The Forest Lake Legion baseball team closed its 2014 regular season last week. The squad finished with an overall record of 13-7, earning the three-seed of eight in District 3 behind Tri-City Red and Tri-City Maroon, respectively.  Head coach Valdie Magstadt said his players have done a nice job adapting to a fairly new lineup [...]

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The Forest Lake softball program doesn’t rest in the summer, as the 18U squad won the Minnesota Metro Fastpitch League state championship this past weekend in Elk River. Head coach David Alto said the Ranger athletes put up strong, consistent performances all weekend to earn the title. “The girls played fantastic,” Alto said. “We had [...]

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Two weeks ago, my 18-year-old sister, Annie, and her Northern Lights club volleyball teammates competed at the Girls Junior National Championships for volleyball at the Minneapolis Convention Center, a gathering of the top club volleyball teams in the nation.  Halfway through the first match, Annie landed awkwardly from her outside position in the front row. [...]

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The Forest Lake Brewers baseball team remains on top of the Metro Minny League standings at 11-0 after another solid week of play.  The Brewers traveled to Blaine on Sunday, third in league standings at 9-2, and defeated the Fusion 4-1.  Bub Lovas earned the win on the mound with eight innings pitched. He gave [...]

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A sultry morning didn’t deter 444 runners and walkers from crossing the finish line at Fairview Lakes Medical Center’s 26th annual Lindstrom Loppet 5K Saturday, July 12, in Lindstrom.  More than 30 local businesses helped sponsor the annual event. Proceeds of the Loppet went to Virginia Elizabeth Ferguson Nursing Scholarship fund, bike helmets for kids [...]

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Voter defeat of the $176 million school facilities bond proposal on May 20 put a stop to the Forest Lake School Board’s plan to start repairing and improving all schools in the district in 2015. But repairs still need to be made.

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