The Forest Lake volleyball team traveled to Cambridge-Isanti tonight, Oct. 29, to take on the top-seeded Bluejacket squad in the Section 7AAA semifinal. The Ranger volleyball season ended in three sets. Tonight’s matchup was a repeat of Forest Lake’s 2013 section run, but the scores were not. Last fall, the Rangers were paired to face [...]

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Theresa Malloy The Laker As fire departments across the state struggle with budget issues and recruitment and retention shortfalls, the lingering question is what the future of firefighting will look like in Minnesota. Nationally, Minnesota ranks 47th in fire investment, even though the state is 21st in population and 20th in land mass, Eden Prairie [...]

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On Nov. 4, voters in Forest Lake, Wyoming, Columbus, Scandia, Linwood Township and all across the Forest Lake School District will head to the polls to select candidates for municipal government and the School Board. For a full list of local municipal candidates, see the Forest Lake Area Voters Guide in the Oct. 23 issue [...]

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Jonathan Young Stillwater Gazette Working for the Red Cross wasn’t a job for Jan George. It was a way of life. When she was nine months pregnant with her first child, she responded to a fire scene in the middle of the night. She also responded to Hurricane Camille, the Sept. 11 attacks, and countless [...]

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Signs have appeared around the city of Wyoming with the message “Vote YES, to not assess.” The topic is the city referendum question about bond sales in the amount of $3.03 million to fund street reconstruction projects.  Wyoming voters are being asked pick a side this Nov. 4 about whether or not the city should [...]

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