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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
Read a print version of the paper -- online!
To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
The joy of worrying
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
Birth Announcement: Logan William Jarvi
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
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
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