Mary Ann Cooper was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1991. Surgery was successful and she has been in remission for 23 years. She now volunteers with Relay for Life and also speaks with and offers support to women currently battling breast cancer. Medical answers to the questions about what to do and how to deal [...]

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Chore assistance for seniors 55+ from local teens ages 12-17 is available in the Forest Lake and surrounding area. The Job Connection program offers a way for adults to get affordable help and youth to gain work experience. Teens can help with almost any chore. Popular tasks performed are raking, shoveling, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, organizing, [...]

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  Historian Robert Goodman will speak about the history of logging in the St. Croix Valley at a Hay Lake School event Oct. 19 Robert Goodman will be discussing the lumber industry in the St. Croix Valley area at the Hay Lake School Museum on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. Goodman, a Minnesota Historian [...]

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Angela Soule was recently announced as the new manager for the Community Helping Hands thrift store in Forest Lake Community Helping Hands, a staple in Forest Lake for 34 years, recently announced that one of their dedicated volunteers has been promoted to store manager. Using monies gained from sales from their thrift store combined with [...]

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The Forest Lake Early Childhood Family Education program will celebrate 30 years in the community with an Unscary Halloween party for families with children age birth to 5. Pictured is one costumed youngster from the 2013 event. It was 1974 when the Minnesota Legislature funded the piloting of six Early Childhood Family Education programs. Since [...]

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The Wyoming City Council authorized up to $29,250 at its Oct. 7 meeting to raze and remove a heavily damaged building at 26795 Forest Blvd. The building is on the east side of the street, south of the Giese Memorial Library and the post office. A bid of $7,000 was the lowest of three bids [...]

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