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forest lake

Garden plots available for season rental

The city of Forest Lake is offering 20 community garden plots for seasonal rental.

These plots are located at Tower Park, just behind the Forest Lake Senior Center. The cost per plot is $30, with a maximum of two plots per household. Previous community garden renters are allowed the first chance to renew their lease from last year.

For more information or to apply, go to


Washington County

Ski trails closed, camping set to begin

Ski trails at Washington County parks are closed for the season, but it’s time to start thinking about camping.

Campgrounds are open from April 26 to Oct. 20 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park.

The Equestrian Center campground will remain open through Thanksgiving. Weekend reservations must include both Friday and Saturday nights. Three nights are required for holiday weekends. Payment must be received within two weeks of making the reservation or no later than two days before arrival, whichever is earlier.

Cancellation must be at least 48 hours in advance to receive a refund. Specific campsites can be reserved but not guaranteed. Water may not be available after Oct. 1. Vehicle permits are required for all vehicles entering the park. Only one camping unit is allowed per site. Pets are not allowed.

For more information, go to the county’s park website at


marine on St. Croix

Correction for tickets to see Claudia Schmidt

An incorrect e-mail address was included last week in information for tickets to Claudia Schmidt’s April 13 concert at Tom Maakestad’s new art studio in Marine on St. Croix.

The correct address is

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