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Board approves facility updates

At a special Willow River school board meeting July 27, the board considered and approved all proposals listed in the agenda regarding facility updates. The proposals passed included structural...

 

School-owned building goes to high bidder

Moose Lake Community School Superintendent Robert Indihar gave an update on the construction of the new school on Monday, July 31, in a telephone interview. For the athletic fields, the track will be...

 

Schools plan open house events

With the start of the 2017-18 school year right around the corner, the schools are busy planning open house events. They are as follows. - Barnum Public Schools' open house will be held Wednesday, August 30. The elementary open house is set for 4-6...

 

Barnum school updates under way

The Barnum school board dealt with a light agenda on Tuesday, July 18, before closing the meeting near the end for the superintendent evaluation. Superintendent Dave Bottem reported a TV studio will b...

 

Counter tops delay building completion

Five counter tops are holding up the completion of the new Moose Lake Community School building, Superintendent Robert Indihar reported at the school board meeting Monday, July 17. “We can't get a...

 

School may sell family center building

The Moose Lake School Board, in a working meeting on Wednesday, June 21, discussed selling the family center located at 316 Elm Avenue, Moose Lake, and the playground at the old school. They also list...

 

MLWR sports cooperative struggling

Where Moose Lake/Willow River (MLWR) sports practices and games will be held was discussed by representatives from the Moose Lake and Willow River school boards who met on Tuesday, June 20, as the...

 

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...

 
 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....

 

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....

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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),...

 

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...

 

'Sleeping Beauty and the Beast'

Barnum High School presents "Sleeping Beauty and the Beast" by Wade Bradford at the Barnum High School auditorium April 7 and 8. Cast and crew: Prince Charmless, Laec LeKander; Princess Rose, Annabel...

 

Student council tours school

Moose Lake Community School Student Council members get a sneak peek tour of the new school last week....

 

Student artists compete at state level

The artwork of Moose Lake Community School students was judged at the state level 7A Visual Arts Festival held Monday, April 3, at South Ridge High School. Madelynn Stadin's "The Curiosity of Gracie"...

 

Board decides to not hire bus company

It was the consensus of the Moose Lake School Board at the monthly meeting of the board on Monday, March 20, to not hire 4.0 School Services to provide bus service for the school. After the decision,...

 

Student's invention solves problem

A problem with iPad charging cords disappearing plagued the technology department at Barnum High School. Technology Director Evan Lembke assigned his student aide, Carl Johnson, to find a solution,...

 

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