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Articles from the July 25, 2019 edition

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 By Bethany Helwig    Sports    July 25, 2019

Moose Lake Triathlon

Early in the morning on July 20, racers lined up on the beach of Moosehead Lake for the start of the Moose Lake Triathlon. Despite the hot and humid week preceding the race, a cool breeze off the...

 

Superintendent McNulty ready for Barnum Schools

The new superintendent for the Barnum School District, Mike McNulty, is no stranger to the northwoods. "I grew up in Hoyt Lakes and lived there until I left for college," he said in a recent...

 

Meal improvements for Willow River School

Changes are coming for meals at Willow River School for the 2019-20 year as approved at the regular meeting of the school board on July 16. Superintendent Bill Peel said one of the things most asked...

 

Windemere discusses Sturgeon Island Bridge

Residents filled the Windemere Township Hall July 16 to give the township board input on the fate of the Sturgeon Island Bridge, one of the few covered bridges remaining in Minnesota. First to present was Tom Wilson of Erickson Engineering, the firm...

 

Bike & Build rides through Moose Lake

Small groups of cyclists, spread out over a distance, could be seen passing through Moose Lake on July 18. From their cycling jerseys and formation, you might have thought you were witnessing a race...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 25, 2019

Gustafson Family recognized as a 2019 'U of M Farm Family'

The Gustafson family of Mahtowa has been named Carlton County's "2019 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota. The Farm Family Recognition Program has existed for over 30 years and...

 

Electric car chargers being installed near Moose Lake Municipal Liquor Store

The new energy efficient windows have been installed in the power plant and offices, it was said at the meeting of the Moose Lake Water and Light Commission on Tuesday, July 16. The first quote for...

 

Barnum Schools prepare for upcoming year

The new superintendent, Mike McNulty, attended his first meeting of the Barnum School Board on Tuesday, July 16. The board reorganized and set the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m....

 
 By Shawn Bode    Sports    July 25, 2019

U-12 BMW baseball team rises to 11-3

The U12 travel baseball team from Barnum/Moose Lake/Willow River (BMW) defeated Esko twice this past Sunday in a doubleheader, 10-5 and 10-8, and has now won 11 of their last 12 games. Other wins in...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 25, 2019

Pine County hosts collaborative fishing event

Pine County Probation Supervisor Kevin Glass says he “took the fishing pole and cast it” by organizing an afternoon of fishing on Sturgeon Lake for 17 youth on Monday. Participating students and their friends attend school in the East Central,...

 

A look behind the curtain

By some miracle, the smothering heat and humidity (mostly) cleared away this last weekend. The end result was decent weather for the Moose Lake Triathlon. This was my first year volunteering with the...

 
 By Wick Fisher    Opinion    July 25, 2019

And this is my room

Mom, Dad, and the realtor made a mad dash for the basement. A blood-curdling scream had just emanated from the bowels of our soon-to-be former dream home in Eagan. The premature demise of the...

 

Ask a Trooper

Question: We live on a gravel road and during the summer months, ATVs and dirt bikes will drive by from time to time. Recently a group of dirt bikes drove by our house going at least 50 mph and one of them was doing a wheelie for probably half a...

 

Local author Dean Hovey to release book in new series

Dean L. Hovey had a very productive season in Arizona, where he and his wife, Julie, spend the winter. "I wrote two and a half books," he said in a recent interview in Moose Lake. The couple also has...

 

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