped forward Monday to claim involvement in a hit-and-run that injured a 5-year-old boy likely didn't know it happened and didn't act intentionally.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Block-by-Block Oakdale: Where are the Government Workers, Postgraduates and Most Expensive Rentals?
What Part of Town Has the Most Post-Graduate Degree Holders? The map above shows a snapshot across town of the percentage of people, 25 years old and over, with a graduate or professional degree.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
School briefs: Oakdale educator honored for work with special-needs students
Kathy Lukin, an Oakdale Elementary School teacher who works with students with multiple special needs, was honored this month by the Arc of Minnesota as its 2013 teacher of the year.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Accused Oakdale shooter's mental health under review again
The Oakdale man accused of opening fire on passing cars in February, shooting and killing a 9-year-old boy, will appear in court Friday for another review of his mental health.
How Do Oakdale's Taxes Compare to the Rest of Minnesota?
Original story by James Warden Oakdale residents will see their taxes grow next year, but the increase will be the same as the average hike facing taxpayers in other communities, according to a Tuesday Minnesota Department of Revenue release of preliminary property tax levies .