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 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 26, 2014

Moose Lake building comes down

Ted Philman, owner of Ted's Glass Service in Moose Lake wasn't the only person watching the building directly south of Market Place Foods' parking lot being demolished June 21. There were a number of...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    June 26, 2014

Fly-In to fun

It's not often that a 10-year-old boy has a clear vision of what he would like to do when he grows up. However, Evin Davis, son of Barnum residents Randy and Lacy Davis, is exactly that focused....

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    May 29, 2014

'Watoto' means love

If you missed the Watoto Children's Choir concert May 22 at the Moose Lake High School, you missed an opportunity that may well have impacted the way you live the rest of your life. Joy, energy, hope,...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 22, 2014

Dollar General in the works

Dave Herbert and ground man Gordy Chalberg expect to finish demolition of the old R-3 Baits building in about three hours. "The building will be gone," said Herbert, owner of Dave's Excavating based...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    May 15, 2014

Film unveils politics behind Lyme disease

Editor's note: The following is a review of the documentary titled "Under Our Skin." May is Lyme Awareness Month. A powerful resource for awareness of Lyme disease history and controversy over its treatment is the film "Under Our Skin," produced by...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 8, 2014

Prevent Lyme disease with common sense

As Department of Natural Resources (DNR) area supervisor for the Parks and Trails system, Martin Torgerson's job often takes him into wooded areas. As an avid outdoorsman, he is commonly in the...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    May 1, 2014

Fighting Lyme disease with education

Lyme disease is "an acute inflammatory disease caused by a spirochete (Borrelia burgdorferi), transmitted by ticks, usually characterized initially by a spreading red annular erythematous skin lesion...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    April 24, 2014

Battling Lyme disease

Forty-six year old Jeffrey Moffatt has a great sense of humor, a positive attitude, and a tendency to erupt often in good-natured laughter. These traits may not seem overly remarkable until you find...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    April 3, 2014

Options available for Lyme disease treatment

A self-admitted workaholic, Lisa Hoche-Mathews woke up the morning of September 15, 2013, not feeling well. She simply put her feelings aside and arose to get ready for work. “That’s when I found myself lying on the floor, drenched in sweat,” s...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    December 5, 2013

Seth Franco offers basketballs, inspiration

Seth Franco knows how to lead a crowd. Even before the recognizable Harlem Globetrotter's theme music began, even before he walked on the Moose Lake High School auditorium stage November 5, Franco...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    October 17, 2013

Sharing the burden of grief

Though the gathering for the Fifth Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk held October 12 in Carlton was a somber event, there were smiles amidst the tears. Angie Cook, the main speaker at the event,...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    October 10, 2013

Mother, daughter on mission trip to Haiti

What did Sturgeon Lake resident Thane Sheetz say when Cathy, his wife told him she wanted to go on a missions trip to Haiti? “I guess the first thing I thought was, well of course you do,” said...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 3, 2013

Ground prep begins at McDonald's site

When summer 2014 rolls around people will see the new McDonald’s on the hill behind the AmericInn in Moose Lake. Many will say, “Wow, that went up fast!” They will be wrong. Amidst the heavy...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    October 3, 2013

Community invited to walk for awareness

Even though the challenge may seem insurmountable, awareness brings about change. It is to this cause that the Fifth Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk will be held October 12 from 9:30 to 11:30...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    September 12, 2013

Regional visitor's center in the works

People make up our government, real people with conviction to activate, not just talk. However, they like to talk, too. That’s what makes meetings like the Regional Visitor’s Center’s first meeting, held Monday, September 9 at 5 p.m. in the...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    September 12, 2013

Autumn Winds tour well attended

Vivian Larson has a lifetime of experience in the arts, but she is still open to learning. “I work in water colors because it provides a challenge,” said Larson. “With each painting I get...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    August 29, 2013

The Zombies are coming...to Moose Lake

Nathan Johnson and Kirk Eckstine of The Kettle River Project are looking for locals interested in being Zombies. Kettle River resident Kirk Eckstine has lived in and around this area for most of his...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    August 8, 2013

Grandma hosts tea in Wonderland

Moose Lake resident Verlena Jones has some very lucky grandchildren. They got to have tea in Wonderland, right in Grandma’s back yard. Not only did the children see several characters in Lewis...