Here's a snapshot of what readers cared about last month on Oakdale Patch:
1. New Caribou Coffee Celebrates Grand Opening
Caribou Coffee at 7009 10th Street is now open for business.
2. Oakdale Man Suspected in Abduction Investigation Charged with Six Other Crimes
Brian James Mehlhorn, 29, was recently charged in Washington County District Court.
Here is a selection of incidents the Oakdale Police Department responded to from Sept. 20 to Oct. 2.
4. Children Safety Concerns Cause Pause for City Council on New Day Care Center Approval
The applicant must provide a documented plan that addresses safety concerns for its site plan at the Nov. 13 city council meeting.
Here's a weekly listing of crime incidents and police and fire related calls in Washington County.
Police arrested a 43-year-old man after his wife claimed he threatened to kill her.
7. Sold! What $2.6 Million Buys You in Oakdale and More
Oakdale Patch reports recent home sale prices in and around Oakdale.
8. Oakdale Election Guide 2012
The candidates, voting information and issues that will be affecting Oakdale.
9. Fire Damages Million Dollar Homes in Mahtomedi
The Oakdale Fire Department was one of several fire departments that responded to the fire.
10. Local 'Big Buck Hunter' Heads to World Championship with Highest Qualifying Score in U.S.
Woodbury resident Clay Conrad is frequenting Riley's Pub and Grill in Oakdale to prepare for the Big Buck World Championship in New York City.