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 By Lois Johnson    News    June 12, 2014

School board hires architectural firm, construction manager

The Moose Lake School Board approved hiring an architectural firm and construction manager at a special meeting of the board on Thursday, June 5. The board members spoke about their tours to the...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 12, 2014

Spring Fever Days this weekend

Mike Rudebeck has followed in his parents' footsteps in helping with community events, and he has been honored for his years of service by being named the grand marshal of the Spring Fever Days...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 5, 2014

Architectural firm recommended to school board

The Moose Lake School Board agreed to recommendations by Superintendent Robert Indihar that ARI Architectural Resources, Inc. of Duluth be hired as architects, and Oscar J. Boldt Construction of...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 5, 2014

Fire burns motel office, owners' home

The office of Sturgeon Lake Motel and the home of owners Morlin and Carol Kinnaman burned in a fire on Wednesday, May 28. Sturgeon Lake Fire Chief Mike Mikrot said in a telephone interview the call...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    May 29, 2014

Barnum two steps closer to remodeling project

The Barnum School Board took two more steps in the process toward the addition and remodeling project for the high school and elementary school buildings at the meeting of the board on Tuesday, May...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    May 29, 2014

One last song

The Senior Ensemble, directed by Kevin Williams, sings one last time at the graduation ceremonies at the Willow River school on Friday, May 23....

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    May 29, 2014

Honoring veterans

Under the auspices of the Moose Lake American Legion Post #379, the annual Memorial Day program is presented at the Moose Lake High School gymnasium Monday. Guest speaker was Terry Haggemeir, retired...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    May 22, 2014

Moose Lake school district eligible for 60% state funding for new school

Moose Lake school officials and community members were excited to learn that Triple Equalization Aid was included in the funding by the Legislative Education Committee that was awaiting Gov. Mark...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Sports    May 8, 2014

Two Carlton County natives inducted into MGBCA Hall of Fame

Two Carlton County natives were inducted into the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on April 26. Gary Peterson of Barnum of Beth Clark of Cromwell, now of Hermantown, were tw...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    May 1, 2014

Work starts at McDonald's site

Construction is under way at the site of the new McDonald's, located between the AmericInn and Interstate 35 at the Highway 73 interchange, Moose Lake. Construction is expected to be completed in the...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Sports    May 1, 2014

Moose Lake Mafia ready to roll

With one bout in Iowa under their belts this year, the Moose Lake Mafia Roller Girls are gearing up to go against the Roller Underground on Saturday, May 10, at Riverside Arena at 7 p.m. The doors...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Sports    April 24, 2014

Lilya ranked first in goals, assists, plays on championship team

Danny Lilya, 12, of Moose Lake helped the Minnesota Sled Association's youth team, the Junior Wild, win the championship trophy at the 2014 National Disabled Hockey Festival in Boston on Sunday,...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Sports    April 24, 2014

Olympic speed skater visits Barnum students

Fifth-grade students at Barnum Elementary School learned about competing in the Olympics from Olympic speed skater Anna Ringsred on Wednesday, April 16. Ringsred, 29, accepted an invitation to speak t...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    April 17, 2014

Brigan sentenced for deaths of two county workers

Vanessa Rae Brigan, 28, of Carlton was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday, April 14, on two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    April 17, 2014

Hoppin' good time

Cousins pose with the Easter Bunny at the annual Fun With the Easter Bunny event held at the Willow River school, sponsored by the Willow River Community Club, April 12. From left are Amber holding...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    April 10, 2014

'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...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    April 10, 2014

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...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    April 3, 2014

Local students to travel to Haiti

Three students are going with a group of 10 to Haiti on a medical mission. The group leaves Sunday, April 6 and returns Monday, April 14. Lexi Crocker, 15, a sophomore at Moose Lake High School; Mitch...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    March 27, 2014

Deer feeding initiative underway

Mike and Linda Neault of Barnum loaded up 1,300 pounds of deer feed at the local feed store March 15 to feed deer at three sites on public land. The deer pellets were provided with funds that were...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    March 27, 2014

Sisters celebrate special 'St. Patricia's Day'

Patricia Ann Howder celebrated her 60th birthday on March 17. "It was honestly the best birthday that she's ever had," said her sister, Dr. Barbara Reed, in a telephone interview. "Being that her...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    March 20, 2014

School delays contract approval

The Moose Lake School Board again delayed approval of the contract with the developer of property once owned by the school district on Highway 73 in the southern portion of the city, at the meeting...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    March 20, 2014

Prepping for warm weather

A crew from the Challenge Incarceration Program chips out the ice in Riverside Arena, Moose Lake, on Thursday, March 13, to make the arena available for spring, summer and fall act...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    March 20, 2014

Monument one step closer to completion

The rock destined to become the monument to mark the location of the first Finnish Methodist church in the United States was taken from the ground on Friday, March 14. The rock is now in storage,...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    March 13, 2014

Food shelf in midst of March Campaign

With 318 households depending on the Moose Lake Area Food Shelf, the need for food and monetary donations is great, said Rosanne Pliml, director of the food shelf, in a recent interview. The food shel...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    March 6, 2014

Sex offender lawsuit to proceed

U.S. District of Minnesota Judge Donovan Frank has allowed the class action lawsuit by sex offenders in Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) facilities in Moose Lake and St. Peter to proceed, accordi...

 

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