City of Forest Lake

At the Forest Lake City Council’s Aug. 25 meeting, City Administrator Aaron Parrish announced that he had been contacted by the YMCA earlier in the day and that the organization had determined that it would prefer to locate in Forest Lake instead of in Wyoming. If the council voted to support the establishment of a [...]

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In an effort to improve the city’s transit system, the Forest Lake City Council approved at its Aug. 11 meeting a grant application to help bring a dial-a-ride service to town. How much the service would cost the city, however, is still unknown. “We’ve started to explore [dial-a-ride] as an option,” said Park and Recreation [...]

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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, currently held by Chris [...]

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For 18 years the city of Forest Lake and the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau have enjoyed a convenient relationship as neighbors on city-owned land downtown.

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