Kettle River News


10/13/2018 06:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Flashback Friday: Looking Back 100 Years on the Great Fire of 1918 

The Great Fire of 1918, which destroyed much of the Moose Lake, Cloquet and Duluth areas, claimed the lives of an estimated 450 people, and destroyed nearly 1,500 square miles of the region, according to Rachel Martin with the Carlton County Historical Society and Dan Reed with the Moose Lake Area Historical Society. Reed, who still lives in the area, remembers growing up hearing about the fire from his grandparents who survived the tragedy.


08/12/2018 01:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Kettle River Celebrates Ma and Pa Kettle Days 

The Kettle River area gathered to remember the fires of 1918 with the 34th annual Ma and Pa Kettle Days. Communities in the Kettle River area gathered on Saturday to remember the fires of 1918 with the 34th annual Ma and Pa Kettle Days.


08/03/2018 08:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dish soap helps free girl wedged in rock formation 

Rescuers used dish soap to help free a 13-year-old girl who became wedged in a rock formation at a quarry in Pine County. St. Louis County Rescue Squad Capt.


07/01/2018 03:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake Country Power Crews Continue Outage Restoration Work 

Grand Rapids, MN Lake Country Power line crews resumed outage restoration work Sunday morning, following a couple severe summer storms. Line crews will be working throughout the northern locations of the co-op's service area to restore service for more than 2,400 affected members.