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 By Dan Reed    News    August 16, 2018 

Fond Du Lac tribal flag placed in Carlton County Courtroom

Sixth Judicial Carlton County Judge Leslie Beiers presided over an installation of the Fond Du Lac Tribal flag in the third floor courtroom of the Carlton Country Courthouse on Tuesday, August 7 with...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 16, 2018 

North Pine Government Center breaking ground in Sandstone on Aug. 21

The North Pine Government Center Project (NPGC) is now within the desired budget, and a groundbreaking will be held in Sandstone on August 21. The details, including bids and materials, were discussed at the regular Pine County Board meeting on...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 16, 2018 

Gateway Family Health Clinic in ML introduces new tele-psychiatry service

A new tele-psychiatric medication management service is coming August 15 to the Gateway Family Health Clinic located at the Pine Healthcare Campus in Sandstone and at Gateway Clinic in Moose Lake....

 
 By Press Release    News    August 9, 2018

Dollar General opens on Hwy 61

Dollar General's newest store at 8091 County Hwy 61 in Willow River is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    August 2, 2018

Restructuring MSOCS, 2019 county budget

All Minnesota State Operated Community Services (MSOCS) vocational sites are closing and reopening with the area services being provided by a new day program in the Cloquet area in May 2019 reported Dave Lee, Director of Carlton County Health and...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    August 2, 2018

No change made to ticket prices

The Moose Lake and Willow River School Boards met at Willow River to discuss ticket prices, sports fees, band performances, field updates, coaches’ contracts and trophies, at a liaison meeting on...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    August 2, 2018

New generator to go online mid-August

The new generator at Moose Lake Power will go online on Aug. 15, it was reported at the commission meeting on Tuesday, July 17. “The project is still on schedule,” Manny Day of NV-5 told the...

 

Resolution reached between Union and Windemere Twp

At the July 7 Windemere Township meeting, Supervisor Pete Steen read a letter regarding the Global Resolution between Windemere Township and International Operating Union of Engineers (IOUE) Local 49 and Road Maintenance Supervisor Mike Buetow. On...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 26, 2018

Break-in at Banning Junction

A break-in occurred at the Banning Junction C-store early Sunday morning, July 22. The individual who broke in took an ATM containing over $5,500 in cash and damaged property in doing so. Owners of...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    July 26, 2018

Red Cross offers free smoke alarms

Free smoke alarms are available to homes in the Moose Lake Area Fire Protection District by the American Red Cross. Tony Guerra, the Disaster Program Manager from the Duluth Chapter of the American...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    July 19, 2018

Changing and rearranging

“Discussions have been held with the Cloquet City Council to purchase the present Cloquet City Hall for county office space,” explained County Coordinator Dennis Genereau at the July 10 Regular Carlton County Board of Commissioners meeting....

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    July 19, 2018

Fire hall continues to leak in Sturgeon Lake

Fire Chief Mike Mikrot and Assistant Fire Chief Al Cekalla addressed the Sturgeon Lake City Council with a few concerns at its regular meeting July 12. The fire hall roof continues to leak, and no contractor has been found to do the work. There are...

 

Request for joint damage assessment

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) division has officially requested a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) joint preliminary damage assessment (PDA). • Since June 9, 36 Minnesota...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 19, 2018

Friends of Animals in Cloquet, to close doors indefinitely

The Friends of Animals Humane Society based out of Cloquet announced on July 11 that it would be closing its doors no later than August 5. Over the last year and half, “there were several contributing factors,” the society posted to Facebook....

 
 By Dan Reed    News    July 12, 2018

Carlton County board assesses road damage after recent storms

Carlton County Highway Engineer Jin Yeene Neumann reported major damage to CSAH 8 and CSAH 6 due to summer downpours in southeastern Carlton County during a Committee of the Whole meeting on July 3. Neumann estimates that 2.5 million dollars was...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    July 5, 2018

Enbridge Line 3 approved by MPUC

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) voted 5-0 to approve a certificate of need on June 18 for the replacement of the old Line 3 of Enbridge Pipeline. In further action, on a 3-2 vote, the Line 3 corridor was approved following most of...

 
 By Rebekah Lund    News    June 28, 2018

Barnum staple remains open

Despite rumors that the Chickadee Coffeehouse and Deli would be closing at the end of May, they will in fact be staying open, thanks to new ownership. Joe and Ashley Bonniwell of Sturgeon Lake took...

 

An inside look to River Road Fellowship

The case of Victor Barnard has been a source of interest and baffled horror for people not only in Pine County, but across the world. Reese Frederickson, Pine County Attorney and prosecutor of...

 
 By Molly A. Davis    News    June 28, 2018

Pushing for change

On Friday, June 22, Laurie Audette, her daughter Michelle and other members of Allen's Hope gathered to provide snacks, water and cheers to those participating in the sixth annual Push for Awareness...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    June 21, 2018

Carlton County declares state of emergency

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners declared a State of Emergency for portions of SE Carlton County mainly affecting county and township roads. The County Highway Transportation Department is...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    June 21, 2018

Change on Elm Street?

A poll about the direction of one-way traffic on Elm Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets is to be conducted, it was decided at the meeting of the Moose Lake City Council on Wednesday, June 13. ...

 

Rock arch rapids to be installed in Willow River

At the June 4 Willow River City Council meeting, Mike Peloquin, regional manager for the Ecological and Water Resources division of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and Jason Boyle, DNR dam safety engineer, were present to...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    June 21, 2018

Pine County probation update

The Pine County probation caseload is trending upward, said Pine County Probation Director Terry Fawcett as he presented the county’s 2018 comprehensive probation plan at the June 5 regular county board meeting. He highlighted the caseloads,...

 

Ketola puts in bid for Carlton County attorney

Lauri Ketola filed candidacy for Carlton County attorney on June 4. Her filing, she shared, comes after encouragement "by many people from all facets of our community ... including members of law...

 
 By Lois E Johnson    News    June 14, 2018

Kettle River planning commission considers opening campground

The Kettle River Planning and Zoning Commission discussed starting a campground in the city at the meeting of the commission on Wednesday, June 6. The city has nine acres located east of the...

 

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