Archive | May 9, 2012

Tickets are now being sold for the Forest Lake Lake Association’s annual Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction, 6:30 p.m., Friday, June 1 at Vannelli’s by the Lake.  Tickets cost $35 and are now available to the public. They can be purchased at Forest Lake Floral, County Line Liquor, ERA Muske, Guaranteed Mortgage, Vannelli’s, [...]

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The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the annual 2012 federal Community Development Block Grant and Homes Investment Partnership Program (HOME) action plan at its meeting May 1. Funding for Jergens Estates in Forest Lake is included for 2012.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires an annual action plan to be submitted [...]

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office 18th annual Law Enforcement Memorial Day Ceremony will be on Tuesday, May 15. The ceremony will begin at noon in front of the Washington County Historic Courthouse in Stillwater, 101 West Pine St., Stillwater. The annual ceremony is in recognition of National Correctional Officers Week, May 6-12, and National Peace [...]

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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 MSP, is the culmination of the Job Growth Task Force of the employer-led [...]

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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. Granted school districts are short of [...]

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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 editor.forestlaketimes@ecm-inc.com. Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed with the writer’s name, address and telephone [...]

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