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Articles from the January 16, 2014 edition

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 By Press reports    News    January 16, 2014

Esko School closed due to bomb threat

According to the Carlton County Sheriff's Office, on January 14 at approximately 12:25 p.m. a written bomb threat was found in the Esko School. All students K-12 were evacuated to St. Matthews Church and everyone was safe and accounted for. Law...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    January 16, 2014

Brenner named new board chair

Dick Brenner, Cloquet area Carlton County Commissioner and longtime DFL activist, was selected as the new county board chair at the yearly reorganizational meeting. The board chair position is traditionally rotated among the five sitting county...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    January 16, 2014

Pine County wary about community sign

The Pine County board could have heated meetings in the months ahead, according to one commissioner, if it allows an electronic sign on land owned by the county. Commissioner Stephen Hallan of Pine City brought forward a request for a group to lease...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    January 16, 2014

Hospital construction continues

Mercy Hospital's expansion and renovation project features a new, two-story addition that will relocate the hospital's main entrance. The project will also include major remodeling of existing space....

 
 Lifestyles    January 16, 2014

Student Council fills more than 100 shoeboxes with gifts

Once again the Moose Lake High School Student Council collected toys, school supplies, and other useful items from the elementary school students to fill shoeboxes that went to children around the...

 
 Lifestyles    January 16, 2014

Mercy's first baby of 2014

Amanda and Charles Belanger of Willow River are the proud parents of the first baby born at Mercy Hospital in 2014. Their son, Ethan Robert, was born at 9:02 a.m. on January 6, 2014, weighing 7...

 
 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    January 16, 2014

Silver lining to cold temps

It’s been nearly 20 years since we have faced this kind of extended cold weather. And I don’t ever recall it being compared with the temperature on the surface of Mars, but apparently there are...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    January 16, 2014

Looking into presidential quirks

I recently toured the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Upon reflection, my wife and I both felt it represented a much slanted view of that time in history. Later that evening we held a...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Sports    January 16, 2014

Bomber boys flying high

The Barnum Bomber boys basketball team took to the road last week, first battling Duluth Denfeld on January 9. The Bombers defeated Denfeld 69-51. Brandon Newman led the Bombers with 15 points;...

 
 Classifieds    January 16, 2014

The Evergreen classifieds

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