2014 Election
In 1936, at age 22, in St. Paul, while working for Montgomery Wards, Henrietta Olsen participated in the democratic process for the very first time. She voted for Franklin D. Roosevelt in the most lop-sided presidential election in the history of the United States. From that day on, she cast her bal...Read More
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The candidates for Forest Lake City Council and mayoral seats will face the public together at two candidate forums this month. On Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., the Lakes Area Business Association is hosting a candidate forum, and the Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidate ...Read More
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With two and a half business days left to file for office, a number of local government races remain uncontested in the Forest Lake area. Meanwhile, other races are beginning to fill up with candidates. As of late morning Friday, Aug. 8, no one had filed for Forest Lake’s mayoral seat, current...Read More
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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....Read More
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