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 By Staff Reports    News    April 23, 2015

Man dies in crash

A man lost his life on Sunday morning on Highway 23 near Duquette. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the driver and sole occupant of a 1999 Ford Super Duty truck, Patrick A. Nelson, 46, of Ham Lake, was driving at around 11:30 a.m. at a high...

 
 By Staff reports    News    April 9, 2015

Local man facing multiple felony charges

Jeremiah Robert Ray, 24, Moose Lake, was arrested and charged with numerous counts on Monday, March 30, after incidents in Moose Lake and Windemere townships. According to a complaint from the Moose Lake Police Department, on March 30 at 8:29 p.m....

 
 By Staff reports    News    March 26, 2015

Wappes sentenced for theft by swindle

Joanne Wappes, 63, of Cloquet was convicted of theft by swindle and sentenced on Friday, March 20 by Judge Robert Macaulay Jr. in Carlton County Court. Wappes had been an employee of Carlton County at the Carlton County Landfill and transfer station...

 
 By Staff reports    News    March 19, 2015

Little Stores sold, will be renamed

TravelCenters of America is the new owner of Little Stores, purchased from the former Cloquet-based Best Oil Company. It is reported TravelCenters of America, based in Westlake, Ohio, will convert...

 
 By Staff reports    News    March 19, 2015

Drug arrests made

Christy Lee Brokerthayer, 35, Sturgeon Lake, and Clark Allan Broughton, 34, Willow River, were arrested at Brokerthayer’s residence on March 4 and each charged with three counts of possession of drugs in the fifth degree according to a Moose Lake P...

 
 By Staff reports    News    March 12, 2015

MLPD makes drug arrests

Two people were arrested by Moose Lake police officers for possession of drugs in early March. According to a complaint from the Moose Lake Police Department, on March 1, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a Moose Lake police officer was contacted by a...

 
 By Staff reports    News    February 19, 2015

Sandstone teen's life comes to tragic end

The local man suspected of driving intoxicated behind the wheel and killing another driver last week has been officially charged. Charles Theodore Hendricks, 34, of Sandstone, was charged on Friday wi...

 
 By Staff reports    News    January 29, 2015

MSOP resident charged in stabbing

Mauro Flores, 32, who was an offender at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), was sentenced to 21 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud after being convicted on one count of assault on another offender. According to the...

 
 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...

 

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