Friday Apr 11
Lake Elmo, school district consider partnership to build new park
Lake Elmo and Stillwater Area Schools have been working on a possible partnership to add more amenities to the southeast corner of the city, including a new park.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Cakes From Grace' makes sick kids smile one cake at a time
Becky Hunt, founder of Cakes From Grace, an organization dedicated to raising the awareness of congenital heart defects, loves whipping up cakes for such families.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Stories you wouldn't believe
The cover of "Perils of a Polynesian Percussionist" was hand-drawn by author Meg Corrigan and her grandson Logan Broich, 14. Sitting at the drum set is Todd Barlow, a character inspired by Corrigan herself.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Solar garden planned for Washington County
The proposed solar garden in Washington County would include 4,000 photovoltaic panels, which could generate enough power for 140 homes.
Three years later, volunteers keep Marine on St. Croix library open and vibrant
Residents in Marine on St. Croix didn't want to lose their small library . Volunteers saved it, and three years later, it's as vibrant as ever.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
St. Thomas Academy pianist Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo chosen to perform at Master Class
The St. Paul Piano Teachers Association has chosen St. Thomas Academy senior Brock Carlson of Lake Elmo as one of four high-school pianists in the Twin Cities to perform at a Masters Class on Saturday, March 29. Dr. Jessica Johnson, associate professor of piano and director of graduate studies in piano pedagogy at the University of ... (more)
Lake Elmo library revises card rules
The Lake Elmo Library Board recently voted to revise a policy, which used to offer reimbursement for only Washington County library cards.
Contractor to help Lake Elmo's downtown evolve
The University of Minnesota Extension Service will help Lake Elmo get a better picture of its downtown market, and how its business community could grow.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
DeGree, Lohmer to face off again in District 39B race
Tom DeGree, a small-business owner and teacher from Lake Elmo, recently announced he will again try to unseat state Rep. Kathy Lohmer, R-Stillwater, also from Lake Elmo, in the District 39B race.
Stillwater superintendent accepts job in Iowa
Superintendent Corey Lunn was recently offered a position in a suburban district north of Des Moines, Iowa.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Lake Elmo again questions growth plan
Under the regional agency's new projections, the city's population would be expected to grow from 8,000 to 21,000 in two decades.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review bulletin board Mar. 19, 2014
Oakdale Indoor Market Over 30 vendors will soon fill the Oakdale Discovery Center with a wide variety of products at the annual Indoor Market.
Potholes: City crews say it's just the beginning
Some potholes on local roads have grown from small depressions to lane-wide rivers, as snow melt seeps into a crack, freezes and loosens the pavement from underneath.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Stillwater area schools to cut up to 30 teachers
In what's just the beginning of cuts and adjustments to be made to balance the budget, the school board Thursday approved scaling back instructional staff by the equivalent of about 30.2 full-time positions.
Hwy. 5 traffic signals at Lake Elmo Avenue move forward
Washington County, with help from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city of Lake Elmo, is developing a project to add traffic signals and dedicated right-turn lanes to the two intersections of Lake Elmo Avenue and Minnesota Trunk Highway 5. Traffic along Highway 5 does not stop, and the thoroughfare is a popular shortcut between ... (more)