Archive | June 5, 2013

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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.

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65th session begins June 9 in Marshall Hundreds of Minnesota’s high school leaders will gather on Sunday, June 9 at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall for a week-long program that teaches Minnesota’s democratic form of government in hands-on way. Sponsored by the American Legion, Boys State takes students just finishing their junior year to a [...]

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  High school senior serves on Human Rights Commission The city of Forest Lake Human Rights Commission was formed to fight hate, prejudice and discrimination. Its youngest member, Max Hall, is a natural fit. Hall belongs to several organizations that fight human rights abuses. He is a member of the United Nations Association of Minnesota, [...]

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The Scandia City Council May 21 voted unanimously to adopt a resolution enabling the establishment of an economic development authority (EDA) to promote economic growth and attract businesses.

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