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 By Lois E. Johnson    News    November 7, 2019 

Remembering a veteran

Lois E. Johnson Veterans Day, or Armistice Day as it was originally called, began on November 11, 1918, when the fighting in The Great War, later to become World War I, ended. The Armistice was...

 

Old school remains in limbo

People in the community have expressed concern about the old Moose Lake school. There has been no activity at the school for some time. "We have a great plan for the property," said Craig Anderson of...

 

A lively bit of music

Music has been a passion of Ted Eastman's all of his life, and now it is his saving grace. "I was 6 when my dad started giving me accordion lessons," he said in a recent interview. "I was 8 when I sta...

 

Mercy Hospital chooses to partner with Essentia

The Mercy Hospital Board of Directors passed a motion to explore a partnership with Essentia Health at the meeting of the board on Monday, Oct. 28. The proposal from Essentia Health was the closest...

 

Laundromat will be revived as the Copper Coin

Cathy Rudebeck was filling her car tank with gas one day in May and saw her future across the street. Kuhlman's Laundromat was for sale. "All of a sudden, it hit me," she said in a recent interview....

 

Student population affects Moose Lake School funding

The Moose Lake School Board discussed the student population at the school and the various groups within the population at the monthly meeting of the board on Monday, Oct. 21. “We had 31 percent of...

 

New meters this week

The new meters will begin to be installed the week of Oct. 28, reported Superintendent Harlan Schmeling at the meeting of the Moose Lake Water and Light Commission on Tuesday, Oct. 22. “The...

 

Sturgeon Lake on the rise

High water levels have been encroaching on Sturgeon Lake lakeshore owners' property, eating away shoreline this year after two heavy rain events. "A lot of people are affected," said Scott Quittem, a...

 

Storage containers allowed in Barnum

The Barnum City Council passed an ordinance to allow containers for storage in areas zoned C-2, at the meeting of the council on Monday, Oct. 14. Charles Young, the owner of a storage business on...

 

Audit report reviewed for Barnum Schools

The Barnum School Board accepted the audit report at the meeting of the board on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Andrew Grice from the auditing firm of BergenKDV presented the report. The report stated that 55...

 

Moose Lake remembers the Fires of 1918

People that attended the 101st Fires of 1918 Commemoration at the Soo Line Event Center on Saturday learned how the Village of Moose Lake and the surviving people in the area rebuilt after the fires s...

 

Francise fee coming for infrastructure improvements

The Moose Lake City Council discussed the franchise fee that will be added to electric bills to cover the cost of street and water and sewer replacements instead of assessments at the meeting of the...

 

Replacement of Willow River dam delayed

Replacement of the Willow River dam has been delayed for a year, the Willow River City Council learned after receiving a letter from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources early in October....

 

More discussion on housing project in Sturgeon Lake

Tanner Krauz met with the Sturgeon Lake City Council once again to give more information about his housing project at the meeting of the council on Thursday, Oct. 10. Krauz explained that he owns 13...

 

Celebrating a 100 years: Straight-line Surveying

Little has changed in 100 years in the world of surveys, said Ben Anderson, owner of Straightline Surveying in a recent interview. The business is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month. "I'm...

 

Celebrating a 100 years: Hamlin Hansen Kosloski Funeral Home

It was 1919 when Robert and Mabel Hamlin came to Moose Lake and started an undertaker service. The business exists today as Hamlin Hansen Kosloski Funeral Home. A 100-year Anniversary Celebration...

 

Barnum Schools look to improve school climate

With the school year up and running, the Barnum School Board and staff discussed attending various workshops and conferences that are coming up, at the board working meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The...

 

Barnum rejects all bids

The Barnum City Council rejected the current bids for the new liquor store, community center and city hall complex at a special meeting on Monday, Sept. 23. Tim Meyer of the Meyer Group, the...

 

Electric vehicles are the future

Seven electric cars have been charged with the Moose Lake Water and Light Commission's new electric chargers, reported Superintendent Harlan Schmeling at the meeting of the commission on Tuesday,...

 

Memories in miniature

Memories of growing up in a farmhouse have been recreated by Margaret Kiehn of Moose Lake. She built a replica of that farmhouse and recreated miniature furniture just like the furniture that once...

 

Former Berube Auto Sales in Barnum has new owners

W. B. Auto Sales are the new owners of the former Berube Auto Sales in Barnum. Noe Bravo and Tim Williams have purchased the business and are selling vehicles on the site or by special order. Bravo...

 

Barnum welcomes new high school principal

Gregg Campbell has come home. He is the new high school principal for the Barnum School District. "I married into the Barnum School District and both of our children are students at the Barnum Element...

 

Final levy for Moose Lake School may go down

The levy for the Moose Lake School District will probably go down, reported Business Manager Kara Burn to the Moose Lake School Board at its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 16. “The taxpayers will...

 

Barnum School sets maximum preliminary levy

The Barnum School Board set the 2019, payable 2020, preliminary levy at the maximum at the monthly meeting of the board on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The board will discuss the levy and budget at the Dec. 3...

 

Moose Lake sets preliminary tax levy

The Moose Lake City Council set the preliminary levy at a 2 percent increase at the meeting of the council on Wednesday, Sept. 11. City Administrator Tim Peterson explained that he recommended that...

 

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