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Articles from the July 11, 2013 edition

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 By Staff reports    News    July 11, 2013

Local bar robbed at gunpoint

Pine County authorities are investigating an armed robbery of a Willow River bar on Independence Day. Just after 1 a.m. on July 4, a 72-year-old woman bartender was cleaning up at the Corral Bar for the night when two white males in ski masks demande...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 11, 2013

Two die after motorcycle crash

Two people died in a motorcycle accident in Pine County on I-35 near Willow River on Independence Day. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), there were no road deaths in 2012 on July 4, but 19 road deaths over the last year,...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    July 11, 2013

Board delays naming member

The Moose Lake School Board delayed appointing a new board member at the special meeting of the board on Monday, July 1. The three candidates will be interviewed before the next meeting of the board...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    July 11, 2013

It's agate time!

Several community members, who were also agate pickers, came up with the idea for Agate Days after they had often seen people walking along the Soo Line railroad tracks, looking for Lake Superior...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    July 11, 2013

Art in the Park set for Saturday

New residents Brian and Peggy Lundberg, who had a pottery studio in the old Zion Lutheran Church in Moose Lake, saw the success of Agate Days when they moved to the community in the late 1990s but...

 
 Lifestyles    July 11, 2013

July 4, a 'Family Tradition'

The Moose Lake Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration brought crowds of people to town for the numerous events held from July 2-4....

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    July 11, 2013

Flag dedication held

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #379 had a dedication at the Moose Lake Fires of 1918 and Depot Museum on July 3 of the American flag flown in memory of Bunny Hartman. The flag was flown over the...

 
 By Al Rose    Sports    July 11, 2013

Disterhaupt - basketball dunks, track records

Moose Lake-Willow River Rebel Jake Disterhaupt, at 6 foot even, could easily dunk a basketball and he had plenty of speed to smash the school record in the 200-meter dash. Disterhaupt was also a good...

 
 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    July 11, 2013

Recognize importance of trees

I am a tree hugger — literally and philosophically. Maybe it began in grade school after having to memorize the poem "Trees," by Joyce Kilmer. It begins, “I think that I shall never see; A poem...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    July 11, 2013

Setting pins in South Dakota

My official career as a working man (boy) began 58 years ago at the young age of 8. While lying in bed one sleepless evening, I revisited all the places I had worked and the types of jobs I did. Try...

 
 Classifieds    July 11, 2013

The Evergreen classifieds

AUTOMOBILES For Sale: 2007 Lincoln Town Car, 65,000 miles. Asking price: $17,900. Phone: (218) 485-8003. 1/29-31/pd 1993 F150 Supercab 4x4, 125,000 miles, good tires, $1,300 firm. (218) 591-2042 1/29-30/ccd Buying catalytic converters at a fair...