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 By Staff reports    News    August 28, 2014 

Attempted murder in Sturgeon Lake

A Sturgeon Lake woman is facing attempted first degree murder charges and four other serious counts after she allegedly shot a man during a domestic dispute last Tuesday, August 19. Karen Lynn Eaton,...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    August 28, 2014 

Future of long-eared bat could have massive economic impact

The five-year highway improvement plan was presented to the Pine County Board of Commissioners on August 19 by County Engineer Mark LeBrun. One obstacle in road construction, stated LeBrun, may be the long-eared bat. “Trees could possibly only be...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 21, 2014

Wanted felon now in custody

Jesse Michael Ericson has been captured. A felony arrest warrant was issued for Ericson, born in 1966, by the Minnesota Department of Corrections for violation of his supervised release in connection...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 21, 2014

Several accidents over weekend

Several serious accidents occurred locally over the weekend. According to Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole, on Saturday morning about 11:30, a 16-year-old girl and boy were riding on a four-wheeler on Meadow Lily Road near Hinckley when the...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 21, 2014

Board advised to build large enough

Building a new school large enough to accommodate students from other districts attracted to a new building was a caution presented to the Moose Lake School Board by first grade teacher Heidi Anderson...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 21, 2014

Candidates file for Nov. 4 election

Candidates for seats on two school boards and the hospital board have filed by the August 12 deadline. For the Barnum School Board, incumbents Tony Newman and Paul Coughlin filed for re-election. The...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 21, 2014

Candidates advance

Results of the August 12 primary election advance the following candidates in local races to November’s general election: – Carlton County Commissioner District 4: Susan Zmyslony (431 votes) and Mark Thell (359); – Pine County Sheriff: Jeff...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Home lost to fire

The Moose Lake Fire Department responds to a fully engulfed structure fire, the Labathe residence, the afternoon of August 6 on Sturgeon Island Road in Windemere Township. With assistance from the...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 14, 2014

Voters: No to school project

Barnum School District residents voted not to pass the nearly $16.3 million school bond referendum in Tuesday’s election with a vote of 709 no and 343 yes votes. Results are unofficial until...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    August 14, 2014

No tips policy causes concern

Local business owner Dave Lund held a public meeting at his restaurant, the Lazy Moose Grille, on Friday, August 8, to take comments from interested parties and to disseminate information regarding a...

 
 By Carlton County Extension    News    August 7, 2014

Butkiewicz' named Farm Family of Year

Each year the University of Minnesota and county Extension offices work together to recognize farm families across the state for their contribution to agriculture and their communities. This year the...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 7, 2014

Celebrating 30 years of Ma & Pa Kettle Days

It has been 30 years since community leaders came up with the idea of Ma and Pa Kettle Days, and the annual celebration continues this weekend, Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, in Kettle...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

Bear's Den in Bruno burns

The Bear's Den bar in Bruno suffers a total loss on the morning of Monday, July 28. Fire departments from Bruno, Askov, Willow River and Kerrick were called to the scene. The fire is currently under...

 
 By Mercy Hospital    News    July 31, 2014

Hospital addresses budget deficit

In response to a significant budget deficit, Mercy Hospital’s Board of Directors is considering reinstating a hospital levy in 2015 as an additional measure to the expense reductions already being implemented to address the shortfall. Mercy is...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    July 31, 2014

Two-vehicle crash causes injuries

On Sunday, July 27 at noon, Carlton County 911 received a call of a serious crash involving two vehicles on County Road 61 just south of the city of Moose Lake. An 87-year-old female, Phoebe Benson of Barnum, was traveling south on County Road 61 in...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    July 31, 2014

Assembly ordinance draws concern

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners is considering a new assembly ordinance to put in the teeth of enforcement for gatherings larger than 300 people in unincorporated, rural areas. Paul Gassert, county auditor and treasurer, is the point man...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 24, 2014

Settlement reached in sheriff's dept. lawsuit

A $29,000 settlement, plus legal fees, which Pine County Attorney John Carlson stated could reach over $100,000, was reached in a lawsuit regarding former Pine County Sheriff’s Department employee Anne Rasmusson and four Pine County employees. In...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 24, 2014

Local man facing felony charges

Lyn Franklin Jacobson, 30, Willow River, was arrested and charged with assault in the third degree, terroristic threats and endangerment of a child after an incident on July 13. According to a complaint from the Moose Lake Police Department, a Moose...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 17, 2014

Man robs bank, locks keys in getaway car

Moshood Kayode Olad Alad Itabiyi, age 22, of Brooklyn Center was formally charged with aggravated robbery in the first degree and burglary in the third degree. Itabiyi is being held at Carlton County...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 17, 2014

45th annual Agate Days this weekend

Back in 1969, a truck load of dirt seeded with agates was dumped on Elm Avenue downtown, and a Gem and Mineral Show was set up in a tent between the bank and Lake Theater. That was 45 years ago. The...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 17, 2014

Preliminary concepts for new school presented

Two architects from ARI presented concept drawings of two versions of a new school to the Moose Lake School Board at an Ad Hoc Committee meeting on Tuesday, July 8. One concept was of a pre-K through...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    July 10, 2014

BARNUM BANK ROBBED

On July 10, 2014 at approximately 3:35 pm, the Northview Bank in Barnum, Minnesota reported that a black male walked into the bank, brandished a handgun, and demanded money from a teller. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office responded, along with...

 
 By Press reports    News    July 10, 2014

Man arrested for driving into deputy

A Brook Park man is facing two felony charges for an incident on July 4 in which he drove into a Pine County deputy while he was driving. Justin Roy Steiner, 31, of Brook Park, was charged with use of deadly force against a peace officer, fleeing a...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 3, 2014

Law enforcement continues search for bank robbery suspect

On June 25, at approximately 12:06 p.m., the Northview Bank, located at 8132 County Road 61, Willow River, was robbed. Pine County Chief Deputy Rick Giese said the sheriff's office was notified when...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    July 3, 2014

SWAT team attends Z.E.R.T. training

Some residents of Pine County are questioning Sheriff Robin Cole for taking part in a non-government training exercise in southern Minnesota last weekend. A total of four members of the Pine County SWAT team were in Morristown last weekend with...

 

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