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Vikings Prospects, Radco Opens, ‘Dream’ Dies: Oakdale Rewind

Looking back at the news of the week in Oakdale.

Monday

Selected calls to the Oakdale Police Department from April 5-12.

The Truck Accessory Store: Radco Now Open in Oakdale

Open house events are planned for April 25-27.

Blocks Away from Boston Marathon Explosions: Lake Elmo Woman Recounts 'A War Zone'

“All of a sudden I heard two huge blasts—and everything went silent," Chris Hess-Withbroe said from her Boston hotel room Monday evening. "Next thing I knew I saw people running hysterically through the streets."

Tuesday

Oakdale Women Need Your Votes to Become Vikings Cheerleaders

Alexandra M. and Brooke D. of Oakdale among the candidates vying for a spot on the 2013 Minnesota Vikings cheerleader roster.

Community Looks to Help Victims of Oakdale Fire

The Woodbury Dance Center, where a fifth-grader from the destroyed Oakdale townhome takes lessons, is collecting gift cards for the family.

Wednesday

Oakdale Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Neighbor

Joshua Adewale Olaosebikan faces a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge.

Phony Oakdale 911 Call Prompts Legislation from Sen. Susan Kent

The bill was Kent’s first to pass through the state Senate.

Sen. Chuck Wiger: Infrastructure Spending Needed to Boost Economy

Wiger, a DFLer who represents parts of Oakdale, says the bonding proposals put forward by Gov. Mark Dayton and the House will create thousands of jobs throughout Minnesota.

Thursday

Oakdale Santa Claus Earns Degree

Charles Clausen recently obtained his doctorate of “SantaClausology.”

Lions Club Gears Up for Annual Plant Sale in Oakdale

The fundraiser, which benefits the civic group’s outreach activities, is planned for next month.

Oakdale Moves Forward With Sign Upgrade

The existing sign at Highway 36 and Hadley Avenue will soon be electronic.

Friday

Oakdale’s Dreamcoat Coffee to Close

The coffee shop, which operates jointly with a Salvation Army Center, will soon be shuttered.

Video: KSTP Coverage of Benefit for Oakdale Shooting Victim Devin Aryal

The event was held at Duke's Pizza Pub & Grill on April 13.

Saturday

Snapshot: Controlled Burn in Oakdale

Crews on Saturday morning conducted a controlled burn at a house in Oakdale.

Home prices in Oakdale of late ranged from $152,000 to $246,700.

McCollum on Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Capture: 'Nightmare Has Ended'

Law enforcement captured Boston bombings suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev on Friday, April 19.

 

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