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 By Tim Franklin    News    February 26, 2015 

Feed mill burns

An early morning fire on Thursday, February 19, took part of a long-time Finlayson business, Finlayson Ag & Hardware, but it remains open. The fire, reported around 3:19 a.m., destroyed the mill...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    February 26, 2015 

Footprint for new Moose Lake school approved

Members of the Moose Lake School Board unanimously approved the latest footprint for the new school at a special meeting of the board on Tuesday, February 17. "Now that's a 21st century school,"...

 
 By Ailene Croup    News    February 26, 2015 

Band wants elk back

Michael Schrage, a wildlife biologist for the Fond du Lac Band’s resource management division, requested verbal support from commissioners at Pine County’s regular board meeting last week. He asked them to support the Fond du Lac Band’s...

 
 By Staff reports    News    February 19, 2015

Sandstone teen's life comes to tragic end

The local man suspected of driving intoxicated behind the wheel and killing another driver last week has been officially charged. Charles Theodore Hendricks, 34, of Sandstone, was charged on Friday wi...

 
 By Press reports    News    February 19, 2015

Cloquet woman dies in crash

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 24-year-old Cloquet woman is dead as the result of a February 10 crash in Carlton County. The woman, Autumn Martineau, was the passenger in a 1996 Toyota Camry traveling southbound on Highway 33. As the...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 19, 2015

Anger, frustration at wolf control meeting

More than 50 farmers, loggers, rural residents, lawmakers and their representatives met in the basement hall at Gamper's, Moose Lake, to voice their frustration but also searching for answers to the fallout following the relisting of the gray wolf...

 
 By Pete Steen    News    February 19, 2015

Wall of Fame inductees announced

Moose Lake Community School's Wall of Fame will be inducting Janice Larson Razaq and the Triple Crown winners in the 2015 class. The induction ceremony will be held at approximately 7 p.m. in between...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    February 12, 2015

Following assault, assistance sought

Carlton County Sheriff's Office The Carlton County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the public to identify a vehicle and the vehicle's owner relating to a sexual and physical assault that...

 
 News    February 12, 2015

Blaze destroys home

A home at 4326 Lee Road in Moose Lake Township is consumed by fire Sunday afternoon. The Moose Lake Police Department responded to the blaze about 4:30 p.m. with mutual aid from Kettle River and...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 12, 2015

Liberalis may close, future uncertain

"Liberalis is set to close," announced Dave Lee, director of Carlton County Health and Human Services, at the recent Carlton County Committee of the Whole meeting. "The program continues to operate in the red and an aging building here in Carlton...

 
 By Carlton County Sheriffs Office    News    February 5, 2015

Barnum man injured in crash

A 28-year-old Barnum man was in critical condition after the 2004 Hyundia Elantra sedan he was driving left the road at the 3200 block of County Road 104 in Carlton County and crashed into a tree. Carlton County Dispatch received the call at 1:10...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    February 5, 2015

County help to reduce Augustana's bonding costs

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners has called for a hearing on February 10 at 9 a.m. to give Carlton County residents the chance to comment on county bonding power being used to help Moose Lake's Augustana Mercy Care Center raise $6 million to...

 
 By Ailene Croup    News    February 5, 2015

Bankrupt Riverwood to receive $17,603 payment

The Pine County Board of Commissioners approved payment of $17,603.40 to the Riverwood Center bankruptcy trustee at last week’s regular meeting. Riverwood, which provided mental health counseling services for Pine and several other counties in the...

 
 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...

 

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