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Forest Lake event raises money to fight cancer The 21st annual Relay For Life will take place on Friday, Aug. 1 at the Forest Lake High School track. Teams will be making the rounds all night, until 6:30 a.m. Saturday, to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Other activities are also planned, and the [...]

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Giese Memorial Library in Wyoming will celebrate the conclusion of its summer reading program at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 with Funky Possum, a high-energy interactive show for children and families featuring the stars of the “Zinghoppers Show” on PBS. The event is sponsored by East Central Regional Library and made possible with funds [...]

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Sunday evenings, a night of relaxation. Perhaps a night to curl up on the couch and read a book before the work week begins. Not for Mark Hegquist. Sunday evenings are hectic for the coach and owner of the Flyaways Gold gym in Wyoming, but they hold a special place in his heart.

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October 17 is closing date First Resource Bank, the Savage financial institution that picked up the pieces when Patriot Bank Minnesota failed in 2012, is now having second thoughts on the Forest Lake market. First Resource Bank, via a letter to banking customers on Friday, July 18, announced plans to close the Forest Lake office [...]

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Lee Bakewell’s latest effort pays off Bird enthusiast Lee Bakewell is enjoying the presence of a new addition to the ecosystem of Forest Lake. In his fifth year of trying, he has drawn occupants to nest in an osprey platform in his backyard on the southwest shore of Second Lake. Bakewell has built habitats for [...]

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New group appears before Scandia Council Some residents who live near Scandia’s boat launch on the St. Croix River believe the proposed changes for the landing area are extreme. During the Tuesday, July 15 council meeting’s open forum time, they informed the city that, under the auspices of the Friends of Scandia Parks and Trails, [...]

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