“I confess that I rode my motorcycle down the hallway of the Faith education wing,” said Jim Sbertoli, former Faith Lutheran Church youth pastor. Sbertoli, who served from 1968 to 1971, will re-enter the pulpit at Faith this Sunday, June 9, at the 8:15 and 10 a.m. services as part of the church’s 125th anniversary [...]
Four members of Girl Scout Troop 50244 received Gold Awards, the highest award in Girl Scouting, during a ceremony on June 2 in Minneapolis. Allison Nolden, Abigail Peltier, Cellea Osterbauer and Hannah Nolan completed their projects last fall, focusing on Ashton Park in Wyoming. After the projects were finished, the girls held a park [...]
The Forest Lake Area Schools halls of fame welcomed 15 members during Monday’s awards night ceremonies at the high school. FOREST LAKE AREA SCHOOLS HALL OF FAME Dr. Barbara Bowers After graduating from Forest Lake in 1968, Barbara attended Augsburg College, and, later, the University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School where she received her M.D. in [...]
Family Pathways and the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau invite students in grades 9 to 12 to explore plans for after graduation. “Igniting Sparks” will be held from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 18 to July 30 at the Central Learning Center, 200 SW 4th St. in Forest Lake. The teens will [...]
Josh Mester, Garret Swanson, Jason Shevik, Jenni Dylkowski and Max Hall of the Forest Lake High School debate team traveled to Philadelphia the last weekend in May to compete in the National Tournament. The public forum team of Mester and Swanson finished 10-5, and Shevik went 9-6 to lead the Lincoln Douglas team.