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Vacancy on Moose Lake School Board

The Moose Lake School Board accepted the resignation of Board Member Jamie Jungers at the monthly meeting of the board on Monday, July 22. Jungers’ resignation is effective August 8, it was said....

 

Officer-involved shooting in ML mobile home park

One person was injured in an officer-involved shooting Monday in Moose Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Law enforcement officials were...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    August 1, 2019

Veteran honored at Target Field

Adrian Filipiak, 83, a Split Rock Township native, was honored at Target Field during the flag-raising ceremony on Sunday, July 21, as a veteran of the United States Navy. Right after the ceremony,...

 

MLWR Cooperative talks ticket prices and space issues

The two school boards in the Moose Lake-Willow River Cooperative Athletic Program discussed athletic fees and ticket prices at their liaison meeting at the Moose Lake school on Monday, July 22. Moose...

 

Little Free Library opens

A new free library is now available at the home of Mark and Heidi Anderson in the Kasper addition of Moose Lake. The library was donated by Alpha Delta Kappa and built by Jim Anderson. Books for...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 1, 2019

New apartment project approved in Cloquet

The new apartment project “14th Street Apartments III” has been approved to start in Cloquet, MN in the Hilltop Neighborhood. There are 36 market rate units to be constructed, joining the existing 40 units at the 14th Street Apartments...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 1, 2019

"American Pickers" to film in Minnesota

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the area in October 2019. American Pickers is a...

 

Rocky Run Stables visits Barnum and Moose Lake

Students and staff got up close to a pair of therapy miniature horses, Gracie and Maggie, that stopped by Barnum Elementary and Mini Moose Lodge on July 26. Rocky Run Stables is part of Pet Partners,...

 

Sturgeon Lake local faces burglary charges

A Sturgeon Lake man is facing felony charges after incidents on July 23. Richard Joseph Zuk, 41, is being charged with 1st degree burglary, 2nd degree burglary, terroristic threats, and drug possessio...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    August 1, 2019

Funding method approved for Barnum garage upgrade

Carlton County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to upgrade the Barnum Transportation Garage and attach a large addition to create a 50,000 sq. foot plus facility. Modern road equipment is considerably longer than the needs of the current 1970s style...

 

Predictions for August are cooler temps

An old farmer I know passed away and my part of the inheritance was a big box of old almanacs dating back to 1925. There were plenty of Farmers and Old Farmers Almanacs and several other lesser known books. The 1925 Swamp Root Almanac came from the...

 
 By Press Release    News    August 1, 2019

New law prohibits e-cigarette use in no-smoking areas

Starting August 1, all Minnesotans can breathe easier. That day, a new law goes into effect that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces where smoking is already banned. The law expands the definition of smoking in the Minnesota Clean Indoor...

 
 By Kate Crowley    Opinion    August 1, 2019

Gardens and zucchini

When you read this it will be the first of August (or very nearly so). As I write there is a very welcome, steady and gentle rain coming down. As August arrives everyone starts to wonder how the...

 

Ask a Trooper

Question: Can you please explain the new law that requires drivers to move to the right lane if they are impeding traffic by traveling under the posted speed limit? Answer: The requirement to move over and allow vehicles to pass in the left lane has...

 
 By Irishdew    Sports    August 1, 2019

Varsity wins consolation championship at Duluth East

Moose Lake Willow River boys' varsity basketball team won the consolation championship (4 wins, 2 losses) at the Twin Ports Summer Jam in the Duluth East High School on July 22-23. Duluth East...

 
 By Shawn Bode    Sports    August 1, 2019

MLWR, Barnum players take first in Northern State Softball Tournament

The Red Corvettes, with over half of the players from MLWR and Barnum, took first place in the USSSA 14U Northern State Softball Tournament on July 14. Members of the team include: Sitting - Megan...

 

Barnum School District needs five reading, math tutors for 2019-20 school year

The Barnum School District needs four literacy tutors and one math tutor for the 2019-2020 school year according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. Minnesota is reported to have one of the largest achievement gaps in the nation,...

 

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