Archive | May 9, 2012
The Washington County Board approved a contract May 1 that allows the county to continue membership in Greater MSP, a regional economic development partnership. The county’s membership dues will be $50,000 in 2012. The Minneapolis-Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership, or Greater MS...Read More
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Parents are convinced and research shows that students who participate in extra curricular activities do better in school and in life. That’s why seeing school boards increase fees for students to play sports, act, debate and sing is so frustrating to parents who are strapped to pay the fees. Gran...Read More
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Letters will be accepted for the Open Forum for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Letters may be sent to Forest Lake Times, 880 SW 15th St., Forest Lake, or by e-mail to [email protected] Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed w...Read More
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Thanks to the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota tenth graders will be able to take college-level accredited courses while  in high school, starting next school year. This dual-credit program is a win-win for 10th graders who now will be able to earn high school and college credi...Read More
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Joe Nathan Education Columnist Last week Minnesota legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton gave a great gift to Minnesota families and students.  Legislators extended Minnesota’s pioneer post secondary options law to allow 10th graders to take career and technical courses on college campuses. Because of...Read More
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This spring has been a series of highlights for North Lakes Academy Upper School, a charter high school of 170 students located in Forest Lake. In the last six weeks the school has accumulated a series of awards and accommodations that belies its small size. NLA students have recently won scholarshi...Read More
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Project was completed over five years Forest Lake High School Agriculture Department students recently finished installing a small landscape arboretum and outdoor classroom. A variety of plants were installed from the National FFA’s Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event materials list to crea...Read More
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