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Beware August deadline to file for property tax refund
Got gas? Esko will soon
Vest donations help protect local officers
Council talks tribal relations, pickleball and PLAs
Drivers reminded to use caution on newly chip-sealed roads
Run over hill and dale in the Voyageur 50
Barnum racer off to a good start ... in spite of weather
Numbers high, spirits higher for Cloquet VFW
Sundbom rallies, wins second Cloquet Invitational via playoff
Softball teams swarm Braun Park for state tournament
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Michael "Mick" "Bonzo" LaPrairie
Richard Bruce Bonneville
Leonard R. Anderson
Allen Andrew Peterson
Darlene Kay Tanski (Nachtmann)
To the Editor: Student shares strong feelings about Carlton schools
Dear Carlton School District Community,
To the Editor: There is more than one consolidation option for Carlton
To the Editor: Golf outing supports CEC boys hockey
To the Editor: We need to thank the women
Slices of Life: Growing like a weed
The Catbird Seat: A race against time
Wright-Cromwell News July 13 2017
Slices of Life: Club or pole?
Wright-Cromwell News July 6 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
No spot goes unfilled in this garden
Farm LoLa opens for pick-your-own raspberries
Original library desk returns to Cloquet museum
Run ‘COLErfully’ Saturday at Pine Valley
Rock lovers ‘stampede’ in Moose Lake
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
Run through clouds of color
Wild carrot is sometimes mistaken for poison hemlock
The pitcher plant is actually a catcher
Learn the basics of fishing Saturday at Jay Cooke State Park
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
February 6, 2016
Two arrested after fleeing deputies, ramming squad in Carlton County
A vehicle pursuit began after the Saab refused to stop. While attempting to stop the Saab with a precision immobilization technique — more commonly known as a PIT maneuver— the Saab spun around and rammed the squad car, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
February 6, 2016 - 10:17am
February 4, 2016
Cloquet man faces burglary charges for breaking into home
The caller stated she was in the bedroom of the home with her boyfriend, and they could hear the sounds of someone moving around inside the residence and the sound of what they described as “dishes being broken.”
February 4, 2016 - 6:02pm
January 30, 2016
Carlton County man charged with setting cabin on fire
According to the criminal complaint filed in District Court, Thompson admitted to starting the fire in two separate interviews — once with...
January 30, 2016 - 4:30pm
January 19, 2016
Man flees officers in stolen car, then on foot and up a tree
A Richfield, Minn., man was arrested for allegedly stealing a car and fleeing from the police, first in the car, then on foot. Jerome Lu Barney,...
January 19, 2016 - 12:31pm