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 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...

 
 By Staff reports    News    July 3, 2014

MLPD arrests woman for DWI, finds vehicle stolen

Tessa Marie Olson, 20, was arrested in Moose Lake for receiving stolen property, test refusal in the third degree, driving while impaired in the fourth degree and underage drinking and driving. A complaint from the Moose Lake Police Department...

 
 By Pine County Sheriffs Office    News    June 26, 2014

BANK ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

On June 25, at approximately 12:06 p.m., the Northview Bank located at 8132 County Road 61, Willow River, was robbed. The robber is described as a black male, approximately 5-foot, 7 inches in...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 26, 2014

Seven injured in I-35 rollover

Seven people were injured in an accident on Interstate 35 in Pine County on Monday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Chantell Ladd, 40, of Rochester, was driving a 1997 Chevy Blazer when she went off the road in the northbound lane at...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 26, 2014

Moose Lake building comes down

Ted Philman, owner of Ted's Glass Service in Moose Lake wasn't the only person watching the building directly south of Market Place Foods' parking lot being demolished June 21. There were a number of...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    June 26, 2014

'Remembering Our Hometown Traditions'

To celebrate the city of Moose Lake’s 125th anniversary, “Remembering Our Hometown Traditions” is the theme of the 2014 Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration. With numerous events scheduled...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 19, 2014

County board considers stronger assembly ordinance

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners is considering strengthening the assembly ordinance for gatherings of more than 300 people. This puts teeth in an ordinance that has been on the books for decades but never enforced. A $500 fee will be...

 
 By Linda Schaumburg    News    June 19, 2014

Future of post office uncertain

The U. S. Postal Service has scheduled a public meeting for 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the Sturgeon Lake City Hall to discuss the future of the city post office. The announcement came at the end of the Sturgeon Lake City Council meeting...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 12, 2014

'Strange' activity leads to arrest

Charles Joseph Zanol III, 41, Willow River, was arrested and charged with five counts after he was observed acting strangely by a Moose Lake police officer on June 1. According to the complaint from the police department, at approximately 10 p.m. a...

 
 By Staff reports    News    June 12, 2014

Election filing closes

The candidate filing period for federal, state and county offices ended June 3. For more information about who is running for office use the Minnesota Secretary of State's candidate finder tool at www.candidate.sos.state.mn.us. The following are...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 12, 2014

School board hires architectural firm, construction manager

The Moose Lake School Board approved hiring an architectural firm and construction manager at a special meeting of the board on Thursday, June 5. The board members spoke about their tours to the...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 12, 2014

Spring Fever Days this weekend

Mike Rudebeck has followed in his parents' footsteps in helping with community events, and he has been honored for his years of service by being named the grand marshal of the Spring Fever Days...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 5, 2014

Architectural firm recommended to school board

The Moose Lake School Board agreed to recommendations by Superintendent Robert Indihar that ARI Architectural Resources, Inc. of Duluth be hired as architects, and Oscar J. Boldt Construction of...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    June 5, 2014

Fire burns motel office, owners' home

The office of Sturgeon Lake Motel and the home of owners Morlin and Carol Kinnaman burned in a fire on Wednesday, May 28. Sturgeon Lake Fire Chief Mike Mikrot said in a telephone interview the call...

 
 By Eddie Jane Pelkey    News    June 5, 2014

Moose Lake building projects continue

Moose Lake City Engineer Joe Rhein presented an overview of the current Park Place Road project at a public hearing May 28 that was attended by Moose Lake citizens interested in the plan. Business...

 
 By Staff reports    News    May 29, 2014

MLPD arrests man on drug charges

Corduroy Lee Wayne Lyman, 24, of Pine City was charged with a count of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree and possession of hypodermic syringe/needle on May 18 by the Moose Lake Police Department (MLPD). According to the complaint issued...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    May 29, 2014

Barnum two steps closer to remodeling project

The Barnum School Board took two more steps in the process toward the addition and remodeling project for the high school and elementary school buildings at the meeting of the board on Tuesday, May...

 
 By Lois Johnson    News    May 22, 2014

Moose Lake school district eligible for 60% state funding for new school

Moose Lake school officials and community members were excited to learn that Triple Equalization Aid was included in the funding by the Legislative Education Committee that was awaiting Gov. Mark...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 22, 2014

Dollar General in the works

Dave Herbert and ground man Gordy Chalberg expect to finish demolition of the old R-3 Baits building in about three hours. "The building will be gone," said Herbert, owner of Dave's Excavating based...

 

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