Articles from the May 17, 2018 edition

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 By Lois E. Johnson    News    May 17, 2018

Moose Lake City Council approves rebate tax

The Moose Lake City Council approved the proposal to offer tax rebates to residents who build new homes in the city at the meeting of the council on Wednesday, May 9. The new Moose Lake EDA (Economic...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    May 17, 2018

High E. coli found in area streams

“High E. coli populations (over 1,260 colony forming units) have been found with testing in the Blackhoof River, Skunk Creek, Net River (downstream from the Holyoke Park), Nemadji River and Kettle River,” reported the Manager of the Carlton...

 

'Loving every mile'

Bikers should strap on their helmets and volunteers can roll up their sleeves: The Red Ribbon Ride is rolling into town. Beginning and ending at Camp Heartland Center in Willow River, and going into...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    May 17, 2018

A new approach to truancy

As students pass by in the halls of Crossroads Learning Center in Sandstone, Lawrence Staples greets them with "Aanii" and follows up with "Aniish na?" In Ojibwe, this means "Hello" and "How are...

 

Windemere reinstates road maintenance supervisor

At the May 10 Windemere Township meeting, Supervisor Pete Steen announced Road Maintenance Supervisor Mike Buetow would be reinstated effective May 16; Buetow had been recently placed on paid leave pending an investigation regarding alleged unfair la...

 

MLWR varsity baseball win two, lose two

Rebels fell to Greenway 3-2 on Tuesday, May 8, on their home field. MLWR was in it until the end scoring one run in the bottom of the seventh but it wasn’t enough. Dan Whited went all seven innings on the mound taking the loss. He allowed five...

 

On the artistic side

The East Central Art Invitational was held Friday, May 4, at East Central School. Students from Willow River, Moose Lake, Mora, Hinckley-Finlayson, and East Central entered artwork for judging. That...

 
 By Robert Benes    Opinion    May 17, 2018

May is Community Action Month

May is Community Action month as proclaimed by Governor Dayton on April 24. Although many people are familiar with their local Community Action Agency by the programs they operate such as Energy Assistance, Weatherization, Head Start or Homeless...

 
 By Wick Fischer    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Rich man blues

“I woke up this morning, both my cars were gone. I stumbled past my swimming pool, threw my drink across the lawn. I got the blues. I got those rich man blues.” I first heard this catchy little...

 

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