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 By Office of Rep Mike Sundin    Lifestyles    March 12, 2015

Wrenshall's Food Farm honored

February 26 the Minnesota House of Representatives Agriculture Finance Committee honored a local farm family for their commitment to community agriculture, sustainable food production and the...

 
 Lifestyles    March 12, 2015

Experience history

The Moose Lake Community Center is packed Saturday as Arn Kind, a Civil War reenactment actor, shares information about the American Civil War through drama, role-playing and living history. The...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    February 5, 2015

Ice cold crowning

Moose Lake High School 2015 SnoDaze Princess Alex McLeod and Prince Teddy Ryan reign over SnoDaze activities at the school last week. The ice cold crowning took place Tuesday afternoon at Riverside...

 
 By Mercy Hospital    Lifestyles    January 29, 2015

Mercy Hospital welcomes first baby born in new unit

Sarah and Darren MacDonald of Kerrick are the proud parents of the first baby born in Mercy Hospital's new Birthing Center in the newly opened addition. Their son, Porter James, was born at 5:47 a.m....

 
 Lifestyles    January 29, 2015

An entertaining variety

The Blues Brothers - Nolan Wickstrom and Paul Vogt - perform "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" during the Barnum High School Band-Choir Variety Show held Sunday, January 25. The entertaining event...

 
 Lifestyles    January 29, 2015

Snow royalty

Willow River High School Snow Princess Suzy Grutkoski and Snow Prince Dilon Louzek reign over Snow Week activities at the school this week. Coronation took place Monday afternoon. A pep fest will be...

 
 By Colette Stadin    Lifestyles    January 22, 2015

Peaceful sunrise

The sun rises quietly over Moosehead Lake at the city park recently. The favorite winter pastime of ice fishing is in full swing. With forecasts calling for temperatures in the high 20s and 30s for...

 
 Lifestyles    January 8, 2015

Snow sculpture of great proportion

Though only seasonal, Roger Tillman's Frosty, a sculpture of great proportion, stands proud along Highway 73, just one mile south of Kettle River. Tillman, pictured with Frosty, says the creation of...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 11, 2014

Local woman completes 490-mile hike

Completing the 490-mile Camino Trail in Spain this fall was a personal challenge for Deb Nagurski of Sturgeon Lake. She began the month-long hike at St. Jean in southern France on September 10, and co...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 4, 2014

Vote for food shelf

Starting December 2, people may vote once a day to help the Moose Lake Area Food Shelf win a $20,000 infrastructure grant, said Roseanne Pliml, the food shelf director, in a recent interview. The...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Lifestyles    November 27, 2014

Barnum grad joins U of M equestrian team

Miriah Parker encountered many difficulties as she grew and matured through the years. At 4½ days old, doctors and nurses worked feverishly to revive her as she struggled to breathe as a...

 
 Lifestyles    November 27, 2014

Sound of song

Under the direction of Lori Koski, the Barnum High School junior high, senior high and swing choirs perform November 18 in the high school auditorium. Some of the pieces performed included "Autumn...

 
 Lifestyles    November 20, 2014

'Remembering, Honoring, Thanking'

Moose Lake Community Schools students in kindergarten through eighth grade hold a Veterans Program titled "Remembering, Honoring, Thanking" November 13 in the Moose Lake High School gymnasium. The...

 
 Lifestyles    November 20, 2014

Swans take icy swim

A flock of swans spends a chilly evening huddled together in Moose Lake last week just off the back yard of long-time residents, Craig and Lorna Davis. Lorna said ice formed around the edges of the...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    Lifestyles    November 13, 2014

Avoid winter weather risks, hazards

The Minnesota Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management (MN HSEM) has designated the week of November 10–14 as "Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week." Each day of the week addresses a...

 
 Lifestyles    October 30, 2014

Fun-filled Halloween Hustle

Dressed in their Halloween best, runners take part in the Moose Lake PTA sponsored Halloween Hustle Saturday at Riverside Arena in Moose Lake. Though there was no official timing of the 5K Fun...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    October 16, 2014

Dedication celebration

Ken and Pat Larson, creators of the pottery arch near the Moose Lake Public Library, Executive Director Jim Weikum of the Arrowhead Library System that provided the grant funds for the project, Mayor...

 
 Lifestyles    October 16, 2014

Walking for awareness

It was a beautiful day for the sixth annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk held in Carlton October 11. The walk is not a fundraiser. The event allows those who have been impacted by suicide to...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    October 9, 2014

Kyle Peterson finds getaway in rugby

In 2009, Kyle Peterson was 15 and spending the summer at his grandparents' home on Sand Lake, where he was close to his friends, Josh Cisar and the Gasserts. Kyle's grandparents were Tom and Grace...

 
 Lifestyles    October 9, 2014

School honored for blood drives

Willow River High School wins the traveling trophy for being the top northern Minnesota school for blood drive donations in the 2013-14 school year. Last year's six drives collected 325 units of...

 
 Lifestyles    October 2, 2014

'Remembering With Dignity'

Peter and Holly Barnett place flowers on a grave during the Remembering With Dignity (RWD) Cemetery Ceremony September 27 at the Moose Lake State Hospital Cemetery. Former state hospital residents...

 
 Lifestyles    September 25, 2014

Spectacular view

The sky glows with vibrant color Saturday evening after a storm rolls through the area where Moosehead Lake runs into the Moosehorn River. "What a spectacular treat," said Noreen Brockman who...

 
 By Ailene Croup    Lifestyles    September 18, 2014

Doc's sweeps Smokin' Rib Fest

Doc's Sports Bar & Grill of Sturgeon Lake sweeps the professional categories at Hinckley's Smokin' Rib Fest with a first place win in BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Chicken Wings and Brisket. They topped...

 
 Lifestyles    September 18, 2014

New royalty crowned

The Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels celebrate homecoming with festivities throughout the week, including dress-up days, fun competitions and sporting events. Earlier this week, both schools held...

 

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