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The city of Forest Lake recently finished a round of 2015 budget talks, with plans to approve a preliminary levy on Sept. 22. However, next year residents might see an increase show up somewhere other than their property tax bills: their sanitary sewer charges. Currently, Forest Lake residents are charged for sewage based on water [...]

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Forest Lake residents with fall leaves to dispose of will likely need to go somewhere else this fall. The city of Forest Lake announced this week that the Forest Lake Compost Site, currently operated by Buberl Recycling, will likely not open this year as Buberl continues to clean the site following county claims of potentially [...]

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If the city of Wyoming could turn back the clock on the process of finding a site for a YMCA in the Forest Lake area, it would ask the nonprofit organization for a bit more communication. That was the message of Mayor Eric Peterson and Councilwoman Linda Nanko Yeager, who told the Forest Lake Times [...]

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Photo by Paul Rignell Candy Girtz, owner of First Service Insurance Agency and a sponsor of the Stagecoach Days treasure hunt, awarded a prize of $250 to Jennifer Hoyland, Kristin Johnson and Tammy Ferraro, three neighbors from Glen Oak Drive who unearthed the hidden stagecoach together during the annual festival, which lasted from Sept. 12 [...]

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Interested in learning about the history of the area? Want to make new friends? Sunday, Sept. 28 will be a good opportunity when the Tri County Old Settlers meet for their annual picnic. This year will feature a new gathering spot as the 12:30 p.m. picnic will be hosted at the United Methodist Church of [...]

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Tasha Montzka and Rachael Springman were two of the Forest Lake area 4H members who won awards at the Minnesota State Fair this year.

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