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Carlton County Court Report: August 10, 2017
Highway 210 through Jay Cooke to open soon
Looking for love in new location
Kids make a difference to kids ... you can too
'Jacks swim to a win over North Shore
Youthful tennis team gains experience
'Jacks use speed, strategy to keep winning
New-look Wrens, Ogichidaag off to a positive start
Scoreboard - September 21, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Michael Benard Dilly
Kathleen S. Parteka
Ronald J. Semerau
Donald Gene Loeb
Wayne Maynard Hulaires
GUEST COMMENTARY: 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
GUEST COLUMN: How Brazilians are a lot like us
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept 21 17
Slices of Life: Scratching in the kitchen
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept. 14 2017
Slices of Life: The multitudinous multi-tasker
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
The grasshoppers and locusts are all around us now
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
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
September 23, 2017
Learn more about the DFL candidates for governor
State Representative Mike Sundin will moderate the forum. Announced DFL candidates include Chris Coleman, Paul Thissen, Erin Murphy, Rebecca Otto, Tina Liebling and Tim Walz.
September 23, 2017 - 7:52am
September 15, 2017
County Board: No news is good news?
There was a short discussion about the jail study after a commissioner inquired how it was progressing.
September 15, 2017 - 3:12pm
Landfill vote delayed again
>Specifically, the industrial landfill is requesting longer hours, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, and removal of the 20 percent cap...
September 15, 2017 - 2:52pm
August 12, 2017
Landfill, council talk legal issues
Citing several legal cases in his letter, Drysdale alleged that the city ordinance discriminates against the landfill and is "the result of naked public agitation and pressure, which is an unlawful basis to restrict a valid land use." It also could interfere with the "free flow of...
August 12, 2017 - 8:38am
August 1, 2017
County residents, officials debate ATVs on county roads
"Two towns are incredible: Moose Lake and Sturgeon Lake are very ATV friendly," said Sloan. "While we do have some trails, the counties around us are unrestricted and would like to see us be the same."
August 1, 2017 - 11:34am
July 22, 2017
Council talks tribal relations, pickleball and PLAs
>"We don't want to walk with blinders anymore," said Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Chairman Kevin DuPuis. "We want to take the blinders off and look at everything that's out there. And most definitely have good neighbors, because it allows everyone to work as a collective."...
July 22, 2017 - 9:26am
July 17, 2017
City takes skate park to bid, approves patio seating
>Engineer estimates for the skatepark and surrounding park improvements exceed $300,000, but the final dollar number won't be known until the...
July 17, 2017 - 6:49am
July 15, 2017
Deputies will get new laptops in their vehicles
The department had been buying laptops either with grant money or refurbished/discounted laptops that were four to five years old at the time of purchase. The $4,000 law enforcement laptops are more expensive than a typical consumer laptop because they have to be mounted and stay...
July 15, 2017 - 10:57am
July 6, 2017
Public meeting for Interstate 35, Highway 33 roundabout project scheduled July 20 in Cloquet
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting on Thursday, July 20 at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, 2101 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720.The meeting is anticipated to run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a presentation beginning at 6 p.m.
July 6, 2017 - 3:26pm
July 4, 2017
Council discusses city administrator candidates
Cloquet City Councilors and city staff held a special meeting Monday to discuss the various candidates for the city administrator position. An initial group of six candidates was already winnowed down to five after one of the applicants took another job. That left five for councilors...
July 4, 2017 - 9:22am
July 3, 2017
After much debate, commissioners approve travel expense policy
"We have some employees who do transport so we deal with this a lot," said Sheriff Kelly Lake. "I think we need to have receipts; it shows transparency to the public. It's not hard to get a receipt. Of course it's easier not to do it, but then it's not as easy to track where the taxpayer...
July 3, 2017 - 11:52am
June 30, 2017
Preliminary budget $1.6 million in the red
Community member Richard Colsen was concerned by the deficit spending and asked about it in the open forum, but district officials played down the red ink.
June 30, 2017 - 6:11pm
June 23, 2017
Council debates park power
>After extensive discussion at Tuesday's meeting, Cloquet City Councilors didn't second a motion by Ward 4 Councilor Kerry Kolodge to install an additional power source specifically targeted to provide power to a music and lighting control, needed for larger events such as the Wood...
June 23, 2017 - 2:52pm
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
The Cloquet City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, at City Hall Council Chambers to hear an update of the search for a city administrator and make a confidential selection of finalists for interviews by the City Council.
June 23, 2017 - 12:21pm
June 17, 2017
County sets public hearing to discuss ATV use on roadways
>At the regular session of the Carlton County Board on Tuesday, commissioners set a public hearing for July 24 to consider a new ATV ordinance that would allow the operation of Class 1 (50 inches wide or less) ATVs on county state aid highways and unorganized township roads.
June 17, 2017 - 2:55pm