Katie Morford Scandia Reporter The Scandia City Council decided to advertise for citizens to sit on the Capital Improvement Committee at the council’s Nov. 12 work session, thus reviving the committee the council disbanded in 2012. This committee will prepare annual updates to the city’s capital improvement plan and will have three to four meetings […]

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Submitted photo Scandia Elementary sixth grade students attended WE Day on Nov. 12 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. They earned the trip based on their commitment to service learning projects at Scandia Elementary. Advisors for the students are Emily Stegmeir and Gerry Seaburg.

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It was a busy week for the Forest Lake Police Department, particularly the evening of Nov. 16. Police Captain Greg Weiss reported the following incidents: – At 10:15 p.m. Nov. 16, police responded to a report of a robbery in the 400 block of North Shore Drive. According to witness reports, a 16-year-old boy was […]

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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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At its Nov. 5 meeting, the Wyoming City Council passed a resolution closing several city funds because projects are completed. Balances will be transferred to other funds. The final payment for general obligation bonds in Fund 335 was made in 2012. The balance of $39,130.76 will be transferred to street replacements. The Highway 61 improvement […]

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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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