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Articles from the January 17, 2019 edition

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 By Press reports    News    January 17, 2019

New CEO at Mercy Hospital

The Board of Directors of Mercy Hospital has named Michael Youso, MBA, to the position of CEO, effective April 2. Youso will replace Michael Delfs who is leaving to serve as CEO of Jamestown Regional...

 

Five Sisters reopens on Arrowhead Lane

It has been over four years since Jenny Moonen opened Five Sisters in Moose Lake on Folz Boulevard. She named the shop after the five sisters in her family. Now she has moved her business to a new...

 

Mayor and city council members sworn in

Three city council members were sworn in at the reorganizational meeting of the Moose Lake City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Mayor Ted Shaw, Councilor Doug Juntunen and new council member Walter...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    January 17, 2019

Brenner new chair of county board

A year goes by and it is now time again for the Carlton County Board of Commissioners to reorganize and elect new chairs and vice-chairs for the Board and the Committee of the Whole and assign Commissioner committee assignments. Following a tradition...

 

Ongoing problems with hydrants in Willow River

Water and sewer worker John Mikrot spoke to the Willow River City Council at its regular meeting Monday, January 7, about an “ongoing problem” with the city’s hydrants. Mikrot recapped an...

 

Shopko will remain open despite bankruptcy rumors

The Shopko Hometown Store in Moose Lake is not going to close, said Store Manager David Loose in an interview on Jan. 10. A press release dated Jan. 9 and published in the Green Bay Press-Gazette...

 

Each chapter alters your life

When I was finishing up my time as co-editor at my college’s student-run newspaper, the opinion editor asked me and my co-editor to put pen to page and write something to the student body one last...

 
 By Irishdew    Sports    January 17, 2019

Rebel boys pick up wins over Aitkin, Wrenshall

The Moose Lake-Willow River boys’ basketball teams all won their games on Tuesday, January 8 in the Willow River gyms. The Rebels’ varsity got off to a quick start ahead of the Aitkin Gobblers leading 44-19 at the half. MLWR’s defense was...

 

Lady Rebels regain their winning ways

Lady Rebels Regain winning ways! The Moose Lake-Willow RiverLady Rebels broke their two- game losing streak with two wins against Eveleth-Gilbert and Wrenshall this past week. On Tuesday, the Rebels traveled to Eveleth-Gilbert to take on the Golden B...

 

Referendum decision will come next week

Lynn Dyer of ICS met with the Moose Lake School Board on Jan. 9 to prioritize the projects that have been listed from listening sessions with the board, the staff, the students and the community. The...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    January 17, 2019

Many road projects coming to Windemere Township

A couple of long awaited projects in Windemere Township will be moving forward. At Thursday’s regular meeting, the Windemere Township Board of Supervisors approved up to $30,000 or in-kind work to remove the collapsed culverts to Island Lake that...

 

Rarick endorsed by local Republican Party

The Republican endorsing convention held on January 8 determined there will be no primary for the Republicans and that District 11B State Representative Jason Rarick will be the lone GOP ticket on the ballot. The convention was held at 7:00 p.m.at...

 

Hugs and hellos for heroes

The Willow River Early Childhood Program recently held their 5th Annual "Hugs and Hellos for Heroes" event. Mrs. Chas Balut, the Early Childhood Coordinator explained that this is the 5th year that...

 

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