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Hall of Fame comes calling

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gary Peterson recalled the time he nearly lost the hearts and minds of a basketball team. He was in his first varsity head-coaching job at Sandstone. This was before he’d taken that girls team to its first conference title in school history. This w…continue reading on

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Team takes ‘first’ in Barnum

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BARNUM—Walking around the halls of Barnum High School, you’ll see boys basketball players wearing their rubber maroon bracelets saying “Team first … me second.”

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Barnum students create with cardboard

October 11, 2013 in Pine Journal

The din in the cafeteria of Barnum Elementary on Monday afternoon was almost deafening. But rather than drawing the disapproval of teachers and staff, it brought praise. It was the sound of imagination at work.
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Our Neighbors…Finifrocks and flock love life on the farm

August 16, 2013 in Pine Journal

Anyone who attended the 1998 wedding of Ann and Jon Finifrock won’t be surprised to hear that their family was selected as Carlton County’s 2013 Farm Family of the Year.
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Barnum Key Club encourages recycling donations

June 28, 2013 in Pine Journal

Members of the Barnum Key Club have been earning free money by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. Continue Reading

Barnum turns heartache to hope

June 21, 2013 in Pine Journal

The town of Barnum took on a new face during last June’s catastrophic flooding ­­ a face that looked very much unlike the picturesque little town that epitomized many of the assets of northern Minnesota. Continue Reading

Community flood effort creates stronger bonds

June 20, 2013 in Pine Journal

Lori Koski and Sue Jordan of Barnum share a special bond one that has been made stronger from enduring hardships and overcoming challenges together. Continue Reading

Barnum girls raise the bar in golf

June 20, 2013 in Pine Journal

Barnum eighth-grader Jamie Bird helped carry the Bombers’ high school golf program to new heights last week.
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Bomber Club receives grant to start Broadcast Club

June 15, 2013 in Pine Journal

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Baseball Roundup…News about Barnum and other area teams

May 17, 2013 in Pine Journal

As a kindergartener, Steve Swanson was so into baseball that he decided to skip over T-ball. Now, the Barnum shortstop is just thankful he hasn’t had to skip his senior season on the diamond. Continue Reading