The haunting of Jason Avenue in Forest Lake will resume on Friday and Saturday night. In a Halloween event that dates some three decades, Chris Costello will open his home at 21969 Jason Ave. N. to ghosts, goblins and monsters that are sure to provide a Halloween scare. More than a dozen “live” actors will [...]

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The drive-in restaurant is mostly a thing of the past, but there is a similar option is available for Chisago County residents who want to vote but cannot walk into their polling place. Delores Weeda discovered that despite a broken foot, she could vote in person in the August primary election.  She called Chisago County [...]

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Katie Morford Scandia Reporter After receiving nine applications from the public for the Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee, the Scandia City Council appointed Ray Burris, Pam Plowman Smith and Dave Hebert to the committee at the council’s Oct. 21 meeting. The council decided to create this special committee after significant disagreement at the council’s [...]

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Forest Lake police were busy in the early morning hours of Oct. 27, responding to a theft of a van and arresting a man suspected of breaking into cars. According to the police department, around 4 a.m. that Monday, a call came in reporting a suspicious vehicle parked on the road in the 7500 block [...]

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American Legion to give $1000 in scholarships The annual American Legion High School Oratorical Contest will be held Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Forest Lake Legion Post. Students have the opportunity to receive a portion of $1,000 scholarship money. The contest is open to all ninth to 12th grade students in the Forest Lake area. [...]

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The Lakes Life Care Center for Women is hosting a Silver Ring Thing event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Forest Lake High School gymnasium featuring performances, testimonials, music, and videos. Information will be provided about abstinence, taking a stand against one night stands and unplanned pregnancies. For any questions, visit www.silverringthing.com [...]

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