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I hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving Day and weekend. Our sympathies go out to the family of Ken Johnson, who died on Nov. 10, and to the family of Jerome Tomczak, who died on Nov. 12. Check out what is happening at the Kettle River...

 

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Congratulations to all the prize winners at the Nov. 4 Kettle River American Legion rifle drawing. The Ma & Pa Kettle Days Christmas vendor event and tree lighting will take place at 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Kettle River Veterans Building. Maybe Santa...

 

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Ma & Pa Kettle Days bingo is 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Kettle River Senior Center. The Ma & Pa Kettle Days Christmas vendor event and tree lighting will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. at the Kettle River Veterans Building. Hopefully,...

 

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Thank you to everyone who attended the last Finnish Luncheon for the season. The next Finnish Luncheon will be the third Wednesday in April (April 19, 2023) and will be every month until October. To all the snowbirds, we wish you safe travels and a...

 

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The Ma & Pa Kettle Days committee will be working on future events in October, November and December. We will need volunteers to help. The first event will be a 5 p.m. Halloween party on Oct. 31 at the Veterans Building. There will be hot dogs,...

 

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The cornstalks are up and the light poles are being decorated. Come and check them out. The Kettle River American Legion Post 360 rifle drawing is 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at the Tower Tap in Kettle River. First prize: Winchester XPR .30-06 with scope... Full story

 

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Make sure you are registered to vote. There are three positions for the city council and the mayor who needs your vote. Your vote is important. Come to the next Kettle River city council meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the council room. Find o...

 

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Jim and Mary Sanders will be putting up cornstalks on the light poles again this month. If you would like to adopt a light pole to decorate for fall, let Mary know. Come to the next Kettle River city council meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11 at...

 

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The community lost a great man Sept. 5, when Howard Eskuri passed away. He was the Kalevala Township clerk, a member of the Kettle River American Legion and the deacon of the Leonard Cemetery. He will be missed by many friends and relatives. Funeral...

 

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School has started, so please take extra time for travel and stop for all school buses. We want to keep all the children safe while they travel to and from school. When the bus is stopped, wait until the children have safely crossed the road and the...

 

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I would like to thank all the volunteers who made the Ma & Pa Kettle Days happen again this year. Covid played a part in making us start over from scratch and we are really trying to keep this event going. I also want to thank all the people who...

 
 By Marcia Sarvela    News    August 19, 2022

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I am looking forward to attending the Finnish luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 20, at noon at the Kettle River senior center and seeing what we will have then — maybe another reading on the area’s history. This is always a great time to visit with...

 

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Thank you to the members of the city council, city employees, fire department and police and anyone else who worked so hard putting together the National Night Out event in Kettle River. About 100 people attended, and roughly 20 children got rides...

 
 By Marcia Sarvela    News    August 5, 2022

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I wish more people would attend the city council meetings to hear about events affecting our city, the problems that are continuing, and the ripple effect on all the residents. Come to the next Kettle River city council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday,...

 

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I am really looking forward to National Night Out in Kettle River, scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 at the Kettle River senior center. This is a chance to visit with friends and neighbors while enjoying hamburgers and hot dogs. I think there...

 

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I wonder how fast the driver of a flatbed truck was going last Friday morning to bury his truck in the mud across from North Road on County Road 6. He had to be going very fast to have gone past the stop sign and end up quite a way from the pavement...

 
 By Marcia Sarvela    News    July 1, 2022

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The Ma & Pa Kettle Days committee met Wednesday, June 21 to plan for this year’s Ma & Pa Kettle Days, which will be held Aug. 13. Some activities include a pie social at the senior center 12-2 p.m. and bingo at the Veterans Building 1-4 p.m. Look...

 

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The Ma & Pa Kettle Days committee met May 25 to plan for this year’s event, planned for Saturday, Aug. 13. Look for more information on what will be happening. Plan to attend the next city council meeting at 7 p.m. June 14 so you know what is... Full story

 

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