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 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...

 
 By Colette Stadin    Lifestyles    September 11, 2014

'Finish the Fight'

With the lake as our backdrop and good company our surrounding, more than just the sun was shining Saturday for the Relay For Life of Southern Carlton County held at Moose Lake City Park. The...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 4, 2014

Moose Lake ready to Relay

The Southern Carlton County Relay For Life almost didn't happen this year. Changes at the local office of the American Cancer Society and former volunteers stepping down meant it was down to just a...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 28, 2014

Local farm recognized as Century Farm

Tom Zuk recalled the days when he had three pickup loads of exhibits to take to the fair. This year the farm near Kettle River that he once owned was recognized as a Century Farm at the Carlton County...

 
 Lifestyles    August 21, 2014

Dirt-flyin' fun at the fair

A girl and her horse have some dirt-flyin' fun as they compete in the jumping figure 8 race during the 4H Horse Show Saturday at the Carlton County Fair in Barnum....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 21, 2014

Automba celebrates centennial

The Automba Township Centennial Celebration was held Sunday, August 10....

 
 Lifestyles    August 14, 2014

Kettle River festivities

Kettle River bustles with activity during the 30th annual Ma and Pa Kettle Days....

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    August 14, 2014

Father, son team mark success in elk business

It was the majesty of the bull elk that caused Craig and Klint Wylie to create Wolf Creek Elk Ranch in Sturgeon Lake, and the opportunity of a growing business that kept them there. "The way we got...

 
 Lifestyles    August 7, 2014

Gardener's delight

Carlton County Master Gardeners presented a self-guided tour of four residential gardens in the Kettle River area July 29. The event was free and open to the public. Each of the featured gardeners...

 
 By Emilee Franklin    Lifestyles    July 31, 2014

Whiskey rocks, hasn't missed a beat

What led to the Whiskey River reunion that was a major focus of the All-Class Reunion in Moose Lake a few weeks ago? Guyal Nelson, Moose Lake's Riverside Arena manager, first thought about it when he...

 

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