The Forest Lake Lions Club, together with its friends from Forest Lake Floral Gift and Garden, is preparing for another December waffle breakfast open to the public. The meal will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 7. Belgian waffles will be offered with a variety of toppings, plus sausage, juice, milk and [...]
The Forest Lake Times earned several awards at the ECM Publishers Better Newspaper Contest during the company’s annual banquet Nov. 18 in Coon Rapids. Judging was performed by St. Cloud State University faculty and journalism professionals. The Times took first place in the editorial page category and tied for second place in general reporting. The [...]
Christmas season will begin in Forest Lake with a tree-lighting event at Lakeside Memorial Park on Sunday. The fifth-annual Light up our City program, put on by the city and the Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, starts at 3:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive on a fire engine at 4 p.m. and [...]
West of Elim Lutheran Church in Scandia lies Gammelgården (Swedish for Old Farm). The 11-acre museum includes a log house, barn and church that tell the story of Swedish immigrants who settled in Scandia. East of the church is Ruth Anderson’s place. It’s not a museum, but it could be. Here Ruth lives in a house her grandparents built.