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 By Staff reports    News    August 18, 2016 

County approves .5% sales tax

In January, Pine County shoppers will begin paying a half cent on every dollar to help pay for the roads on which they drive. A public hearing was held on Tuesday, August 16, at the Pine County Courthouse on the proposal of a half-percent increase...

 
 By Press reports    News    August 18, 2016 

'Warrant workout' day set for Aug. 25

On Thursday, August 25, the Carlton County criminal justice community is sponsoring a “warrant workout” event at the Carlton County Courthouse in Carlton. The event will offer anyone with an outstanding Minnesota arrest warrant an opportunity to...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 18, 2016 

New school details presented to board

Katie Hildenbrand and Lindsey Fetzik of Architectural Resources Inc. (ARI) presented details about the athletic fields, new bus garage, playground and interior flooring for the new school to the Moose...

 
 News    August 18, 2016 

Demo day

It was demolition day in Barnum August 11 as the former lumber yard buildings come down. The buildings were located along Front Street in Barnum....

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    August 11, 2016

Flood damage assessments continue across county

Pine County is still assessing damages from last month's flooding - and taking note of what to do differently next time. According to Emergency Management Coordinator Denise Baran of the Pine County...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 11, 2016

MLPD has Narcan kits

Two Moose Lake squad vehicles now carry Narcan kits, Moose Lake Police Chief Bryce Bogenholm announced to the Carlton County TRIAD group at the meeting on Wednesday, August 3, at the Carlton County Tr...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    August 11, 2016

Pine County proposes sales tax

The Pine County Transportation Committee proposed at the regular county board meeting last Monday replacing the wheelage tax with a sales tax to fund county road projects. District 1 Commissioner Steve Hallan explained the proposal entails adding a...

 
 By Staff reports    News    August 4, 2016

Growing rap sheet for local woman

A Sandstone woman who was previously convicted of breaking into the old East Central Elementary School last year made statewide news last week for allegedly dragging an officer with her car after she was confronted for shoplifting in North Branch....

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 4, 2016

Moose Lake welcomes new administrator

Tim Peterson, Moose Lake's new city administrator, spent just a few days on his new job when floodwaters threatened to swamp homes and businesses. "There is nothing like a flood to get one out to...

 
 By Press reports    News    July 28, 2016

Another powerful storm slams region

As of Tuesday, July 26, many were still without power following severe thunderstorms that ripped through the region July 21. According to Lake Country Power (LCP), crews were wrapping up their sixth...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 28, 2016

Cloquet man arrested for burglary

A Cloquet man is facing a felony charge after allegedly breaking into the Pine County impound lot in Sandstone. On July 18, Branden David Welch, 34, was arrested on charges of possession of burglary or theft tools, a felony, and tampering with a...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 21, 2016

Moose Lake man facing child solicitation charges

A Moose Lake man is in Pine County Jail facing two felony charges after sending sexual solicitations to his stepdaughter's 14-year-old friend via text messages and in person. According to the Pine...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 21, 2016

Community pulls together

All-day rains on Monday, July 11, following rains the week before, added up to 10 inches or more that fell over the region, resulting in high water in the rivers and lakes that flooded shorelines and...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 14, 2016

FIGHTING FLOODWATERS

Though Tuesday afternoon provided clear skies and welcome sunshine, it did not stop the threat of rising rivers and lakes. Storms throughout the regions Sunday and Monday filled water sources to...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    July 14, 2016

Bruno teen drowns in Kettle River

A drowning occurred in the Kettle River at Banning State Park, west of Askov, on Wednesday, July 6. The victim, 15-year-old Dustin Compton of Bruno, was swimming with friends when the accident...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 14, 2016

Moose Lake Agate Days this weekend

Gary Pitoscia and Roger Biebl of the Carlton County Gem and Mineral Club are gearing up for another big show this weekend at the Moose Lake Community School gym and outside in the elementary parking...

 
 News    July 7, 2016

Two arrested for Cromwell robbery

On Sunday evening, July 3, at approximately 9 p.m., the Carlton County Sheriff's Office received a report of a robbery involving a handgun near the Cromwell Pavilion in the city of Cromwell. The...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    July 7, 2016

Carlton County rehires HHS Director Dave Lee

In an unexpected move, the Carlton County Board of Commissioners at their meeting June 27 rehired Dave Lee to his old position as director of the Carlton County Health and Human Services. Lee had been hired and worked for one month as the Public...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    June 30, 2016

Man injured in motorcycle crash

On June 17 at 10:47 a.m., Carlton County 911 received a call of a motorcycle accident at the intersection of County Road 10 and Sand Lake Road in Moose Lake Township. Matthew David Carlson, 24, of Sturgeon Lake was traveling southbound on County...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    June 30, 2016

Vehicle stolen from Silver Township

On Sunday, June 26, the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle stolen from Carlson Road in Silver Township (west of Moose Lake). The vehicle was taken from the owner’s driveway during the night. It is a 2003...

 
 By Press reports    News    June 23, 2016

Man charged in Barnum kidnapping

According to the Carlton County Sheriff's Office, on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. the sheriff's office received a report of a burglary/kidnapping in the city of Barnum. Upon responding, deputies learned a...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    June 23, 2016

Former cult leader in Pine County Jail

The former leader of an alleged cult that was once based just west of Finlayson finally appeared in a Pine County courtroom on Monday morning, after spending the past year in a Brazilian jail. Victor...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    June 23, 2016

Strong storms slam area Sunday

Area electric companies were busy restoring power earlier this week when a storm cell hit Sunday evening packing 70 mph winds, according to the warnings from the National Weather Service. The winds...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    June 23, 2016

Hands-on training

Flames soar as firefighters from the Moose Lake, Kettle River and Carlton fire departments practice hosing down a propane tank fire at a training on Wednesday, June 15, at the Moose Lake Emergency...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 16, 2016

City official faces criminal sexual contact charges

Former legislative candidate and city planner/community development director for the city of Pine City, Nathan Lawrence Johnson, 38, was arrested on two felony counts of criminal sexual contact and tw...

 

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