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 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...