American Legion Post 225

The U.S. Marine Corps began Nov. 10, 1775, when a committee of the Continental Congress met in a Philadelphia tavern to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of naval infantry able to fight both at sea and on shore. The Continental Marines made their first landing on Mar. 2, 1776, on the beaches of […]

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The Forest Lake American Legion is having a garage sale this week to raise money for its 2013 Fourth of July Celebration. All items have been donated by the community and all proceeds will go towards the fireworks and parade at the annual celebration. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. this […]

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There were years of discussion followed by years of construction, but now it is just about time to party.

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A best ball/scramble golf tournament on Saturday, July 28 at Castlewood Golf Course will raise funds for the 2013 American Legion Post 225 parade and fireworks fund. The scramble starts at 10 a.m. Teams and individuals are now being recruited to play in the event. The cost is $65 per golfer which includes golf, cart, […]

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Cliff Buchan News Editor Medical calls on the Fourth of July kept city police and ambulance crews busy, Forest Lake Police Capt. Greg Weiss said this week. Overall, it was a normal celebration in terms of police calls for service. During the six days of the 88th annual Fourth of July celebration, police handled 348 […]

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They were having fun at the American Legion on Sunday as Post 225 celebrated the Fourth of July holiday, and the 88th annual Independence Day celebration themed “Freedom — The American Dream,” remains in full swing in Forest Lake. Post 225 will serve as celebration headquarters. The Sons of the American Legion bingo tent and the Voiture 44 40 […]

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