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Volunteer Highlight: Dave Johnson and the Christmas Day Dinner Project
New director leads the way to the new animal shelter
International intern captures hearts and minds in Minnesota
CAFD earns recognition
K1 Sportswear changes hands
Wrestling team looking for best season yet
Moose Lake hockey coach focusing on team play
Eskomos outrun ’Jacks in opener
Wilderness sweep Bobcats at home
Bird, Rebels relish chance to play CEC
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
BARBARA ALYCE HENNINGER HOLTE
DAVID A. PICKUS
ROBERT JOHN BASSETT
SUE M. HAASIS
BENJAMIN ERIC ANDERSON
To the Editor:Veteran coverage was very personal for reader
To the Editor:Turn old middle school into veterans shelter
Guest Commentary: Standing firm for hard-fought progress, we’ll seek common ground with new administration
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
Wright-Cromwell News: Nov 1 2016
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
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
Artist uses rap mixed with Native American music to inspire kids
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement:Vaugn Nolan Nelson
Birth Announcement: Piper Deborah Ann Wilkinson
Birth Announcement: Hadley Marie Hietala
Birth Announcement: Brayden Bradley Charles King
Birth Announcement: Taylor Lynn Soukkala
caring and sharing
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
MINNESOTA DEER FACTS
July 28, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
The law defines large businesses, which have to pay higher wages, as those with gross revenues of at least $500,000. The new wages apply to all workers, full- and part- time, regardless of how many hours they work. Employers will not be allowed reduce wages when tips are given workers. Minnesota's...
July 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
July 23, 2016
CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL: Councilors talk trash
Wouldn't it would be nice if residents set their trash out on the curb and it magically disappeared? The reality is it needs to go somewhere....
July 23, 2016 - 1:53pm
July 21, 2016
Property tax refund filers should ahead of August deadline for 2014
“Eligible homeowners and renters can benefit from the property tax refunds that Minnesota offers,” said Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly. “We want to make sure all taxpayers who are eligible take the opportunity to claim their refunds.”
July 21, 2016 - 5:20am
July 16, 2016
COUNTY BOARD: Need for water grows for Olsonville, Schmitz Road
Carlton County has an industrial park with no water, Olsonville residents and businesses need a more reliable water source, and residents along Schmitz Road are dealing with high levels of arsenic in their well water. To resolve all of the above issues, local officials have been...
July 16, 2016 - 10:59am
July 15, 2016
Highway 33 project begins in Cloquet
Work on Highway 33 in Cloquet began Monday, July 11. The project affects both the north and southbound traffic on Highway 33 from the north end of the bridge over the St. Louis River to just north of Stark Road. Motorists can expect daytime lane closures on weekdays through Aug. 19...
July 15, 2016 - 11:05am
July 14, 2016
Flooding in Moose Lake area results in sewage release to lake, river
On Tuesday night, after heavy rains and flooding in the area, the Moose Lake wastewater treatment plant began discharging untreated sewage into Moosehead Lake and Moose Horn River. Sewage was still being discharged as of Wednesday evening, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control...
July 14, 2016 - 9:43am
July 12, 2016
County officials reach out to flood victims
The following press release was issued by Carlton County on Tuesday: Due to the amount of rain within a short period of time in Carlton County on Sunday and Monday, July 11-12, some area flooding has occurred. Much of the flooding has dissipated, however, there may still be roads...
July 12, 2016 - 8:36pm
July 11, 2016
City passes audit with flying colors, again
Klassen has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the past seven or eight years. The award comes from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada and is the highest form of recognition in the area...
July 11, 2016 - 1:20pm
July 7, 2016
Election judges needed in Cloquet
“These are important jobs for our community and we hope our residents will pitch in to help during the elections,” Fritsinger said. For more information or to view online application materials, visit www.ci.cloquet.mn.us, “Elections & Voting” page, or call 218-879-3347. ...
July 7, 2016 - 10:10am
July 5, 2016
New middle school site takes shape
On Tuesday, members of the Cloquet School Board gathered in a Kraus-Anderson trailer for a brief construction update meeting before touring the...
July 5, 2016 - 12:55pm
July 4, 2016
Board approves next year’s operating budget
The board also voted to begin the process of accepting bids to replace Roof 21 at Cloquet High School, which is over the industrial arts area and the two small gymnasiums. The total cost of that project could run to $400,000.
July 4, 2016 - 7:51am
June 26, 2016
Chasse elected VFW District 8 Commander
Serving Veterans alongside Chasse is the 8th District Auxiliary President Jean Scholar from VFW Post 8144 in Hoyt Lakes, Minn. Jean has been...
June 26, 2016 - 11:25am
June 24, 2016
City looks into treatment of water for manganese
Progressive Consulting Engineers have presented a proposal to conduct a bench test, or practice run, using mobile miniature plants before the city puts the time, energy and money into building treatment plants to take the manganese out of wells 8 and 11. The cost of the pilot plant...
June 24, 2016 - 12:42pm
June 20, 2016
Minnesota approves historic tax cut for veterans
"Minnesota has made a historic leap forward this past legislative session in making veterans retirement benefits tax-exempt," said Dettmer. "We will now join at least 12 other states who don’t tax any portion of military retirement benefits.
June 20, 2016 - 11:28am
Carlton County contracts new coroner to replace Dr. Uncini
Strobl and the staff at Anoka will provide medical examiner services from July 12 to Dec. 31, 2016, and then the agreement will automatically renew for two years from Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2018, unless it is terminated.
June 20, 2016 - 9:07am