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Articles from the March 28, 2019 edition

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Improvements coming to Willow River School, LifeSmarts team heading to nationals

Various plans for improvements and renovations were discussed at the Willow River School Board's regular meeting on March 19. Quotes for an addition onto the bus garage were approved, with Rob Sahlen...

 
 By Staff Report    News    March 28, 2019

DOC employee charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

Ashley Youngberg, 29, Barnum, has been charged with one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree for the sexual exploitation in the Department of Corrections facility in Moose Lake. The...

 
 By Kim Samuelson    News    March 28, 2019

Farms important in water quality question

It's finally springtime, and after a long winter, many people want to get outside and get busy with outdoor projects. That includes local farmers. For them, spring means that after a long winter of...

 

Windemere Township Supervisor Kirkeby resigns

The Windemere Township Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of Supervisor Dale Kirkeby at its regular meeting Thursday, April 14. Board Chair Pete Steen said Kirkeby submitted his resignation, effective immediately, just before the meeting....

 

FEMA stresses the importance of private flood insurance

With the warmer temperatures melting the large amount of snow the area has received, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and others are warning people of the importance of private flood insurance. A spring flood outlook report created by...

 

Library Director settling into role at Moose Lake Public Library

Shelby Lonne-Rogentine is enjoying getting to know the local people since she began her new position of Library Director of the Moose Lake Public Library on Feb. 25. "The community has been really...

 
 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...

 

Windemere discusses new comprehensive plan

The Windemere Township Board of Supervisors accepted delivery of the comprehensive plan at their March 14 meeting, though they were not willing to go so far as to adopt the plan as it was presented. Cindy Carlson, a resident who worked on the plan...

 
 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...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    March 28, 2019

Relocation Authority Center or Concentration Camp?

Shortly after the United States entered WWII, Relocation Authority Centers were established to house people of Japanese-American descent. Because of their ancestry, politicians felt they could not be...

 
 By Chris Gass    Opinion    March 28, 2019

The Green Guy

We have now officially entered spring! Shouts of "Hooray!" and sighs of relief can be heard from warm weather fans all through the area (I know most of our office at least is team summer). Whether...

 

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