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 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    September 25, 2014 

Gas drive-off leads to arrest

On September 11, at approximately 9 a.m., St. Louis County distributed information to area law enforcement regarding a gas drive-off they had in Proctor, in which the involved vehicle, a tan 2002 Chevrolet Suburban, was believed to be a stolen vehicl...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    September 25, 2014 

Funding sources for upgrades addressed

Barnum Public Schools Superintendent Dave Bottem told the school board he will seek funding sources for replacing the boiler in the elementary school and upgrade the ventilation and air handling...

 
 By Minnesota Crime Alert Network    News    September 18, 2014

Peter Kunze wanted

The Pine County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Peter John Kunze, 3/31/1970 and his two children, Sean Emily Hanson 4/8/1998, white female, 5'6", 150 lbs with hazel...

 
 By Press reports    News    September 18, 2014

Sex offender to be released

A civilly committed sex offender is to be released from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in Moose Lake, a judge has ruled. Cedrick Ince, 24 years old, was convicted of sexually assaulting two teenage girls when he was 17, news reports state....

 
 By Dan Reed    News    September 18, 2014

Move may impact development

In a letter to Carlton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Dick Brenner, the Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa "announced to tribal, state and local municipal governments and federal land managers its intent to apply to the U.S....

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    September 11, 2014

Man charged with murder

Robert Todd Ferguson, 51, of Cloquet is being formally charged with third degree murder and was arrested Thursday, September 4 in the city of Cloquet without incident. The arrest was a result of a war...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    September 11, 2014

Beware of new phone scam

People have been getting calls from themselves, Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake told the TRIAD group at their meeting on Wednesday, September 3. “The name and number on the Caller ID shows that...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    September 4, 2014

A nightmare in the making

Though Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) sounds like a theme from a science fiction movie, this concern for Minnesota lakes is real; it is ongoing, and it has no scenario where we wake up and it all goes...

 
 By Mercy Hospital    News    September 4, 2014

ER, urgent care access update

Work on reconstructing the parking area in front of Mercy Hospital’s new addition started the week of September 1. Access to Mercy’s Emergency Room and Urgent Care off of Highway 61 will be maintained throughout the reconstruction process, but...

 
 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...

 

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