Investigation into Riverwood finances planned

The state of Minnesota is investigating why Riverwood abruptly closed two weeks ago. The agency served mental health patients in four counties, including Pine, which led to other counties scrambling to supply services. “The attorney general is...

Pine Tech community forum addresses mental health needs

The recent closure of Riverwood Centers underscores the lack of mental health workers and patient services throughout Minnesota, which is an ongoing concern for state officials. To address the issue, the Minnesota Legislature asked Minnesota State...

'Doctor shopping' to get meds is fraud

"Doctor shopping" was one topic of discussion at the meeting of the Carlton County TRIAD group, which took place at the Kettle River Snowmobile Club building on Wednesday, April 2. Carlton County...

Memorial project for first Finnish Methodist church moves ahead

Dan Reed gave a report about excavating the large rock that will be used as the memorial on the site of the first Finnish Methodist church in the United States at the meeting of the planning group on ...

Rebels hockey players play in Reebok Minnesota Hockey Festival

The Reebok Minnesota Hockey High Performance programs are designed to identify and develop the best players in Minnesota and to provide the top players from each section a chance to play with and against the best players in their area and the...

No good news in fishing industry

Here’s what I know about fish. It’s like uninvited company. After three days it begins to stink. My problem is that it’s one of my favorite foods. Once in a while my wife and I are forced into...

Wienermobile wows

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and its "Hotdoggers" (Wienermobile drivers) make a stop in Moose Lake Monday. The visit to MarketPlace Foods was postponed due to snow Friday, though that didn't stop a...

The Evergreen classifieds

AUCTIONS Saturday, April 26, 2014. Sale starts 10:00 a.m. Farm auction located 22001 Kosloski Road, Willow River, MN 55795. Tractors – implements – vehicles – and more – Ted and Ann Kosloski owners – Amazing Auctions LLC., Doug Maser...