The final edition of the Northland Press will be published on January 16th, 2024.
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Doug Oster of Crosslake submitted this image of the first snowfall on Lake Ossawinnamakee

Closing Time

“Every new beginning, comes from some other beginning's end” - Semisonic, Closing Time

It’s bittersweet… Knowing this is the final edition of the Northland Press, and what a long, strange trip it’s been.

Okay, no more music quotes, I promise.

There is no magic bullet, no rabbit to pull from the hat. I decided over New Year’s weekend to discontinue publishing the Northland Press.

The passing of my life partner, Northland Press publisher Joanne Boblett, has been very tough on me and my family; and while the newspaper has been for sale for a time, no viable buyer has stepped forward to purchase or take it over at this time.

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Baby Announcement

Proud parents Trevor and Jennifer Boblett are elated to announce the birth of their first child, Hazel Jo Boblett. She was born on December 30, 2023, with her beautiful eyes (and lungs) wide open.

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2024 Winterfest Schedule Announced

For 22 years the Crosslake Chamber member businesses have been celebrating WinterFest in Crosslake with good old-fashioned winter fun for the entire family! Three days of indoor and outdoor activities throughout Crosslake for all ages to enjoy.

Get all the WinterFest gear to immerse yourself in ALL the fun: Official WinterFest Sweatshirts and Hats | Purchase at Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant and Lake Country Crafts & Cones.

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Winter Load Increases Have Begun in North-Central Seasonal Load Limit Zone

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin winter load increases on unrestricted highways in the North-Central seasonal load limit zone at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15.

Winter load increases have already begun in the North frost zone.

Seasonal load limit zones and restricted routes can be found on the MnDOT load limits map.

Start and end dates and other load limit information are shown at

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