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 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....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    June 30, 2016

Betty and Maury Coughlin named grand marshals

The Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen Betty and Maury Coughlin of Moose Lake as the 2016 grand marshals of the Fourth of July parade. The Coughlins came to Moose Lake on a cold day in...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    June 30, 2016

Geil, Louzek named junior ambassadors

Lillian Geil of Moose Lake and Dilon Louzek of Willow River have been selected by the Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce to represent the chamber in the next year as Junior Ambassadors. Lillian will...

 
 Lifestyles    June 16, 2016

Spring Fever Days smiles

The 2016 Barnum royalty is all smiles as they wave to those attending the Spring Fever Days parade Saturday morning. They are Destiny Mehrkens, first runner-up; Juliana Schatz, Miss Barnum; and...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    June 16, 2016

After 20 years, food shelf director steps down

Roseanne Pliml misses the clients and other volunteers at the Moose Lake food shelf, now known as Moose Mart. She stepped down from her position as director of the food shelf late in May. "I didn't...

 
 By Karen Langness    Lifestyles    June 9, 2016

Newmans named Spring Fever Days grand marshals

James and Evelyn Newman have been chosen as grand marshals of Barnum Spring Fever Days 2016. Both James and Evelyn are graduates of Barnum High School in the years of 1954 and 1955 and proud...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    June 9, 2016

Cold Water Challenge

Rooster tails fly in the start of one of the pro open heats at the Grand Prix Snowmobile Water-Cross "Cold Water Challenge" on Sunday, June 5. The event was held Saturday and Sunday at Moose Lake...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    June 2, 2016

Memorial Day salute

Memorial Day services are held in Moose Lake Monday. Those in attendance salute the flag after the raising and lowering ceremony at Veterans Park. The Color Guard and local Scouts assisted with the...

 
 Lifestyles    June 2, 2016

Seniors celebrate

Commencement exercises are held at Barnum, Moose Lake and Willow River high schools....

 
 Lifestyles    May 26, 2016

Volunteers clear trails

Four Americorps volunteers recently weed-whipped the Moose Lake Woodland Hiking Trail, located on the west side of the Moose Horn River and accessible from the Munger Trail near the city's compost...

 
 Lifestyles    May 12, 2016

And they're off

A total of 234 runners and walkers take part in the 2016 Mercy Foundation Moose Run May 7 at Moose Lake City Park. All proceeds from the Moose Run are donated to local causes....

 
 By Gregg Campbell    Lifestyles    May 12, 2016

McTeacher Night benefits student

Kole Harris, a 10th grader at Willow River Schools, was recently diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease that will eventually leave him completely blind. After Kole courageously shared the news...

 
 By Colette Stadin    Lifestyles    April 21, 2016

Walls come to life

The walls of the Moose Lake Public Library come to life as a mural is painted by artist Carole Bersin of Sandstone. The Friends of the Moose Lake Public Library suggested funds leftover when they...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    April 14, 2016

'We Have Flowers'

The Grandparents Day program "We Have Flowers" is held at Moose Lake Community School Friday, April 8, featuring numerous performances by the elementary students. Second-graders sang "Michael Row the...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    March 31, 2016

Egg hunt a community effort

Seven members of the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) helped set up for the Easter Egg Hunt at the Moose Lake Community School on Saturday, March 26. "They were a great help," said...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    Lifestyles    March 24, 2016

Giving back in the spirit of Grace

A special project has been taking place in memory and honor of a very special girl. The inspiration of the project comes from the very heart of who Gracelynn Rae Stadin was - a girl who loved abundant...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    March 17, 2016

Flying doctor, storyteller extraordinaire

When he was in junior high school, Tom Stillwell wanted to become a pilot. His pursuit was delayed by one of those pesky adults in an authoritative role who told him wearing glasses would disqualify...

 
 By Moose Lake Community Schools    Lifestyles    March 17, 2016

Robotics team awarded

Members of the Moose Lake Circuit Breakers #6044 FIRST Robotics Team take home the Highest Rookie Seed award from the competition at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) March 2-5. They...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    March 10, 2016

Fun with facial hair

Many furry faces and a multitude of snowmobile creations are found at TJ's Third Annual Beard and Mustache Contest held in conjunction with TJ's Third Annual Vintage Snowmobile Chat-Expo-Swap Meet on...

 
 Lifestyles    March 3, 2016

Operation Mugs & Hugs

Saami and Yusef, ages 6 and 8, have their height and weight recorded, fingerprints taken, a recording of their voice made and their photos taken as part of the KidsID Child Safety Program at...

 
 Lifestyles    February 18, 2016

One fish, two fish ...

With temps hovering about 10 degrees above, Doc's Annual Fishing Contest is held Saturday, February 13, on Sturgeon Lake. The cold temps didn't keep a crowd from showing up to participate, however....

 

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