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Fly-In, Drive-In

Saturday's Fly-in, Drive-in Breakfast at the Moose Lake-Carlton County Airport draws a crowd....

 

MLPD begins SAFE program for seniors

The Moose Lake Police Department has started a SAFE (Senior Assistance Freedom Enrichment) program for senior citizens or others with special needs. According to information from the police...

 

Move to new school building under way

The Moose Lake School Board approved a lease for 20/20 Revenue Maximization Partners, LLC for renting the elementary office space in the old school, at the meeting of the board on Monday, June 19. In...

 

Spring Fever Days

The kickoff to this year's Barnum Spring Fever Days was the annual treasure hunt. Clues were published for four weeks in the Moose Lake Star-Gazette and posted at the Barnum City Office. The finder...

 

Local non-profit works to rescue donkeys

If you sit with Kym Garvey in her residence located on 16 acres in Barnum, you are highly likely to hear more than one bray of a donkey. The majority of the land is fenced to hold 13 donkeys that...

 

Man dies in ATV accident

A Sturgeon Lake man lost his life in an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident Saturday. On June 3, at 1:30 p.m. Pine County 911 received a report of an ATV accident on Cane Creek and Degerstrom Roads in Finlayson Township. Callers reported an ATV...

 
 By Al Rose    Local News    June 8, 2017

Water-Cross rivalry

In a case of sibling rivalry at the Grand Prix Snowmobile Water-Cross "Cold Water Challenge" on Moosehead Lake in Moose Lake on Sunday, June 4, younger brother Trevor Fjosne, No. 27, and older...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Local News    June 8, 2017

Seniors celebrate

Barnum High School seniors celebrate graduation June 2. Commencement exercises were held at the school....

 

A Memorial Day tradition

Each year, as part of the Memorial Day service in Moose Lake, the Color Guard, scouts and others walk to Veterans' Park, at the corner of Birch Avenue and Seventh Street. The scouts lay poppies near...

 

Moose Lake High School Class of 2017

The Moose Lake High School class of 2017 graduates toss their mortarboards concluding the May 28 commencement ceremony. This is the last class to graduate from this school building as the new campus...

 

Willow River High School Class of 2017

Mortarboards fly May 26 as the Willow River High School class of 2017 graduates....

 

Chmielewski celebrates 90th at Polkafest

Florian Chmielewski celebrated his 90th birthday at the 39th International Polka Festival at Grand Casino, Hinckley, on the weekend of May 19-21. Florian was born February 10, 1927, near Sturgeon...

 

Board committed to sports cooperative

Citizens concerned about the future of the Moose Lake/Willow River sports cooperative filled the room at the Moose Lake School Board meeting on Monday, May 22. Michael Olson, a freshman at Moose Lake...

 

Honoring the memory of our heroes in uniform

BARNUM and MAHTOWA Peterson Westerberg American Legion Post #415 of Barnum will conduct Memorial Day Services at the Barnum High School auditorium on May 29 at 10 a.m. Music provided by the Barnum High School band, directed by Jeff Gilbertson. Guest...

 
 By Dan Reed    Local News    May 18, 2017

Free dental care available for veterans

Duane Brownie, Carlton County Veterans Service Officer, announced veterans will be able to get free dental care on a one day basis Saturday, June 24. Dentists from nearly 450 Aspen Dental-branded practices in 35 states will open their doors for...

 

Historic dual-enrollment agreements with Minnesota's four tribal colleges signed

Students at Minnesota’s tribal colleges have unprecedented access to a four-year baccalaureate education through a historic collaboration with Bemidji State University. At a May 12 signing ceremony at Bemidji State’s American Indian Resource...

 

Ready, set, run!

Beautiful weather graced those running in the Saturday, May 6, Mercy Foundation Moose Run. The Moose Run is held each year on the first Saturday in May in the Moose Lake City Park. A free kids fun...

 

Riverside Arena gets facelift

Improvements are under way at Riverside Arena in Moose Lake, totaling $350,000. The improvements include new siding, a new entrance door, a dehumidification system, an air exchanger, an exterior...

 

Board approves superintendent agreement

At the April 18 Willow River school board meeting, the board approved the superintendent agreement with Elementary Principal Bill Peel to serve as Willow River’s superintendent/elementary principal for 2017-20. Peel had been interviewed on...

 

SANE program offers quality care to victims

In the past year since WINDOW launched its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program in April 2016, they have responded to 23 sexual assault victims. Eleven of these assaults were in Pine County,...

 

Local ball field to be dedicated

John Lund, a representative of the Kettle River softball team, proposed to the Kettle River City Council at its meeting April 11 that the Kettle River Softball Park be dedicated to Rick Peterson, a...

 

LifeSmarts competes at nationals

The Willow River LifeSmarts team competes at the National LifeSmarts Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 21-24. Team members include: Madi Moen, Nick Kenyon, Julia Peterson (captain),...

 

Expo success

A successful Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo was held Saturday, April 22, at Riverside Arena. According to Chamber Director Dusty Wilson, this first ever expo featured 53 tables and...

 

Concerned parents address board

The audience space was filled with concerned parents at the Barnum School Board meeting on Tuesday, April 18. Most of them were concerned about the proposal for two sections of fifth grade next...

 

Easter Bunny fun

Madilynn and Mason meet the Easter Bunny at Moose Lake Community School on Saturday during the Annual Moose Lake Area Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis....

 

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