Archive | December 10, 2013

It’s time to send in your submissions for publication Each year the Forest Lake Times publishes seasonal artwork created by local elementary students. This year’s selections will be included in the Dec. 19 and Dec. 26 editions. Paper submissions should be delivered to the ECM office at 880 SW 15th St. in Forest Lake. If [...]

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Laura Anton, an art teacher for Forest Lake Area Schools, last month received the Secondary Art Educator of the Year award. Art Educators of Minnesota, the state’s professional organization for educators in visual and media arts, presents the honor each year. The award recognizes a teacher who has demonstrated dedication, achievement and professionalism in the [...]

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‘The Christmas Tree Elf’’ published in time for holidays Forest Lake artist Jeremiah Humphries has drawn spaceships, trucks and combat warriors. Now add elves to the list. Humphries, a freelance concept artist and illustrator, finds his jobs on the Internet. When he saw a want ad on craigslist by Manhattan author Valentine D’Arcy Sheldon for someone [...]

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Sixth-grade students at Lakes International Language Academy in Forest Lake collected 847 pounds of food donations for Family Pathways as part of the “We Scare Hunger” initiative they learned about while attending We Day Minnesota. Kristina Kofski’s sixth-grade class trick-or-treated for canned goods and asked for donations from other pupils while speaking in LILA classrooms [...]

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The fifth annual holiday silent auction goes until Dec. 21 at Community Helping Hand in Forest Lake. The auction is a major fund-raiser for the food shelf. Proceeds are used to pay for holiday meals the pantry provides at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The silent auctions raised $1,507 last year, up $465 from the year before. [...]

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