People - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Wed
29
May

Cultivating a “culture of reading” at Harmony ALC


Shannon Bluhm, a student at Harmony, has immersed herself in books. She read a total of 100 novels this school year. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

How many books have you read in the last nine months?
Probably not as many as Harmony Alternative Learning Center student Shannon Bluhm.
Bluhm, a senior at Harmony ALC, recently completed her goal of reading 100 books over the course of this school year. And though Harmony reading specialist Dennis Fendt notes her accomplishment is a school record by far, he added that Bluhm isn’t the only student with reading fever.

Tue
21
May

Booking it for a good cause


photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

About 142 runners and walkers take part in the Grandma Rosie Read Read Run Run Run held at Richard Walton Park May 11. $750 was raised for physical education at Eagle Point.

Mon
20
May

Oakdale Army medic commended for heroic actions


Spc. John Radatz of Oakdale, at right, accepts commendations for bravery in the line of fire in Afghanistan. (submitted photo)

The Army has a very structured system for how to address soldiers.
Rank and name is the standard in every unit on every post with one exception not covered in any regulation or field manual. You can find this soldier in every line platoon.

Sat
11
May

Bronze Award project for Oakdale Girl Scouts Troop 52932


Linda Baumeister/Review

The Oakdale fifth grade Girl Scouts Troop 52932 - Maria B., Sammy B., Elsa H., Maddie S. and Sarah S. - helped the Woodbury Animal Shelter address pet overpopulation for their Bronze Award project.

Thu
09
May

Area students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Students from the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and the University of Minnesota were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Wed
08
May

'Positive' Lake Elmo hockey coach receives award


Jay Johnson was awarded the “Double-Goal Coach” Award through the Positive Coaching Alliance for teaching valuable lessons on and off the rink. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Jay Johnson teaches important lessons on and off the ice

Thu
25
Apr

Weather or not...


photos by Linda E. Andersen/Review

The Christmas decorations look particularly appropriate amid the snowdrifts at an April 20 garage sale in Oakdale. Having just moved into their house on 49th Street, Sara Peters and Jason Noren decided they needed to hold a garage sale to clear out items that didn’t fit their new home, weather not withstanding.

Sat
20
Apr

Hat swap


Linda Baumeister/Review

Balloon Clown Ms Jazee offered her hat to Char Tate as she goes about sculpting balloons at the Oak Meadows 15th Anniversary.

Wed
17
Apr

Being the change he wants to see


Cheng Leng Xiong was awarded the HOBY Outstanding Youth Award at Bethel University April 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

North’s Cheng Leng Xiong receives award for volunteerism

Thu
04
Apr

Caleb Anderson

Caleb Anderson, a 2008 graduate of Century College and a former member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees, has been elected president of the Century College Alumni Association.

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