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Full school board expected to hear more on Thursday, May 3 Cliff Buchan News Editor Is support slipping for a School District 831 move to take over the ice arena operation from the Forest Lake Area Athletic Association? Signs of support were missing when school board committees met on Thursday, April 19 to once again [...]

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Washington County Board sets new commissioner districts. Cliff Buchan News Editor The city of Scandia will remain in the First District next year following action by the Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday in Stillwater. That means that Commissioner Dennis Hegberg of Forest Lake will continue to represent the northernmost areas of the county. [...]

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As a part of Severe Weather Awareness Week April 16-20, a statewide tornado drill will take place Thursday, April 19 at 1:45 p.m. A second drill will take place in the evening at 6:55 p.m. in most Minnesota counties. “We’ll hear a grand total of four [sirens] that day,” said Forest Lake Fire Chief Gary [...]

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Series of crimes in FL, Scandia prompt last Friday’s alert Cliff Buchan News Editor An arrest of a Wisconsin man in connection with a series of daytime burglaries in Forest Lake and Scandia has followed a CodeRed alert issued last Friday. At 1 p.m. on Monday, county deputies, acting on a tip from a Scandia [...]

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