In case you missed it, here are some highlights of Oakdale news that occurred between Monday, Jan. 7, and Sunday, Jan. 13. For crime news highlights from last week click here.
Student News: Girl Named to Morningside College Dean's List
The college made the announcement last week.
Dan Riley: 'Cliff' Clavin
Political cartoons from Washington County resident Steve Brady.
Ice Cream and a Bonfire: WCHS Ice Cream Social is Jan. 19
On Saturday, Jan. 19 the Washington County Historical Society will hold an old-fashioned ice cream social at Mulberry Point in downtown Stillwater.
Washington County Board Members Sworn In
Oakdale's Ted Bearth was elected to serve his first term as representative of District 2.
Local Students Named to NDSU Dean's List
Students must have a 3.50 grade point average or higher to qualify.
City to Comply with Unfunded Mandate for People with Disabilities
The Oakdale city council is required by an unfunded mandate to identify and eventually make all city sidewalks, trails and signal systems more accessible to people with disabilities.
Craigslist: The Best of Oakdale — Jan. 9
What's selling on the web in Oakdale?
New State Rep. JoAnn Ward Takes the Helm in Oakdale's District
This will be JoAnn Ward's first term.
PHOTOS: Re-Elected Council Members Sworn into Office
Stan Karwoski and Paul Reinke start another term as council members.
Flu Rates Skyrocket; More People Hospitalized
Recent influenza reports have drastically increased since reports last month.
Where to Get Flu Shots in Oakdale
Here's information on the influenza vaccine and where to get it in Oakdale.
Vacant No More? New Beginnings on Horizon for Long-Time Vacant Gas Station
The vacant gas station at the corner of Hadley Avenue and Highway 5 has new ownership and will be getting a makeover.
Washington County estimates that placing legal notices in "official newspapers" will cost about $30,000 in 2013. Do you think government entities should be mandated to publish legal notices in newspapers, or be allowed to publish on their own website?
Student News: University of Memphis Names Oakdale Girl to Dean's List
Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Parents Talk: Vote for Best of Mom's 18 Smartphone Rules
Blogger Janell Burley Hofmann's 18-point contract for her 13-year-old's new cellphone has gone viral. Which of her 18 rules do you love—or hate?
New Business Spotlight: Owner's 25 Years Experience 'Worth its Weight in Gold'
This new business is located near Century Avenue and Highway 36.
Could Oakdale's Smoke Shop Get Cited for Drug Paraphernalia? Sister Shop Gets 52 Citations
Hudson Police recently issued $12,480 worth of drug paraphernalia citations to the manager of The Hideaway smoke shop in Hudson, Wis. Is The Hideaway in Oakdale subject to the same enforcement?
Who is the City's 2012's Volunteer of the Year?
The city council recognized the 2012 Volunteer of the Year.
Flu Rates Skyrocket in Minnesota; 27 Deaths Now Reported
More than 1,100 hospitalized; MN Department of Health urges precautions.
Wiger: All-Day Kindergarten Funding is 2013 Legislative Priority
Sen. Chuck Wiger is a co-author of a bill to fund all-day kindergarten programs in Minnesota schools.
State: Warmer Weather Could Mean Ice Dangers on Oakdale Lakes
Anyone heading out on the ice should: wear a life jacket, carry a set of ice picks, check with a local bait shop or resort— ask about ice conditions— and measure the ice.
Reward Offered for Information on Missing Oakdale Woman Case
The Chisago County Sheriff's Office is partnering with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota to offer a cash reward in the case of Danielle Jelinek, an Oakdale woman who has been missing since Dec. 9.
Can Oakdale Patch Stump You? Name the Place
A test to see how well you know Oakdale.
Find movie reviews and showtimes for Marcus Theatre and Carmike Cinemas in Oakdale.
Adoptable Pets: Spayed Cat Needs a Home
These animals and more are up for adoption through Oakdale-based Coco's Heart Dog Rescue.