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 News    January 29, 2015 

Car crashes into motel

According to the Moose Lake Police Department, just after 2 p.m. on January 26, a 43-year-old male from Wisconsin was taken to Mercy Hospital after his vehicle accelerated out of the Holiday Gas...

 
 By Staff reports    News    January 29, 2015 

MSOP resident charged in stabbing

Mauro Flores, 32, who was an offender at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), was sentenced to 21 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud after being convicted on one count of assault on another offender. According to the...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    January 22, 2015

City to see major development in near future

Shopko is coming to Moose Lake, Mayor Ted Shaw announced at the annual meeting of the Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, January 17. He added some paperwork has been signed, and Shopko...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    January 22, 2015

New K-9 for sheriff's office

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office will be obtaining a dog, reported Sheriff Kelly Lake to the Carlton County TRIAD group at the meeting on Wednesday, January 7. “A man from Buffalo has asked us...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    January 15, 2015

Pipeline prep in full swing

Since Monday, January 5, semi-trucks have been hauling 80-foot sections of new pipeline to a storage yard on Lee Miller's farm east of the Kalevala Suomalainen Kirrko Cultural Center on CSAH 131 four...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    January 15, 2015

Big crowd at pipeline hearing

A crowd estimated at more than 500 packed into the Duluth Downtown Holiday Inn ballroom to testify at a certificate of need hearing organized by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). About 360 signed up to testify in support and 120...

 
 By Minnesota State Patrol    News    January 8, 2015

Pursuit ends with one arrest

Minnesota State Patrol troopers were involved in a pursuit in the early morning hours of January 6 in the Duluth area that ended with shots fired at the suspect vehicle. No one was injured and the suspect was taken into custody at the scene. Duluth...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    January 8, 2015

Carlton County 2015 budget discussion tumultuous

The plight of unwanted animals, resolution of youth legal problems, and county struggles with expanding health care coverage for Minnesota residents prompted heated, sometimes pointed, discussion among the five commissioners on the Carlton County...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    January 1, 2015

Former Carlton County land commissioner dies

Milo Rasmussen, land commissioner of Carlton County for 34 years, died unexpectedly in his Esko home December 19. Retiring about eight years ago, Rasmussen, 64, was well-known in the region by local landowners, loggers and recreational enthusiasts....

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    January 1, 2015

Pine County welcomes new sheriff

Monday, Pine County will have a new sheriff. Jeff Nelson will officially be sworn in on Monday, January 5, at 10 a.m. at the Pine County board room in Pine City. Since the election, it has been a...

 
 By Ailene Croup    News    December 25, 2014

Pine County revenues above expenses

County Administrator David Minke told the Pine County Board of Commissioners, at last week’s regular board meeting, that expenditures are running even or below revenues as they approach the year’s end. Pay raises Commissioner Steve Chaffee of...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    December 25, 2014

Store fire leads to large donations

Lois E. Johnson Large quantities of food from MarketPlace Foods in Moose Lake has been donated to the Moose Lake Area Food Shelf and Friends of Animals Humane Society in Cloquet. An electrical fire...

 
 By Staff reports    News    December 18, 2014

MLPD makes drug arrests

According to a Moose Lake Police Department complaint, an officer for the department, in conjunction with deputies from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, pulled over a stretch limousine traveling northbound on Interstate 35 in Carlton County on...

 
 By Mercy Hospital    News    December 18, 2014

Hospital addition to open

Mercy Hospital will celebrate the completion of the first phase of its $38 million building and renovation project with an open house for its new addition. Area community members are invited to tour...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    December 18, 2014

Fire temporarily shuts down store

A bakery worker who came to work early Sunday morning, December 14, found a cooler burning at MarketPlace Foods in Moose Lake and called the fire department. “The call came in at 3:58 a.m.,” said...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    December 18, 2014

County-wide sales tax approved

As expected, the Carlton County Board of Commissioners approved a ½ percent sales tax increase for all sales taxes collected in Carlton County. It is thought that with notification to the State of Minnesota the sales tax increase will begin...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    December 11, 2014

County taxpayers save with cheap oil

Mike Tardy, Carlton County highway engineer, reported to the Carlton County Board of Commissioners that the October bid letting for County State Aid Highway 6 from Barnum west to Highway 73 just north of Kettle River was 46 percent below estimates...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    December 11, 2014

Pine County website discussed

Pine County is considering improving its website but what to add and at what cost are still to be determined. The county website was the focus of the county board last Tuesday at its meeting in Sandstone. County Administrator David Minke said there...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    December 4, 2014

Tax impact to be lower than estimated

Property taxes for the new school will be 20 percent lower than it had previously been estimated, the Moose Lake School Board learned at a special meeting on Monday, December 1. Greg Crowe, the...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    December 4, 2014

Second oil pipeline in county possible

Confirming rumors over the last few months, Enbridge Energy has set another round of public open houses to explain the second proposed oil pipeline to be built through Carlton County along the Sandpiper route. This second pipeline will replace an...

 
 By Staff reports    News    December 4, 2014

Man faces kidnapping charges, again

A former Hinckley man who was accused of three counts of conspiracy to commit kidnapping two years ago is in trouble with the law again. In late November, Jesse Michael Ericson, 48, and now of Harris, was accused of kidnapping another woman. The 2012...

 
 By Staff reports    News    November 27, 2014

ALCO files bankruptcy

With 198 stores in 23 states and after 113 years in business, ALCO has announced it will close all its stores, including the one in Moose Lake. Signs announcing the store's closing were placed in and...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 27, 2014

Upgrades may impact taxpayers

Costs for the boiler replacement project and smaller projects at the Barnum schools will be higher than it was first thought, Superintendent Dave Bottem announced to the Barnum School Board on...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 20, 2014

Mercy Hospital joins Wilderness Health

Nine regional health care providers joined and formed Wilderness Health, it was announced at a press conference at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth on Monday, November 17. "This is not a merger," said...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    November 13, 2014

Accidental shot kills hunter

Carlton County dispatch received a call at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, November 9 that a male had accidentally shot himself in his deer stand in rural Carlton County and was deceased. Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene and conducted an investigation. The...

 

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