10 years ago – April 2004 An update on the downtown Park Place building led the 2004 Progress Edition. The three-story commercial and residential condominium is filling up with construction complete…Faith Lutheran Church is planning a first-time event: a father-daughter dance…Forest Lake’s speech team, coached by Tim Newcomb, captured its 22nd straight region title…The Wyoming [...]

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“Simple Choices” is one of the wisest, most humble and helpful books for parents that I’ve read in a long time. It’s written by Lisa Graham Keegan, a nationally recognized educator and political leader who has had to deal with her father’s desertion of the family, discovery that she is carrying a genetic disorder and several other huge challenges.

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources placed burning restrictions over the central part of the state on Monday because fire danger is expected to rapidly increase as winds pick up and snow continues to melt. Anoka, Chisago and Washington are among 15 counties in the restriction zone. Spring fire restrictions limit open burning until summer [...]

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An event on Saturday, April 19 offers the chance to safely dispose of tax documents while helping the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau. Security-Victor Insurance Agency will host the shredding event in its parking lot at 5357 Wyoming Trail, which is on just off Highway 61 in Wyoming. From 9-11:30 a.m., enjoy free coffee and [...]

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April is National Volunteer Month, and Northwoods Humane Society is looking for more of them. In 2013, 173 people volunteered at nonprofit animal shelter, donating 16,386 hours and $86,000 worth of work. Northwoods seeks volunteers for customer service, daytime dog walking and special event planning. Among other qualifications, volunteers must be at least 16 and [...]

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