Monthly Archives: December 2007

Something for the high-end barfly

If you’re prone to ringing in the new year under modification, there may still be time to pick up a jug of absinthe, which hasn’t been available to law-abiding folk for a century. MPR serves up an an article describing … Continue reading

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Swimming: Forest Lake fends off Elks (12-29)

Forest Lake won all the close races and pulled out a 98.5 to 87.5 win over Elk River on Saturday, the Elks first loss in three dual meets.

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Amy Sanders – Brad Fruechte

Amy Sanders and Brad Fruechte were married Sept. 1, 2007, at Wheeler’s Point Resort in Lake of the Woods with Shirley Humeniuk officiating at the ceremony.

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Rita Gorecki, 85

Rita Gorecki, a resident of Foley, died Dec. 27, 2007, at Rosie’s Private Home for Elderly Care, Foley. Continue reading

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Catherine Brixius, 91

Catherine F. Brixius, a resident of Pierz, died Dec. 26, 2007, at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls. Continue reading

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ISD 831 School Board Agenda

The organizational meeting of the ISD 831 Board of Education for 2008 will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, at the District Office Building, 6100 N. 210th St. A listening session will take place at 6 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Pioneer of weed harvesting here concerned by council’s move to eliminate the program

Bruce Carlson remembers what Forest Lake was like when he moved here in 1977. The lake was clogged with weeds and many home owners were forced to use chemicals to knock down the vegetation shooting from the water each summer. … Continue reading

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Council OK’s 9%, 2-year increase for employees

Workers in three union labor groups in the city of Forest Lake are working under new agreements with the arrival of the new year.  The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-1 to approve the new wage and benefit packages for … Continue reading

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Council OK’s 9%, 2-year increase for employees

Workers in three union labor groups in the city of Forest Lake are working under new agreements with the arrival of the new year.  The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-1 to approve the new wage and benefit packages for … Continue reading

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Just another day for a run in Forest Lake

(Photo By  Cliff Buchan)   When it comes to getting in a weekend run, a little snow, or even a lot of snow, doesn’t stop Christine Skaret of Forest Lake. The local woman took to the snow-covered streets in the … Continue reading

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