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Moose Lake School launches website on referendum

Moose Lake Community School launched a new website on March 29 to provide residents with information about the school’s referendum questions on the May 14 ballot. “CompleteOurCampus.org is the best place to learn about the needs of our students a...

 
 By Press Release    Sports    April 11, 2019 

Track and field athletes compete at Pine City

Results are listed by event with the place rank, name, and school of participants. GIRLS 100 Meter Dash: #1 Reese Miletich (Barnum); #3 Simone Pruette (MLWR); #21 Grace Stephenson (MLWR); #22 Ally...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 4, 2019

Nurses at Inter-Faith Care Center (IFCC) in Carlton, MN, join AFSCME Council 65

Registered Nurses (RNs) & Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) at IFCC were looking for the freedom to join together to improve working conditions in their workplace. They reached out to the American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 4, 2019

Local Artist and Organizations Receive Grants from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council

Local Carlton County artist and organizations were awarded a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council on March 21, 2019. Rural and Community Art Project Grant Cloquet Middle School of Cloquet was awarded a $5,000 Rural and Community Art...

 

Words hold power for Willow River students

Words have the power to unlock doors or destroy lives. That's the message presenter Eric Samuel Timm brought to Willow River Area Schools students Monday, March 25th in a funny, fast paced, sometimes...

 

Readathon at Willow River recognizes readers

A February celebration of reading involved Willow River Elementary students in a Readathon that raised money for the Willow River Parent Teacher Organization to purchase all the school supplies for...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 28, 2019

Memorial Blood Centers is calling all life-savers

Local blood bank Memorial Blood Centers invites all eligible blood donors to roll up their sleeve and give blood. Every 2 seconds, someone needs blood – from heart transplant and cancer patients to...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 28, 2019

Minnesota films featured at Highway 61 Film Festival

The 2019 Highway 61 Film Festival on April 4-7 will bring exciting independent films from local, national and international filmmakers, including great films from around Minnesota to Pine City venues. And, for the first time, the film festival will...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 28, 2019

Free trip to BWCA available for local veterans on July 9-14

The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is hosting a free trip for veterans to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Northern Minnesota July 9-14. This will be the second year that the Center has offered the trip for veterans that are disabled or...

 

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...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 14, 2019

Augustana awarded funding to improve behavioral health services

The Augustana Care Center in Moose Lake was one of 21 health care nursing facilities in Minnesota, through CareChoice Cooperative, to be awarded funding for a two-year performance-based improvement project to develop staff training and patient servic...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 14, 2019

Clearing meters, vents a crucial safety step during winter storms

Minnesota Energy Resources continues to urge customers to check and clear any buildup of snow or ice from natural gas meters and appliance vents. Additionally, icicles or ice dams should be cleared...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 7, 2019

State report puts focus on hospital patient safety

The 15th annual Adverse Health Event Report was issued by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on March 1. The report lists the occurrences of 29 reportable adverse health events in Minnesota hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers in the last...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 7, 2019

Grants aim to get more people hunting and fishing

Application deadline April 4 Groups that help people become hunters or anglers – or keep on hunting or fishing – can apply for grants from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Minnesota’s hunting and fishing tradition is still...

 

Quilt show on April 13 at Depot

Seam Sisters Quilt Group is putting on a quilt show April 13, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Moose Lake Depot. This is not a juried show, just a chance to admire the local talent. If you are a...

 

Willow River School ski trip teaches students a way to enjoy winter

Skis, snow, and sunshine made the Willow River annual fourth, fifth, and sixth grade ski trip to Spirit Mountain a day to remember Thursday, February 28th. In their third year of the trip, the sixth...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 7, 2019

Hundreds of Youth Urge Minnesota Lawmakers to Tackle Tobacco Addiction

Nearly 400 youth and adult advocates from across Minnesota rallied on February 27 at the State Capitol to urge lawmakers to address tobacco addiction and “Keep Lungs Loud.” Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of more than 60...

 

Agate Encores Community Concerts presents bold season finale on April 4th

Get your tickets and hold on to your seats! The final Agate Encores Community Concert of the season is quickly approaching on Thursday, April 4th at 7:00 p.m. You won't want to miss this performance...

 

Red Cross: Severe shortage of type O blood, donors needed

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter. Type O blood is the most...

 

First ever Carlton County Local Food Fair on March 2

Carlton County will have its first local food fair on Saturday, March 2 from 1-3 pm at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Carlton County Extension, the Carlton County Food & Nutrition Network & the United Way are collaborating to host this new...

 

Mahtowa Hosts Community Folk Dance

On Saturday March 2nd, 4pm-7pm, Salem’s Mahtowa Hall will light up with energy, hearkening to the days of old, as Salem Lutheran Church hosts a Community Folk Dance with Chilli Dinner. Music and calling will be provided by Northeast Minnesota’s...

 

Insurance tips if your water pipes froze and broke

You may have survived the recent extreme cold temperatures, but how about the water pipes in your home? Unfortunately, many Minnesotans had frozen pipes that burst and caused significant water damage to their homes. Water damage is one of the most co...

 

Counseling Corner: Recognizing Depression In Seniors

Everyone feels sad at times. Numerous things in life can leave us feeling blue. For most of us, this is usually a passing emotion that diminishes with time but for some people this sadness can be severe, long-lasting and life-affecting. That's when...

 

Moose Lake baits and catches a successful ice fishing contest

2019's 2nd annual Moose Lake ice fishing event on February 16 was a great success. Spectators and 141 fisherman stepped out onto Moose Head Lake Saturday afternoon to test their luck. With overnight...

 

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