FOREST LAKE — Students in Forest Lake Area High School's emergency medical technician (EMT) class received a congressional visit May 11 from U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer. Using dummies and medical equipment, the students demonstrated lifesaving skills for Emmer and other classroom visitors. Many stud…
FOREST LAKE — Muddy ponds and roadside ditches may not look like much, but the folks at the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District understand the extreme importance of these innocuous sites and how they play a vital role that can affect lakes that are miles away.
COLUMBUS – Running Aces Casino and Racetrack will begin its harness racing season on Saturday, May 20, with a summer of fun events planned. The horse races are one of the biggest draws of the season. Harness racing has a more than 200-year history: the sport requires a Standardbred horse to …
STILLWATER – After multiple hearings, the Washington County Board of Commissioners voted May 9 to change the name of Halfbreed Lake, located on the border of Forest Lake and Scandia, to Keewahtin.
SCANDIA — Every window in the main building of the Gammelgarden Museum appears to show a scene from the late 1800s. Native prairie grasses slope down to a pond past one-room wood log buildings. Bright provincial colors and traditional dala paintings decorate the doorways and furnishings.
BAYPORT – Each summer, a bighearted volunteer organization takes hundreds of boatloads of veterans, seniors, families and youth onto the St. Croix River for a couple hours of relaxation and sport, for free.
STILLWATER TOWNSHIP — In the pursuit of scientific learning, The Outing Lodge in Stillwater Township will serve as the nucleus for a gathering of some of the world’s preeminent minds to discuss the topic of black holes May 17-21 at the 21st annual Seven Pines Symposium.
MINNEAPOLIS — With a little help from a Forest Lake local, a world-renowned musician will soon release a new book unearthing the evolution of percussion from the turn of the century.
FOREST LAKE — The Law Enforcement Labor Services union approved a new contract with the city of Forest Lake on the morning of May 11 in hopes that city leaders will decide to keep its current police department.
FOREST LAKE – More than a thousand Forest Lake students walked out of their classes at 1:15 p.m. May 9 to express their opposition to the City Council's decision to disband the Forest Lake Police Department.
FOREST LAKE -- The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 in favor of moving forward with the proposal to disband the current city police department to accept police services through Washington County.