About Us

The Moose Lake Star-Gazette, established in 1895 is a 1,800 circulation community newspaper serving the Moose Lake area. The Evergreen Shopper, with a free distribution of over 1,300 homes in Carlton and Pine Counties, is the leading marketing tool for businesses in the region.

These publications are part of NorthStar Media, which also publishes the Pine City Pioneer pinecitymn.com, Hinckley News hinckleynews.com, Pine County Courier, pinecountycourier.com, and Askov American http://askov-american.com , all located in Pine County.

North Star Media, owned by Gene Johnson of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, also publishes the free distribution newspaper Isanti-Chisago County Star isanti-chisagocountystar.com located in Cambridge, Minnesota. NorthStar Media also operates a commercial web printing division, which is also located in Cambridge.

Affiliated Newspapers

Kanabec Publications, owned by Gene Johnson, is located in Mora, Minnesota and publishes the Kanabec County Times moraminn.com and Advertiser shopper and also provides on demand digital copy services.

Press Publications presspubs.com owned by Carter Johnson of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, is a family owned group of weekly newspapers covering the Northeast suburbs of the Twin Cities.

Sentinel Publications, a group of community newspapers in Northwest Wisconsin, covers the communities of Grantsburg burnettcountysentinel.com, Osceola osceolasun.com, Amery theameryfreepress.com, Baldwin baldwin-bulletin.com and Scandia, Minnesota countrymessenger.com. The papers are owned by Carter Johnson of White Bear Lake, Minnesota.