Publication: Forest Lake Times

First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

ISD 831 continues police presence in schools

The Forest Lake school board approved spending $272,756 in 2014-2015 for three school resource officers. The cost will increase in 2015-2016 to $281,987.The vote was unanimous, with four board members present at the Aug. 21 meeting.Through a joint powers ... [Published Forest Lake Times - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Officer, Referendum, Police
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Schools host open houses this week

Century Junior High was filled with high expectations Monday as students in grades 7, 8 and 9 received their schedules and met their teachers. School begins on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Photo by Mary Bailey. ... [Published Forest Lake Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

New principal urges junior high students to try new things

Scott Geary wants his students to explore.Instead of focusing only on subjects they know they will excel in, the new principal at Southwest Junior High hopes they will test new waters.“My advice to students is to try everything,” he said. “Junior high ... [Published Forest Lake Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

YMCA wants Forest Lake, but price tag concerns council

Photo by This land west of the Hardwood Creek Library would be the site of a proposed YMCA in Forest Lake.The YMCA told the city of Forest Lake this week that the organization would prefer to locate a new facility in the city rather than in Wyoming. The ... [Published Forest Lake Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Next facilities bond vote will be in 2015 (Updated)

Photo by William Morris and Diane Traxler of Morris Leatherman presented the results of a telephone survey of voters and nonvoters in the May 20 referendum. They learned reasons that people did not vote and reasons for voting no. The school board will ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Plenty of storylines in fall races

The Aug. 12 filing deadline for office left area voters with a number of interesting choices for their local government elections this fall.In Forest Lake, residents will be getting a new mayor – but he may be an old mayor as well. Incumbent Chris Johnson ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

New policy in Scandia removes employee perks

Scandia city employees will no longer be allowed to wash their cars in the fire hall.At the Aug. 6 work session, the council passed, 3-2, a new policy ending that long-standing practice.The addition to the city’s personnel policy prohibits use of city ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Council starts budget talks

The initial 2015budget proposal presented to the Forest Lake City Council last week proposed an increase in the general fund budget and property tax levy but a drop in the city’s tax rate. However, council members are debating over what to do with a city ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Next facilities bond vote will be in 2015

Photo by William Morris and Diane Traxler of Morris Leatherman presented the results of a telephone survey of voters and nonvoters in the May 20 referendum. They learned reasons that people did not vote and reasons for voting no. The school board will ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Local races shape up

After the candidate filing deadline and a day before the cutoff point for withdrawals, local government races in the area began to crystalize.Mayor Chris Johnson did not file for reelection in Forest Lake. The two people who filed were former mayor Stev ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

City requests dial-a-ride funds

In an effort to improve the city’s transit system, the Forest Lake City Council approved at its Aug. 11 meeting a grant application to help bring a dial-a-ride service to town.How much the service would cost the city, however, is still unknown.“We’ve ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wyoming discusses street work

While construction on Greenway Avenue in Wyoming is underway, there will be no through traffic. Local residents will have access to their respective homes either from the north end of the street or from Highway 8. At its Aug. 5 meeting, the Wyoming City ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]

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New principal urges junior high students to try... [Published Forest Lake Times - 14 hours ago]
Schools host open houses this week [Published Forest Lake Times - 14 hours ago]
ISD 831 continues police presence in schools [Published Forest Lake Times - 14 hours ago]
YMCA wants Forest Lake, but price tag concerns ... [Published Forest Lake Times - 17 hours ago]
YMCA wants to come to Forest Lake [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 26 2014]
Next facilities bond vote will be in 2015 (Upda... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 21 2014]
New policy in Scandia removes employee perks [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 20 2014]
Plenty of storylines in fall races [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 20 2014]
Council starts budget talks [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 20 2014]
Next facilities bond vote will be in 2015 [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 15 2014]
Scandia council hears 2015 budget proposal [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
Wyoming discusses street work [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
City requests dial-a-ride funds [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
Local races shape up [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
District talks bond referendum split [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
Linda Runbeck to speak at LABA Wednesday [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
Emmer leads Sivarajah with more than two thirds... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 13 2014]
Court petition questions Rep. Barrett’s residen... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 11 2014]
With a few days left, council and mayor slates ... [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 09 2014]
Jungbauer is new building inspector [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 06 2014]
Columbus moving ahead with paving gravel roads [Published Forest Lake Times - Aug 06 2014]
50 schools will have new superintendents this fall [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 30 2014]
‘Mega project’ final tally in FL comes in at $1... [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 30 2014]
Wyoming officials say YMCA talk ‘preliminary’ [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 30 2014]
State grant will help cover most of project cos... [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 25 2014]
FL K-12 funding to increase, but LILA charter s... [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 23 2014]
Reiner joins Minnesota bar [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 23 2014]
Your chance to comment on school bond proposals [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 23 2014]
Council hears more on street work for 2015 [Published Forest Lake Times - Jul 22 2014]
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