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The Last Runner Standing

On the 8th of June, 105 runners gathered at the Grand Avenue chalet of Spirit Mountain to compete in the Last Runner Standing challenge. There is no set end time or length. This isn't your typical...

Two students awarded Katie Poirier Memorial Scholarship

The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Foundation announced that Mikayla Cozzi and Alida Hogan, two Law Enforcement students currently attending the college, have been awarded the Katie Poirier...

Pine County seeks state funding for phase one of Oberstar Trail

Pine County Auditor/Treasurer Kelly Schroeder requested permission at last week’s county board meeting to request funding in the state’s 2020 capital budget for phase one of the Oberstar Trail, a bike trail which would provide the missing link...

Judge Stumme sworn in for Carlton County court

Rebekka Stumme was administered the oath of office by retired Judge Mark Munger during a ceremony at Fond du Lac Triblal and Community College on Friday, May 31. Stumme will preside as a judge in the...

Moose Lake School Board committee reviews projects

The list of needed projects was discussed at the Moose Lake Facilities Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 5. The list includes: softball field, lawn mowing equipment, a new handicap accessible...

Barnum School Board talks RJM Park fixes

Improvements at the RJM Park, owned in partnership between the school and City, was the main topic of discussion at the working meeting of the Barnum School Board on Tuesday, June 4. The concrete...

Windemere Township website updated

The new Windemere Township website is up and running. Clerk Scott Danelski reported at the May 9 township meeting that residents can subscribe to receive alerts for road closures, flooding, meeting notices, etc. “If you have any pictures, send...

Moose Lake Airport to host Fly-in, Drive-in Pancake Breakfast

The Lake Air Flying Club and the Moose Lake Kiwanis Club will kick off the summer season with their annual Fly-In, Drive-In Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at Kovanen Field, south of Moose Lake, this Saturday, June 15th. The breakfast will start at...

Local photographer wins book award

Craig Blacklock’s recent book, ST. CROIX & NAMEKAGON RIVERS — The Enduring Gift received lots of media attention when it came out in April 2018, including major stories in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, on Twin Cities...

New skeleton addition to Mercy

Anna Koski of the Diagnostic Imaging department at Mercy Hospital brought a skeleton to the Mercy/Augustana/Cassia Care Auxiliary meeting on June 3 to show the skeleton that had been purchased with...

Franklin says farewell after nearly 17 years in business

On the trip to Denver two weeks ago, I got an email about a proposed news release on the possible sale of our family's newspapers. It listed all the pertinent information on the details of the sale of the papers from our family to the Johnson...

Moose Lake Public Library Corner

Hi friends! The sun finally decided to come out to play, and with it comes the promise of a fun activity-filled summer! As was said in the last “library corner” write-up, we at the library love that you enjoy coming in to check out materials,...

Moose Lake senior defends state championship title

Danny Lilya, a Moose Lake High School senior and graduate, won the state championship in shot put for the second year in a row and came in second in the discus throw at the state tournament on June 7...

We're talking baseball

“We’re talking baseball, Kluszewski Campenella, yadda, yadda, yadda, maybe even Bobby Feller.” Although I may not remember the words, I certainly remember the fun. Around my house, I have been...

Ethical censorship for judges

Recently, a judge in Utah was suspended without pay for six months. The reason: he made a series of statements critical of President Trump, both in and out of court. As the story circulated on social media, a lot of people were outraged that a...

Ask a Trooper

Question: Moped rentals are being considered in my city. Can you talk about the laws and rules that cover moped operations and if insurance is required on them? What is the difference between a moped and motor scooter? Answer: Great question as I...

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