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Articles from the May 2, 2013 edition

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 By Ailene Croup    News    May 2, 2013

Timeline set to fill vacant seat

With the sudden death of Pine County Commissioner Doug Carlson of Sandstone, the county board has been left with a decision as to when they should set a date for a special election to fill the District 5 position. By law, according to the Secretary...

 By Dan Reed    News    May 2, 2013

Muddy, wet roads hinder traffic

Record snows and cold temperatures, mixed with rain, have challenged rural travel the Carlton County Highway Department reported to the township officers at their spring meeting April 23. Several mild winters with road bed frost out sometimes in earl...

 By Lois Johnson    News    May 2, 2013

Land sale approved for townhomes

The Moose Lake School Board passed a motion unanimously to sell five acres of land on the school district property south of the ALCO store to the Central Minnesota Housing Partnership, at a special...


Celebrating excellence

Barnum Elementary School is one of only seven schools to receive Minnesota School of Excellence validation this year. Since the program’s inception in 1986, 161 schools have received this honor....


LifeSmarts team competes

The Willow River LifeSmarts team participated in LifeSmarts Nationals 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. The team placed 11th out of 39 teams, only four questions away from making it to the semi-finals."They...

 By Al Rose    Local News    May 2, 2013

'Kindness Around the World'

Moose Lake Elementary School held their annual Grandparent's Day celebration Friday, April 26 at the school. The theme was "Kindness Around the World." Students in grades kindergarten through sixth...

 By Dan Lingle    Local News    May 2, 2013

'When in Rome'

Moose Lake High School students and their dates donned tuxedos and dresses for Saturday's prom themed "When in Rome." Following photos and Grand March at the school, students headed to Clearwater...

 By Dan Lingle    Sports    May 2, 2013

Rebels down Bombers

The Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels and the Barnum Bombers finally got to meet on the softball field Monday, April 29. Rebel Andrea Youngberg was the first to score, with her run coming in the first...

 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    May 2, 2013

Arrival of birds a welcome sign of spring

In the spring all our senses are tuned for the wonderful changes in our surroundings. And this spring we are desperate for colors, sounds and smells (of flowers and earth). Since the snow just melted...

 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    May 2, 2013

The adventure of Jack the traveler

The 1970s in Vermillion, South Dakota found plenty of abandoned farm houses surrounding the small town. The University of South Dakota student’s dominated the area and renting a farmhouse was quite...


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