Bear's Den in Bruno burns

The Bear's Den bar in Bruno suffers a total loss on the morning of Monday, July 28. Fire departments from Bruno, Askov, Willow River and Kerrick were called to the scene. The fire is currently under...

Hospital addresses budget deficit

In response to a significant budget deficit, Mercy Hospital’s Board of Directors is considering reinstating a hospital levy in 2015 as an additional measure to the expense reductions already being implemented to address the shortfall. Mercy is...

Two-vehicle crash causes injuries

On Sunday, July 27 at noon, Carlton County 911 received a call of a serious crash involving two vehicles on County Road 61 just south of the city of Moose Lake. An 87-year-old female, Phoebe Benson of Barnum, was traveling south on County Road 61...

Assembly ordinance draws concern

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners is considering a new assembly ordinance to put in the teeth of enforcement for gatherings larger than 300 people in unincorporated, rural areas. Paul Gassert, county auditor and treasurer, is the point man...

Playoffs begin, Outlaws beat Brookston

The local Outlaws American Legion baseball team beat Brookston 8-2 on a hot Monday, July 21 in Moose Lake in the first round of playoff action. Rex Janke pitched a complete game, fanning six while...

Bombers win summer league championship

The Barnum Bomber girls summer league basketball team competed in tournament play at Cloquet High School July 24. The day began at 9:30 a.m. in a battle against South Ridge High School. The lady...

How I became a Mafia fan

"Look out, Chief Bogie - round up your deputies!" Rumor has it the Mafia has become firmly entrenched in Moose Lake. There is no Bonanno or Colombo family, no Gambino or Gotti or Genovese. Not even a ...

Whiskey rocks, hasn't missed a beat

What led to the Whiskey River reunion that was a major focus of the All-Class Reunion in Moose Lake a few weeks ago? Guyal Nelson, Moose Lake's Riverside Arena manager, first thought about it when...

New Willow River royalty crowned

Miss Willow River and her royal court pose for pictures: 1st Runner-Up Victoria Rehbein, Miss Willow River Marissa Eaton, 2nd Runner-Up Madi Moen, and...

The Evergreen classifieds

AUCTIONS Weekly Consignment Auction Every Thursday 9 a.m. Rain or Shine 1400 Highway 23, Ogilvie, MN 1A/29-32/ccd AUTOMOBILES 2003 Buick LeSabre Limited, 270,000 miles, great runner, $4,400 or BO, (320) 630-1472, Dick. 1/32/pd For Sale: 2003...