Over 4,300 customers lost power in the areas of Oakdale, Maplewood and Lake Elmo Tuesday morning. According to a spokesperson with Xcel Energy, 4,376 customers were without power for three hours, beginning at 5:47 a.m.
After two weeks in the deep freeze, Matt Brickman was getting a little stir crazy. So for this week’s Guest Pass, he headed outside to have fun in the snow while geocaching at Oakdale Nature Preserve.
Another winter storm would be the last thing the state’s fishing industry needs. Many bait shops and resort owners say business was down this winter because it was simply too cold to be on the ice.
A 26-year-old Oakdale woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for being a “major drug dealer,” the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
The American Red Cross is hosting a big blood drive Monday. Officials said they want to boost the supply before a lot of donors go out of town or get too busy over the holidays. The 12 Hours of Giving Holiday Blood Drive started at 7 a.m. Monday and goes until 7 p.m.
Police in the east metro say officers found a boy lying on the ground with apparent stab wounds just blocks away from a high school.
Minnesota transportation officials are distributing remnants of the Interstate 35W bridge that collapsed in 2007. MnDOT says the material is being distributed at its Oakdale facility from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Legislation passed this year specifies who’s eligible for the steel and MnDOT says it’s contacted most of those people and groups.
A 9-year-old girl has left the hospital after she was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old brother in North Oakdale early last Friday evening. The girl was shot with a .22-caliber rifle that was apparently left out for repairs.
Oakdale Police say a 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old brother in North Oakdale early Friday evening. She was taken here to Region’s Hospital in St. Paul, and is currently listed in stable condition. Witnesses say she was sitting up and was able to respond to questions. But it seems there are still some big questions as to how this happened.
Nine-year-old Devin Aryal loved soccer. His mother, Missy Aryal, wears the medals he won. “We were inseparable. He always told me that we were super glued unless we were working or at school. And nothing could ever break the super glue,” Aryal said. But in February, Aryal and her son were shot on their drive home from daycare. She remembers hearing pops as she was about to turn at this intersection.
Minnesota’s fishing opener is only a week away, and Wisconsin’s starts in just a few hours — but anglers may have a hard time finding the bait they want to use.
A judge found the man accused of killing a 9-year-old boy while randomly shooting at passing vehicles in Oakdale unfit to stand trial.
Hundreds packed a local pizza parlor to remember a little boy who lost his life in a senseless act of violence.
Firefighters from four communities battled a fire Tuesday night at an Oakdale apartment complex left one townhouse destroyed.
Officials said Friday a town home fire that took the life of a Stillwater elementary school teacher last week was caused by smoking materials.
A man accused of going on a shooting spree in Oakdale that killed a 9-year-old boy has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.
Authorities say a 65-year-old woman is dead after fire took over an Oakdale townhome Tuesday morning.
A former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy has been charged with stealing drugs. Investigators say he was taking them from a bin set up for the public to drop off for unused prescription medications.
It has been an incredibly difficult day for many in the Oakdale community.
A memorial now stands where a gunman opened fire on random vehicles in Oakdale this week.
An Oakdale man, accused of going on a deadly shooting spree, made his first court appearance Wednesday morning.
Just one day after a random shooting in Oakdale that killed a 9-year-old boy, his mother is speaking out and simply wants to know one thing: Why?
A 9-year-old boy is dead after being shot at random as he rode in a minivan with his mother Monday night. The alleged shooter is now in the Washington County Jail.
One man is in custody after randomly firing a handgun at multiple locations in Oakdale Monday night, killing a 9-year-old child and injuring two others.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is expressing his strongest support yet for an expansion of the famed Mayo Clinic that depends on the state aiding with related development costs.