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For the eighth time in the past 10 years, rain or the threat of rain and bad weather, has forced commencement exercises at Forest Lake High School inside. The school district today issued this brief regarding the 101st commencement program which takes place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 7: Due to weather concerns, tonight’s 2012 [...]

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He won’t seek reelection in new Senate District 39 Cliff Buchan News Editor In a last-minute decision on Tuesday, State Sen. Ray Vandeveer, R-Forest Lake, has backed away from a reelection bid this fall in new Senate District 39. Vandeveer had earlier received the Republican endorsement to run again. Vandeveer said on Wednesday morning the [...]

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In anticipation of parking problems in the downtown for Saturday’s Lake Fest 2012 events at Lakeside Memorial Park, shuttle service will be available throughout the day. Erin Turner, one of the planners of the community celebration, said Thursday that bus service would originate in the parking lots of the Central Learning Center, Forest Lake Elementary [...]

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80% of teachers vote in support Cliff Buchan News Editor Members of the Forest Lake Education Association have overwhelmingly approved a new two-year wage and benefit package. Approval came late on Thursday, May 24 in form of a teacher vote that registered 80 percent in favor and 20 percent opposed. The contract, which covers the [...]

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