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 By Colette Stadin    Lifestyles    April 10, 2014 

Wienermobile wows

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and its "Hotdoggers" (Wienermobile drivers) make a stop in Moose Lake Monday. The visit to MarketPlace Foods was postponed due to snow Friday, though that didn't stop a...

 
 Lifestyles    April 3, 2014

Spring is in the air

Despite the lingering snow, recent warm days bring rain and ice, as well as the return of migratory birds....

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    April 3, 2014

Local students to travel to Haiti

Three students are going with a group of 10 to Haiti on a medical mission. The group leaves Sunday, April 6 and returns Monday, April 14. Lexi Crocker, 15, a sophomore at Moose Lake High School; Mitch...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    April 3, 2014

Options available for Lyme disease treatment

A self-admitted workaholic, Lisa Hoche-Mathews woke up the morning of September 15, 2013, not feeling well. She simply put her feelings aside and arose to get ready for work. “That’s when I found myself lying on the floor, drenched in sweat,” s...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    March 27, 2014

Sisters celebrate special 'St. Patricia's Day'

Patricia Ann Howder celebrated her 60th birthday on March 17. "It was honestly the best birthday that she's ever had," said her sister, Dr. Barbara Reed, in a telephone interview. "Being that her...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    March 20, 2014

Prepping for warm weather

A crew from the Challenge Incarceration Program chips out the ice in Riverside Arena, Moose Lake, on Thursday, March 13, to make the arena available for spring, summer and fall act...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    March 20, 2014

Monument one step closer to completion

The rock destined to become the monument to mark the location of the first Finnish Methodist church in the United States was taken from the ground on Friday, March 14. The rock is now in storage,...

 
 By Willow River Schools    Lifestyles    March 20, 2014

'Fishing for Knowledge'

Willow River School sixth-graders enjoy spring-like temperatures on Sturgeon Lake ice fishing with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officers and the crew from Fishing for Knowledge....

 
 By Colette Stadin    Lifestyles    March 13, 2014

Gobblin' good weather

It seems even the wild turkeys can feel spring in the air Monday, March 10. As temperatures reached highs near 50 degrees F, this turkey trudged through thick, wet snow along a rural southern Carlton...

 
 By Mike Neault    Lifestyles    March 6, 2014

Best of the beards

TJ's Country Store in Mahtowa holds its first Beard and Mustache Contest Saturday, March 1. The event was held in conjunction with a Vintage Snowmobile Swap and Show. Judges were Mike and Linda...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    Lifestyles    March 6, 2014

'Tarmac' this weekend

Passengers asked to watch over a man's suitcase, played by Jessa Behrman, Michael Conners, Nick Banta, and Kaitlyn Conners, pilfer his clothing in Willow River High School's production of "Tarmac," a...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    February 27, 2014

Library hosts 'funny juggler'

"Funny guy juggler" Sean Emery entertains at the Moose Lake City Council Chambers February 22 during a free performance hosted by the Moose Lake Public Library. Emery professionally trained with...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    February 20, 2014

High-flying fun

Moose Lake Elementary School sixth-graders show their hardy Minnesotan sides by venturing outdoors Friday afternoon for some high-flying winter fun. In an effort to escape cabin fever, they got a...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    February 13, 2014

New Wall of Fame inductees

The newest inductees into the Moose Lake Wall of Fame, Jay Noren (left) and Richard Pionk (represented by brother Richard and Sandy Pionk), are honored during an induction ceremony held at halftime...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Lifestyles    February 13, 2014

Barnum celebrates Snow Week

Barnum High School's 2014 Snow Days Queen Daron Mainville and King Lee Solomon stand with their court following last week's coronation at the school. From left: Jessica Smith, Lissa Warpula, Delaney...

 
 By Moose Lake Community Schools    Lifestyles    February 6, 2014

Sno Daze royalty crowned

Due to school being canceled for cold weather Monday and Tuesday, January 27 and 28, the Moose Lake High School Sno Daze 2014 court kicked off the week's festivities Wednesday, January 29 with Ugly...

 
 By Kristy Patterson    Lifestyles    February 6, 2014

Willow River's winter royalty crowned

Presiding over Willow River High School's 2014 Snow Week festivities are front, Snow Prince and Princess Hunter Klund and Marissa Eaton, and back, Forrest Jendro, Noah Casey, Sam Shepard, Bailey...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    January 30, 2014

Local racers win World Vintage Snowmobile Championship

Corey Prachar and Joel Burns of Willow River won the World Vintage Snowmobile Championship at the vintage snowmobile races in Eagle River, Wisconsin, on Saturday, January 17. Both competed with their...

 
 By Lois Johnson    Lifestyles    January 23, 2014

'Keep Cattle in Minnesota'

Approximately 30 farmers, from as far away as Iron River, and other interested people attended a workshop, held as part of the Sustainable Farming Association's Keep Cattle in Minnesota project, at...

 
 By Willow River Schools    Lifestyles    January 23, 2014

Willow holds Geography Bee

The 2013-2014 National Geographic Bee competition at the school level was held January 15 at Willow River School. The following students participated: first place went to Brody Motz in fifth grade;...

 
 Lifestyles    January 16, 2014

Student Council fills more than 100 shoeboxes with gifts

Once again the Moose Lake High School Student Council collected toys, school supplies, and other useful items from the elementary school students to fill shoeboxes that went to children around the...

 
 Lifestyles    January 16, 2014

Mercy's first baby of 2014

Amanda and Charles Belanger of Willow River are the proud parents of the first baby born at Mercy Hospital in 2014. Their son, Ethan Robert, was born at 9:02 a.m. on January 6, 2014, weighing 7...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    January 9, 2014

Danny Lilya writes winning essay

It was delayed for two years, but Danny Lilya, 12, finally won a hockey essay contest. He completed and submitted the essay for a contest in 2012, but the National Hockey League strike delayed the awa...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    January 9, 2014

Gamper's under new ownership

It's been two months since Joe and DeeDee Jirovec signed the purchase agreement to buy Gamper's Food, Liquor and Bowling, and the couple and their daughter, Hannah, 12, have had a good taste of what...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    January 2, 2014

Losing it all opened up new life for Phil Perrine

Life seemed pretty bleak for Phil Perrine after he suffered a traumatic brain injury during an on-duty accident when he was working as an accident reconstruction investigator near Vail, Colorado. He w...

 

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