Russell Wicklund was awarded an Eagle trophy on Feb. 15 for winning the Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Scout competition at the state level. He will now advance to the national competition. The Forest Lake High School senior and Eagle Scout from Troop 414 in Columbus wrote about Captain John Paul Jones at the [...]
Local officials are urging residents to keep fire hydrants clear from the mounting snow this winter. Many hydrants are becoming buried, which presents a safety hazard. Not only is it harder for firefighters to locate buried hydrants, they also must dig them out, taking time that could be precious during a fire call. “We rely [...]
Members of the Forest Lake Memorial Quilt Club created a dozen quilts for combat service members and veterans on Feb. 1. The Forest Lake American Legion provided a large room for them to work. The finished quilts were delivered to the Southern Minnesota Quilts of Valor organization in Hastings. More than 96,000 quilts have been [...]
ECM Marketing Manager Krista Jech has added a new role as manager of ECM Specialty Publications, which has a special focus on continuing partnerships with area chambers of commerce to produce membership directories, resource guides and community maps as it has done for the past fifteen years.