Lisa Kaczke Sun Current Newspapers Fairview has begun preparations at its clinics and hospitals in light of recent cases of Ebola in the United States. Ebola is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids from someone who has Ebola, or from exposure to contaminated objects like needles. The virus can’t be spread via air, according [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Eric Hagen ABC Newspapers Six Lake Minnetonka area fire chiefs have been brainstorming about how they might band together in a fire district to share services. The communities of Maple Plain, Loretto, Long Lake, Mound, St. Bonifacius and Excelsior have yet to make any decisions and may include Hamel in a prospective partnership called the [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

A Brooklyn Center man who assaulted a man in Forest Lake earlier this year has been convicted of attempted murder, first-degree assault and kidnapping. Boon Wa Thao, 40, will be sentenced on Dec. 22. He was first arrested on March 19, five days after Forest Lake police were called to the 23400 block of Itasca [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Fall colors are out in full force in the area, including on 165th Avenue NE, Columbus City Park and the Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area.

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Earlier this fall, Wyoming City Council members voted to change the name of Gatzow Park to Railroad Park. If that name sounds familiar to Wyoming residents, that’s no surprise. The park was named Railroad Park until it was changed in 2010. The reversal by the council only four years later left some residents puzzled by [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Forest Lake mayoral candidates Brian Hile Age: 43  Occupation: No response. Previous political/community experience: Ran for city council unsuccessfully in Plymouth in 2010, ran for mayor unsuccessfully in Forest Lake in 2012 What is the biggest issue facing Forest Lake in the next few years, and how would you deal with it? I have a [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow