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FOREST LAKE — Dozens of Minnesota lake-goers braved the chilling wind and freezing waters Feb.16 to “get cold for a cause” The annual Winter Plunge, sponsored by the Forest Lake Rotary Club, offered participants the chance to organize a team of jumpers and raise money for their favorite char…

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STILLWATER — The United Way of Washington County East (UWWCE) is seeking volunteers to help serve on a panel of community leaders for its upcoming Community Investment Process. Early each calendar year, approximately 40 volunteers are selected to help make important funding decisions on beha…

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The Stillwater Area High School Speech and Debate Team is proud to celebrate National Speech and Debate Education Day on March 1. Stillwater Area High School Speech and Debate Team will celebrate this life-changing activity by sharing speeches students have worked on during the season at a s…

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During the school year, many Minnesota families depend on free or reduced-price meals their children get at school to provide nourishment. When school is out for the summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) can provide funding for meals for childre…

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The Forest Lake City Council unanimously voted to appoint Paul Girard as its fifth member, filling the vacancy that was left by Mara Bain's election to the mayor's seat. Girard, currently a member of the Planning Commission, was one of eight applicants who applied for the vacancy. He was swo…

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Sen. Karin Housley and Rep. Bob Dettmer introduced legislation to rename a section of state Hwy. 95 after corrections officer Joseph Gomm, who was killed while on duty at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater last June.

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STILLWATER — Thanks in part to the LaCroix craze that has seemingly taken the world by storm, sparkling water now has a boozy counterpart: hard seltzer. 

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Sunday afternoon folk music concerts have returned to the historic Taylors Falls Memorial Community Center. Each concert will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission will be charged at the door; children 12 and under are free. Coffee, soft drinks and cookies will be available for purchase.

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office announces 2019 Citizens Academy

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Legislation that would give elderly and vulnerable adults, and their guardians or families, the right to electronic monitoring passed the Senate Family Care and Aging Committee. The bill, authored by Sen. Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point), comes as the first in a series of elder care reform…

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When the freezing temperatures of the polar vortex send humans scrambling for cover inside warm homes, the bird life outdoors somehow weathers through without the comfort of central heating or even wool socks.