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Carlton County Court Report: August 7, 2017
Carlton County Court Report: August 4-6, 2017
SWCD News: 25 by 25 - It's your turn!
Carlton County Court Report: August 3, 2017
Cloquet, Carlton to discuss consolidation
Skilled Lumberjacks team undefeated after seven games
Thunder looking for redemption
Wrens outrun Bulldogs in lopsided game
Scoreboard - September 14 edition
CEC swimmers dive into new season, new pool
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Robert Raymond "Bob" Benkoski
Amy Jane Alexander
Donald M. Raether
Edwin Ewald Kumpula
Bradley Fred Barney Sr.
Fair, not free, trade
To the Editor: Attend local DFL governor forum
To the Editor: Esko-area sewer line condition indicative of nationwide crisis
GUEST COMMENTARY: Why unions are good for us all
To the Editor: Citizens, stand up and speak out
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept. 14 2017
Slices of Life: The multitudinous multi-tasker
Notes From the Small Pond: Eleven miles from Mexico, three weeks ago
Finnish celebrations, meetings ramp up with fall season
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug. 31 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Family makes a paws-ative difference
Community digs organic garden
Zucchinis, start your engines!
Q-and-A: Meet hometown author, California transplant Tim Jollymore
Highway 73 Kettle River bridge open to traffic
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
caring and sharing
Free rafting trip Saturday, reservations necessary
Northland Nature: Find delicious berries among the thorns
Northland Nature: Shady, wet conditions enable fungi to thrive in the woods
Bee aware of pollinators
DNR Question of the Week
August 27, 2017
There's a new Smokehouse in town
The ribs are made with a dry rub and not served in a sauce, although there are several sauces to choose from at the table. "We make everything...
August 27, 2017 - 3:27pm
August 4, 2017
Monday was last day for most match mill employees
"It's over," said United Steelworkers Local 970 Union President Steve Petoletti Monday evening. "Everyone in our union is done."
August 4, 2017 - 8:02am
July 30, 2017
Esko company building bigger, better headquarters
Construction is underway on a $5 million-plus project for RAM Mutual Insurance Company that will nearly double the company's work space. It's...
July 30, 2017 - 12:14pm
July 14, 2017
Award-winning Cloquet campground is now a KOA Journey
"This is our 20th year in business," said Barbara Higton, who owns the campground with her husband, Bill, and her mother-in-law, Linde. "The campground is 20 acres, but only 12 acres are developed. That leaves lots of grassy area for activities and sports."
July 14, 2017 - 1:06pm
July 8, 2017
Match mill end in sight
A total of 85 employees will lose their jobs when the mill shuts down.
July 8, 2017 - 3:33pm
Getting the dirt on SKB Environmental
Before the company can begin taking new material, it needs to go through an extensive process to make sure the material meets its criteria. "We...
July 8, 2017 - 9:05am
July 6, 2017
Sunday liquor store sales, other new state laws, take effect
Although they aren't required to open on Sundays, many of the area liquor stores did take advantage of the new law.
July 6, 2017 - 12:01pm
July 2, 2017
Sappi, farmers work together to save money (and the world)
Local Sappi officials work with Troy Salzer of the Carlton County Extension Agency and local farmers to take the mill's byproducts — lime...
July 2, 2017 - 11:46am
May 20, 2017
Inter-Faith rehabilitates patients, and itself
Wick was a patient in the rehabilitation center two years ago, after her car was T-boned in an accident on Highway 33. Due to the severity and...
May 20, 2017 - 10:23am
May 14, 2017
Duluth-based Allete thrives as it renews focus on all things energy
A wide swath of Minnesotans interact with a homegrown, billion-dollar business every day — without leaving the house, without turning...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 13, 2017
Match mill employees try to plan for the future
"We can't talk in the plant, but people hear a lot of news on the floor," said Petoletti. "We're trying to settle people down, trying to help them keep perspective and figure out how to operate under this stress while we answer any questions we can."
May 13, 2017 - 6:10am
May 6, 2017
New business rises out of Ed's Bakery...finally
After sitting empty since July 2004, the blighted building in downtown Cloquet will get a new look in the next few weeks. Jacob Osvold will move...
May 6, 2017 - 2:11pm
May 4, 2017
Diamond brand sold but Cloquet plant isn't, 85 to lose jobs
Steve Petoletti, president of the United Steel Workers Local 970 union at the match mill, said workers arrived for their shifts at 7 a.m. Monday...
May 4, 2017 - 8:07am
May 1, 2017
Owner plans to close match mill; 85 to lose jobs
Cloquet’s match and toothpick factory is closing, and 85 people will lose their jobs there as a result, owner Newell Brands announced Monday....
May 1, 2017 - 5:47pm
April 16, 2017
Landfill 'special event' raises concerns
In this case, it is a contract to bring 180,000 (plus or minus 10 percent) tons of contaminated sediment dredged from a Superfund site at the...
April 16, 2017 - 8:34am