Tax impact sinks Moose Lake bond referendum
Moose Lake Superintendent Bob Indihar was back at work Wednesday morning, facing an even bigger challenge than trying to pass Tuesday’s ill-fated refe...
It's graduation season all over Carlton County
Read this for a (corrected) listing of dates and times for all high school graduations in Carlton County plus Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College...
The Fond du Lac Ojibwe School commencement will be held at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, May 23.
The Wrenshall commencement will be held on Thursday, May 30, at 7 p.m.
They sat there — all 11 of them — solemn, stoic, determined. Some wore baseball hats with the name of their branch of the service on them. One proudly displayed the vest of a disabled American veteran. It would probably be safe to say that all of them were easily into their 70s, and it was apparent by the set of their shoulders that they were there for a reason.RELATED CONTENT
Members of the Wrenshall Fire and Rescue Squad could hardly believe their eyes when they responded to a call along the Munger Bike Trail on Tuesday, May 7. They had received an emergency page from Dispatch around 6:45 p.m. saying a horse had fallen into a sinkhole along an unpaved stretch of the trail.RELATED CONTENT
Mercy Hospital will celebrate its past and its future at a special Groundbreaking and 50th Anniversary event for the community at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 31.RELATED CONTENT
Chub Lake homeowner Mike Aili had seen two golden retrievers run across the frozen lake and back on Sunday, May 12. It wasn’t until he was working out in his yard around 11 a.m. when he heard the two dogs barking frantically in the distance.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota legislators approved a bill allowing in-home childcare providers — licensed and unlicensed — and personal care attendants that will allow for an election among providers if unions meet certain thresholds of support. If in-home childcare providers and personal care attendants (PCAs) decided to form a union, the union would have exclusive rights to negotiate on their behalf with the state.RELATED CONTENT
Carlton County’s most recent rescue training was a lot more graphic than the previous week’s mock grain bin rescues.RELATED CONTENT
A Carlton man accused of making and passing counterfeit money in addition to other crimes, pleaded guilty to a number of charges Monday in Carlton County Court.RELATED CONTENT
While the Wrenshall team had a very good showing, it was one of the teams from Cromwell that landed in the trophy rankings, placing fifth overall.RELATED CONTENT
Much of the discussion at Tuesday’s meeting of the Carlton County Board was all about the money.RELATED CONTENT
The Cloquet School Board voted to spend just over $147,000 to fund the new Industrial Technology Department at its Monday night meeting. Most of the costs have to do with purchase of technology, with the largest line item being $28,000 for 25 new computers to run new and updated software.RELATED CONTENT
Just last week, texting and driving officially became the leading cause of death among teenagers, surpassing drinking and driving.RELATED CONTENT
It’s about hope and education, Ginger Spiess said. That’s why the Carlton County Local Advisory Council hosted a conference on mental illness last Thursday at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.RELATED CONTENT
In the first audience question at last week’s “Into the Light” panel discussion on mental illness, the person who wrote the question was looking for practical tips for dealing with stigma — misconceptions, bias, ignorance — about mental illness. Talk about it, said Troy Otterson, panelistRELATED CONTENT
A Duluth man arrested two weeks ago for stealing a vehicle and fleeing police was arrested again Tuesday, for stealing a vehicle and fleeing police.RELATED CONTENT
A Cloquet woman was sentenced Monday to 9½ years in prison for burning down a home and killing two dogs in an attempt to intimidate witnesses against her boyfriend, who is accused of murdering Trina Langenbrunner nearly 13 years ago.RELATED CONTENT
Emergency response is a fairly straightforward process when it comes to dealing with natural disasters such as last June’s devastating flooding in Carlton County. But what comes next is not.RELATED CONTENT
Students at the Cloquet Area Alternative Education Program spent last Thursday doing activities based on the National Day of Silence, to bring awareness to GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual) individuals — or anyone with differences — who have been “silenced” by name-calling, bullying, etc. Some stories shared their own stories of bullying or abuse.RELATED CONTENT
Shawn Marie Kaarbo (aka Shawn Marie Melton and Shawn Marie Strandberg), 49, of Barnum pleaded guilty in Carlton County Court last Wednesday to one count of voting while ineligible.RELATED CONTENT
A Cloquet man who was reported missing by his family in January and who is wanted for questioning by law enforcement was apparently living in a state park in California until recently.RELATED CONTENT