The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 at its Dec. 15 meeting to remove around $540,000 from its preliminary 2015 general fund budget, bringing it in line with the similar cut from its preliminary levy of made last week. The biggest single source of the cuts comes from utilizing an expected surplus ...Read More
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Alicia Lebens Stillwater Gazette The typical homeowner in Washington County can expect an increase in county property taxes, in part due to a 13.7 percent increase in the median value of residential properties last year. For homeowners who saw a higher-than-average value increase, the tax rate will ...Read More
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From May to October of this year, my fiancee and I spent nearly every free moment of time we had traversing across the state of Minnesota in an attempt to hike every state park. It was rewarding and exhausting. When we finished, we expected to finally be able to sit down and relax and just [...]...Read More
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Snowshoeing Dec. 20 12:30 to 2 p.m. Meet at Bunker Hills Regional Park Campground Visitor Center to break out the snowshoes and get into some of the less traveled areas of the parks. This program is well suited for families and groups of all ages. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. Learn [.....Read More
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EAST BETHEL Senior Dance There will be a senior dance held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 2 at the East Bethel Community Center one mile east of Hwy. 65 on 221 Ave. Cost is $5 and includes lunch. Dates of future dances in 2015 include Feb. 6, March 6, May 1, June 5, [...]...Read More
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Senior Dance The Forest Lake American Legion Post 225, at 355 W. Broadway Ave. hosts a senior dance from 1 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of every month. Dec. 18 will feature musician Dave Sowada. Seniors are invited to enjoy mature music and camaraderie. The cost is $5 per person, and includes lunch...Read More
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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 at its Dec. 15 meeting to remove just under $550,000 from its preliminary 2015 budget, bringing it in line with the similar cut from its preliminary levy made last week. The biggest single source of the cuts comes from utilizing an expected surplus of $230,000 ...Read More
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