Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

Tue
26
Mar

Arden Hills pushes back at Ramsey County over TCAAP


Matt Hudson A major road is planned to cut through the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition site near this southern entrance to the land. Just how development around the road will play out is unclear, as Ramsey County and Arden Hills, partners for the time being in the development, are at loggerheads.

Arden Hills and Ramsey County continue to exchange broadsides over the management of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant development, known as Rice Creek Commons.

Tue
26
Mar

Featured Artist Program taking Residence at Roseville Library


courtesy of Arts Roseville Collage by Diana Eicher, director of the printmaking and paper-making studios at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Eicher will appear at the Roseville Library April 6 in the first installment of Arts Roseville’s 2019 Featured Artist Program.

Arts Roseville is set to present the second year of its Featured Artist Program with the Roseville Library beginning next month.

Tue
26
Mar

Flooding tips from CenterPoint Energy

With flooding expected in parts of Minnesota, CenterPoint Energy reminds residents of its preparedness and offers customers some important natural gas safety tips.

Tue
26
Mar

Assumed equality is not enough

Ninety-nine years ago, women achieved the right to vote in the United States. Three years later, Alice Paul introduced the Equal Rights Amendment with a rallying declaration: “There’s nothing complicated about ordinary equality!”

Tue
26
Mar

Way’s Warriors


submitted photo After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Ashley Way, a sixth-grade teacher at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School on Kennard Street in Maplewood, found students rallying around her with money and support.

Maplewood students rally funds and support for teacher with cancer

Upon hearing she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Ashley Way, 36, prepared for the rigours of the chemotherapy necessary to eradicate the disease. 

Mon
25
Mar

Dancing into a new year


photos courtesy of Ariel Tilson

The annual Mexica New Year celebration returned March 16 at Johnson High School. The event celebrates indigenous cultures in the Twin Cities, in addition to celebrating the Mexica New Year, which this year is 7 akatl, or 7 reed.

Wed
20
Mar

Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Maplewood


Solomon Gustavo/Review The new Dunkin’ Donuts in Maplewood.

Coffee lovers have a new spot to grab java in Maplewood. Dunkin’ Donuts opened last week at 1275 County Road D. 

Wed
20
Mar

White Bear Avenue temporarily closed due to broken gas line


Solomon Gustavo/Review A construction crew hit a gas line while drilling on White Bear Avenue the morning of March 12, causing Maplewood Police to reroute traffic.

Around 10 a.m. on March 12, Maplewood police closed White Bear Avenue between Highway 36 and Gervais Avenue because a gas line was struck during construction. 

Wed
20
Mar

Driver hits and kills pedestrian in Maplewood


Solomon Gustavo/Review A teddy bear is strapped to a traffic pole at the intersection of Southlawn Drive and County Road D where Jordan Ciampi, a 20-year-old from St. Paul, was hit by a driver the morning of March 4. He died from his injuries on March 8.

A driver hit a pedestrian the morning of March 4 on County Road D near the Maplewood Mall in Maplewood, and the person died from their injuries four days later.

Wed
20
Mar

Lake Elmo to receive 3M settlement cash for new well


file photo A planned groundwater well will replace a city well contaminated with chemicals made by 3M, with the help of about $2 million from a settlement 3M made with the state.

To replace a well contaminated with a 3M-manufactured chemical, Lake Elmo is receiving some $2 million from the State of Minnesota. The exact amount is still being ironed out. 

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