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Carlton County Court Report: December 7, 2016
Give Kids a Smile offers free dental care Feb. 3-4
Commission votes favor landfill
Moose Lake can see the light: New school construction is on time and on budget
Ogichidaag, Bulldogs win one each
Lumberjacks beat 12th-ranked Forest Lake
Carlton comes out on top in battle for the Brown Jug
Scoreboard - January 12, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
TIMOTHY W. FAGRE
LOGAN JAMES SORENSON
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
To the Editor: Help is available for stutterers
OUR VIEW: Where do residents’ rights fit in landfill debate?
To the Editor: Kudos to Sanders, Johnson for standing up for citizens
FROM THE EDITOR: Make the world a better place — read the newspaper
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 12 2017
Slices of Life: Vacation foibles
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 4 2017
Slices of Life: A meaningful reward
Northland Nature: The New Year begins with winter finches
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Cloquet grad makes Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list
New year, new ways to give?
Enjoy Morrison music + art at Cloquet library
Volunteer Highlight: Leola Rodd
Shear excitement: A barber tells his story
arts and entertainment
Birth: Gavin Robert Ott
Birth Announcement: Skylar Dawn Follett
Birth Announcement: James Michael Stillday
Birth Announcement:Georgiana Rae Olson
Birth Announcement: Helen Patricia Torgerson
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
Northland residents celebrate winter fun
Northland Nature: A recent visit to a beaver pond reveals..
Northland Nature: Puffballs remain on logs in the woods
Northland Nature: Roses give color to the roadsides again
September 27, 2016
Cloquet balances rising insurance costs with lower bills for 2017 budget
There has been a search for other water sources since two of Cloquet’s wells were found to have high amounts of manganese, a mineral which occurs naturally in the environment. A Filter Plant Pilot Study presentation was presented during the work session before the regular council...
September 27, 2016 - 10:30am
September 17, 2016
Schools, students settle back into session
On the other hand, the rollout of the new Surface Pro tablet computer devices at the high school was remarkably smooth, he reported, as the high school students followed the middle school in a move that puts a computing device in the hands of each student.
September 17, 2016 - 11:18am
September 3, 2016
County qualifies for state disaster assistance
Unfortunately, the fund is only for local governments and public infrastructure and not individual assistance. Belich said Volunteer Services of Carlton County has been working with property owners who need assistance or volunteer help in recovering from the flooding and severe storms...
September 3, 2016 - 1:37pm
August 20, 2016
CLOQUET CITY COUNCIL: Council debates how and where to spend on parks
What is more important: maintaining the parks and recreation areas we already have, or building new ones? That was the question posed by Ward...
August 20, 2016 - 12:35pm
Carlton County justice partners to hold ‘warrant workout day’ in Carlton on Aug. 25
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, the Carlton County criminal justice community is sponsoring a “warrant workout” event at the Carlton County Courthouse in Carlton. The event will offer anyone with an outstanding Minnesota arrest warrant an opportunity to meet with justice...
August 20, 2016 - 11:25am
Candidates file for local city, school board and township offices
Carlton County Auditor Paul Gassert found few surprises within the candidate filings for local office, except for the fact that only five people filed for three open seats on the Cloquet School Board. “I would have expected more like 50 candidates,” Gassert said, referring to...
August 20, 2016 - 8:29am
August 15, 2016
DNR hires former Fond du Lac editor to lead Parks and Trails multicultural media outreach
An award-winning journalist with a passion for advocacy and the environment has joined the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as an information officer in the Parks and Trails Division. Former Fond du Lac Reservation newspaper editor Deborah Locke will work with the media to...
August 15, 2016 - 10:56am
August 13, 2016
COUNTY BOARD: Severe-weather costs continue to mount for county
Of the 33 properties he and his staff inspected following the flooding, only 12 sustained the level of damage to qualify for some abatement of their taxes, if the board chose to do so. The state will not help property owners because the threshold to qualify wasn’t met, he said....
August 13, 2016 - 10:51am
August 12, 2016
Langley, Roberts advance in Cloquet Ward 5 primary
The county auditor is a little worried, however, about a dearth of people running for local office and wanted to remind people that they can file to run for all the local city (except for Cloquet), township and school elected positions through until Tuesday, Aug. 16. Prospective candidates...
August 12, 2016 - 11:24am
August 9, 2016
MN Supreme Court, Cloquet Council and liquor licenses in Barnum on the ballot
Primary election absentee ballots have been available for weeks, but starting a week before Election Day, casting them gets easier. Simon said that is when voters may go to their county's election offices and simply vote and put the ballot in the vote-counting machine instead of going...
August 9, 2016 - 4:10pm
July 30, 2016
COUNTY BOARD: County extends disaster declaration
In other matters Monday, commissioners expressed support for a grant application to the USDA for funding to help pay for the costs of extending a new watermain from the city of Carlton along Highway 210 to serve Schmitz Road, Olsonville, the County Transportation Building and the...
July 30, 2016 - 7:10am
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