December 2006

Wed
27
Dec

County approves emergency radio communications system

Culminating years of work, the Washington County Board of Commissioners gave their commitment to a $15.3 million emergency radio system known as the 800 Megahertz Project.

Wed
27
Dec

County approves 2007-11 Capital Improvement Plan

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the 2007-11 Capital Improvement Plan. The plan is a schedule of infrastructure improvements (i.e. roads, parks), new facilities, technology and equipment needs for the next five years.

Wed
27
Dec

Hill-Murray hosts open house

Hill-Murray School will host an open house Tuesday, Jan. 9. Students who will be entering grades 7-12 next year, and their parents, are invited to attend. A brief program providing information about the school, its enrollment process, and financial aid begins at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Wed
27
Dec

School Board sets forum on increasing public engagement

An engaged community is one of the most important factors in attaining and sustaining high-quality public education for all children. In fact, public engagement can lead to sustained changes in policy and practice and can generate public responsibility for public education.

Wed
27
Dec

Cedar Pet Clinic in Lake Elmo moves to new building

After eight years across from the Lake Elmo Inn, Cedar Pet Clinic is moving just around the corner on Highway 5, to a renovated building across the street from Lake Elmo Elementary School.

Wed
27
Dec

Oakdale design-build firm captures 'Contractor of the Year' award

Brinkman Russell, Inc. of Oakdale has been named "Contractor of the Year" by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Minnesota. The award was presented Nov.14 at the 10th annual Contractor of the Year Awards ceremony.

Wed
27
Dec

Rasmussen College opens its new Lake Elmo campus

Rasmussen College announced that the school's newest St. Paul/Minneapolis campus opened on Dec. 18. The new Lake Elmo campus is located off of Interstate 94 and Inwood Avenue. The street address of the campus is 8565 Eagle Point Circle, Lake Elmo, MN 55042.

Wed
27
Dec

An early Christmas

Earlier this week, the faces of children and teenagers all over the world lit up with joy as they took in the sight of their gifts on Christmas morning.

Wed
27
Dec

Leaving behind a legacy

Laughter and conversation echoed throughout the lobby of Oakdale City Hall Dec. 19, where Capt. Bill Hutton could be seen leaving the lower-level police station, perhaps for one of the last times, before walking upstairs to a farewell banquet being held in his honor.

Wed
27
Dec

Starting 2007 the right way

December is an interesting month. Children are anticipating Christmas, but many adults are filled with mixed emotions. We may be thankful for the reason for Christmas, and yet dread all the extra work and expense involved.

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