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Articles from the August 8, 2013 edition

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 News    August 8, 2013

Suicide in sex offender facility

A 45-year-old male client of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in the Moose Lake facility died of an apparent suicide according to a statement issued from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Monday. The incident occurred Friday,...

 By Traci LeBrun    News    August 8, 2013

Pine County works 'Toward Zero Deaths'

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, 75,954 crashes occurred in 2012, with 395 deaths resulting from those accidents. Of the 395 deaths, 131 were alcohol related and 116 were...

 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 8, 2013

Emil Laine Sr. honored as grand marshal

Emil Laine Sr. was named the 2013 grand marshal of the Ma and Pa Kettle Parade. He will ride in a 1956 Ford convertible in the parade. Emil, 89 has led a varied and interesting life. He has spent...

 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 8, 2013

Ann and Mike Juhl named Ma and Pa Kettle

Ann and Mike Juhl have been named Ma and Pa Kettle for Ma and Pa Kettle Days in Kettle River this weekend. The couple will appear in the parade, accompanied by their grandsons: Trent, 12, Blake, 9,...

 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    August 8, 2013

Grandma hosts tea in Wonderland

Moose Lake resident Verlena Jones has some very lucky grandchildren. They got to have tea in Wonderland, right in Grandma’s back yard. Not only did the children see several characters in Lewis...

 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 8, 2013

Fun at Depotfest

Pinewood Landing, a bluegrass group from Cloquet, entertained the crowds at Depotfest Saturday. The event also featured museum exhibits, music and food. For more information about the museum and the...

 By John Crabtree    Opinion    August 8, 2013

Opportunity at local farmers market

August 4-10 is National Farmers Market Week. Farmers Markets are expanding to communities across the nation at an amazing rate. Since 1994, the number of farmers markets in the USDA National Farmers Market Directory has more than quadrupled. Last...

 Classifieds    August 8, 2013

The Evergreen Classifieds

AUTOMOBILES 1947 Nash 2-door Coupe, new paint, brakes, Rad., uphol., rebuilt eng. (320) 233-7437 1/33-34/pd 2005 Dodge van, runs great, one owner, 7-passenger, new tires, very clean $2,500 (320-233-6375 1/33/ccd 1986 Chev pick-up, 1/2 ton, 4-wheel...

 By Photo courtesy Deb Stadin    Lifestyles    August 8, 2013

Stadin takes second

Editor’s Note: The story about Deb Stadin, the Wisconsin ladies Cowboy Fast Draw champion, was published in the August 1 edition of the Star Gazette. Deb Stadin of Holyoke finished second in the...