The issue of bullying should be simple: Don’t do it — and if you see it, report it. A 180-pound eighth-grade boy shouldn’t beat up a 99-pound sixth-grader and steal his lunch money. It’s wrong. Don’t do it. However, that seemingly universal premise of right and wrong has morphed into an em...Read More
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Recycling event The Forest Lake Transit Center, 19955 Forest Rd. N., will host a recycling event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30. Hazardous waste and electronics will be accepted. Document shredding will also be available. Classic car show The Forest Lake American Legion will host a “Revvv, White, an...Read More
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Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau is offering a free self-defense class for women and teen girls from 6 to 8:15 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 9 to June 30. This class provides a holistic approach to self- defense education. The program is offered in four sessions lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes each. The ...Read More
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Bev Rasmussen did not live the typical childhood. In fact, some might say that her experience was the exact opposite. Abandoned by her mother at a young age and forced into a series of unfortunate foster home situations, Rasmussen found a way to defy the odds. Her journey is chronicled in her new bo...Read More
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There’s garbage collection politics in several suburbs and probably more to come. Thanks to a law revised in 2013, cities can change how haulers of garbage, yard waste and recyclables are regulated. Now, in many communities, there are up to seven garbage haulers in an open system who contract indi...Read More
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The Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation received a record 196 completed applications this year, up from 135 in 2014. This includes FLAHS and North Lakes Academy seniors and others who live in the community but attend elsewhere. “The Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation w...Read More
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