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

Preliminary budget approved, water rates will increase

The city approved the preliminary levy of zero to two percent increase in property taxes at the monthly meeting of the council on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The council also passed a motion that the final...

Kettle River Film Project reaches across genres

The Kettle River Film Project, an award-winning film company consisting of local producers and actors, has dabbled in several genres of film including horror, documentary and local film adventures...

Fond du Lac Band files petition with FCC for Eligible Telecommunications Carrier Designation

Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to become an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC). The band will provide telecommunications services under a newly formed corporation...

Sturgeon Lake continues budget work

Budget talks resumed at Sturgeon Lake’s regular city council meeting on Tuesday, September 13, in addition to regular business. Since the last budget meeting, Clerk Carole Lahti, Treasurer Kathy...

'This changes everything'

The Moose Lake School District can get 60 percent off on the bond for the athletic complex improvements, Jodie Zesbaugh of Ehlers told the Moose Lake School Board at its monthly meeting on Monday,...

Good Neighbor Award presented to local man

A Great River Energy line technician, was recently recognized for his efforts when he acted quickly and decisively to save a dog's life last October. Ralph Skoglund was working with crews in Moose...

Runners scope out future competition at Eveleth Lions Invitational

The MLWRB Cross Country team competed on Tuesday in the Eveleth Lions Invitational Cross Country Meet. With a large number of the teams from the same 7A section present, the meet gave the Varsity teams a chance to compete against some of the same...

An electric home opener

The Barnum Bombers hosted the East Central Eagles for the Bombers home opener under a sky that became electric. The Bombers took the ball and ran with it early on, jumping to an early lead. Tyler...

Rebel football wins battle at the border

The Moose Lake-Willow River Rebel football team traveled north to the Canadian border to take on the International Falls Broncos last Friday night. Both teams started out slow on offense with...

The morning after

Sometimes the morning after is the worst hangover of your life. You swear you’ll never drink again. By that evening it’s “Fill up the glass. It’s my first one today.” Now there’s even a...

Glimpse into 1918: Flu epidemic spreads

Editor’s Note: World War I was raging in Europe in 1918 but another threat to human life was starting to rear its head in September. The Spanish Influenza Pandemic started to spread throughout the...

Missing slippers found in backyard (obviously)

Not to beat a dead horse of a different color, but we've seen this story before. An especially valuable, not to mention comfortable, piece of Up-North American history goes missing. Stolen. Pieces...

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