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School taxes in Barnum remain low

The school taxes in Barnum have gone down, it was reported at the working meeting of the Barnum School Board on Tuesday, Dec. 4, during the Truth in Taxation report. “The taxes have gone down by...

 

County's GIS system saves time and money

Damages in the City of Moose Lake and Carlton County from the June 2012 flood took months of work to catalogue, it was reported at the Carlton County TRIAD meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Moose L...

 

A journey of faith, family, friends

"Sometimes beautiful things can rise from the destruction," Jason and Mel said. Their 11-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer - something that destroys everything in its path, they said. Even if...

 

Vacant hospital board seat filled

The Mercy Hospital Board of Directors accepted a letter of resignation from CEO Mike Delfs at its monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 17. In the letter, dated Dec. 11, Delfs had written, “It is with a...

 

Willow River principal rethinks how MCA downtime is spent

The Willow River School Board approved the 2019 levy at its regular meeting Tuesday, December 18. The levy will be a 1.79 percent decrease from last year, Business Manager Laura Carlson reported...

 

New year, new names

Six roads in Carlton County are seeing changes in the month of January. County Roads 150, 101, 115 and 140 will become County Roads 27, 51, 14 and 13, respectively, signifying a change from County...

 

Sturgeon Lake approves levy

At Sturgeon Lake’s regular city council meeting, the council passed a resolution to certify 2019’s levy of $198,000, resulting in no increase from last year’s levy. Councilors noted along with...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    News    December 27, 2018

Pine County receives grants to help combat opioid and substance abuse

Pine County is the recipient of two grants that will address the opioid crisis. MaryJo Katras, University of Minnesota (U of M) Extension, and Laura Palombi, U of M-College of Pharmacy, addressed the Pine County Board of Commissioners about the...

 

Cowabunga Christmas and a Ninja New Year

If you don’t know much about cartoon Ninja Turtles, here are the facts. Leonardo leads. Donatello does machines. Raphael is cool, but rude. Michelangelo is a Party Dude. A Party Dude is a real-life...

 
 By Irishdew    Sports    December 27, 2018

Big win at home over Eveleth-Gilbert

Moose Lake Willow River boys' basketball team was host to the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears on Monday, December 17. Eveleth-Gilbert made the trip from the north looking for their first victory. The Gol...

 

Lady Rebels roll over Bombers

The Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels took on Braham in Moose Lake on Tuesday. The Rebels started out slow in the first three minutes but quickly found their form on both the offensive and defensive...

 

Wekseth racks up saves in the net

The Moose Lake Area Rebels girls hockey team fell to North Shore on Tuesday, Dec. 18, by the score of 3-1. The Rebels scored once in the second period, on a goal by Abby Painovich, which was assisted by Michaela Belanger. The Rebels had 17 shots in...

 

Rebels outshot in the third period

The Moose Lake Area Rebels boys hockey team fell to Proctor 6-2 on Tuesday, Dec. 18. With the loss, the Rebels are now 1-6-1 on the season. The Rebels had one goal in the first and one in the second to stay within a goal of the Rails going into the...

 

2019 Barnum levy approved

The Barnum School Board set the levy at $733,166.04, which is a 1.67 percent drop from last year’s levy of $749,590.59, at the monthly meeting of the board on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The board also approv...

 

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