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 By Staff reports    News    December 18, 2014 

MLPD makes drug arrests

According to a Moose Lake Police Department complaint, an officer for the department, in conjunction with deputies from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, pulled over a stretch limousine traveling northbound on Interstate 35 in Carlton County on...

 
 By Staff reports    News    December 4, 2014

Man faces kidnapping charges, again

A former Hinckley man who was accused of three counts of conspiracy to commit kidnapping two years ago is in trouble with the law again. In late November, Jesse Michael Ericson, 48, and now of Harris, was accused of kidnapping another woman. The 2012...

 
 By Staff reports    News    November 27, 2014

ALCO files bankruptcy

With 198 stores in 23 states and after 113 years in business, ALCO has announced it will close all its stores, including the one in Moose Lake. Signs announcing the store's closing were placed in and...

 
 By Staff reports    News    November 6, 2014

VOTE RESULTS

The general election was held Tuesday, November 4. The following local race results are considered unofficial until certified by the State Canvassing Board. Carlton County Attorney (one open seat) Thom Pertler: 7,121 Dennis Genereau: 4,912 Write-in:...

 
 By Staff reports    News    October 16, 2014

Human remains discovered

At about 10 a.m., Monday, October 13, during an excavation for a basement on property on the east side of Pokegama Lake, skeletal remains were found. The skeleton was unearthed about three feet under...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 28, 2014

Attempted murder in Sturgeon Lake

A Sturgeon Lake woman is facing attempted first degree murder charges and four other serious counts after she allegedly shot a man during a domestic dispute last Tuesday, August 19. Karen Lynn Eaton,...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 21, 2014

Wanted felon now in custody

Jesse Michael Ericson has been captured. A felony arrest warrant was issued for Ericson, born in 1966, by the Minnesota Department of Corrections for violation of his supervised release in connection...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 21, 2014

Several accidents over weekend

Several serious accidents occurred locally over the weekend. According to Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole, on Saturday morning about 11:30, a 16-year-old girl and boy were riding on a four-wheeler on Meadow Lily Road near Hinckley when the...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 21, 2014

Candidates advance

Results of the August 12 primary election advance the following candidates in local races to November’s general election: – Carlton County Commissioner District 4: Susan Zmyslony (431 votes) and Mark Thell (359); – Pine County Sheriff: Jeff...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 24, 2014

Settlement reached in sheriff's dept. lawsuit

A $29,000 settlement, plus legal fees, which Pine County Attorney John Carlson stated could reach over $100,000, was reached in a lawsuit regarding former Pine County Sheriff’s Department employee Anne Rasmusson and four Pine County employees. In...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 24, 2014

Local man facing felony charges

Lyn Franklin Jacobson, 30, Willow River, was arrested and charged with assault in the third degree, terroristic threats and endangerment of a child after an incident on July 13. According to a complaint from the Moose Lake Police Department, a Moose...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 17, 2014

Man robs bank, locks keys in getaway car

Moshood Kayode Olad Alad Itabiyi, age 22, of Brooklyn Center was formally charged with aggravated robbery in the first degree and burglary in the third degree. Itabiyi is being held at Carlton County...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 3, 2014

Law enforcement continues search for bank robbery suspect

On June 25, at approximately 12:06 p.m., the Northview Bank, located at 8132 County Road 61, Willow River, was robbed. Pine County Chief Deputy Rick Giese said the sheriff's office was notified when...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 3, 2014

MLPD arrests woman for DWI, finds vehicle stolen

Tessa Marie Olson, 20, was arrested in Moose Lake for receiving stolen property, test refusal in the third degree, driving while impaired in the fourth degree and underage drinking and driving. A complaint from the Moose Lake Police Department...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 26, 2014

Seven injured in I-35 rollover

Seven people were injured in an accident on Interstate 35 in Pine County on Monday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Chantell Ladd, 40, of Rochester, was driving a 1997 Chevy Blazer when she went off the road in the northbound lane at...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 12, 2014

'Strange' activity leads to arrest

Charles Joseph Zanol III, 41, Willow River, was arrested and charged with five counts after he was observed acting strangely by a Moose Lake police officer on June 1. According to the complaint from the police department, at approximately 10 p.m. a...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 12, 2014

Election filing closes

The candidate filing period for federal, state and county offices ended June 3. For more information about who is running for office use the Minnesota Secretary of State's candidate finder tool at www.candidate.sos.state.mn.us. The following are...

 
 By Staff reports    News    May 29, 2014

MLPD arrests man on drug charges

Corduroy Lee Wayne Lyman, 24, of Pine City was charged with a count of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree and possession of hypodermic syringe/needle on May 18 by the Moose Lake Police Department (MLPD). According to the complaint issued...

 
 By Staff reports    News    May 15, 2014

MLPD makes arrests

Kathleen Lenore Brown, 62, of Barnum was charged with two counts of Financial Exploitation – Vulnerable Adult – Breach of Fiduciary Obligation – Fail to Provide Care, both felonies. According to the complaint from the Moose Lake Police...

 
 By Staff reports    News    May 8, 2014

Sheriff Cole will not seek re-election

Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole announced his decision to retire and not run for a second term last week on Red Rock On Air with Jesse Logan. The retirement announcement came with bitter accusations of the Pine County board failing his department and...

 
 By Staff reports    News    May 1, 2014

Child injured in rollover crash

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a rollover crash in Carlton County Sunday injured two people, including a 4-year-old boy. Road conditions were reported as icy when the crash occurred just after 9:30 a.m. on Interstate 35 at Highway 210. A...

 
 By Staff reports    News    April 24, 2014

MLPD makes drug arrests

According to complaints from the Moose Lake Police Department, a Moose Lake police officer applied for and received a search warrant to search the premises of Shane Alan Maloney, 26, in Moose Lake on March 18. Deputies from the Carlton County...

 
 By Staff reports    News    April 24, 2014

The Evergreen founder dies at 82

The Evergreen shopper founder, Howard Thomsen, of Kerrick, died April 17 at the age of 82. Thomsen, a 1951 graduate of Askov High School and Army veteran, worked at the American Publishing Company in Askov for 30 years and was the owner and founder...

 
 By Staff reports    News    March 20, 2014

Mental health agency closes

The mental health agency that serves Pine County residents closed on Monday. Two weeks ago, Pine County Commissioner Steve Chaffee of Hinckley reported that Riverwood, formerly known as Five County Mental Health, has had substantial cash flow...

 
 By Staff reports    News    February 27, 2014

Schools close due to weather ... again

Another powerful snowstorm slammed communities across Minnesota and Wisconsin Thursday and Friday of last week. Schools around the region closed their doors Friday due to the snow accumulation....

 

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