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 By Lois E. Johnson    News    February 4, 2016 

FDLTCC, Sappi partner on $350,000 job skills grant

A $350,000 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership grant was signed by Dr. Larry Anderson of the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and Mike Shultz, the managing director of Sappi Fine Paper in...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    January 21, 2016

'Wizard of Oz'

Immediately following auditions Monday, young thespians practice their roles in the Moose Lake Community Education and Prairie Fire Children's Theater musical production of "Wizard of Oz." Show time...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    January 14, 2016

Scammers hit Moose Lake

A Moose Lake woman reported she had been the victim a scam at the meeting of the Carlton County TRIAD group on Wednesday, January 6. “I got a call at 8:30 in the morning from my grandson,” she...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 31, 2015

Community gives

Jenny Moonen, president of the Strengthening Our Christian Community (SOCC) group, presents a check for $7,000 on December 19 to Kayla Brune, the mother of Austin Thompson, 7, who has a brain tumor,...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    December 17, 2015

Dairy Queen remodel nearing completion

Construction crews are busily changing the interior of the Moose Lake Dairy Queen restaurant, now that the exterior has been completed. "The work is being done by Cousins Construction," said owner...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 10, 2015

Santa visits Moose Lake

Kelly Dorman brings her 1-year-old son, Damon, to visit Santa on Saturday at the Moose Lake city park pavilion. Though little Damon was unsure of the jolly St. Nick, many children took advantage of...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 3, 2015

Santa to visit Moose Lake Dec. 5

With the Christmas holiday approaching, the Moose Lake community will start off the festivities December 5. A lighted parade will start at 4:30 p.m. Anyone can join the parade with a lighted float or...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 3, 2015

Senior Christmas Fun Day set for Dec. 8

All senior citizens in the Moose Lake area are invited to the Senior Citizen Christmas Fun Day at the Senior Dining Center on Tuesday, December 8. The day starts at 12:30 p.m. The Christmas party is...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 26, 2015

Community rallies behind Brune family

Life was normal for the Brune family. Six-year-old Austin and his sisters, Aurora, 4, and Anora, 3, were normal kids who liked to watch cartoons and play games on a handheld device. Life changed...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 19, 2015

Dedication to fallen Marine

Mary Nordlund, Pfc. Matthew Milczark's mother, holds the gift presented to her by Moose Lake Mayor Ted Shaw on Veterans Day to commemorate the pavilion dedication as a memorial to the fallen...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 19, 2015

School building buyer explains business

Chad Ward, representing Restoration Services of Minnesota, Inc. (RSI), met with the Moose Lake School Board and the Moose Lake City Council in a meeting at the school on Tuesday, November 10....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 12, 2015

Sex trafficking a local, real problem

“Young girls and young boys are being lured into sex trafficking,” said Sue Hilliard of the Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force to the Carlton County TRIAD and the Fond du Lac Elder Concerns Gr...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 12, 2015

Randy Booker: Local bus service a 'godsend'

Randy Booker, 49, of Moose Lake likes to walk. In fact, he said he walks five miles a day. But he no longer has to walk to his job. Since Arrowhead Transit started providing bus service in town, he...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 5, 2015

Veterans Day tribute to Pfc. Milczark set

The new pavilion in Earl Ellens Park near Riverside Arena will be dedicated as a memorial to Marine Pfc. Matthew Milczark, a 2003 Moose Lake High School graduate, who lost his life at Camp Victory in...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    October 29, 2015

After heart surgery, baby Piper is home

Piper is home! Baby Piper came home last Sunday, October 25. She recovered much faster than anticipated after undergoing open heart surgery October 6. Piper is the 3½-month-old daughter of...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    October 22, 2015

Sturgeon Lake family displaced after fire

Theresa Dobosenski and her partner, Dan Duresky, were digging through the burned-out shell of their home on Sunday, finding the remains of possessions that had once been sources of pride. "I built...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    October 15, 2015

Hospital celebrates with ribbon cutting

The ribbon was cut to open the main entrance to the new Mercy Hospital at ceremonies on Friday, October 9. "This project has taken 27 months," said CEO Mike Delfs during the preliminary program...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    October 15, 2015

Meet Roman, new county K-9 officer

The new Carlton County Sheriff's Office K-9 officer, Roman, and his handler, Deputy Tory Cawcutt, showed their skills to the TRIAD group on Wednesday, October 7 at the Carlton County Transportation...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    October 8, 2015

Heroin, opioid abuse forum draws crowd

The Cloquet Forestry Center meeting room was packed with a crowd of more than 250 people Monday evening, October 5, for the Carlton County Community Forum on Heroin and Opioid Abuse. "I'm very...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    September 24, 2015

Work begins at new school site

Crews take down the hill at the site of the new Moose Lake Community Schools building last week. Workers from Casper Construction of Grand Rapids installed the silt fence on Wednesday and started...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 17, 2015

Teaming up against cancer

Twenty-eight survivors celebrate 353 years of living after being diagnosed with cancer at the Relay for Life held in the city park in Moose Lake on September 12....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 3, 2015

Anticipation builds for brewery

A brewery is coming to Moose Lake. Partners Shawn Wigg of Willow River, Paul Christensen and Ron Anick, both of Moose Lake, closed on the purchase of the former SOW warehouse, located next to...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 27, 2015

MSOP residents suggest changes

Clients at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in Moose Lake and St. Peter have presented a list of changes, through attorney Dan Gustafson, that they would like to see to the program. In June,...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 27, 2015

What makes Moose Lake's gardens grow?

The beautiful flower gardens and trees along Arrowhead Lane in Moose Lake do not go unnoticed by local residents and visitors. The gardens and grounds are maintained by a crew from the Public Works...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 20, 2015

Petersons celebrate family's Century Farm

Carl and Anna Peterson lost most of their buildings when the flames came roaring through the land on October 12, 1918. They had just moved to their homestead, located west of Moose Lake, in 1911, and...

 

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