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Articles from the April 11, 2013 edition

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 By Ailene Croup    News    April 11, 2013

Board supports tax increase for transportation

In a 3-2 vote last week, at the regular Pine County board meeting, the board approved a resolution of support to the state for increased taxes for transportation. County Engineer Mark LeBrun said the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC), who...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    April 11, 2013

In Carlton County, flood property losses to affect remaining tax base

Due to the Flash Flood of 2012, $3.1 million in property losses in Carlton County will impact the tax valuations and thus the tax levied in several of the townships and cities. All taxable property in Carlton County has a combined value of $2.6...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    April 11, 2013

Video shows aging Moose Lake school

Scott Anderson, Director of Technology at Moose Lake Community Schools, presented information about how Facebook is being used to show a video and build a network of comments about the proposed...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    April 11, 2013

Bike Rodeo set

Plans continue for organizing a Bike Rodeo at Riverside Arena in Moose Lake on April 27. The members of the Active Living Coalition finalized plans for the rodeo at a meeting on Wednesday, April 3,...

 
 Lifestyles    April 11, 2013

Cromwell's speech team takes third

Cromwell earned third place out of 21 teams at the Section 7A Speech Tournament held on Friday, April 5, at Hibbing Community College. Blackduck was the section champion and Duluth Marshall was the...

 
 Lifestyles    April 11, 2013

Barnum top teacher Abby Kahara selected to 'Dream Team'

Abby Kahara, a teacher from Barnum Schools, has been selected to the 2013 LearnZillion Dream Team. More than 3,000 teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators from across the country applied, and only 200 were chosen to the highly selective...

 
 Lifestyles    April 11, 2013

A sign of spring?

Sandhill Cranes are making their return to the area, despite the cool, snowy and wet weather. Above, a sure sign of spring, these Sandhill Cranes were seen along a rural northern Pine County road...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    April 11, 2013

All-Star games held in Barnum

The 10th Annual Polar League All-Star games were held in Barnum on Tuesday, April 2. The girls played first. The Dark Team beat the White Team 64-57. The following girls scored for the Dark Team:...

 
 Sports    April 11, 2013

Fredricksen awarded

Kathy Fredricksen was awarded the National Distinguished Service Award for outstanding achievement as an athletic director at the Minnesota State Athletic Directors conference on April 5. Fredricksen...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    April 11, 2013

Interesting walks around the block

I am a walker and I love my pedometers. Buy me a pedometer for Christmas or my birthday and you cannot go wrong. I will never have too many. A pedometer gives me an incentive to walk as it accumulates...

 
 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    April 11, 2013

April showers will bring May flowers

I know, spring is taking it’s time to arrive this year. It reminds me of many other springs, though we have forgotten those in the past few milder years. We get our hopes up with a rise of the red o...

 
 By US Senator Amy Klobuchar    Opinion    April 11, 2013

Keeping rural communities connected

Distance has always been a tough economic challenge for rural Minnesota. Cars and highways have gone a long way toward shortening that distance. Now, modern communications are bringing the world even closer. With interactive video, a patient in Lac...

 
 Business    April 11, 2013

The Evergreen classifieds

AUCTIONS Saturday, April 20, 2013, sale starts 10 a.m. - sale location - 2775 Jade Street Mora, Minn. 55051 - antiques and collectibles-1986 winnebago, 1997 S-10 4x4 truck Forestor boat - vehicles - household items- shop tools and more - Virgil and...