“Being a scientist, to me, is more important than memorizing words.” That philosophy is one that Forest Lake Area High School biology teacher Bruce Leventhal has emphasized in his 23 years with the district. Whenever possible, he and his fellow biology teachers dig into the process behind their science rather than just focusing on the [...]

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A Wyoming Fire Department fire engine and a dump truck from SRC were among the vehicles available for kids to inspect and learn about Sept. 20 during the Big Toys for Little Tots event. The event was hosted at the Maranatha Church and put on by the local branch of veterans group 40/8.

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As the Forest Lake area slips into fall, those with leaf-filled yards may have to find new solutions this year. Despite a cleanup plan at the Forest Lake Compost Site that was approved this summer, city officials announced last week that the area won’t likely be reopened in 2014. It’s been a frustrating process at [...]

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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter Columbus received competitive bids Sept. 4 for road paving this fall in two neighborhoods, as six companies submitted bids below the city engineer’s estimate. City Council members on Sept. 10 awarded the work to Rum River Contracting, of Princeton, at a price of $299,762. City Engineer Larry Bohrer said that with [...]

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Submitted photo On Sept. 13, the River Riders ABATE chapter presented the Linwood Fire Department with buddy bears, which are stuffed animals that can be given away to kids after emergency situations. The group aims to promote the positive aspects of motorcycling and doing good in the community.

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