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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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Robbery took place around 12:30 p.m. at branch on Broadway and 12th A white male is on the loose after robbing the TCF Bank on 1186 W. Broadway Ave. in Forest Lake today. The man showed a note demanding money to a teller at approximately 12:30 p.m., said FLPD Capt. Greg Weiss. The suspect took an [...]

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Forest View Elementary a Reward School The new rating system employed by the state of Minnesota to evaluate schools has issued its results, and by all early indications Forest Lake Area Schools received positive marks. No school in the Forest Lake district fell under the categories of Priority Schools or Focus Schools, which indicates a [...]

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Clint Riese Staff Writer A chance to get into the game presented itself, but the city of Forest Lake seems perfectly comfortable watching from the bench when it comes to the future of the Forest Lake Area Athletic Association Sports Center. The city council, mayor and city administrator were respectful but emphatic in their denial [...]

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A Stillwater man was killed Friday night after losing control of his cycle and crashing on US-61 at 240th Street in Forest Lake. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Scott L. Vikander, 45, was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control and was thrown from the cycle. 240th Street is the [...]

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