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Moose Lake approves city water project

The Moose Lake City Council approved to move ahead with a plan to construct two new wells and a new wellhouse for the city's water supply at their regular meeting on January 8. The project, presented...

 
 By Bethany Helwig    News    January 2, 2020

2019 in review

JANUARY Jim and Barb Roth returned to Moose Lake to open Roth Chiropractic. The couple lived in Hawaii for a time before returning to the area for an ailing family member. Alan and Sharon Finifrock wo...

 

Nurses speak up on hospital deal

The nurses of Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake made themselves heard at the most recent meeting of the hospital board on November 25. During the time for public comment, nurses from various departments...

 

The Nutcracker comes alive

Moose Lake freshman Amanina Sheetz will perform the leading student role of Clara in the Minnesota Ballet's presentation of "The Nutcracker" on December 13 and 15 at the DECC (Duluth Entertainment...

 

Parents voice concerns on school not meeting goals

A group of concerned parents and citizens came to voice their concerns over goals in the World’s Best Workforce (WBWF) plan not being met at the recent school board meeting on November 26. Under...

 

Blue Santa Cops for Kids Toy Drive

The Moose Lake Police Department is keeping the spirit of Christmas alive with a toy drive aimed to help local families this holiday season. Last year the police department had "shop with a cop" but...

 

More utility tax cases end in refunds

Three more rulings were made in tax court cases in the continuing saga of utility companies seeking refunds for overpaying taxes. A number of energy and utility providers filed petitions contesting...

 

Barnum student heads to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Barnum senior Allison Began is headed to the Big Apple to participate in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. She will join up with Spirit of America Dance Productions to perform amongst a...

 

2020 Census needs takers to hit the streets

About 500 locals will be needed in Carlton County for the 2020 Census, and the Census Bureau is offering incentives to get those needed boots on the ground. Peter Alexander, a representative for the...

 

Barnum Schools transportation audit is a go

Bethany Helwig Barnum Schools’ transportation will be undergoing an audit after the board passed a motion hiring Watson Consulting Group to conduct the audit. The board agreed to the audit after a...

 

Council considers police department budget changes

Moose Lake’s city council will be looking into options to reduce costs at the police department. Councilor Walter Lower III brought up his concerns over the current budget at the regular city...

 

Moose Lake Motel to be demolished

The Moose Lake Motel, a long time business on Arrowhead Lane, will be demolished before the end of the year. The motel has been sitting empty and blocked off since March of this year when a fire left...

 

School Board to keep status quo

The Moose Lake School Board did not take any decisive action regarding the one-acre piece of property near the old school building. At the special meeting of the board on November 12, Superintendent...

 

Legion, Auxiliary invite veterans to join

With celebrations of Veterans Day still fresh in our minds, the American Legion and Auxiliary have put out the call for veterans and active military alike to apply for membership with the recent...

 

It's a pawesome time at Liberty K9

It was a dog lover's dream visiting Liberty K9, a dog training business in Barnum. When entering the home of Jenny Orn-a dog trainer and veteran-a group of four friendly dogs came to greet me at the...

 

National Novel Writing Month

It’s that time of year once again when I send out a group e-mail to my family that basically says, “If I don’t respond to your texts or messages, I’m not dead. I’m just writing. Please...

 

Rebels fall in playoffs against Cardinals

The Moose Lake Willow River Rebels traveled to Cromwell to face the Cardinals for the second round of playoffs on October 23, and lost 1-3. MLWR 25 - 23 Cromwell MLWR 15 - 25 Cromwell MLWR 17 - 25...

 

Decorated to thrill

At this time of year, it's common to see houses and lawns decorated with carved pumpkins, gravestones, fake spider webs, and all manner of Halloween decorations. There are casual homeowners with one...

 

Marketplace breaks ground for addition

Marketplace Foods in Moose Lake began breaking ground for a new addition to the local grocery store. The store plans on adding about 8,000 square feet to the current building. According to Manager...

 

Making the climb

This past weekend I was both pit crew and runner during the Wild Duluth races. It always amazing me what people can do when they put their mind to it. That was evident once again as I watched runners...

 

Rebels win first round of playoffs against Lions

The Rebels hosted the Lakeview Christian Academy Lions on October 21 for the first round of volleyball playoffs. The Rebels started off the first set with a strong lead which they were able to...

 

Rebels face Bulldogs at home

On October 15 the Rebels hosted the Carlton Bulldogs, last year's section 7A champions, for their final match of the season before playoffs. Before the game started, a moment of silence was held for J...

 

First National Bank celebrates 100 years

Over the past year, First National Bank of Moose Lake has been celebrating its 100 year anniversary with contributions to the community. Staff helped put together new picnic tables for the city park,...

 

Throw down the gauntlet

Everyone has at least one seemingly impossible challenge on their bucket list or “eventual goals” list. You know the one I’m talking about. The one you daydream about, that you’d certainly...

 

Cardinals swoop down on Rebels

The Rebels volleyball team traveled to Cromwell-Wright on October 1 to take on the undefeated Cardinals. In the first set, the Cardinals took an early lead, forcing the Rebels to take a timeout. The...

 

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