County Compensation, Celebrity Q&A, 'Bold Budget': Oakdale Rewind

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, Jan. 21, and Sunday, Jan. 27. 

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Sold! What $201K Buys You in Oakdale and More

Oakdale Patch reports recent home sale prices in and around Oakdale.

Dan Riley: 'Gun Control'

Political cartoons from Steve Brady.


What Are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Your Neighborhood?

To add a marker, just click on the blue "Add" button on the map's upper-right corner. Then, click on the intersection you want to identify and hit "submit" in the dialogue box that pops up.

Washington County Receives Compensation for Damaged Trees

DuPont, the manufacturer of Imprelis, has agreed to pay the county $33,665 in compensation.

VIDEO: How to Have Fun with This Week's Cold Weather

How can you freeze boiling water in an instant?

REPLAY: Gov. Mark Dayton Reveals Plans for Minnesota Budget in Speech

Gov. Mark Dayton, in his first appearance since having back surgery late last year, will outline his proposed budget for the next two years.


Visions for Vacancies: It Was a Fitness Center. Now What?

What should fill the vacancy at 1101 Geneva Avenue?

Student News: Graceland University Names Students to Honors List

Students who make the Honors List must have a grade point average between 3.65 and 3.99.

Here's how to protect your pipes from extremely cold temperatures.

Frigid Weather Ensures Lake Elmo Lions Annual Ice Fishing Contest

The Lake Elmo Lions ice fishing contest is set for Sunday, Feb. 3 from 1–3 p.m. on Lake Jane.

What About That Treasure Hunt?

St. Paul, with its Winter Carnival, isn't the only town with a treasure hunt. Here's a list of some other communities that sponsor medallion hunts through the year.

Gov. Dayton Proposes a Tax Overhaul: What Do You Think?

Take our poll; then click on to our Patch stories below to see what legislators and others are saying.


Craigslist: The Best of Oakdale — Jan. 24

What's selling on the web in Oakdale?

Wiger: Governor Takes 'Bold Steps' with Budget Proposal

Sen. Chuck Wiger discusses Gov. Dayton's budget proposal.

Student News: University of North Dakota Student Makes the President's Roll of Honor

A student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or higher.

Q&A: Lisa Rambo - Local "Biggest Loser" Contestant

Shooting has wrapped up for Season 14 of "The Biggest Loser" and the contestants are working out on their own at home to prepare for the live finale episode on March 18. Patch caught up with local contestant Lisa Rambo for this Q&A.

Flu’s Impact Begins to Wane Across Minnesota

Department of Health says there were an additional 15 deaths last week, but that number of people hospitalized with flu-like symptoms has fallen dramatically.


Oakdale Lawmakers Say Governor’s Budget a 'Step in Right Direction'

Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his budget proposal Tuesday.

Students recently participated in the District 2 DECA Conference in St. Paul.

It’s Time to Think About Taxes

Do you have questions about this year's taxes?

Find movie reviews and showtimes for theaters in Oakdale.

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Firefighter?

The Oakdale Fire Department is now accepting applications for volunteer firefighters.


Can Oakdale Patch Stump You? Name the Place

A test to see how well you know Oakdale.


Adoptable Pets: Labrador Retriever Puppy Needs a Home

These animals and more are up for adoption through Oakdale-based Coco's Heart Dog Rescue.

Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Oakdale

National Weather Service warns of freezing rain and snow Sunday.


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