10th Street Problem, New Business Opens, Predatory Offender Gang History: Week in Review

Here are some highlights of Oakdale news that occurred this week.

In case you missed it, here are some highlights of Oakdale news that occurred between Monday, Sept. 10, and Saturday, Sept. 15.


  • Oakdale Patch reports recent home sale prices in and around Oakdale.
  • Patch announces its Summer Photo Contest grand prize winner.
  • Recent political cartoons created by Washington County resident Steve Brady.


  • Oakdale police reveal that the Level Three predatory offender in town has a gang history. Police and other officials answered residents' questions during the community meeting.
  • Washington County's Oakdale library hosted its first summer concert series this year. 
  • The Tartan Titans lost against Simley High School on Sept. 7. Both teams are 1-1.
  • Man returns to the Interstate 94 overpass to mark 11th 9/11 Anniversary.


  • Washington County's 10th Street construction project went awry. Officials say how they will fix the problem this month.
  • How many registered predatory offenders live in Washington County? Oakdale is the only city in the county that has a Level Three predatory offender.
  • The Oakdale city council committed $10,000 to a new study of Highway 36.
  • The city hosted its annual "Touch a Truck" event on Tuesday night. Check out our photo gallery.
  • Visions for Vacancies: What should fill up the Lake Elmo Bank building at 600 Inwood Avenue?


  • The city council supports liquor store's fine and waives the store's closure.
  • Oakdale didn't do too well in the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors' report on local real estate.
  • Have a weather related question? Keith Marler, a Twin Cities meteorologist on FOX 9 will be answering your questions as this week’s Patch Pro.
  • Yoga pants serve exactly one purpose — to attract boys’ attention. Should girls be allowed to wear yoga pants to school?


  • New business owners were drawn to open their first gym in Oakdale.
  • The Oakdale Fire Department was recognized on Sept. 11 for its participation in a study regarding heart attacks.
  • Check the Tartan Titans' season schedule for upcoming games.


  • A test to see how well you know Oakdale.
  • The Tartan Titans beat Richfield in a close game on Friday. The team is now 2-1.


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