Submitted photo Forest Lake council and mayoral candidates answered questions on local issues Oct. 14 during the Lakes Area Business Association candidate forum at Forest Lake City Hall. Pictured, from left, are Ed Eigner, Michael Freer, Michael Keuhn, moderator David Engelking, Stev Stegner, Richard Weber and Susan Young.
Photo by Ryan Howard District 38A Rep. Linda Runbeck spoke at a meeting of the Lakes Area Business Association at Vannelli’s By The Lake Aug. 13. Topics included her efforts to curb government spending programs like local government aid and to give citizens more opportunities to vote on local government decisions.
Republican Linda Runbeck, representing District 38A in the Minnesota House of Representatives, will speak on “Making Local Government More Accountable” at the Aug. 13 meeting of the Lakes Area Business Association. Runbeck has authored bills to reduce local government aid, provide more citizen input through referenda, close the lease revenue bonding loophole and require reverse referenda on [...]
State Rep. Bob Dettmer will be the guest speaker at the Lakes Area Business Association’s meeting on Wednesday, June 11. The former teacher and head wrestling coach at Forest Lake High School and Army officer will discuss the recent legislative session and current issues. The group meets at noon at Vannelli’s by the Lake, 55 [...]
A three-judge panel from the Minnesota Court of Appeals did not immediately render a decision after hearing oral arguments Nov. 13 in the case involving the Forest Lake City Center.