Lake Elmo

Tue
10
Jul

Lake Elmo to purchase new fire engine

The Lake Elmo City Council approved the purchase of a new fire engine and some updated rescue equipment at its July 3 meeting.

Wed
04
Jul

Updates planned for Interstate 94


courtesy of Minnesota Department of Transportation • The interchange where interstates 94, 694 and 494 meet will be under construction in 2019 and 2020. The map at right shows the flow of traffic during the first phase of construction in 2019.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be renovating a major interchange in 2019 and 2020, affecting east metro commuters and area residents alike. 

Wed
13
Jun

Legislative and county candidates set as filing closes

The candidate filing period for state legislative and county commissioner seats closed June 5 and the following candidates have filed for elective office in the Review coverage area.

Mon
04
Jun

New nature center opens in Lake Elmo June 2


Aundrea Kinney/Review • Construction is winding down at the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center as volunteers from the Friends of Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park prepare for the center’s grand opening on Saturday, June 2.

The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center, named in memory of a Lake Elmo resident, will open to the public on Saturday, June 2, during a grand opening event.

Thu
12
Apr

Deputy shoots and kills man in Lake Elmo

Deputy shoots and kills man in Lake Elmo

An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed by a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy in Lake Elmo just after midnight the morning of April 12.

Wed
04
Apr

Lake Elmo shuts down contaminated well and water tower


submitted photo • Lake Elmo took a well and a water tower offline March 28 following a recommendation from the Minnesota Department of Health, which discovered a perflurochemical concentration above its health-based advisory level. The affected well primarily served the Old Village area, providing water to properties south of the railroad tracks, along Lake Elmo Avenue South to Fifth Street. Properties in this area now are receiving clean water from two of the city’s other wells.

Lake Elmo shut down a city well and water tower March 28 due to contamination from perflurochemicals, often referred to as PFCs, which are man-made chemicals developed by 3M Company.

Wed
04
Apr

East metro cities appeal new DNR restrictions placed on municipal water permits

North St. Paul, Lake Elmo, Oakdale and Maplewood among those affected.

Wed
14
Mar

Local food shelf receives generous donation from Rotary Clubs


Aundrea Kinney/Review • From left to right, Jason Hanlon representing Stillwater Sunrise Rotary; Jim Stevenson, president of Woodbury Rotary; Greig Metzger, Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf director; John Buettner, Lake Elmo grant chairperson; Tedi Carlson, president of Lake Elmo Rotary; and Larry Probst the grant mentor of Woodbury Rotary.

The Lake Elmo Rotary Club presented the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf a $21,700 check March 7, to help the nonprofit purchase new refrigerators and freezers.

Mon
12
Mar

Semitrailer driver charged after causing a fatal accident on Highway 36


Samuel Hicks

Police say texting while driving is allegedly to blame.

Tue
20
Feb

Lake Elmo begins the process for reconstructing City Hall and a fire station


Aundrea Kinney/Review • An open house was held in Lake Elmo Feb. 15 to give residents an opportunity to ask questions and provide input on three possible options for rebuilding City Hall and a fire station.

With a growing population and current needs not being met by its City Hall and fire station buildings, Lake Elmo is looking to construct updated facilities. 

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