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Articles from the February 28, 2013 edition

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 By Lois Johnson    News    February 28, 2013

Barnum board, teachers agree on contract

Following a 12-hour mediation session, the Barnum School Board and representatives of Education Minnesota – Barnum came to an agreement that was satisfactory to both parties, it was announced at...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    February 28, 2013

Moose Lake school makes budget cuts

After urging by elementary teachers Joanne Unzen and Trish Rodysill, the Moose Lake School Board agreed not to eliminate a fifth grade elementary teaching position at the meeting of the board on...

 
 By Jeanne Larson    News    February 28, 2013

Pine County renews contract with Arrowhead Transit

At its February 19 meeting at the Pine County Courthouse in Pine City, the Pine County Board of Commissioners voted to renew its contract with Arrowhead Transit. The regular board meeting was barely able to make a quorum, as two commissioners were...

 
 Lifestyles    February 28, 2013

Wall of Fame induction held

The newest inductees into the Moose Lake Community Schools' Wall of Fame, Lawrence Waechter and Dianne Berg, were recognized during an induction ceremony held during halftime of the February 22 Moose...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    February 28, 2013

Gretchen Rogers wins People's Choice Award in floral competition

Gretchen Rogers has won her second People’s Choice Award in the Koehler and Dramm Designer of the Year Competition. The competition is sponsored by the wholesale florists that supply Moose Lake Flor...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    Lifestyles    February 28, 2013

Willow River Lumber and Hardware under new ownership

Joel and Tori Ribich took over ownership of the Willow River Lumberyard in December of 2012 from Art and Shelly Underhill. Joel had worked in sales for the lumberyard prior to taking ownership and...

 
 Lifestyles    February 28, 2013

Winter song

Barnum High School bands presented their Winter Concert February 19 in the high school auditorium. The concert featured the seventh and eighth grade concert band, ninth through twelfth grade...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Opinion    February 28, 2013

Construction boom heading to Moose Lake

Moose Lake will be the site of a construction boom in the next few years. Major commercial construction projects will begin in June this year and continue into 2015. Arrowhead Lane, the main artery...

 
 By Eddie Jane Pelkey    Opinion    February 28, 2013

Giving — faith, hope, charity

Getting taxes done always reminds me of how money is spent. We go along each day, buying our groceries, paying the mortgage, groaning about the cost of cellular phone service and passing out the...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    February 28, 2013

Bombers come back from deficit to defeat Rebels

The Barnum Bombers boys basketball team trailed the Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels 32-27 at halftime, but Barnum used a combination of a slightly better inside game, one more three-pointer and three...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    February 28, 2013

Bombers hold on to nip Rebels

The Barnum Bomber girls basketball team led 29-20 at the break, but had to hold on to nip the Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels by only one point with a 43-42 win in Willow River on Thursday, February...

 
 Business    February 28, 2013

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