Articles from the April 25, 2019 edition

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 By Kim Samuelson    News    April 25, 2019

Take the plunge into water monitoring

Well, I did it. I took the plunge! The water's great and I aim to help keep it that way! No, I didn't "literally" jump into the water, especially this time of year! Brrrrrr! But after thinking about i...

 

Moose Lake school adds make-up day

Moose Lake school students will only have to make up one day for the weather-related school closings, it was decided at the Moose Lake School Board meeting on Monday, April 15. The last day, a half...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 25, 2019

Conservation officer dies in line of duty

A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officer, Eugene Wynn, 43, of Pine City, has died in the line of duty following an incident Friday, April 19, on Cross Lake in Pine City....

 

Barnum school board to address coaching issues

The last day for Barnum students is June 4, it was said at the meeting of the Barnum School Board on Tuesday, April 16. The teachers will have an in-service on June 5 and June 6 was added as a...

 

Willow River School to lease seven new buses

The Willow River school board approved a three-year lease agreement with TCF Equipment Finance for seven new gas-fueled buses at its regular meeting Tuesday, April 16. The contract is for three annual payments of $16,941 under the condition the...

 

ML School selling land

The Moose Lake School Board approved the resolution to sell commercial lots on school district land at a special meeting on Monday, April 22. In the resolution, the board directed Superintendent...

 

Windows delayed for power plant, but new meters and fast charger on the way

The window removal project on the power plant was to have begun on April 15 but hadn’t been started yet, reported Superintendent Harlan Schmeling at the meeting of the Moose Lake Water and Light...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 25, 2019

Sixth Judicial District vacancy filled

On April 17, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Rebekka Stumme as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District. Ms. Stumme will be replacing the Honorable Mark A. Munger and will be...

 
 By Irishdew    Sports    April 25, 2019

Rebels defeat McGregor and Carlton, Lose to Esko

On Tuesday, April 9, the Moose Lake Willow River baseball squad took on McGregor, winning 13-3 in five innings. The winning pitcher was Jordan Fjosne, pitching three innings, allowing three hits, three runs, walking five, and striking out five. Ben...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 25, 2019

Memorial Blood Centers call for blood donors to spring into action

Local blood bank Memorial Blood Centers invites all eligible blood donors to roll up their sleeve and give blood this spring. While walk-in donors are always welcome, we encourage appointments to be made in advance. Visit MBC.ORG to find your...

 
 By Press Release    Sports    April 25, 2019

Track and Field Results: East Central Meet

Only those that placed sixth or higher in each event are listed. Results are grouped by event and participants are listed by placement, name, and school. GIRLS 100 Meter Dash: #1 Reese Miletich (Barnum), #2 Simone Pruette (MLWR) 200 Meter Dash: #1 Si...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    April 25, 2019

Tesla Bashers

I stepped on the gas. Wait a minute; my Tesla doesn’t run on gas. So, I pressed the acceleration pedal to the floor. I wanted to see what 0-60 in 3.7 seconds felt like. It took me back to my...

 
 By Chris Gass    Opinion    April 25, 2019

With great enjoyment comes great responsibility

It’s official; ice season is out and open waters are coming our way! Any dedicated water enthusiast is ready to pry their way out the door, itching for their chance to enjoy the season. But with...

 

Ask a Trooper

Question: Why have they not passed a law regarding animals hanging out a driver’s side window, paws on the steering wheel and animals jumping from the front seat to the backseat? I see this so often and most of the time it is elderly people, which...

 

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