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Nate Riedeman’s giving spirit recently earned him a 2015 Rainbow of Hope award. The award is given each year to three current or former patients of Shriners Hospitals for Children. Winners are recognized for contributions they have made to their communities or schools, and for overcoming life’s ...Read More
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On June 2, James Beck, a Forest Lake resident since 1963, walked away from a job with the school district that he’s held for more than 43 years. Beck originally landed the job almost by accident, but over the last four decades he has grown to become an integral part of the transportation team. “...Read More
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Scandia’s Swedish heritage will be on full display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20 as Gammelgården Museum presents an outdoor festival celebrating the beauty of a Minnesota summer day featuring music, group folk dancing, food, children’s activities, an art and craft fair, and the Majstång (mayp...Read More
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Farmers Market Board Chairperson Cathy Mackiewicz, Mayor Randall Simonson, and Gammelgarden intern Kirby Wagner cut the ribbon to officially open the Scandia Farmers Market June 10 at Gammelgarden Museum. The market is open from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 30. ...Read More
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Registration is now open for the “Comin’ to Amerika” program offered by Gammelgarden Museum in Scandia. The dates for the two day program are July 21 and July 23. “Comin’ to Amerika” participants learn what it may have been like living in the mid 1800’s. Participants dress as an immigr...Read More
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The Washington County Historical Society will host the 8th annual Hay Lake Beer Tasting from 4 to 7 p.m. June 20 at the Hay Lake School Museum, 14020 195th St N., Marine on St. Croix Admission to the event is $15 and participants must be 21 years or older. The proceeds from the event help [...]...Read More
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Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class David Del Rio, from Stacy, sews protective leather onto mooring line aboard the USS John C. Stennis. The Stennis is currently undergoing an operational training period in preparation for future deployments. ...Read More
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