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Nurses at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming no longer plan to picket the facility to protest staffing levels. According to Barbara Brady, MNA Communications Specialist, nurses and Fairview Lakes reached a tentative agreement last night. The group had announced a picket to occur on Monday, Aug. 4.        

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Website-driven Health UP program has many focuses Working out at the gym may not top the to-do list on a beautiful summer day. The idea behind a new initiative in Forest Lake is that it doesn’t need to be. Launched at Lake Fest on June 1, Health UP provides area residents with resources to improve their [...]

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Live simulcast of thoroughbred races could return soon, official says It was a mixed bag of news from Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus this week as the track continued to deal with a negative finding this month by the Office of the Legislative Auditor. Auditor James Nobles on July 14 released a report indicating [...]

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Activity follows time of struggle In the midst of the multiyear reconstruction of Broadway Avenue, commercial development west of the freeway and additions like the library, sports center and residential neighborhoods in the Headwaters Development, Forest Lake’s downtown has been lost in the shuffle in recent years. Throw in the economic downturn of the prior [...]

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Joe Grafft has a long list of accomplishments and has received several honors for his contributions in the emergency medical services field. The Forest Lake Rotary Club added one more when they chose Grafft this summer to receive the 2014 Paul Harris Award. Named for the Chicago attorney who founded the Rotary International service organization [...]

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Was it an old eyesore or a rare piece of history? Should it be removed or preserved? The answer to both questions may be “Both.” The Hilltop Water Company building, located next to the Scandia Café, is being removed and the community well it has sheltered will get a new, smaller building. Workers removing the [...]

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