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Oakdale's 'Voice' Connection, Helpful Hobby, Indoor Market: 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, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 30. For crime news highlights from last week click here.

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Monday

Sold! What $51K Buys You in Oakdale and More

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

Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!

Tuesday

Nicholas David of NBC's "The Voice" used to play music in Oakdale.

Ask a Patch Pro: Buying a New Car

Got questions about buying new cars, or other automotive topics? We've got someone with answers.

Ask the Patch Pro: Lighting Up the Holiday Season

Time to deck the halls and the house. Ask our Patch Pro advice on creating a great holiday lighting display.

Wednesday

City Council Extends TIF District for Potential Future Projects

The Oakdale city council approved the extension Tuesday night.

Oakdale Begins Indoor Market in Time for Holiday Shopping

Oakdale's Indoor Market will begin earlier than usual this year.

Interactive Map: Plot Your Favorite Holiday Light Displays in the East Metro

Where are the best holiday light displays in the east metro? Plot your favorite homes, neighborhoods and streets to take in holiday lights on our interactive map. Please upload photos or videos to this post, too.

Senator: Be Prepared for Winter Driving

State Sen. Chuck Wiger encourages drivers to be mindful of snowplows and other winter driving hazards this season.

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Twin Cities Powerball Winning Numbers and Results

With a $580 million prize on the line, Twin Cities residents are eyeing their tickets.

Thursday

School Board Approves Superintendent's Contract Through 2015

The District 622 school board met on Tuesday.

University's Oakdale Location Becomes 'Toys for Tots' Site

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is a drop-off site for Toys for Tots.

Parents Talk: Should You Track Your Kids with GPS?

Phone apps and other GPS devices let parents—or schools—follow a child's every movement.

Friday

Oakdale Woman's Hobby Turns into Christmas Gifts for Children in Need

Shirley Peterson has been knitting and crocheting for years. This year, her items will be given to families through the Holiday Helping Hands program.

Craigslist: The Best of Oakdale — Nov. 30

What's selling on the web in Oakdale?

 

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