Chamber sets pair of candidate forums for October

The Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will host a pair of candidate forums next month.

A forum with the candidates for commissioner in Washington and Anoka counties will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at Forest Lake City Hall, 220 N. Lake Street. In Anoka County, Kevin Ryan is challenging District 6 incumbent Rhonda Sivarajah. In Washington County, District 1 incumbent Dennis Hegberg is being challenged by Fran Miron.

A forum with the candidates for Forest Lake mayor and city council will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, also at City Hall. Bruce Anderson and Brian Hile are challenging incumbent Chris Johnson for mayor. Ed Eigner, Jeff Klein and Ben Winnick will vie with incumbent Jim DuFour for two seats on the council.

The forums will be moderated by Alan Bakke from Sherman Insurance Agency.