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CMH fundraiser announces date change
Carlton County Court Report: February 9, 2017
Educators create Special District for special education
Larger ash borer quarantine area takes effect
Fond du Lac Human Services director receives high honors
Senior-led Eskomos take a bow at state
Cardinals cement themselves atop school history
Injuries plague Eskomos in Section 7AA playoffs
Scoreboard - March 23, 2017 edition
Parent/Youth Baseball Skills Clinic returns
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
NEOMA 'BONNIE' STADIN
PATRICIA KAY GRACE-PROBST
RUDOLPH J. MAJERLE
FRANKLIN LEE RAETH
RAYMOND ERNEST MOWERS
Wrenshall school referendum has issues
Newspaper content impacts reader
Reader is disappointed in Wrenshall school board, administration
Citizens, as well as press, have a right to information
Wrenshall school building project raises questions
Wright-Cromwell News: March 16 2017
Wright-Cromwell News March 9 2017
Notes From the Small Pond: Stearns County, Winter, 2008
Wright-Cromwell News: Mar 2 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Get busy and prevent diabetes, before it's too late
County Seat play takes third at state festival
Longtime city administrator reflects on career, life in Cloquet
Dancing through history
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
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
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Cloquet police chief placed on leave
February 19, 2017
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
The SKB/Shamrock landfill vote is tentatively scheduled for the March 7 Cloquet City Council meeting. The formal meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Cloquet City Hall. While citizens are encouraged to attend, it is not a public hearing. Councilors declined a request...
February 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 17, 2017
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
The recent Christmas was an ultimate success as Ms. Christmas charity was able to give to more than 2,000 individuals (adults with disabilities in nursing homes, group homes and assisted living facilities) in St. Louis and Carlton counties.
February 17, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 13, 2017
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
I remember it was too hot to pout. I was stifled by miscellaneous bags of books and shoes in back of my mom's rusty blue Ford as we cruised north...
February 13, 2017 - 8:41am
February 10, 2017
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
Trump's anti-immigrant stance has emboldened hateful confrontations. My cousin, Martha Markusen, was driving home through New Mexico last month....
February 10, 2017 - 4:37pm
OP-ED: Actually affordable health care choices
Over the past year there has been a lot of media coverage on the increasing cost of health insurance in Minnesota and the lack of access to providers...
February 10, 2017 - 3:18pm
February 3, 2017
LETTER: Wrenshall referendum needs looking into
To the Editor: In last week's paper there was an article about Wrenshall School Board talking consolidation with Carlton. Why would they bring it up after all the agony of last year's talks, public meetings, and voting not to consolidate? Then I saw a box alongside the story about...
February 3, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 2, 2017
LETTER: Shame on you, Senator Klobuchar
To the Editor: The U.S. Forest Service just signed off on transferring 6,650 acres of public lands in the Superior National Forest to PolyMet. That's where the ore body is located that the company wants to mine — on public land, YOUR land. Senator Amy Klobuchar has some explaining...
February 2, 2017 - 2:52pm
GUEST VIEWS: Opposing sides weigh in on proposed landfill changes (UPDATED)
At the request of SKB Environmental Landfill, the scheduled Cloquet City Council vote on two conditional use permit amendments by the industrial landfill has been delayed to an undetermined future council meeting.
February 2, 2017 - 1:39pm
January 27, 2017
The Women’s March on Washington
Next election, I’m considering running as a delegate for our state convention. As the energetic labor organizer Joe Hill famously wrote, “Don’t Mourn, Organize!”
January 27, 2017 - 12:20pm
January 26, 2017
To the Editor: Council needs to vote ‘no’ on landfill proposals
The landfill issue now goes before the Cloquet City Council at the Feb. 7 meeting. Call Mayor Dave Hallback and your councilors to let them know the landfill changes are not what the Hilltop neighbors want, and it is not in the best interests of Cloquet.
January 26, 2017 - 3:10pm
Our View: Fight homelessness with information
But all people completing the survey will receive a bag with useful supplies for daily living including hats, socks, matches, shopping cards, and food, and more. Hopefully, they will also make connections that can help them get out of their current homeless situation.
January 26, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 24, 2017
Guest Commentary: Lee H. Hamilton
Politicians attack opposing politicians’ patriotism, accuse them of criminal activity, question the fairness of the election process itself — with virtually no evidence — and seek to undermine their effectiveness in office. Small wonder that the public questions elected officials’...
January 24, 2017 - 7:56am
To the Editor: Standoff between clinic, insurance company is bad for everyone
Do you really want to see them struggle like we are? These big corporations don’t care about “the little guy.” Once they take over, your job isn’t safe either. They will let you go and hire their own people.
January 24, 2017 - 4:03am
January 23, 2017
Consumer Column; How to spot malicious emails
Spammers send out billions of spam messages every day. These messages often get flagged by spam filters, and many users routinely discard these annoying messages on a regular basis. Malicious emails can still get by even the most advanced spam filter systems, however. It is these...
January 23, 2017 - 7:41am
January 20, 2017
Guest Commentary: Can the media hold politicians accountable?
Because journalists play a crucial role in our representative democracy’s health. Citizens cannot act responsibly if they’re kept in the dark about public affairs. And it’s the media’s role to make sure that does not happen.
January 20, 2017 - 6:35am