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Landfill vote delayed
Council debates police shifts, roundabout
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Cloquet murder suspect seeks to withdraw guilty plea
Carlton County Court Report: August 9, 2017
Youthful tennis team gains experience
'Jacks use speed, strategy to keep winning
New-look Wrens, Ogichidaag off to a positive start
Scoreboard - September 21, 2017 edition
Skilled Lumberjacks team undefeated after seven games
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Wayne Maynard Hulaires
Dorothy Hazel Dauer
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Fair, not free, trade
To the Editor: Attend local DFL governor forum
To the Editor: Esko-area sewer line condition indicative of nationwide crisis
GUEST COMMENTARY: Why unions are good for us all
To the Editor: Citizens, stand up and speak out
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept. 14 2017
Slices of Life: The multitudinous multi-tasker
Notes From the Small Pond: Eleven miles from Mexico, three weeks ago
Finnish celebrations, meetings ramp up with fall season
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug. 31 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Family makes a paws-ative difference
Community digs organic garden
Zucchinis, start your engines!
Q-and-A: Meet hometown author, California transplant Tim Jollymore
Highway 73 Kettle River bridge open to traffic
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
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caring and sharing
The grasshoppers and locusts are all around us now
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
Free rafting trip Saturday, reservations necessary
Northland Nature: Find delicious berries among the thorns
Northland Nature: Shady, wet conditions enable fungi to thrive in the woods
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
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