Kaylee McCollough will advance to district level in the VFW Voice of Democracy essay competition. A senior at Forest Lake High School, McCollough wrote the top essay for the 2013-2014 theme, “Why I’m Optimistic about our Nation’s Future.” The essays are judged for originality, content and delivery. After advancing through local, district and state contests, [...]
Motorcyclists to trek state in week-long VFW event Forest Lake will play a role in a special event that will bring veterans from across the state together and honor their service. VFW Post 4210, 556 SW 12th St., will serve as a Memorial Day rally point in the “Ride for Healing” put on by the [...]
Members of the Forest Lake VFW Post 4210 and American Legion Post 225 visited a Lakes International Language Academy first-grade classroom last week on a special mission.
A benefit will be held this Saturday for the daughter of veteran Kathy Brunner. Jennifer Johnson, a mother of four, is in her second bout with breast cancer and is also disabled from chronic pancreatitis due to her mother’s exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam. Johnson has been treated with radiation and may undergo chemotherapy [...]