Education
Seven Minnesota education stories strike me as especially encouraging in looking back on 2014. This isn’t to suggest everything is perfect. However, we should give students, families, school faculty, Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators credit for some important steps. First, in a terrific Senat...Read More
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Kailee Thompson, of Forest Lake, qualified for the fall 2014 dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C....Read More
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Forest Lake Area Schools and Family Pathways have partnered to help feed children in need through the Food4Kids Backpack Program, which started Dec. 12. The program provides a bag of nonperishable food items to children in need on Fridays so that they may be able to eat over the weekend. Each bag wi...Read More
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Grant money to assist LILA music program The St. Croix Valley Foundation recently announced the recipients of their most recent competitive grant program. Eleven schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin received a total $32,199.17, $1,963.75 of which was awarded to the music department at Lakes Internatio...Read More
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St. Peter’s Catholic School students collected hats and mittens to support Community Helping Hands and the Forest Lake Children’s Coat Fund as part of the yearly Advent project. The children also decorated one paper glove and one heart-shaped mitten and drew a picture of something they planned t...Read More
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Submitted photo Forest Lake High School students in the school’s various service organizations present some of the items collected during Rangers Care activities to assist local families. Through their collaborative efforts, several drives and activities were conducted to collect food, toys and mo...Read More
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