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 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 2, 2015 

Construction to start on new school

The Moose Lake/Willow River cooperative sports program will have to find alternative spaces for practice fields for football and other sports while the new school is under construction, it was...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 2, 2015 

Comprehensive plan approved

The Moose Lake Planning Commission approved recommending a variance to the sign ordinance to add a new sign behind the Holiday Stationstore, located on Arrowhead Lane. The request was brought by Joey...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    June 25, 2015

Judge: MSOP needs major overhaul

The Minnesota Federal Court has ruled that the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), which operates under the Minnesota Civil Commitment and Treatment Act (MCCTA), is in need of major remedies to be...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 18, 2015

Study to investigate effect of pine harves on endangered bats

"What effects, if any, pine plantation harvesting has on endangered bats is the focus of a study that is in the process of being funded through cooperation between Enbridge and Carlton County," explained Greg Bernu, land commissioner, at the Carlton...

 
 By Eddie Jane Pelkey    News    June 11, 2015

Completion of hospital in sight

At the Mercy Hospital Board of Directors meeting May 26, Director of Support Services Keith Carlson announced October 1 as the projected completion date for the hospital renovation project. Should...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    June 11, 2015

Consultants evaluate Carlton County Jail

Lois E. Johnson Two representatives of the National Institute of Corrections spoke to county employees and others interested in the future of the Carlton County jail and justice system to give an...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    June 4, 2015

Lake Have Custom Meat Processing gets USDA approval

At times, the new facilities for Lake Haven Custom Meat Processing were crowded during the open house on Sunday, May 31. “We didn’t expect this many people,” one of the organizers said. Lake...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 4, 2015

Blackhoof Township sets biosolids moratorium

"The concern on using biosolids on farm fields centers on protecting the groundwater," explained Clayton Kauppila via phone interview. "The Blackhoof Town Board voted 2 for and 1 against establishing a moratorium for spreading treated biosolids from...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    May 28, 2015

Student addresses school accessibility

At the meeting of the Barnum School Board on Tuesday, May 19, Dusty, a Barnum High School student with disabilities, demonstrated how difficult it is for handicapped students to enter and exit the...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    May 28, 2015

Willow River school board creates receptionist position

The Willow River School board reviewed one potential secure entrance option, and the need to create a receptionist position to main the entrance, at its regular meeting last Tuesday. “When would you anticipate this position, in the fall?” asked...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    May 21, 2015

Future of family school support worker program unsettled

"The Carlton County Board of Commissioners has budgeted a increase of their share for the needed Family School Support Worker Program in the Carlton County school systems from 5.5 positions to 7 positions," explained Commissioner Dick Brenner after...

 
 By Staff reports    News    May 21, 2015

Police officers build positive relationships in community

Moose Lake Police Chief Bryce Bogenholm recently visited the Moose Lake Public Library to read to children during story time in honor of National Law Enforcement Week. Twenty-six energetic children...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    May 14, 2015

Judge Beiers speaks with TRIAD and Fond du Lac elders group

Judge Leslie Beiers described the court system to the Carlton County TRIAD members and the Fond du Lac Elder Concerns Group at the Fond du Lac Tribal Center on Wednesday, May 6. Beiers had been...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    May 14, 2015

Willow River audit clean

Matt Moline of Eide Bailly reported to the Willow River City Council Monday, May 4, the city had a clean audit. Eide Bailly did find that two bonds pledged as collateral by the bank were not rated high enough by Standard and Poor’s Rating Services...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    May 7, 2015

Fate of Liberalis uncertain

"Senator Tony Lourey and Representative Mike Sundin have been diligent in their support for CARE (Liberalis) of Carlton to my office," remarked Wade Brost, interim executive director of Minnesota Health and Human Services, during a question and...

 
 By Eddie Jane Pelkey    News    May 7, 2015

Cost control success at Mercy

Mike Delfs, CEO of Mercy Hospital, spoke to the hospital board about an agreement with Blue Cross/Blue Shield regarding its payment for coverage at Mercy Hospital at the Board of Directors meeting...

 
 News    April 30, 2015

Council donates to prom

Eddie Jane Pelkey Julie Nelson and Nancy Hedin of the Moose Lake Post Prom Committee requested a donation from the Moose Lake City Council at its meeting Wednesday, April 8. The council members approved a $300 donation from the newly-formed contribut...

 
 News    April 30, 2015

Barnum accepts offers

Eddie Jane Pelkey The Barnum City Council approved an offer from Wells Fargo Bank on the vacant lumberyard property at its meeting Monday, April 13. Wells Fargo will add $5,000 toward the demolition of the property, as well as paying the closing...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    April 23, 2015

Man dies in crash

A man lost his life on Sunday morning on Highway 23 near Duquette. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the driver and sole occupant of a 1999 Ford Super Duty truck, Patrick A. Nelson, 46, of Ham Lake, was driving at around 11:30 a.m. at a high...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    April 23, 2015

Input sought by dept heads

Dan Reed Duane Brownie, Carlton County's Veterans Affairs officer, proposed to the Carlton County Board of Commissioners at the regular April board meeting that a subcommittee be formed by two commissioners and a Keystone staffer to meet with each...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    April 16, 2015

Need for Hwy. 73 funding presented

Major legislative bonding money for state Highway 73 south of Cromwell was highlighted at a Friday, April 9 Minnesota State Senate hearing for the new state transportation bonding bill. Sen. Tony Lourey led a delegation from Carlton County that...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    April 16, 2015

Pine completes $12.5 million in projects

Pine County Engineer Mark LeBrun presented the 2014 annual roads report as part of the county board meeting last Tuesday morning in Sandstone. LeBrun said the county did approximately $12.5 million in projects which included several major culvert...

 
 News    April 9, 2015

Truck, train collide

About 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 6, while attempting to cross the railroad tracks, a pickup truck is struck by a Union Pacific train traveling northbound at the crossing on Erickson Road, just off...

 

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