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School holds dedication ceremony

School officials, legislative representatives, county commissioners and representatives of Architectural Resources Inc. (ARI) and Boldt Construction, as well as staff and other contributors, and...

 

Moose Lake Homecoming royalty crowned

Moose Lake Community School's Homecoming court is pictured following last week's coronation ceremony. Flanked by their court are King Ryan Barrett and Queen Josie Benzie. Pictured, from left: Keagan...

 

Willow River Homecoming royalty crowned

Willow River School's Homecoming court is pictured following last week's coronation ceremony. Queen Lindsay Peterson and King Thomas Gulso are flanked by their court. Pictured, from left: Laura...

 

New school athletic fields discussed

Brad Nelson, project manager from Peterson Companies, met with the Moose Lake School Board on Monday, October 9, during a working meeting to discuss the school's athletic fields. “Our portion of the...

 

Barnum Bombers Homecoming 2017

Lea Peterson and Saul Myhre are crowned Barnum High School Homecoming queen and king at a coronation ceremony last week at the school. The new royalty is pictured with their court, back: Emily...

 

School starts with 29 new students

Twenty-nine new students have started school in the new building, reported Superintendent Robert Indihar to the Moose Lake School Board at a special meeting on Wednesday, September 6. That increase...

 

Community celebrates new school

The ribbon was cut and the new Moose Lake Community School was opened to all who came to walk through the halls, explore the different amenities, tour the classrooms and meet teachers during the...

 

Students move in

After much anticipation, students and staff are finally able to move in to the new Moose Lake Community School building on County Road 10. Above, the School-Age Care children are all smiles in their...

 

Elementary students score high in MCAs

Most of the summer projects have been completed or are nearing completion, Superintendent Dave Bottem reported to the Barnum School Board at the monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 15. “The...

 

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...

 

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