Devin Benefit, Snowstorm, Caribou Construction: Oakdale Rewind

Looking back at the news of the week in Oakdale.


Selected calls to the Oakdale Police Department from March 28 through April 4.

Updated: Police Search for Suspect in Robbery at Western Bank in Oakdale

Squad cars were scouring the area Monday morning.

'Facing Race' Event Coming to Oakdale

The Saint Paul Foundation’s program honors Minnesotans committed to creating a racially equitable community.


Board Ousts Platinum Bank Co-Founder From CEO Role

David Rom, co-founder of Oakdale's Platinum Bank, has been removed as CEO by the bank's board. Former COO Tom Jacobson has been promoted to fill the CEO role.

The bicycle tool manufacturer and distributor’s new headquarters is up and running in Oakdale.

The residents were able to escape the fire unharmed.


Want to Pay a Tax on Twins and Wild Jerseys to Pay for Vikings Stadium?

Minnesota legislators are debating a new sales tax on licensed clothing, sports memorabilia and luxury suites to cover the state's share of Vikings stadium construction costs.

Before the snow hit, groundbreaking was to happen soon, according to a company spokeswoman.


Ex-Hockey Treasurer Gets Eight Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

Steven Brier, former treasurer of District 2 of the Minnesota Amateur Hockey Association, was sentenced to eight months in prison for tax evasion.

Spring Snowstorm Hits Oakdale

Public Works crews planned to start street sweeping before the snowstorm changed their plans.

Peter Pan Promo from Tartan High School in Oakdale: Video

Shows begin this weekend at the high school.


Duke's Pizza to Host Benefit for 9-Year-Old Oakdale Shooting Victim

Duke's will offer an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet for a $10 donation, door prizes and a silent auction on Saturday, April 13.

A 36-month prison sentence was stayed for Peng Thao, 32, on the grounds that he abides by the conditions of his parole.

Longtime Oakdale resident and businessman Frank Orsello interviews local newsmakers.


Recent home sales in Oakdale ranged from $39,900 to $250,000.

A quick look at the top headlines from last week around the Twin Cities east metro area and Hudson.

Bonus 5:

—Controlled Burn Planned at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

—Mohamed Now One of the Most Popular Boy Names in Minnesota

—Oakdale Fire Blotter: March 30 to April 5


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