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New middle school taking shape
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?
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
G. Berneice Muller
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
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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
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From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
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'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
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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
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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
September 9, 2016
Kidnapping charges unlikely for Superior man
The woman and the girl left the residence on foot after a verbal argument. As they were walking, Machones allegedly drove in front of them, blocking their path, and threatened them with physical violence if they did not get in his vehicle. Machones then drove the females back toward...
September 9, 2016 - 5:28pm
September 8, 2016
Man pleads guilty to killing Jacob Wetterling 27 years ago
He used a Bobcat to dig a grave and bury him. He took the machine from a nearby construction company. When he returned to the grave site a year later, Heinrich said he could see Jacob’s red jacket.
September 8, 2016 - 10:06am
September 6, 2016
Cloquet woman charged with arson
The heat from the fire did break a nearby window and scorched the outside of the brick building. According to a school employee, water from the...
September 6, 2016 - 2:37pm
September 5, 2016
Drugs discovered during traffic stop
According to the criminal complaint, during a routine inventory before the tow was completed, the deputy found the defendant to be in possession...
September 5, 2016 - 3:34pm
August 16, 2016
Driver admits involvement in hit-and-run accident
The Buick was traveling east on Minnesota Highway 210 when it crossed the centerline shortly after 11 p.m. and sideswiped a Hyundai Sonata driven by 47-year-old Joseph Graham of Rosslyn, Ontario, the Minnesota State Patrol said in a news release.
August 16, 2016 - 10:10am
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