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 Lifestyles    February 4, 2016 

Willow River royalty

Willow River High School's Snow Week 2016 Prince Wesley Mlaskoch and Princess Ashley Grutkoski pose with their court following Monday's coronation at the school. Pictured: Isaiah Leikam, Logan...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    Lifestyles    January 28, 2016

Gary Black, pilot for the love of it

Gary Black is the kind of pilot who doesn't take anything for granted. Though his vast flying experience could easily create overconfidence, Black remains steadfastly faithful to the rules of flight....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    January 21, 2016

'Wizard of Oz'

Immediately following auditions Monday, young thespians practice their roles in the Moose Lake Community Education and Prairie Fire Children's Theater musical production of "Wizard of Oz." Show time...

 
 By Willow River School    Lifestyles    January 14, 2016

'We R Willow River'

Willow River Elementary School students perform a lively song during an all-school pep rally themed "We R Willow River," with the entire community invited, December 22. The event was held to...

 
 By Mercy Hospital    Lifestyles    January 7, 2016

Mercy's first baby of 2016

Tara Lone and Shawn Kingbird of Hinckley are the proud parents of the first baby born at Mercy Hospital in 2016. Their daughter, Ava Jane Kingbird, was born at 10:06 a.m. on January 3, weighing 8...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 31, 2015

Community gives

Jenny Moonen, president of the Strengthening Our Christian Community (SOCC) group, presents a check for $7,000 on December 19 to Kayla Brune, the mother of Austin Thompson, 7, who has a brain tumor,...

 
 Lifestyles    December 24, 2015

Smiles with Santa

Little Kai Oetterer sits with Santa during an early December performance of "Miracle on 34th Street," presented by Barnum Community Education and the Barnum Community Club....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 10, 2015

Santa visits Moose Lake

Kelly Dorman brings her 1-year-old son, Damon, to visit Santa on Saturday at the Moose Lake city park pavilion. Though little Damon was unsure of the jolly St. Nick, many children took advantage of...

 
 By Moose Lake Public Library    Lifestyles    December 10, 2015

Library receives Books for Children grant

The Moose Lake Public Library received a "Books for Children" grant from the Pilcrow Foundation in May. The "Books for Children" grant is a two-to-one matching grant and Members Cooperative Credit...

 
 Lifestyles    December 10, 2015

Local family to receive

A "Best Christmas Ever" (BCE) gift tree at First National Bank is decorated Monday by Cindy Nelson, Denise Matuseski, Marilyn Youngberg and Doug Juntunen. The non-profit BCE partners with businesses...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 3, 2015

Santa to visit Moose Lake Dec. 5

With the Christmas holiday approaching, the Moose Lake community will start off the festivities December 5. A lighted parade will start at 4:30 p.m. Anyone can join the parade with a lighted float or...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    December 3, 2015

Senior Christmas Fun Day set for Dec. 8

All senior citizens in the Moose Lake area are invited to the Senior Citizen Christmas Fun Day at the Senior Dining Center on Tuesday, December 8. The day starts at 12:30 p.m. The Christmas party is...

 
 By Moose Lake Community Schools    Lifestyles    November 26, 2015

Student philanthropists

Members of the Moose Lake High School National Honor Society recently take some time to volunteer at the Union Gospel Mission in Duluth. The group had the opportunity to help in many ways, including...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 19, 2015

Dedication to fallen Marine

Mary Nordlund, Pfc. Matthew Milczark's mother, holds the gift presented to her by Moose Lake Mayor Ted Shaw on Veterans Day to commemorate the pavilion dedication as a memorial to the fallen...

 
 Lifestyles    November 19, 2015

We Scare Hunger

Moose Lake and Willow River schools participate in the We Scare Hunger food drive held during the Halloween holiday. The Willow River We Act group collected 1,528 items plus $45 in cash to be equally...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    November 12, 2015

Randy Booker: Local bus service a 'godsend'

Randy Booker, 49, of Moose Lake likes to walk. In fact, he said he walks five miles a day. But he no longer has to walk to his job. Since Arrowhead Transit started providing bus service in town, he...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    October 29, 2015

After heart surgery, baby Piper is home

Piper is home! Baby Piper came home last Sunday, October 25. She recovered much faster than anticipated after undergoing open heart surgery October 6. Piper is the 3½-month-old daughter of...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    October 22, 2015

Sturgeon Lake family displaced after fire

Theresa Dobosenski and her partner, Dan Duresky, were digging through the burned-out shell of their home on Sunday, finding the remains of possessions that had once been sources of pride. "I built...

 
 By Lynn Vongroven    Lifestyles    October 1, 2015

Supermoon Sunday

Though clouds often plagued spectators' view of Sunday's "supermoon" lunar eclipse, when the clouds broke the view was a sight to see. September 27 marked a supermoon (a slightly-larger-than-normal...

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    October 1, 2015

Royalty shines

Morgan Prachar and Joe Whited are crowned Moose Lake High School Homecoming royalty Tuesday during a morning coronation ceremony at the school. Students are celebrating homecoming this week with...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 17, 2015

Teaming up against cancer

Twenty-eight survivors celebrate 353 years of living after being diagnosed with cancer at the Relay for Life held in the city park in Moose Lake on September 12....

 
 By Al Rose    Lifestyles    September 10, 2015

School's in session

Students excitedly hurry to class for their first day of the school year at Moose Lake Community Schools September 8. With school in session and buses on the roads, motorists are reminded to watch...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    September 3, 2015

Anticipation builds for brewery

A brewery is coming to Moose Lake. Partners Shawn Wigg of Willow River, Paul Christensen and Ron Anick, both of Moose Lake, closed on the purchase of the former SOW warehouse, located next to...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    Lifestyles    August 27, 2015

What makes Moose Lake's gardens grow?

The beautiful flower gardens and trees along Arrowhead Lane in Moose Lake do not go unnoticed by local residents and visitors. The gardens and grounds are maintained by a crew from the Public Works...

 
 Lifestyles    August 20, 2015

Carlton County Fair rocks

The Carlton County Fair celebrates 125 years of fun August 13-16 at the Barnum Fairgrounds....

 

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