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Articles from the April 4, 2019 edition

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Near normal temperatures to finally usher in spring in Minnesota

Spring seems to be here. If not real spring, at least the promise of spring, is finally in the air after a good five months of winter. But, I'm still waiting for the other shoe to drop. Last year,...

 

Winter sports teams praised at MLWR Liasion meeting

The winter sports coaches presented their reports at the Moose Lake-Willow River Liaison meeting on Wednesday, March 27, at Willow River School. “It was a very nice season,” said Padrick Judd,...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    April 4, 2019

30 unit apartment building financed for City of Carlton

The Carlton County Board of Commissioners approved $174,000 in Carlton County Economic Development funding to complete a funding package for a 30-unit residential apartment building to be built in the City of Carlton by Willows Edge LLC at their...

 

Discussion on financial accounts and medical updates at Mercy board meeting

Questions about cash on hand and investments were asked by Silver Township representative Sue Pederson at the monthly meeting of the Mercy Hospital Board of Directors on Monday, March 25. The new...

 

Moose Lake Cooperative gives various donations to local entities

Forty-two students from the Barnum, Moose Lake and Willow River schools will receive $1,000 scholarships after $14,000 checks were presented to representatives of each school on Friday, March 29, by...

 
 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 Scott Olson    Sports    April 4, 2019

Lady Rebels take second in tournament

On Sunday, March 31, the MLWR 6th grade girls basketball team headed to Grand Rapids for the Region 7 Pacesetters Tournament. With 6 teams in the tourney they were divided into 2 pools. Pool A consist...

 
 By Shawn Bode    Sports    April 4, 2019

Successful Boys Youth BB Tourney in Willow River

Twenty-nine fourth through eighth grade boys came to play in The 1st Annual Rebels Basketball Classic recently. Grand Rapids won the 4th grade division with Southridge coming in second and Superior...

 
 By Irishdew    Sports    April 4, 2019

9th Grade Rebels take second after 4 overtimes

Moose Lake Willow River 9th grade Rebels played in the Pacesetter Region 7 basketball tournament at Grand Rapids High School on Sunday, March 31. The other teams playing were: Bigfork, Crosby-Ironton, International Falls, Hawley, Deer River,...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Trump, Tantrums, and Teeth

It happens sometimes, especially on Monday mornings. My brain is in a state of inattention and I have a noon deadline at the newspaper. I am filled with random thoughts, mostly centering around my...

 
 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    April 4, 2019

Going Nature's Way

April can be a difficult month, because we have so many expectations for it. It is a month that is a mix of anticipation requiring great amounts of patience. It is also a month of discoveries, as the...

 

The Seam Sisters built a community piece by piece with love and joy

At Joe Jitters, four very upbeat and friendly women gathered over coffee to talk shop about their upcoming Seam Sisters Quilt Show. They represent the planning committee but there are over twenty...

 

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