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Carlton County Court Report: July 12, 2016
National Night Out
COUNTY BOARD: County extends disaster declaration
Man sentenced in Barnum woman’s kidnapping
UPDATE: Drive-by shooting leads to attempted murder charges
Softball teams head to nationals
Sand volleyball serves up summer fun
Esko VFW struggles with baseball balancing act
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY: Younger folks in Carlton County and across the globe are Pokémon-GO crazy for new game
Southern Carlton County team grows through summer softball
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
VIRGIL LEE VANDERWERFF
ARTHUR CHARLES SWANSON
DONALD E. BENRUD
ORVILLE 'PETE' FRANCES JUBIE
Flood response is impressive, but we need to keep planning for the next one
To the Editor:Wright house story well written
To the Editor:Cloquet police officers doing excellent work
FROM THE INTERN: The many benefits of books
LETTER: Thanks for Buddy Poppy Days support
Wright-Cromwell News July 28 2016
Notes From the Small Pond: Karaoke
Wright-Cromwell News: July 21 2016
Slices of Life; On the go
Wright – Cromwell News: July 14 2016
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
‘Pirates!’ roar through the dark
Tickets available for ‘Day Out with Thomas’
Carlton Daze offers whole weekend of fun
Teens tackle zombies in Aug. 5 performances
Free Range Film Festival celebrates 13th annual festival this weekend
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Ruth Mae Gunderson
Birth Announcement: Oskari Niilo Bergstedt
Birth Announcement: Kamden Taylor Houck
Fond du Lac Veterans Powwow recognizes more veterans than ever before
Birth Announcement: Anthony Allen Moose Jr.
caring and sharing
Paddlemania on the St. Louis River open to everyone this weekend
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
The Kettle gets a check-up
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Pure stock, pure joy
May 28, 2016
Big Lake residents are one step closer to a greener flush
Worries about failing or inadequate privately owned septic systems around Big Lake were the big driver behind the formation of the sanitary district, but concerns about pollution from septic systems have also had to be balanced with the need to find an affordable solution.
May 28, 2016 - 3:27pm
May 20, 2016
Former Cloquet dry cleaning site proposed for state Superfund list
Cloquet Director of Public Works Jim Prusak said the MPCA contacted the city in September 2015 regarding the site contamination, but the MPCA is the lead investigative agency. The city did complete additional borings and soil and groundwater sampling along Third Street to determine...
May 20, 2016 - 12:27pm
May 19, 2016
Cloquet Middle School apartment plan, Take Two
Numerous residents spoke against the Sherman Associates site plan at the May 10 meeting. The majority of objections dealt with a lack of off-street parking, the proposed density of apartment units and the general impact of a large apartment building on the neighborhood.
May 19, 2016 - 3:50pm
May 14, 2016
Residents turn out in force to oppose proposed tire recycling facility
Some of those Minnesota tires are shredded and the pieces are burned in power plants to generate electricity. Others are shredded and used as fill for drainage projects around homes as well as for road base, septic systems and other projects where a lightweight fill is needed, said...
May 14, 2016 - 10:41am
May 13, 2016
New owners propose adding household garbage landfill to Cloquet
Domke said that the landfill would accept garbage from local counties, but could not answer if any counties in Wisconsin affected by the Moccasin Mike Landfill would be allowed to bring their trash to Cloquet. Several residents said no matter how the idea is presented, at the end...
May 13, 2016 - 2:29pm
May 11, 2016
Lake Country Power annual meeting addresses principles, purpose and service
Randa spoke about the values — integrity, safety and quality, innovation, communication, teamwork and respect — that drive Lake Country Power to deliver valuable programs and services for rural co-op members. He also referenced the long-term rate philosophy that recovers costs...
May 11, 2016 - 7:12am
May 10, 2016
Landfill public meeting set for Tuesday, May 10
A public information meeting on the possible development of a Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfill at the current SKB Environmental/Shamrock industrial landfill site in the city of Cloquet is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the Carlton County Transportation Building at 1630 County...
May 10, 2016 - 11:40am
May 9, 2016
Lundeen receives CARE Award at CMH/SHCC
Lundeen is a casual employee at CMH and is described by the Emergency Department staff as always willing to come in when called, regardless of...
May 9, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 6, 2016
Debate over Sappi property value continues
“He stated that he was disappointed he didn’t see any movement on the value,” Moreland reported, explaining that Schultz thought the two sides had agreed to further reduce the assessed value for 2016. “But it was my impression that we were setting it at $47.6 million and that...
May 6, 2016 - 12:52pm
May 2, 2016
The Mercy Foundation reaches $1 million goal
The Well Within Reach campaign contributes its success to several cornerstones, including a recent donation of $65,000 from Members Cooperative Credit Union.
May 2, 2016 - 3:48pm
March 25, 2016
Home, Business and Sports Show offers something for everyone
The smell of popcorn helped lead the way into the Otter Creek Event Center at Black Bear Casino Friday afternoon. The annual Cloquet Area Home,...
March 25, 2016 - 10:28am
March 21, 2016
Frandsen Bank & Trust promotes Treviranus to vice president
“My time at Frandsen Bank & Trust has been great and it continues to be a privilege to work with my co-workers and to serve my customers,” said Treviranus. “I appreciate the opportunity that’s been presented to me and I look forward to continuing to provide solutions to the...
March 21, 2016 - 9:43am
February 12, 2016
COUNTY BOARD: County will double child protection workers
In 2010, Carlton County child protection workers took 689 calls about possible child abuse or neglect. Five years later, in 2015, the number of calls had increased to 1,833. Now add a fairly massive increase in paperwork and other reporting requirements resulting from Governor Dayton’s...
February 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
February 6, 2016
Sappi, FDLTCC partner to pass on knowledge
“We envision a simple “YouTube” type video along with a narrative from an experienced operator as an example of how we would use a knowledge...
February 6, 2016 - 5:11pm
January 19, 2016
AgStar accepting scholarship applications
The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, is now accepting applications for its high school senior scholarship program, which awards up to 42 students with $1,000 scholarships. The AgStar High School Scholarship Program is designed...
January 19, 2016 - 1:03pm