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 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 8, 2016 

Moose Lake welcomes Mel's Cuts

Five people were sitting, drinking coffee and visiting on a recent day in Mel's Cuts, the new shop where one can get a haircut, located in the former Robb's Barber Shop on Elm Avenue in Moose Lake....

 
 Lifestyles    November 24, 2016

A tree for the governor

Inclement weather conditions didn't stop the harvesting of a Christmas tree for Gov. Mark Dayton's home. The tree, a large balsam fir, was cut from the Nemadji State Forest Friday, November 18. This...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 17, 2016

Patriotic performance

A Veterans-Grandparents Day program is held at Moose Lake Elementary School on Friday, November 11....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 10, 2016

Benefits available to veterans

Veterans of foreign wars have benefited by belonging to veterans' organizations since returning home following their time of service. Organizations, such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW),...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    November 10, 2016

After 36 years, Brabec steps away from the mic

A wonderfully impartial and colorful football announcer stepped down from the booth after 36 years on Tuesday, October 25. Tom Brabec's last words into the microphone and over the public address...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 3, 2016

Frighteningly fun Halloween

The annual Moose Lake PTA-sponsored Halloween Hustle held October 28 at the Moose Lake Depot draws a crowd of characters of all kinds with one common accessory -­ running shoes....

 
 By Dan Lingle    Lifestyles    October 20, 2016

'When I Grow Up'

Barnum Elementary School students entertain those attending Grandparent's Day last week. This year's theme, "When I Grow Up," inspired numerous musical numbers, complete with career-related...

 
 By Carlton County Public Health and Human Services    Lifestyles    October 13, 2016

Remembering those lost to suicide

Over 220 people attended this year's eighth annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk held at Carlton High School on Saturday, October 8. Attendees walked a 1.5 mile loop through Carlton and returned to...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Lifestyles    October 13, 2016

Barnum royalty crowned

Geana Guillard and Seth Bloomquist are crowned Barnum High School Homecoming king and queen....

 
 By Jana Mundell    Lifestyles    October 6, 2016

Royalty crowned

Willow River high school celebrated homecoming week with coronation Wednesday afternoon. Crowned are King Noah Casey and Queen Haley Sam....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 29, 2016

After 28 years, Spring Fresh to close

Don and Loretta Kooiman of Spring Fresh Garden Center are retiring after 28 years of business in Moose Lake. The garden center will close September 30. "We've enjoyed doing this, and enjoyed talking...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    September 29, 2016

New royalty

Moose Lake students Ally Bode and Jack Anderson are crowned 2016 homecoming queen and king at Tuesday's coronation. The school has a full week of homecoming activities planned, including a Friday...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 22, 2016

After 45 years, barber shop to close

Robb Anderson didn't know it at the time, but a paper he wrote in high school laid out his future career. Anderson grew up in Denham and attended the Denham school until it burned. He started...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 15, 2016

MLAHS to celebrate 50 years

Floyd Clark, a Moose Lake resident who was interested in the community's history, once said people would bring him historical photos and he would hang them on the bulletin board at the power plant,...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 8, 2016

Honor Flight offers veterans closure

Any military veteran can now apply to go to Washington, D.C., on the Honor Flight-Northland, Karin Swor, one of the organizers, told a group of senior citizens on Monday, August 29, at the Refire lunc...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Lifestyles    September 8, 2016

Red, white and rusty, too

TJ's Country Corner presents the Rat Rod Rendezvous September 3 and 4 in downtown Mahtowa. The event consisted of Shiny Saturday - classics, street rods, cycles and more; and the Rusty Sunday Show -...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 1, 2016

Volunteers vital to hospital, nursing home

Volunteer opportunities expanded when the new Mercy Hospital opened last year. One of the volunteer duties is as "way finders," people who greet people at the door and direct them to where they need...

 
 Lifestyles    August 25, 2016

County fair festivities

As proof you're never too young to be part of the county fair, this youngster confidently shows a calf....

 
 By Press reports    Lifestyles    August 25, 2016

Outstanding Senior Citizens recognized at fair

Press reports Linda Langness and Jerry Haller were named as Carlton County's Outstanding Senior Citizens at the Carlton County Fair on Friday, August 19. The honor was based on their outstanding commi...

 
 Lifestyles    August 18, 2016

Kettle River celebrates

Steph Pasek (right) is crowned Miss Kettle River Friday during the pageant held at the American Legion Building in Kettle River. First runner-up is Hannah Humphrey. The Ma & Pa Kettle Days...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 4, 2016

Crazy for corn

Faith and Elizabeth, Andover, were four-wheeling with their parents when they stopped to enjoy corn and hot dogs at Crazy Corn Day on Saturday at Market Place Foods. Donations go toward a scholarship...

 
 Lifestyles    July 28, 2016

All smiles at Willow River Area Days

Willow River Area Days is a success, drawing large crowds over the weekend....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    July 21, 2016

The Gem and Mineral Show must go on

Despite flooding the week of Moose Lake's annual Agate Days, the highly popular event, including the Gem and Mineral Show at the school, is held as planned. Shoppers had a wide variety of stones and...

 
 Lifestyles    July 7, 2016

Flags fly for the Fourth of July

Flags fly in Moose Lake for the annual Fourth of July celebration....

 

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