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Susan and Paul Rodjso have been eyeing the building space at 21090 Olinda Trail in Scandia for quite a while. They’re hoping that a new working model that has seen success in metropolitan areas across the country can catch on in their small town as well. “This sort of a space is kind of a […]

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Forest Lake lost a titan of local industry and a decades-long leader in city politics Nov. 15 when David Winnick, 92, died after a two-year battle with dementia. Winnick was the longtime owner of Winnick Supply (originally called H. Winnick Company) and a member of the Forest Lake City Council from 1970 to 1992. Family […]

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By the time the city of Forest Lake holds an open house for its new city center, no council member who voted to build the structure will still be office. That’s thanks to a vote at the City Council’s Nov. 10 meeting, one of the first votes of the council after the newly elected Richard […]

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Sandy Olson has always been a fixer. There is not a time she can remember when she wasn’t taking something old and seemingly unwanted and turning it into a thing that would garner a second look from passers by. Recycling, upcycling, refurbishing, renovating, call it what you will – Olson has always had a passion […]

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Submitted photo Linwood resident Joe Grafft was recently recognized by the National Association of EMS Educators with a NAEMSE Lifetime Achievement Award. Grafft, who has worked at various state organizations over the years in EMS leadership positions, was recognized for his leadership and contributions to EMS work. He thanked his wife, Kathy, for her support.

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Forest Lake organist Matt Haider will hold a free concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Forest Lake Church of St. Peter, 1250 South Shore Dr. This is Haider’s first concert in Forest Lake since he moved to Chicago in January of 2011. The recital will feature works that are themed around faith. Some […]

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