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Articles from the September 12, 2019 edition

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A bona fide miracle

Dara Beal, 16, was in the fight of her life a year ago. Her liver failed and the doctors didn't think that she would survive a transplant. Dara is alive and doing very well today because her mother pl...

 
 By Dan Reed    News    September 12, 2019

Proposed county ordinance to raise tobacco purchase to 21

For more than a year the Carlton County Board of Commissioners has heard concerns of the rising use of vaping and the negative influences on the County’s youth. Earlier this summer the County Board instructed the County Attorney to draw up a...

 

Using drones for public safety

Drones are proving valuable for many different uses, including public safety. Steve Van Kekerix, the Emergency Management Coordinator for Carlton County, brought a drone to the meeting of the Carlton...

 

Willow River discusses part-time position and fire department fundraiser

Two applications have been received for the part-time maintenance worker position, it was said at the meeting of the Willow River City Council on Tuesday, September 3. The applicants will be interview...

 

Battle for the Little Brown Jug

Last Friday night, the Barnum Bombers football team welcomed the Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels for their home opener. The Rebels received the opening kickoff and strung together a solid opening...

 

Rebels defeat Vikings 3-2

The Rebels won 3-2 against the Cook County Vikings during their first home game of the season on September 5. During the first set, the Rebels took an early lead which they managed to keep for the...

 

ML/WR/Barnum cross country team brings home some hardware

On Saturday, September 7, the ML/WR/Barnum cross country teams competed in the Copper Falls invitational in Mellen, WI. All the teams competed and either brought home some trophies or were honored...

 

Bombers fall to Panthers

On September 10, the Barnum Bombers hosted the Panthers of South Ridge for a night of volleyball. In the first set, the Panthers came out strong returning nearly every hit sent their way by the...

 

A change in policy to combat abuse of the system

If you look to the left of my editorial, you’ll notice a new policy going into effect regarding paid endorsement letters. This decision was made in response to the increase of mass endorsement...

 

Hurricanes and northern lights

Two events happened at the beginning of September that showed us the power of nature and our inability to influence their manifestation. On the southeastern edge of our continent a massive hurricane...

 

Botched border bust

Reynosa has joined the likes of Tijuana, Juarez and Matamoros as Mexico’s most violent cities. But back in the early 1970’s it was little more than the sister border town to McAllen, Texas....

 

Ask a Trooper

Question: I was told the fine for passing a school bus, when the red lights are activated and the stop arm is extended, had recently increased. Answer: In 2017, the fine for a school bus stop arm/red lights violation increased from $300 to $500 here...

 

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