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Changes are coming to the city of Cloquet
Dance to the music of the Esko Jazz Bands
Body found, no foul play suspected
Old MacDonald had a banjo?
Carlton County Court Report: January 14-15, 2017
Maijala races to a close second at state
Rebels win in double OT, advance to quarterfinals
Korby's Top Games
Storm watch buys time and hope for Birkie
Lumberjacks squeak by Hilltoppers in double OT
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
G. Berneice Muller
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Pet of the week
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
October 10, 2016
Woodlands Bank honored by Small Business Administration
Of note, Minnesota’s 2016 SBA Community Lender, Woodlands National Bank, was chosen based on the growth of its small business loan portfolio,...
October 10, 2016 - 9:30am
October 9, 2016
Local company’s sustainability mission takes to the streets
As a local, family owned and operated food distributor, Upper Lakes Foods is committed to business practices that help sustain the health of our economy, community, and environment.
October 9, 2016 - 11:36am
October 4, 2016
For-profit urgent care clinic coming to Cloquet
MedExpress was founded in 2001 and was purchased last year by the Optum division of Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group. Its clinics are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and are closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas, Jamieson said. The clinics accept most major insurance, Jamieson said,...
October 4, 2016 - 8:08am
September 14, 2016
Trapper Pete’s honored by Trip Advisor
“We are committed to using the freshest ingredients possible, whether making an entree from scratch for one or a catered event for 300 guests,” said Cindy Peterson, owner and general manager.
September 14, 2016 - 8:25am
September 13, 2016
Enbridge suspends pursuit of Sandpiper Pipeline approval
“I don’t think they ever thought that (environmental groups) would end up having the influence we have,” said Richard Smith, president of opposition group Friends of the Headwaters. “And I don’t think they ever thought Friends of the Headwaters, along with the Minnesota...
September 13, 2016 - 1:14pm
September 12, 2016
Lourey honored by Minnesota Ambulance Association
Lourey was honored Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Minnesota State Senate building. “Senator Lourey has been a ‘go to’ legislator for statewide...
September 12, 2016 - 12:10pm
Northwoods Credit Union wins community service award
In addition to organizing hundreds of credit unions, she developed volunteer organizer clubs and worked with organizations on behalf of the poor.
September 12, 2016 - 9:13am
August 20, 2016
After sluggish start, Esko Industrial Park growing
“Carlton County’s a fantastic place,” she said. “With a great highway system — I-35 and Highways 61, 33 and 210 — and six railroads,...
August 20, 2016 - 9:44am
July 29, 2016
Minnesota Power reminds customers to beware phone scams
Telephone scams targeting electric utilities typically heat up in the summer and Minnesota Power encourages its customers to be alert and protect themselves. These con artists often demand immediate payment of a past due electric bill saying that the power will be disconnected within...
July 29, 2016 - 12:25pm
July 26, 2016
Local clinics join revolutionary program
The Integrated Health Partnerships initiative rewards providers in Minnesota who carry that mission to the state's Medicaid and Medicare population by sharing cost savings with them. In contrast, the traditional payment system pays providers for the volume of care they deliver, rather...
July 26, 2016 - 2:48pm
July 20, 2016
Locally Laid diversifies to include ‘pick your own berries’
One does not live by eggs alone. As monoculture takes over the agricultural system, the Locally Laid egg company thought it was time to diversify the chicken farm by opening its produce wing — Farm LoLa. (LoLa is short for Locally Laid and the name of every chicken at the pasture-raised...
July 20, 2016 - 8:28am
July 18, 2016
Artist is wrapped up in renewal
Sarah Agaton Howes excitedly opened the ordinary box to pull out a beautiful wool blanket she had designed. The red and camel “renewal” blanket...
July 18, 2016 - 7:24am
July 2, 2016
Search for human services director is over
On Monday, the Carlton County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to suspend the search for Lee’s replacement — which had gotten through one round of interviews, but not the second — and rehire Lee, who had worked for the county for more than 16 years and been PHHS director...
July 2, 2016 - 1:59pm
June 29, 2016
Cloquet hospital wins safety award
Community Memorial Hospital received the Governor's Safety Award in recognition of its excellence in workplace safety and health. CMH was one...
June 29, 2016 - 7:39am
June 28, 2016
‘MnSCU’ To Become Known As ‘Minnesota State’
“Minnesota State” is the new nickname for the system as a whole, as well as a system affiliation identifier. Individual state colleges and universities are not required to change their names, but they will use the system affiliation identifier in conjunction with their logos and...
June 28, 2016 - 9:07am