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Carlton County Court Report: August 10, 2017
Highway 210 through Jay Cooke to open soon
Looking for love in new location
Kids make a difference to kids ... you can too
'Jacks swim to a win over North Shore
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
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Michael Benard Dilly
Kathleen S. Parteka
Ronald J. Semerau
Donald Gene Loeb
Wayne Maynard Hulaires
GUEST COMMENTARY: 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
GUEST COLUMN: How Brazilians are a lot like us
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept 21 17
Slices of Life: Scratching in the kitchen
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept. 14 2017
Slices of Life: The multitudinous multi-tasker
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,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
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 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
April 17, 2016
Cloquet man threatens to stab girlfriend, is arrested
Officers went upstairs and identified the mother who was the victim of the alleged assault, who said “Tony, I didn't call the police,” repeatedly as she cried hysterically.
April 17, 2016 - 2:36pm
March 11, 2016
Fugitive wanted in assault case captured
The hunt for Cloquet’s Patrick Lussier ended Wednesday, March 2, in Minneapolis where he was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshall’s Service. Lussier was wanted for an outstanding warrant stemming from a first-degree assault case and a parole violation in Cloquet. According...
March 11, 2016 - 4:03pm
Be aware of scams; criminals may attempt refund fraud using stolen identities
“Unfortunately, criminals are now using stolen identity information to file tax returns under a victim’s name. We are committed to making sure the right refund goes to the right person.”
March 11, 2016 - 12:56pm
February 19, 2016
One man arrested, one wanted, in relation to brutal assault
Two Cloquet men face assault charges for allegedly beating up a man and cutting off his finger Jan. 16. One of the men is in custody, while the...
February 19, 2016 - 4:37pm
February 18, 2016
Deputy sentenced in K9 abuse case
Longtime attorneys Thom Pertler and Kevin Short have handled high-profile cases involving cold-blooded murder, child abuse, sexual assault and...
February 18, 2016 - 3:50pm
February 12, 2016
Cloquet woman shot after allegedly threatening deputies outside Midway Township church
A 48-year-old Cloquet woman was in critical condition Friday morning after being shot twice by law enforcement officers in the parking lot of a Midway Township church. The woman, who has not yet been identified by authorities, had threatened suicide Thursday night and was located...
February 12, 2016 - 1:02pm