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Minnesota man arrested, suspected in string of robberies
Officers arrested Anthony Partee of Oakdale, MN on Thursday. The Hudson Police Department says employees of the Cash Store on Coulee Road called for help after they saw a man who was acting suspiciously.
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Friday Mar 7
How bad has winter been? We're almost out of road salt
A front end loader takes salt out of the rapidly diminishing salt supply to fill a Washington County truck with road salt on Friday morning March 7, 2014.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Oakdale council takes first step toward turning AmericInn into senior housing
Following discussions at two separate meetings, Oakdale City Council members recently approved a plan that would allow the AmericInn Hotel, located at 6630 Hudson Blvd., just north of Interstate 94 and east of Tanners Lake, to be remodeled into a senior living facility.
Lake Elmo allows chickens, bees in smaller yards
Chickens move about their Oakdale coop. Lake Elmo residents with at least half an acre can now raise chickens of their own.
Fish fries in the Twin Cities
It's that time of year again -- when fried fish and all its accompaniments are plentiful in local restaurants.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
City looks to make Gateway station steering committee
A map of the Gateway Corridor shows how the route would come from the east suburbs into downtown St. Paul's Union Depot.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Advisor Group Seeks Mergers for Growth
Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
FamilyMeans seeks respite volunteers in Washington County and Oakdale area
Volunteers are being sought by FamilyMeans to provide in-home respite care to children or adults throughout Washington County and, in return, this allows the individualis caregiver or family a temporary break from their caregiving routine.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review bulletin board Feb. 26, 2014
Master Gardeners Spring Fling Master Gardeners of Washington County welcome all gardeners to attend the 27th Annual Metro Spring Fling on Mar. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Five different speakers are lined up with educational topics on different areas of gardening.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Public input sought on Gateway Corridor transit plans
As part of what's called the "scoping process," planners want to hear opinions about whether transit is needed in the corridor, what its purpose should be, the transit alternatives that have been proposed, and the effects that should be evaluated, according to information given to the Washington County board of commissioners Tuesday by project ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Oakdale gives administrator a bonus, launches pay study
The Oakdale City Council last week approved pay raises for a handful of employees -- including a bonus for the city administrator, the county's highest-paid public employee -- and is embarking on a citywide pay study.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Lake Elmo VFW offers scholarship
Since 2002, the Lake Elmo VFW Post 5725 has granted over $55,000 through their annual scholarship program.
Healing from Groundwater Contamination in Washington County
In the next few weeks, select residents in Oakdale, Lake Elmo and Cottage Grove will receive letters in the mail from the Minnesota Department of Health asking them to participate in an important study tracking the impacts of groundwater contamination in Washington County.
Prosecution seeks stiffer sentence for Oakdale mom who killed baby
Washington County prosecutors will seek a stiffer prison sentence for Nicole Beecroft, the Oakdale woman convicted twice of stabbing her newborn baby daughter to death.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Stiffer sentence sought in Beecroft newborn's stabbing death
It's been nearly five months since she was convicted of murder -- for the second time -- but Nicole Beecroft's sentence remains undetermined.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Third round of Washington County residents' PFC levels study slated
The Minnesota Department of Health will soon begin its third study of chemicals in the bodies of Washington County residents.
Birchwood Village looks to Oakdale for city staffing
Things have been relatively quiet at city hall in Birchwood Village the past few years, after a period of discord and high employee turnover.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Washington County wants to bring in business and jobs, but how?
What began last year as a sweeping discussion of strengthening the economy in Washington County is beginning to take shape as a plan with specific goals and strategies.