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By T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter One task before Republicans gathering in St. Cloud for their State Convention this weekend is endorsing a candidate to run against Democratic U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. Three Republican candidates are vying to take on the Democrat: Rep. Kurt Bills of Rosemount, former state Rep. Dan Severson of Sauk Rapids, [...]

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Arrest follows car, foot chase in FL Cliff Buchan News Editor A Forest Lake man who has spent time in state prison could be heading back to the state correctional system following his arrest here early Wednesday morning. The man, 32, who has yet to be formally charged in Washington County District Court, faces a [...]

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Judge says no to Chisago City attachment Alice Pickering Wyoming Reporter There will be no boundary change in the property description for the Peterson Companies land that borders Wyoming and Chisago City. Administrative Law Judge Raymond R. Krause made the ruling after hearings on the matter closed on April 17. The company’s petition to detach [...]

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School board directs superintendent to meet with mayor Cliff Buchan News Editor Should the city of Forest Lake have a greater role in the operation or ownership of the Forest Lake Area Athletic Association Sports Center? That will be one of the topics of discussion when ISD 831 Superintendent Linda Madsen meets with Mayor Chris [...]

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Teachers in the Forest Lake School District have a tentative agreement with the ISD 831 School Board for a new two-year contract covering the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 school years. Agreement was reached following a 15-hour bargaining session in St. Paul with the Bureau of Mediation Services on Tuesday, May 1. Details on the proposed contract [...]

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