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Articles from the March 5, 2020 edition

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 By Dan Reed    News    March 5, 2020

Watered-down Tobacco Ordinance passes

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners, after deleting several portions of the proposed new Tobacco Ordinance, unanimously passed the Ordinance with a May 1 enforcement date. The ban on the sale of tobacco products, flavored and unflavored, and...

 

Grand reopening of Sonshine Closet next week

The Sonshine Closet in Moose Lake, located on Folz Blvd, will be celebrating their grand reopening over the week of March 10-14, presenting their new logo and store perks. "During the week of our...

 

Complaints against bar in Willow River

Pine County Sheriff Jeff Nelson paid the Willow River city council a visit at their regular meeting on March 2 to discuss several complaints law enforcement has received about a bar in the city stayin...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 5, 2020

Carlton County's steps in planning for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At the local level, Carlton County Public Health and Human Services (CCPHHS) is working with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and local preparedness partners on planning for a unified response to COVID-19. CCPHHS is aware and updated...

 

First National Bank of Moose Lake honored for community involvement

First National Bank of Moose Lake is one of 40 Minnesota banks recently recognized by the Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) for their community involvement. Banks play a vital role in their...

 
 By Bethany Helwig    News    March 5, 2020

New bill aims to wipe the medical assistance record clean

Senator Jason Rarick introduced a new bill to the Minnesota Senate on February 24 that would eliminate medical assistance welfare data for those who were newly placed on Medical Assistance (MA)...

 

Mercy Hospital leaves Wilderness Health collaborative

Mercy Hospital was asked to leave Wilderness Health, a collaboration of several rural hospitals working together, which was discussed at the monthly board meeting on February 24. Mercy was asked to leave, effective January 1st, because of a conflict...

 

Rebels win last two regular season games

The Moose Lake Willow River boys' basketball team played a make-up game with the Proctor Rails on Thursday, February 27, in the Willow River gym. The Rebels made 18 two-point shots and 18 three-point...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Sports    March 5, 2020

Bomber boys drop the Lions

The Barnum Bombers started their post season basketball tournament hosting the Lions of Ogilvie on Monday, March 2. The Bombers jumped to an early lead as the combined long bombs of Braiden Davis,...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Sports    March 5, 2020

Lady Bombers fall to Lions

The Lady Bombers played their second game of the post season tournament against the Lions of Ogilvie on Saturday, February 29, after beating Braham on February 27 by a score of 74-69. The Bombers...

 

Lady Rebels' season comes to a close

The Lady Rebels played their final regular season game against Rush City last Monday and narrowly came away with a victory. Both teams started out a bit slow. MLWR eventually stretched the lead to 14-7 but Rush City hung around making it difficult...

 
 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    March 5, 2020

Poncho, the chaser of squirrels

I once read that in pre-settlement times, the forests of North America were so great that a squirrel could theoretically travel from the eastern seaboard all the way to the Mississippi River without...

 

Can you drive a collector vehicle in another state?

Question: Can a vehicle with a Minnesota collector plate be driven legally in Arizona? Is it legal to drive it to and from both states? Answer: Can’t speak for Arizona’s laws, but the general rule is to follow all of the current registration...

 
 By Bethany Helwig    Sports    March 5, 2020

Frozen Moose hotly contested

Runners from across the state converged on Moose Lake for the Frozen Moose 2 mile, 5 mile, and 3 hour snowshoe and running events on February 29 at the Moose Lake Depot. Despite the chillier temps in...

 

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