Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
Public to vote May 20, 2014 In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Forest Lake school board decided to go all out. The price tag to rearrange, repair and upgrade the district’s facilities will be $176 million — if taxpayers agree. The improvements would be funded with general obligation bonds, subject to voter approval at a [...]
When it comes to the history of the Wyoming and Forest Lake area, there aren’t many who know more than Ken Banta did. As a descendant of the pioneer family that put down roots in Wyoming in 1857, Banta took pride in knowing and preserving the past.
The Forest Lake Planning Commission is going through a turbulent time. The advisory body of the city entered the week with three empty seats following the recent death of one member and resignation of two others.
A congregation in Linwood is local proof that holiday joy doesn’t come from a store, but, as Dr. Seuss’ Grinch said, Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.