For the first time, the city of Forest Lake has a full-time employee to oversee parks, trails and recreation. The City Council on Monday approved the hiring of Nicole Schossow as park and recreation coordinator.

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Teachers, principals and other District 831 staff entertained an appreciative audience at the inaugural Ranger Review variety show Saturday. Presented by Community Education to celebrate the department’s 40th year, the $5-per-ticket event was also a fundraiser for preschool scholarships. More than $2,000 was raised. The show was directed by Ian Lexvold, a noon duty supervisor [...]

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  A community looks at human rights  In October 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student, was kidnapped, beaten and left to die, tied to a fence outside Laramie. Over the next year and a half, the Tectonic Theater Project made six trips to Laramie to conduct more than 200 interviews with residents. The [...]

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Wyoming librarian Rebecca Hostetler will retire at the end of April. She joined the East Central Library system in 2007 and became the Wyoming branch librarian in 2009. An open house will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, to celebrate her years of service. The public is invited to a short presentation [...]

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Photos by Carol Seefeldt Cross country skier Jessie Diggins posed with Scandia Girl Scouts Katelyn Kaup, Heather Kaup, Maggie Thompson and Emma Newcomb and Lions president Tom Triplett. About 70 people came to the Lions breakfast on Thursday, April 10, to meet Diggins. The group included her Stillwater High School ski coaches, shown below: Denny [...]

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