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 By Press Release    News    October 10, 2019 

Downward trend in small game hunting participation

The most recent small game hunter survey from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources revealed the fewest number of hunters pursuing species like grouse, waterfowl and squirrels since the DNR began keeping track of these figures in 1969. Small...

 

Pumpkin Run and Walk set for October 19

It's time to lace up your running shoes and register for northern Minnesota's oldest Halloween-themed race! Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will be hosting the 14th annual Pumpkin Run & W...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 10, 2019 

Pine County conducting survey on outdoor recreation

The University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs, in cooperation with the Pine County Planning Department, is creating an Outdoor Recreation Plan for Pine County, scheduled to be complete in December of 2019. The team has released a surv...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 3, 2019

County Seat Theater presents "Hilda's Yard"

'Hilda's Yard' by Canadian playwright Norm Foster will open this Friday at the County Seat Theater. It's an exciting summer day in 1956 for Hilda and Sam Fluck. Newly on their own since their...

 

Willow River Schools need reading tutors

Willow River schools still need two literacy tutors for the 2019-2020 school year according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. The need is urgent and area residents are encouraged to apply now to begin helping students in October. B...

 

Fatality in vehicle accident

On September 16th at approximately 3:48 PM Pine County dispatch received a 911 call reporting a vehicle in the Kettle River near the city of Willow River. The caller indicated people in the water and that someone was still believed to be inside the...

 

Andres joins group as publisher

The newly expanded Northstar Media and Kanabec Publications has a new leader. Jeff Andres of Cambridge is the new group publisher overseeing seven newspapers, two shoppers, a monthly magazine,...

 

Speed limit to increase/decrease on Highway 73

The speed limit will soon change along Highway 73 in northeastern Minnesota. New speed limits take effect once new signs are posted. New signs will be installed Tuesday, Sept. 3, and Wednesday, Sept. 4. Speed limits will increase from 55 mph to 60...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 29, 2019

Become an Extension Master Gardener in Carlton County

If you have an interest in plants and gardening and would enjoy sharing that interest with others, apply to become a University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener volunteer. Applications are being accepted for the Carlton County Extension Master...

 

Youth to showcase a year of 4-H learning at Carlton County Fair

From Thursday, August 15 to Sunday, August 18, more than 120 youth from Carlton County will showcase the learning and achievements they have accomplished in 4-H at the Carlton County Fair. 4-H at Minnesota county fairs are not just fun annual...

 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to be held in Willow River

On Saturday August 17, 2019 from 9 a.m.—2 p.m., the Pine County Solid Waste Department will be holding a household hazardous collection event at the Pine County Highway Garage, 8165 Hwy. 61, Willow River. Please note this event is taking place at...

 

Highway 210 project delayed

The Highway 210 project though Cromwell is unable to be delivered in 2020 as planned, and MnDOT staff will attend the Cromwell City Council meeting Aug. 21 to give an update and field any questions. The project is now scheduled to be constructed in...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 15, 2019

Medica introduces insulin cost relief program

In Medica’s continuing efforts to address the rising cost of insulin, they are introducing a cap on the maximum amount commercial and individual market members will pay for their insulin. Starting January 1, 2020, all members of fully insured...

 

MCCU welcomes new branch manager

Shawn Adams has joined Members Cooperative Credit Union (MCCU) as the new branch manager for Moose Lake. In his new role, Adams will oversee the daily branch operations of the Moose Lake office....

 
 By Press Release    News    August 8, 2019

Fatal ATV accident in Carlton County

On August 4, 2019 at 12:06 p.m., Carlton County Dispatch received a report of an ATV accident at South Finn Road in Lakeview Township. The male driver was riding up and down the driveway of the family cabin when he lost control and hit a tree. The...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 8, 2019

UMD rocket takes second in worldwide competition

Courtney Laine, Moose Lake graduate and current University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) student, competed for the second time in the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) at Spaceport...

 

Officer-involved shooting in ML mobile home park

One person was injured in an officer-involved shooting Monday in Moose Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Law enforcement officials were...

 

Little Free Library opens

A new free library is now available at the home of Mark and Heidi Anderson in the Kasper addition of Moose Lake. The library was donated by Alpha Delta Kappa and built by Jim Anderson. Books for...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 1, 2019

New apartment project approved in Cloquet

The new apartment project “14th Street Apartments III” has been approved to start in Cloquet, MN in the Hilltop Neighborhood. There are 36 market rate units to be constructed, joining the existing 40 units at the 14th Street Apartments...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 1, 2019

"American Pickers" to film in Minnesota

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the area in October 2019. American Pickers is a...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 1, 2019

New law prohibits e-cigarette use in no-smoking areas

Starting August 1, all Minnesotans can breathe easier. That day, a new law goes into effect that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces where smoking is already banned. The law expands the definition of smoking in the Minnesota Clean Indoor...

 

Barnum School District needs five reading, math tutors for 2019-20 school year

The Barnum School District needs four literacy tutors and one math tutor for the 2019-2020 school year according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. Minnesota is reported to have one of the largest achievement gaps in the nation,...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 25, 2019

Gustafson Family recognized as a 2019 'U of M Farm Family'

The Gustafson family of Mahtowa has been named Carlton County's "2019 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota. The Farm Family Recognition Program has existed for over 30 years and...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 18, 2019

Songs of Hope to perform at the Encore Performing Arts Center in Cloquet

For the first time in its twenty-eight year history, the global Songs of Hope performance company will be performing in Cloquet, presenting a single, afternoon concert at the Encore Performing Arts Center, on Saturday, July 20, at 2:00 p.m. The...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 11, 2019

Mercy to hold information sessions on Diabetes Prevention Program

Mercy Hospital will be holding two information sessions about its Diabetes Prevention Program. Community members are invited to the free information sessions to learn how this lifestyle change program can help people with prediabetes cut their risk...

 

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