Articles from the September 20, 2012 edition

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 News    September 20, 2012  
 By Dan Reed    News    September 20, 2012

Substantial levy increase in county

Dan Reed "You can't keep taxing property owners more and more … a three percent increase should be enough," said Carlton County Board Chair Ted Pihlman at the regular Carlton County Board meeting on September 11 at the Transportation Building with...

 By Shawn Jansen    News    September 20, 2012

WR School not interested in consolidation

After a lengthy discussion, a divided Willow River school board decided on a careful reply to a letter sent by Moose Lake Superintendent Robert Indihar in August regarding their interest in discussing consolidation. Indihar’s letter stated, “The...

 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    September 20, 2012

Insomnia and the mystery pill

In 1947, the year I was born, the song “Who put the Benzedrine in Mrs. Murphy’s Ovaltine?” was written and performed by “Harry the Hipster” Gibson. It’s now 4:30 in the morning and I have...

 By Eddie Pelkey    Opinion    September 20, 2012

Wanderlust to travel setting in

This is the time of year when my feet begin to itch. Closing down the garden is right on the horizon and I begin to get that wanderlust to travel to faraway places. Lately, I haven’t had much opportunity. With the knees playing havoc and my purse...

 By Al Rose    Sports    September 20, 2012

Rebels coast to win over Esko

It was literally an opening play that helped the Moose Lake-Willow River football team jump to an early start and to lead 35-0 seconds before halftime over the Esko Eskomos at Willow River on Friday,...