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To extend city water line?

The Moose Lake City Council approved being able to process credit cards at the monthly meeting of the council on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Credit cards can be used to pay city fees and other charges. City...

 

School board considers design for athletic complex

The Moose Lake School Board heard three presentations from companies that could assist the school district with the proposed referendum, planning and design of the remainder of the athletic complex....

 

Introducing Agate Encores

Agate Encores Community Concerts is a new non-profit organization that has been formed in Moose Lake, and four concerts of professional entertainment will be presented locally. "This started a year...

 

From behind the scenes to leading the parade, Riihilouma honored as grand marshal

Dale Riihiluoma has been the announcer of the Ma and Pa Kettle parade each year for all 33 years of its existence. However, he will not be announcing for this year's parade. He will be leading the...

 

Pebbles named Good Will Ambassador

Pebbles, the mascot of Ma and Pa Kettle Days in Kettle River on August 10-12, makes her home with 20 other donkeys at Save the Brays Donkey Rescue near Barnum. "Pebbles is quite the little star," said...

 

New Founding Family Award

The Milczark family has been named the Founding Family of Ma and Pa Kettle Days this year. This is a new title awarded by the Ma and Pa Kettle Planning Committee. "The family of Etta and George has...

 

2018's Ma & Pa Kettle

Cindy and Alden Disterhaupt will be Ma and Pa Kettle at the big celebration in Kettle River this weekend. The couple has lived in Automba Township for their married lives and have been involved in...

 

Historical society roommates?

Representatives of the Moose Lake Area Historical Society and the Carlton County Historical Society, along with Carlton County representatives, met in Moose Lake on Tuesday, July 24, to discuss...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    August 2, 2018

No change made to ticket prices

The Moose Lake and Willow River School Boards met at Willow River to discuss ticket prices, sports fees, band performances, field updates, coaches’ contracts and trophies, at a liaison meeting on...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    August 2, 2018

New generator to go online mid-August

The new generator at Moose Lake Power will go online on Aug. 15, it was reported at the commission meeting on Tuesday, July 17. “The project is still on schedule,” Manny Day of NV-5 told the...

 

Glimpse of 1918: automobile club is formed

Life 100 years ago in 1918 was progressing, despite World War I raging in Europe. People at home were supporting the troops. More and more people were switching to automobiles, although horses were...

 

Special election for addt'l funds

The Moose Lake School Board decided, at a special meeting on Tuesday, July 17, to bring the concept of spending up to $3 million to complete the athletic field complex to the school district voters. T...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    July 26, 2018

Red Cross offers free smoke alarms

Free smoke alarms are available to homes in the Moose Lake Area Fire Protection District by the American Red Cross. Tony Guerra, the Disaster Program Manager from the Duluth Chapter of the American...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    Sports    July 26, 2018

Barnum grads head to trap nationals

Barnum senior students Sam Godbout and Noah Unkelhauser participated in the first USA Day Target League National Shoot from July 12 to 15 in Mason, Michigan. "On Saturday, we shot four rounds of 25,"...

 

Elm traffic to remain as it is now

The one-way traffic on Elm Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets will remain the same as it has been, it was decided at the Moose Lake City Council at the monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 11....

 

More fields needed to meet summer program needs

The Moose Lake School Board met with members of the organization that operates the summer baseball and softball programs to discuss the need for fields, at the monthly meeting of the board on Monday,...

 

1918 Red Cross house dedicated

The Red Cross house, the home of 1918 Fire survivors Alfred and Jansina Johnson of Kettle River, was dedicated at a ceremony at the Soo Line Event Center on Sunday, July 1, by the Moose Lake Historica...

 

Triple Crown recognition

A new Triple Crown sign was unveiled on July 4 in Moose Lake to honor the girls volleyball, basketball and softball teams that won the state championships in all three sports during the 1981-1982...

 

Shield616 provides gear to law enforcement

Sergeant Mike McNulty of the Moose Lake Police Department was one of the law enforcement officers presented with set of protective gear that will stop rifle rounds at a ceremony in Carlton on...

 

School board discusses athletic complex

The Moose Lake School Board discussed the athletic complex near the new school on Thursday, June 28, during a working meeting. City Administrator Tim Peterson met with the board to discuss two...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    Sports    July 5, 2018

Athletic facilities coming together

The track, football practice and baseball fields are nearing completion, Superintendent Robert Indihar reported at the Moose Lake-Willow River Athletic Liaison meeting on Wednesday, June 20, at the...

 

Home consumed in flames

Danielle Johnson was at work at Art's Café when she got a call on Tuesday, June 26, just before 11 a.m. "It was a call that I never want to get again," she said in an interview at their camper on...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    Opinion    July 5, 2018

Glimpse into History: Junior Four Minute Men, one-room school houses in Carlton County

Editor’s Note: This year, 2018, is the 100th anniversary of three great events in history: World War I, the 1918 influenza epidemic and the Fires of 1918. Take a glimpse of history of the schools...

 

Peterson accepts Grand Marshal

Larry Peterson has accepted the nomination as grand marshal of the Fourth of July parade in Moose Lake. Peterson has been a member and has volunteered in community organizations for 35 to 40 years,...

 

Community garden proposed

Vicki Radzak of the Age to Age program proposed setting up a community garden near the bus garage to the Moose Lake School Board on Monday, June 25. “We are looking at the next grant period starting...

 

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