Community

Four thousand luminarias lit the Forest Lake High School track on Friday night as 14 teams and 172 participants helped surpass their goal of $100,000 by raising $110,000 for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.  Local Relay chairperson Nancy Rosman said the event’s “small, but mighty” crowd made for a “wonderful evening.” Though the [...]

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When it comes to painting as a profession, some are cut out for it; others are not. Around Forest Lake and Wyoming, the Tolzmann family is now in its fourth generation of family members who have made their living by painting and paper hanging. It’s a family tradition that goes back more than 100 years. [...]

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Aldi Store Manager Fatima Herzenach cut the ribbon and Vice President Matthew Lilla welcomed shoppers at the grand opening on Thursday, July 31. The store is located at the former Rainbow site.

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Andrea Fritsch is only 41, but she has two children, two grandchildren – and cancer. The single mother was working two jobs, as a nursing assistant and massage therapist, when she was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in January. Fritsch was able to keep working until June, when she started a stronger chemotherapy drug. The [...]

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Everything will be half price storewide at the Community Helping Hand open house on Saturday, Aug. 9. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., shoppers can take home gently used clothing, furniture and household items for even less than the usual “garage sale prices” Community Helping Hand is known for. The thrift store is located at [...]

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