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More fields needed to meet summer program needs

The Moose Lake School Board met with members of the organization that operates the summer baseball and softball programs to discuss the need for fields, at the monthly meeting of the board on Monday,...

 

Area youth connect at first annual day-camp

Last week, the Kerrick Community Center (located in the former Kerrick Community Church) hosted CAMP CONNECT, its first annual day-camp for area youth. The mission was to highlight the connection...

 

Art in the Park growth

The 18th annual Art in the Park event took place in the Moose Lake City Park this past Saturday. "The event keeps growing every year," said Courtney Oetterer, one of the event's organizers. "This...

 

1918 Red Cross house dedicated

The Red Cross house, the home of 1918 Fire survivors Alfred and Jansina Johnson of Kettle River, was dedicated at a ceremony at the Soo Line Event Center on Sunday, July 1, by the Moose Lake Historica...

 

Triple Crown recognition

A new Triple Crown sign was unveiled on July 4 in Moose Lake to honor the girls volleyball, basketball and softball teams that won the state championships in all three sports during the 1981-1982...

 

Shield616 provides gear to law enforcement

Sergeant Mike McNulty of the Moose Lake Police Department was one of the law enforcement officers presented with set of protective gear that will stop rifle rounds at a ceremony in Carlton on...

 

School board discusses athletic complex

The Moose Lake School Board discussed the athletic complex near the new school on Thursday, June 28, during a working meeting. City Administrator Tim Peterson met with the board to discuss two...

 

Barnum teen publishes first novel

It's been no ordinary spring for 17-year-old Tiffany Lonetto, published author of "No Ordinary Summer." "It's something I never even would have dreamed of," she said during a recent interview. Maybe...

 

Home consumed in flames

Danielle Johnson was at work at Art's Café when she got a call on Tuesday, June 26, just before 11 a.m. "It was a call that I never want to get again," she said in an interview at their camper on...

 

Issue in Willow school's water bill

At the June 19 Willow River school board meeting, the board discussed options for spending the remaining construction Long Term Facilities Maintenance (LTFM) and Health and Safety funds. Superintendent Bill Peel noted there is currently $267,800 in L...

 

A great way to start your day

About 1,000 adults and children started their Saturday, June 23 the right way: with a great breakfast of eggs, sausage and pancakes, a chance to visit old and new friends and neighbors in the...

 

Peterson accepts Grand Marshal

Larry Peterson has accepted the nomination as grand marshal of the Fourth of July parade in Moose Lake. Peterson has been a member and has volunteered in community organizations for 35 to 40 years,...

 

Community garden proposed

Vicki Radzak of the Age to Age program proposed setting up a community garden near the bus garage to the Moose Lake School Board on Monday, June 25. “We are looking at the next grant period starting...

 

Barnum Trap members head to national competition

Two members of the trap shooting club approached the Barnum School Board to ask about attending the National competition in Mason, Michigan, in July, at the meeting of the board on Tuesday, June 19....

 

Kerrick bar joins ranks of 'good ole 23'

Although selling real estate is Tom and Jamie Jensen's passion, owning a bar "is in the blood". They have gotten the North Pine Saloon in Kerrick up and running in just a couple months. Tom said...

 

Celebrating 100 years of the American Legion

Nearly a century ago, at the end of World War I, an organization was created that would focus on service to veterans. The American Legion was first conceived of in Paris during November of 1918,...

 

Happy retirement to 3 of ML's finest

As the year has come to an end at Moose Lake Community School, we are sad to see three of our finest elementary teachers retiring. Trish Rodysill, Ann Haugen and Heidi Anderson have almost 100 years...

 

Safety audit of school proves to be positive

Theft of a large amount of copper wire, gas stolen from a school bus, and a stolen driver’s license were some of the thefts that Moose Lake Police Chief reported at a meeting of the Carlton County...

 

A tribute to vision - the past, future

Area residents are invited to attend a special program to dedicate the new 1918 Fire Memorial Pavilion at the Automba community park on Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m. Automba, located in western...

 

Graduation celebration

Barnum High School Commencement exercises were held on Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium. The high school band, under the direction of Jeff Gilbertson, played the processional and recessional for the 2018 graduates. The high...

 

A 'better place now but it is still there'

After spending hours working in the yard at his Moose Lake home, Tim Caroline of Moose Lake came into the house on Thursday, May 31, and checked his email. One of the emails told the news that a...

 

Scholarships awarded to Willow River students

Willow River High School Commencement for the Class of 2018 was held on Friday, May 25th at 7:00pm in the Tom Stine Gymnasium. The Willow River Choir and Band performed under the direction of Mr. Dylan Fuglestad. Junior escorts were Madeleine Olson...

 

Blacklock accepts George Morrison Award

Craig Blacklock was presented with the 2018 George Morrison Award at a ceremony at WDSE-TV in Duluth on Wednesday, May 23, by the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council for his latest book, "St. Croix and...

 

Willow River approves revised co-op agreement

At the May 15 Willow River school board meeting, the board approved the revised Moose Lake Willow River Rebels Sports Cooperative agreement. Board member David Prachar explained they have added corrections, made additions and subtractions, added...

 

Spring Fever Days Grand Marshals chosen

The Barnum Area Community Club is excited to announce 2018 Grand Marshal's of Spring Fever Days are Wayne and Rose Suronen. Wayne and Rose have been married over 17 years. Three children and 13...

 

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