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Articles from the October 24, 2019 edition

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Decorated to thrill

At this time of year, it's common to see houses and lawns decorated with carved pumpkins, gravestones, fake spider webs, and all manner of Halloween decorations. There are casual homeowners with one...

 

Charges filed for Cloquet shooting

A 45-year-old man from Minneapolis was shot on October 18 during a funeral at Fond du Lac Head Start in Cloquet. Shelby Boswell, a 28-year-old also from Minneapolis, was taken into custody at the scene and is being held at the Carlton County Jail....

 

Marketplace breaks ground for addition

Marketplace Foods in Moose Lake began breaking ground for a new addition to the local grocery store. The store plans on adding about 8,000 square feet to the current building. According to Manager...

 

Sturgeon Lake on the rise

High water levels have been encroaching on Sturgeon Lake lakeshore owners' property, eating away shoreline this year after two heavy rain events. "A lot of people are affected," said Scott Quittem, a...

 

Storage containers allowed in Barnum

The Barnum City Council passed an ordinance to allow containers for storage in areas zoned C-2, at the meeting of the council on Monday, Oct. 14. Charles Young, the owner of a storage business on...

 

Audit report reviewed for Barnum Schools

The Barnum School Board accepted the audit report at the meeting of the board on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Andrew Grice from the auditing firm of BergenKDV presented the report. The report stated that 55...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 24, 2019

Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk

From the Carlton County Task Force for Suicide Awareness & Education Towards Prevention: We'd like to thank everyone who came to our 11th Annual Suicide Awareness Memorial Walk held on Saturday,...

 

Pine County affected by data security incident

Last week, Pine County was attacked by a hacker who may have breached county security systems and accessed residents’ personal information. According to Pine County Administrator David Minke, the information was compromised when “a malicious...

 

Moose Lake concert season opens October 27

Join Agate Encores Community Concerts at the Moose Lake area high school on Sunday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. as we open our new season with a performance by the Twin Ports Wind Orchestra (TPWO). The school’s auditorium will be filled with over 60...

 

Deer hunts at state parks

Special hunts to prevent overpopulation of deer will take place this fall at several Minnesota state parks. Access to the parks will vary during these hunts. Some parks will remain open to all visitors, some will have limited access for the general...

 

Local piano teacher Regina Garvey retires after 40 years

A humble legacy has ended in our community. Regi Garvey has been teaching piano in Moose Lake for over 40 years. She has brought the magic of music to hundreds of children in the community. Her...

 

Lake property owners fighting high water levels

“I have a moat around my house right now,” Scott Quittem of Windemere Township told the township board at their meeting October 10. He is a landowner on Sturgeon Lake, which he said has had rising water levels the last three years. He questioned...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 24, 2019

Carlton County Senior Health Fair on November 2

The annual Carlton County Senior Health Fair will provide education, screenings, visits with helpful vendors and a free lunch on Saturday, November 2 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Esko. The free program for 50 plus age adults will run from 9...

 

Making the climb

This past weekend I was both pit crew and runner during the Wild Duluth races. It always amazing me what people can do when they put their mind to it. That was evident once again as I watched runners...

 

Carp

I just can’t ever remember calling him Barry. It was either Carp or just Bare. More importantly, I can’t ever remember seeing him without his open mouth casting a mile-wide grin. And that is the...

 

Ask a Trooper

Question: Minnesota just recently enacted a hands-free while driving law, but many states do not have such a law. How is this enforced when people from out of state are traveling on our Interstate highways? I have not seen any signs go up stating...

 
 By Dan Lingle    Sports    October 24, 2019

Bombers soar past Eagles

The Barnum Bombers started their section 7A volleyball tournament run hosting the Eagles of Northland on Monday, October 21. The Eagles served first but the Bombers powered past the Eagles' defense...

 

Rebels win first round of playoffs against Lions

The Rebels hosted the Lakeview Christian Academy Lions on October 21 for the first round of volleyball playoffs. The Rebels started off the first set with a strong lead which they were able to...

 

ML/WR/Barnum Cross Country runners compete in Proctor Lions Invitational

The ML/WR/Barnum Rebels Cross Country team competed in the last regular season race of the 2019 season in Proctor on Tuesday, October 15. It was a good day overall as 24/32 runners had season bests with some setting personal bests thus far in their...

 

Rebels face Bulldogs at home

On October 15 the Rebels hosted the Carlton Bulldogs, last year's section 7A champions, for their final match of the season before playoffs. Before the game started, a moment of silence was held for J...

 
 By Irishdew    Sports    October 24, 2019

Rebels close out regular season with a victory

On Wednesday, October 16, the Moose Lake Willow River Rebels were host to the Pine City Dragons for their last regular season game. The night started out with a moment of silence for number 15 for...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 24, 2019

Halloween safety tips from Blain's Farm & Fleet

Sure, Halloween is fun and exciting for the kids, but it can also be stressful for parents. Follow these steps to ensure that everyone has a fun and safe time. Oh, and they’ll also get the best candy in the neighborhood. Blain’s Farm & Fleet is h...

 

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