Moose Lake Star Gazette - Serving Carlton and Pine Counties Since 1895

New landfill hauling contract saves $92,000 this year, $184,000 next year

“Hauling costs for the Superior, Wisconsin landfill have been bid openly for several years,” explained Heather Cunningham, administrator for Zoning and Environmental Services, at the Carlton County Board of Commissioners meeting on March 12....

Moose Lake Motel, long time business of city, lost in fire

People were concerned when black smoke rose above the treetops in Moose Lake around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13. The motel was on fire, it was learned. "The calls to 911 were around 11:30,"...

Transportation supervisor position spared from budget cuts at Moose Lake School Board meeting

No decision was made to cut staff when the Moose Lake School Board approved several budget cuts at the meeting of the board on Monday, March 18. The board meeting room was packed with people that...

Barnum prepares to build replacement community center, liquor store, city hall

The Barnum City Council passed a motion to hire the Meyer Group, an architectural firm from Duluth, to design a building that would replace the community center, the liquor store and the city hall,...

Woman life flighted to Duluth after snowmobile accident on Soo Line Trail

According to a fire department spokesperson, Lt. Steve Tranhaile, the Moose Lake Fire Department responded to a snowmobile accident on the Soo Line Trail on Saturday, March 16, at 3:30 p.m. A female...

Moose Lake awarded additional funding for new trail

The City of Moose Lake was awarded a $300,000 grant from Safe Routes to School, it was announced at the meeting of the Moose Lake City Council on Wednesday, March 13. That amount will be added to the...

Shopko closing

The Shopko Hometown store in Moose Lake will be closing, along with Shopko stores in other communities that had remained open after the corporation filed for bankruptcy on Jan. 15 this year. “I...

Sturgeon Lake city council seeks to improve fire hall, city hall

The Sturgeon Lake city council discussed possible improvements for the fire hall and city hall during its regular meeting on March 14. Fire Chief Mike Mikrot said the fire hall has numerous issues...

New windows for power plant, new meters for residents this spring

The Moose Lake Water and Light Commission approved a bid from NABO for the removal of asbestos around the windows in the power plant building at a cost of $7,250, at the monthly meeting of the...

Student and Family Resource Fair at Willow River

On Monday, March 25, Willow River Area School will be hosting a Student and Family Resource Fair to showcase area organizations that support the families of the school district. The event will kick off with an energetic presentation by guest...

Moose Lake Community School and Moose Lake Public Library Team Up for Fun Kids Event

On Thursday March 28, the kids at Moose Lake Community School will be attending a book reading featuring author Ryan J. Schroeder. Schroeder penned the book Colors of Minnesota. His book explores the state and the colors that envelope the Land of...

Moose Lake 12UB Girls finish as State Champions with an undefeated 40-0 record

The Moose Lake Rebels entered the opening round of the 2018-19 state tournament against the Red Wing Wingers, who came into the contest with a 33-3 record. The game was close in the opening period,...

MLWR 7th grade boys take second in 8th grade tournament

MLWR Rebels held their first annual tournament at Willow River on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17. The other teams that traveled to Willow River for the 8th grade tournament were Mora, Bemidji,...

Women's History Month and empowering women

The second I start talking about women empowerment, I know there is a selection of people that will immediately tune out or even turn away from this editorial with disgust. Some of you may think...

Emergency Room

I’m roaring down I-35 and we are way past breaking the speed limit. This time I’m not the guy sitting in the passenger seat watching my wife enjoy our new Tesla. Actually, I am in the back; the...

Do you have a calling?

Growing up on a Holstein dairy farm in central Wisconsin, I wondered if I would follow in my father’s footsteps. My dad, who also grew up in Wisconsin on a dairy farm, left home when he was 18 to seek his fortune in California. He found a job...

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 03/23/2019 03:35