Kettle River lands spot in documentary
February 28, 2020
Kettle River is the only small town in Carlton County to be featured on the WDSE documentary, "This Town," to be shown at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 2 on the Duluth station.
Three other northern Minnesota towns - Sandstone, Ball Club and Grand Portage - are included in the documentary, which describes how the towns started and how they are looking to their futures.
Kettle River, like so many other small towns, started when a rail line came through in 1909. A depot was built, and farmers would bring their milk and loggers would bring their logs to the depot to be shipped out.
"The horses that...