Local News

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 755



Moose Lake School Board committee reviews projects

The list of needed projects was discussed at the Moose Lake Facilities Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 5. The list includes: softball field, lawn mowing equipment, a new handicap accessible...

 

Barnum School Board talks RJM Park fixes

Improvements at the RJM Park, owned in partnership between the school and City, was the main topic of discussion at the working meeting of the Barnum School Board on Tuesday, June 4. The concrete...

 
 By Shawn Jansen    Local News    June 13, 2019 

Windemere Township website updated

The new Windemere Township website is up and running. Clerk Scott Danelski reported at the May 9 township meeting that residents can subscribe to receive alerts for road closures, flooding, meeting notices, etc. “If you have any pictures, send...

 
 By Press Release    Local News    June 13, 2019 

Moose Lake Airport to host Fly-in, Drive-in Pancake Breakfast

The Lake Air Flying Club and the Moose Lake Kiwanis Club will kick off the summer season with their annual Fly-In, Drive-In Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at Kovanen Field, south of Moose Lake, this Saturday, June 15th. The breakfast will start at...

 
 By Press Release    Local News    June 13, 2019 

Local photographer wins book award

Craig Blacklock’s recent book, ST. CROIX & NAMEKAGON RIVERS — The Enduring Gift received lots of media attention when it came out in April 2018, including major stories in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, on Twin Cities...

 

New skeleton addition to Mercy

Anna Koski of the Diagnostic Imaging department at Mercy Hospital brought a skeleton to the Mercy/Augustana/Cassia Care Auxiliary meeting on June 3 to show the skeleton that had been purchased with...

 
 By Tim Franklin    Local News    June 13, 2019 

Franklin says farewell after nearly 17 years in business

On the trip to Denver two weeks ago, I got an email about a proposed news release on the possible sale of our family's newspapers. It listed all the pertinent information on the details of the sale of the papers from our family to the Johnson...

 

Moose Lake Public Library Corner

Hi friends! The sun finally decided to come out to play, and with it comes the promise of a fun activity-filled summer! As was said in the last “library corner” write-up, we at the library love that you enjoy coming in to check out materials,...

 

The end of an era

Tim Franklin's group of northern Minnesota print and digital news publications are now part of neighboring Northstar Media, Inc., a company owned by Gene and Carter Johnson. Titles sold include the...

 

Help arrives for Willow River Days

At the regular city council meeting on June 3, a representative of the Moose Lake Area Hockey Association announced that the association would like to help with Willow River Days. The city is required...

 

Debate at Mercy board meeting

Finances were discussed at the monthly meeting of the Mercy board of directors on Wednesday, May 29. Chief Financial Officer spoke about cash buckets for cash on hand. There had been $10 million in th...

 

Remembering when tragedy struck close to home

On May 26, 1999, Katie Poirier, 19, was working alone at a convenience store in Moose Lake when she was abducted. Community members rallied in numbers to search for Katie and there was an outpouring...

 

Barney Fife is coming to Barnum for Spring Fever Days

Do you remember one of America's favorite TV shows in the early 1960s, The Andy Griffith Show? And do you remember Barney Fife, the bumbling but dedicated deputy in that sleepy little town of...

 

Scam alert: don't be a victim!

In recent weeks several of our friends and neighbors in Moose Lake, Minnesota and other communities in the area have been targeted by hi-tech and fast talking scammers working online and on the phone to separate us from our hard earned money....

 

Barnum Dollars for Scholars Recipients

On May 14, Barnum students were awarded scholarships at Dollars for Scholars. The recipients were: Henry Collier, Max Salzer, Jacob Truman, Jessica Schatz, Alan Sebring, Meghan Liimatainen, Aaron Rimolde, Brandon Calverly, Shelby Bonneville, Britney...

 

A practice of peace and patience

Peace and Patience Textile Arts opened on a farm east of Moose Lake in mid-May. Sisters Jean Hendrickson (Peace) and Diane Piette (Patience) are multi-talented ladies and are offering classes to men...

 

Numerous projects approved for Willow River School

The Willow River School Board approved 13 projects to be completed using the long term facility maintenance (LTFM) bond money at their regular meeting on May 21. The LTFM bond fund expires in Septembe...

 

Moose Lake School Board discusses bond vote

At the monthly meeting on May 20, the members of the Moose Lake School Board discussed the comments that they heard in the community before the vote on the bond referendum to Complete the Campus. “A...

 

New meters delayed

The installation of the new meters throughout the Moose Lake Water and Light Commission has been delayed until August, Superintendent Harlan Schmeling reported to the commissioners at the monthly...

 

Corrections employee sentenced

Anne Marie Chelin-Anderson, 57, Holyoke, was sentence to 90 days in jail on May 23 by Judge Robert Macaulay in the Carlton County Court. The sentence was stayed with conditions. Chelin-Anderson had...

 

Spring Fever Days' Grand Marshals selected

Barnum Area Community Club is honored to announce Spring Fever Days' Grand Marshals, Doug & Nancy Hoffman. Doug & Nancy are the proud parents of 3 daughters: Diana, Erica, and Andrea. They...

 

Barnum School Board accepts resignations

The Barnum School Board acted on a light agenda at the monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 21. The board accepted the resignations of Dustin Collelo, the girls varsity basketball coach, and Jodi Collelo,...

 

Assault at MSOP against counselor

Justin Church has been charged with felony Fourth Degree Assault for an incident that occurred on May 9 at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) facility in Moose Lake. The maximum possible sentence for the charge is two years jail time and/or a...

 

Moose Lake School receives grant for youth-driven project

The youth board members of the Northland Foundation’s KIDS PLUS Youth In Philanthropy Program awarded nine grants totaling $7,952 during its spring 2019 round of grantmaking to support youth-driven projects across the region. The 2018-2019 board...

 

Dollars for Scholars Recipients

Moose Lake High School On Tuesday, May 21, Moose Lake Dollars for Scholars awarded their 2019 education scholarships to Moose Lake High School seniors who are planning to continue with their education beyond high school and who met scholarship...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 06/20/2019 08:26