Local Students Earn Ethical Leadership Award
Synergy & Leadership Exchange recently recognized students in the Youth Leadership Council.
Sen. Wiger on Education Bill: 'A Great Day for Minnesota's Students'
A $15.7 billion education package that will "make life easier" for working parents, according to the bill's supporters, now awaits Minnesota Gov.
Mon May 20, 2013
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the ... (more)
Teacher Shout-Out, What Not to Ask a Travel Agent, Getting Organized: Best of the Blogs
At Patch, we care about what you have to say in your community. Every week we will be recognizing our bloggers on Oakdale Patch, from cooking enthusiasts to local business owners, and everyone in between! If you're interested in becoming a Local Voice on Oakdale Patch, email Hannah Gruber at firstname.lastname@example.org. Monday Home staging to ensure ... (more)
Salvation Army Shuttered, Relay for Life, Senators Back Same-Sex Marriage: Oakdale Rewind
Monday The upcoming event comes against the backdrop of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's new "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign.
Flashing Neighbors, Garage Gashed, Paycheck Problems: Oakdale Police Blotter
The following information was obtained from recent police reports. May 8 Oakdale police received a report that a Quantum Merchant Services employee wrote company checks out to petty cash and used the money, along with a company card, for personal expenses.
Minnesota Gas Prices Soaring; Where to Go in Oakdale for the Cheapest Fuel
Seeing your bill at the gas pump climb to $50, $60 or even $70? The statewide average gas price in Minnesota is $4.27-the highest in the lower 48 states, according to a Monday report in the Pioneer Press .
Sat May 18, 2013
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MN fishing industry hoping for 'unofficial' opener this weekend
It typically feels like a state holiday. But last week's fishing opener came and went with substantially less fanfare -- and business -- than usual.
Fri May 17, 2013
Hudson School District's director of student services leaving for Minnesota job
Cory McIntyre is resigning from his position as the Hudson school district's director of student services to take a job in the east metro.
Thu May 16, 2013
Washington County: Drug-theft trial set for former sheriff's deputy
A former Washington County sheriff's deputy, accused of stealing prescription drugs meant to be discarded, had his first court appearance Thursday morning, May 16.
Oakdale Ranks 48 in Twin Cities for Speeding Tickets Issued Per Capita
WCCO-TV ranked 78 Twin Cities-area police departments on the number of speeding tickets per capita issued in 2011.
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Oakdale?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Police Use GPS to Track Oakdale Burglary Suspect's Movements
Woodbury police in January were granted a 60-day warrant to place a GPS monitor a suspected burglar's car.
Tue May 14, 2013
Great River Pet Center Now Open in Oakdale
Growing up, Roxann Patzman had all sorts of pets: dogs, cats, guinea pigs... "I even had a snake at one time," she said.
Along With Dreamcoat Coffee, Salvation Army Closes Oakdale Boutique
The Salvation Army closed both its Oakdale boutique and Dreamcoat Coffee last month.
Mon May 13, 2013
Danielle Jelinek disappearance: Toxicology results may provide answers
There's one final piece in the puzzle of Danielle Jelinek's disappearance, and toxicology results may provide the answer.
Oakdale Sens. Kent, Wiger Cast 'Yes' Votes on Same-Sex Marriage Bill
The state Senate passed a bill Monday that will make Minnesota the 12th state in the nation to allow same-sex couples to marry, and both of Oakdale's senators - Sen.
Sen. Wiger Says '12 Marriage Amendment Initiative Created 'Sea of Change'
During debate on the Minnesota Senate floor Monday , Sen. Charles Wiger spoke in favor of a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota.
Helicopters in Oakdale Related to Mosquitoes
The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District on Monday, May 13, planned to send its helicopters over Oakdale to conduct treatments to control mosquito larvae.
Sun May 12, 2013
Link: Fundraiser for Oakdale Family Planned
The Oakdale family whose townhome was destroyed by fire last month "pretty much lost everything," according to Deanna Wuotila, a fifth-grade teacher at Skyview Elementary .