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Forest Lake resident Bob Sorman was 17 years old when he went down to the recruiting station and signed up for the Navy. It was one day after the Dec. 7, 1941, bombing of Pearl Harbor. This past weekend, more than 70 years after that fateful day, Sorman joined 162 men and women, veterans and [...]...Read More
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, selected Forest Lake, Minn., resident Nathan Wallerstedt as one of its four Civil Servants of the Year. The St. Paul District presents the award annually to the top three or four of its 650 employees. Wallerstedt, who’s worked for the Corps of E...Read More
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Lauren Brink and Billie Rae Henkemeyer of Forest Lake, Michael Bendix, Lauren Massie, and Lisa Santi of Hugo, Kelli Peterson of Lino Lakes, and Jacob Pithan of East Bethel graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead in a ceremony held May 15. Marian Spiess of Forest Lake graduated from St. Am...Read More
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Officials from the City of Hugo, Washington County, and the Metropolitan Council officially opened a section of the Hardwood Creek Regional Trail located in the City of Hugo May 14. The extension closes a gap between 140th Street and 145th Street in Hugo, connecting the trail to the south to County ...Read More
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Candidates for East Bethel Royal Ambassador are now being sought. A seven-week candidacy event will include activities and educational experiences promoting positive character development. Some of the topics covered in candidacy include public speaking, volunteerism, interview skills, and building c...Read More
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Editor’s note: This is the second part in a series comparing the taxes, spending and services of Forest Lake to other cities in the greater metropolitan area. Though the city of Forest Lake’s taxes are considerably lower than many metro-area cities of a similar size, there’s no denying that ci...Read More
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WYOMING Book club Wyoming Area Giese Memorial Library, 26855 Forest Blvd, will host a book club meeting at 7 p.m. May 21. The book discussed in the Community Room will be “19 Minutes” by Jodi Picoult. Registration is not required and copies of “19 Minutes” are available at the front desk. Ad...Read More
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