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World War I program planned at CCHS
Carlton County Court Report: September 6, 2017
Pet of the Week
Benefit planned Saturday for teen paralyzed in traumatic car accident
WRENSHALL ISD 100 SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING MINUTES SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
CEC tennis finishes season in playoffs
Lumberjacks advance after thrilling shootout win
Scoreboard - October 19, 2017 edition
Ripp runs 'his race' to huge win at Swain
Thunder pushing to finish on a high note
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Donald George Belden
Henry "Hank" Joseph Tillman Sr.
Grace Darlene Caffey
Linda Louise Levar Powers
James Ronald Smith
To the Editor: Mayor, councilors failed to lead ... again
Guest Commentary: Parting thoughts on high school sports
To the Editor: Enough is enough!
Guest Commentary: The importance of high school coaches
September ritual: Turning crabapples into jelly
Wright-Cromwell News: Oct. 11 2017
Slices of Life: Storing the boat
WRIGHT-CROMWELL NEWS: Oct. 5 2017
Slices of Life: Home delivery is a mixed bag
Finn News: Fall time is Finnish time for celebrations!
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
Duluth-based crime writer at library Tuesday
County Seat Theater remakes 'Blithe Spirit'
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
Autumn shows off her colors
Northland Nature: Red meadowhawks continue fall flights
Annual River Run races promote fitness and fun ... and the scenery is pretty good too
The grasshoppers and locusts are all around us now
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
From the Catbird Seat
July 18, 2017
The Catbird Seat: A race against time
But in 1990, Metso was left paralyzed after a swimming accident. That didn't stop him from either enjoying life or rooting for his schools, until he passed away from heart failure at age 54 in July 2012. In his will, Metso left Barnum High School $50,000, to establish an annual scholarship...
July 18, 2017 - 12:24pm
July 8, 2017
'The Great Sports Overlap'
The spring tournaments are over, summer leagues are getting ready for playoffs, and the months of July and August are a time when students can...
July 8, 2017 - 9:23am
September 2, 2016
CATBIRD SEAT: Growing pains
I’ll say this for Minnesota: it’s the only place I know where fans will spend one billion dollars for a stadium they only use for three quarters. Watching Sunday’s third preseason game against the Chargers — the first home game ever in the new Taj MaWilf — it seemed a bit...
September 2, 2016 - 10:28am
August 20, 2016
‘The Death Stare’
LeClos pushed Phelps’ buttons and Phelps pushed back in exactly the right way. That’s why we have competitions, to see who is the best. Phelps showed it and responded in a way that was commensurate with his status as the most decorated Olympian of all time, and which reminded...
August 20, 2016 - 2:06pm
July 31, 2016
CATBIRD SEAT: Change starts from within
Keep it simple. Change doesn’t start with the person across the street, and neither does it start with the advocacy group with which you don’t agree. Our legal system exists to handle people who don’t understand this. Change starts with you, and it starts with me. Inside, in...
July 31, 2016 - 10:28am
July 11, 2016
From the Catbird Seat: Minnesota: Land of hoops?
There are some expectations for the Wolves this season, not the least of which come from guard Ricky Rubio, who has reportedly said he wants out of Minnesota if the team doesn’t make the playoffs this season.
July 11, 2016 - 7:29am
June 23, 2016
CATBIRD SEAT: Hey Dad, where’s your wallet?
For one thing, the home team actually won, which meant over 29,000 onlookers could tell their kids they saw a victory in the flesh. The other good thing was the way the Twins looked when they did it.
June 23, 2016 - 10:06am
March 11, 2016
The wisdom of Rod Stewart
“We have three good schools here,” Esse said. “Most people don’t understand that. It’s a little challenging in three different schools, but we have great teachers in all of them, great parents in the program who understand the need for school first, and the kids themselves...
March 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 22, 2015
From the Catbird Seat: Future looks bright for ’Jacks
While it’s true that Hermantown had a remarkable fall season, Cloquet is well-suited to challenge — and keep challenging — for years to come. You might as well get used to it.
November 22, 2015 - 7:51am
September 20, 2015
From the Catbird Seat: Metso Gymnasium?
Barnum athletics have produced a number of fine student athletes through the years — but now there is a move afoot to honor one of them in a special way. The late Ron Metso played basketball at Barnum, graduating from there in 1976 and from UMD in 1980, and throughout his life...
September 20, 2015 - 9:34am
August 6, 2015
Cloquet has a Vikings connection
Longtime Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff and his family (pictured from left, son Pat, Mick, Phyllis and daughter Teri) stand in the driveway of Clarence Badger’s home on David Road sometime in the 1970s. Mick Tinglehoff and many other early Vikings used to enjoy visiting...
August 6, 2015 - 8:12am
July 16, 2015
The scorebook of life
We lost one of the best helpers I’ve come across in 30 years in the business last week, as Jim Burnes passed away at the age of 77.
July 16, 2015 - 11:11am
June 10, 2015
Messing with Sasquatch
From the Catbird Seat By Jeff Pappas *** There’s a beef jerky company that has an advertising campaign called “Messing with Sasquatch.” It’s designed to be funny — but when the Cloquet track and field program does the same thing, it’s in the form of a T-shirt....
June 10, 2015 - 12:16pm
March 19, 2015
Go South, Young Man
Over the last few years, the Minnesota State High School League has taken small but noticeable steps to reduce the potential influence of Northern and Northeastern Minnesota teams at the state high school hockey tournament.
March 19, 2015 - 10:12am
March 5, 2015
CATBIRD SEAT: The state of hockey in Cloquet
I first realized how important the story we did last week on the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton hockey classification was when I looked at my Twitter feed.
March 5, 2015 - 10:00am