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Submitted photo Forest Lake resident Zac Ochsenbauer made his first solo flight out of the Daniel A. Deponti airport on the morning of Sept. 5, his 16th birthday. Sixteen is the youngest a person can be to perform a solo flight in an airplane under federal aviation regulations. Ochsenbauer made a flight on his 16th [...]

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Running Aces in Columbus is presenting its comedy season kickoff show on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Dwight York, “The King of One-Liners” is the headlining act, and the show will also feature Jamie Blanchard. The show will be hosted by Wendy Maybury, a finalist in the Twin Cities Funniest Person with a Day [...]

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Derrick Knutson ECM Post Review For many people who’ve played youth or college sports, especially ones that involve repeated contact like football or hockey, having one’s “bell rung” isn’t all that uncommon of an occurrence. Scott Ahrenholz, a sports medicine physician from Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming, said about one in 10 sports [...]

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After hearing the thoughts of many residents before a packed house on Sept. 8, the Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 to take the next steps in bringing a YMCA to town. However, Councilwoman Susan Young, the potential swing vote on the project, told the audience that the decision doesn’t necessarily mean the project is [...]

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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 on Sept. 8 to start the official process of issuing bonds to pay for a $9 million share in bringing a YMCA to the city. However, potential swing voter on the project Susan Young assured residents that the final approval of a deal is not yet a sure thing. [...]

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Supporters of Forest Lake’s Daniel A. Deponti Airport are hoping that the second time is the charm when it comes to getting a paved runway. According to airport commissioner Rick Ashbach, the city is in prime position to get a grant next year from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to improve the airport’s 2,700-foot landing [...]

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