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After a whirlwind month-and-a-half process of debate, the Forest Lake City Council has approved the development agreement and bond sale to bring a YMCA facility to town. The 3-2 vote secured $9 million in city funding for the $14 million structure on Forest Road North, but residents are left waiting for the next steps in [...]

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A student wearing a horse mask participates in a lively game of Four Corners Oct. 10 at the Forest Lake Area High School gym during the school’s fall homecoming pep fest.

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Meadows on Fairview hosted their monthly pancake breakfast fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 10. This month’s recipient was Fairview Home Care and Hospice. The breakfast raised $242. Pictured left to right; Lori Norman, Meadows on Fairview’s Program\Events Coordinator; Darcy Nelson, Hospice Coordinator; Karen Hagen, Home Care Aide and Ann Gillach, Home Care and Hospice Case Manager. [...]

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Fireman Nate Moats showed youngster Alexander Ruano Lopez the proper technique when using a fire extinguisher. Lopez was one of many kids who learned about fire safety at the Forest Lake Fire Departments open house held Oct. 11.

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A representative from the Office of Admission at North Dakota State University will be available at 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at Forest Lake High School to help high school students learn how to earn a degree from NDSU. Information will be shared about NDSU’s leading academic programs, how students can get involved through nearly 300 [...]

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Jake D. Ross has achieved the highest level of distinction as a top scorer in the 2014 Northwestern University’s Midwest Academic Talent Search in competition with almost 20,000 students in grades 3 through 9. Aside from his certificate and medal, Jake also receives $600.00 to participate in Center for Talent Development sponsored coursework. Ross is [...]

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