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CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL: City Council passes 2017 budget, levy
Northland residents singing the healthcare ‘Blues’
Can’t pay the heating bill? Get help
Budget, tax levy meetings are not the place to argue property values
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: Cloquet School District residents can expect lower tax levy
Bulldogs triumph in the battle for the Brown Jug
Eskomos dominate Hawks in season opener
Korby's Top Games
Star-studded CEC team wins inaugural Alumni Cup
Wrestling team looking for best season yet
Bombers & Rebels
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LORNA M. OHLGREN
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The giving season
To the Editor: Thanks to Santa for caring touch
To the Editor: Use blue lights to support law enforcement
To the Editor:Veteran coverage was very personal for reader
Through Foreign Eyes: Cultural change
Slices of Life: Oh topiary, oh topiary
Guest Commentary: Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Water is life
Through Foreign Eyes: Goodbye … or as we say at home, Wanen
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Winter festivities in Cloquet start the holiday season
Carlton County students perform in Minnesota Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’
Catch Cloquet author at West Duluth library
Jay Cooke: A park for all seasons
Queen of Peace announces November student of the month
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Vaughn Nolan Nelson
Birth Announcement:Vaugn Nolan Nelson
Birth Announcement: Piper Deborah Ann Wilkinson
Birth Announcement: Hadley Marie Hietala
Birth Announcement: Brayden Bradley Charles King
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Northland Nature: A recent visit to a beaver pond reveals..
Northland Nature: Puffballs remain on logs in the woods
Northland Nature: Roses give color to the roadsides again
NORTHLAND NATURE: Deer mice move indoors in autumn
Deer stands not allowed left overnight on wildlife management areas
August 11, 2016
Cloquet man one of two arrested after foiled robbery in Grand Rapids
The female victim told police that the suspect had held her at gunpoint for approximately 30 minutes before her brother arrived and attempted to disarm him. She and the other woman ran from the house at that time.
August 11, 2016 - 3:40pm
August 7, 2016
Man captured in Carlton County pleads guilty in Michigan
It was a chaotic scene. One deputy fired shots at the suspect vehicle's tires during the chase. Rose also rammed several squad cars and ran at least one off the road, authorities said. Two county squads were damaged enough to require tow trucks.
August 7, 2016 - 2:16pm
Minnesota Power reminds customers to beware phone scams
Customers should never give their personal information to strangers. To further protect themselves, customers should use only authorized methods to pay their Minnesota Power bill.
August 7, 2016 - 6:08am
August 1, 2016
Man faces felony charges after breaking into ex-girlfriend's home
According to the criminal complaint, the Fond du Lac police were called to the 300 block of Ridge Road July 7 when a witness saw a woman chasing a man and the woman yelled for the witness to call 911.
August 1, 2016 - 10:07am
July 29, 2016
Man sentenced in Barnum woman’s kidnapping
The victim said she had just returned home from work and began to prepare dinner when Rodriguez appeared in her home. The suspect brandished a handgun and ordered the woman to give her all the money in her billfold - $326 - and drive him in her car to Pine County. The victim said...
July 29, 2016 - 4:39pm
UPDATE: Drive-by shooting leads to attempted murder charges
A neighbor along Moorhead Road said she had seen all the police cars Sunday, first racing down the road, then parking along her shared driveway...
July 29, 2016 - 1:57pm
July 25, 2016
Man arrested in Cloquet shootings
A 23-year-old Carlton County man is in jail after a shooting in rural Cloquet left two men injured Sunday. According to Cloquet Police Chief Steve Stracek, the suspect allegedly fired a gun two separate times at the victims from his vehicle into theirs, but the injuries occurred during...
July 25, 2016 - 7:46pm
July 16, 2016
Minneapolis woman faces multiple drug, firearm charges in Carlton County
A Minneapolis woman faces nine different criminal charges stemming from a May traffic stop in Carlton County. Larice Ann Smith, 23, was charged...
July 16, 2016 - 2:59pm
Sheriff’s office locates stolen pickup truck
Area law enforcement officials recently recovered a pickup truck stolen in Carlton County on June 26, but not without a chase. The 2003 Pewter-colored Chevrolet Silverado pickup was taken from the owner’s driveway on Carlson Road in Silver Township on the night of June 26. According...
July 16, 2016 - 8:04am
July 7, 2016
Seller beware: Proposed sale ends in alleged robbery
According to the criminal complaint, Hakala admitted to committing the robbery, but denied having a gun, and Benson admitted to being at the...
July 7, 2016 - 1:28pm
June 23, 2016
Cult leader in Pine County jail now
According to previous news reports, charges allege that, from 2000 to 2009, Barnard allegedly sexually assaulted numerous girls, who he called “maidens” and who lived away from their parents in an area of the encampment known as “Shepard’s Camp.”
June 23, 2016 - 2:04pm
June 16, 2016
Man accused of Barnum robbery, kidnapping
A man was arrested Tuesday after robbing a woman in her Barnum home and forcing her to drive him to Pine County. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reported a woman returned home Monday to find an unknown man in her home. The man displayed a handgun, robbed her and forced her to...
June 16, 2016 - 1:12pm
June 14, 2016
Man accused of Barnum robbery, kidnapping
A man was arrested after robbing a woman in her Barnum home and forcing her to drive him to Pine County. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reported a woman returned home Monday to find an unknown man in her home. The man displayed a handgun, robbed her and forced her to drive...
June 14, 2016 - 6:43pm
April 26, 2016
MSOP client charged after destructive fit of rage
According to a 2007 civil commitment appeal case by Thompson that was denied, Thompson assaulted several girls between the ages of 12 and 14 in southern Minnesota and was committed to MSOP after trial as a sexually dangerous person and a sexual psychopathic personality.
April 26, 2016 - 7:33am
April 25, 2016
Wisconsin breeder arrested after dead, starving dogs found
ELMWOOD, Wis. -- A 68-year-old man faces possible criminal charges after authorities found dead and malnourished dogs at his breeding facility in western Wisconsin, with four dozen dogs taken from the site. Stuart West of Elmwood was booked into the Pierce County Jail for animal mistreatment,...
April 25, 2016 - 11:25am