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Carlton County Court Report: January 19, 2017
Basic Computer Training Offered to Seniors
Local 'mathletes' win big at regions, aim for state
Conservation Corps has summer service jobs for ages 18 to 25
Carlton County Court Report: January 18, 2017
A meeting at the Esko Hall of Fame
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
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ALEXANDER PAUL MICHALSKI SR.
ELEANOR EMELIA GOCKOWSKI
G. Berneice Muller
FRANCIS DUWAINE POUPORE
Education Corner: Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
Guest Commentary: Balancing fairness for all members
Guest Commentary:Let the buyer beware
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
Wright-Cromwell News: Feb 23 2017
Slices of Life: You should never …
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Veteran grabs second chance to help others
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
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
June 22, 2016
Real estate professional recognized
The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals (AIOREP) has recognized the exceptional performance of Minnesota’s real estate professional Linda A. Hansen. She has been named one of 2016’s “10 Best Real Estate Professionals for Client Satisfaction.” Hansen, a real estate...
June 22, 2016 - 10:23am
June 21, 2016
Frandsen Bank gains national recognition second year in a row
“Receiving this recognition two years in a row has been a great inspiration to all of us at Frandsen Bank,”said Gay. “It highlights our core values of superior customer service and commitment to our community.”
June 21, 2016 - 1:26pm
June 20, 2016
Community Education announces new marketing coordinator
Cloquet Community Education and Recreation announces the hire of Amanda Sorensen as marketing coordinator. Sorensen, a graduate of Esko High School, recently finished a degree in marketing communications in July 2015 from Bemidji State University. She also earned a bachelor’s degree...
June 20, 2016 - 2:25pm
June 19, 2016
Spectrum Farms purchases Wild Fern Herbal Soaps
Spectrum Farm of Mahtowa announces it has recently purchased Wild Fern Herbal Soaps. "When we learned of this great opportunity, our family jumped at the chance to expand our wholesome offerings into the personal care line of soaps, sauna steamers, lip balm, lotions, salves, and...
June 19, 2016 - 3:30pm
Johnson elected as District 2 director
Eric Johnson, manager of Woodland Mutual in Carlton, was elected as a District 2 director of the Minnesota Association of Farm Mutual Insurance Companies at the 121st annual convention held in February in Bloomington, Minn. Johnson will serve a four-year term on the 13-member board...
June 19, 2016 - 2:37pm
June 18, 2016
eLogger has small storefront but does big business
Up to this point, most Cloquet residents have been unaware that eLogger even exists, unless they stumbled upon the business looking for the old...
June 18, 2016 - 9:59am
May 31, 2016
New CMH Lab equipment speeds diagnosis of flu and strep
A new piece of equipment in the lab at Community Memorial Hospital helps speed the diagnosis and test accuracy for strep throat and Influenza...
May 31, 2016 - 6:46am
May 30, 2016
Mediacom to shift local channels to all-digital format
“Consumers who aren’t subscribed to Mediacom will not be affected by this digital conversion,” she said. “They should be able to continue to receive local channels as they do already.”
May 30, 2016 - 9:07am
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