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A Forest Lake landmark thought by some to be over 200 years old is no more after last week, when a crew chopped down the giant cottonwood tree behind Mattson Funeral Home on May 4. The tree was severely damaged when it was struck by lightning April 12, causing a fire in the tree that [...]...Read More
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Lakes Area Youth Services Bureau recently announced Katie Vasil and Joe Ramstad as the recipients of the 2014 “On Behalf of Youth” Award. The award honors individual community members who are a positive role model for youth, help to break down barriers between youth and adults, and provide enthu...Read More
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Guests and organizers alike were in a festive mood on May 2 at the Scandia/Marine Lions Kentucky Derby themed chicken dinner to benefit the organization’s scholarship fund. Funds raised from the dinner and accompanying silent auction will help to provide college scholarships for 32 students. ...Read More
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Community Helping Hand is asking for the community’s support in monetary donations to cover the cost of two new freezers for the food shelf. CHH needs about $1000 for the two freezers. CHH is also looking for a free or reduced rate computer specialist to call when they are having technical difficu...Read More
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Health UP, a new community health initiative and partnership in the Forest Lake Area, is exploring a new bike share program. If there is interest by area residents, Health UP will continue to research and secure funding to put two to three bike docking stations and 14 to 21 bicycles near the Hardwoo...Read More
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The 25th Annual Forest Lake National Day of Prayer event was held May 7 at the American Legion. The event opened and closed with the presentation and retirement of the flags by the Forest Lake Color Guard. Preachers from several area churches each prayed for families, the media, businesses, governme...Read More
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