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 By Shawn Jansen    Lifestyles    March 6, 2014

'Tarmac' this weekend

Passengers asked to watch over a man's suitcase, played by Jessa Behrman, Michael Conners, Nick Banta, and Kaitlyn Conners, pilfer his clothing in Willow River High School's production of "Tarmac," a...

 By Shawn Jansen    News    November 14, 2013

Flood buyout drawing held

Sturgeon Lake Mayor Thomas Helfman told the city council Thursday, November 7, that regulations will change now that the homesteads in Cathedral Pines are considered to be in a floodplain. Helfman...

 By Shawn Jansen    News    September 12, 2013

Post-flood frustrations mount

Former Willow River Mayor Troy Janke recalled how he still didn’t grasp the seriousness of last year’s flood in the earliest stages of the disaster. Janke and his wife, Lainie, shared their tale o...

 By Shawn Jansen    Lifestyles    May 9, 2013

Student musicians awarded at spring concert

Receiving awards at the Willow River High School spring concert are Apiraya “Pop” Lertviram (Underclassmen Award), Chloe Maloney (National Choir Award), Maia Killerud (John Philip Sousa Band...

 By Shawn Jansen    Lifestyles    March 14, 2013

Willow presents comedic mystery

Guests organize a search in Willow River High School’s performance of the comedic murder mystery “Where There’s a Will, There’s a Murder” by Michael Druce March 1 and 2. Directed by...

 By Shawn Jansen    Lifestyles    February 21, 2013

Trail dedicated to Schweigers

Members of the Northern Pine Riders Snowmobile Club Greg Napier and Ed Barnick present a trail sign Saturday morning at the Kerrick Bar to Lurene “Susie” Schweiger in her honor and in memory of...

 By Shawn Jansen    News    December 13, 2012

Be on lookout for mail theft

‘Tis the season for mail theft and scams according to Pine County Chief Deputy Steven Blackwell. After reporting a ne’er-do-well in my own mailbox last Sunday, a follow-up phone call with Blackwell provided some helpful information for rural...

 By Shawn Jansen    News    November 1, 2012

Willow River School holds candidate forum

Four of six candidates for the Willow River school board appeared in a forum last Thursday in the school auditorium to help citizens decide on whom to elect November 6. Incumbent school board members...

 By Shawn Jansen    News    September 20, 2012

WR School not interested in consolidation

After a lengthy discussion, a divided Willow River school board decided on a careful reply to a letter sent by Moose Lake Superintendent Robert Indihar in August regarding their interest in discussing consolidation. Indihar’s letter stated, “The...