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UPDATED: Commission votes for landfill, council vote Feb. 7
North Country RIDE receives grant from US Bank Foundation
Carlton County Court Report: December 8, 2016
Bumblebee makes endangered species list
Follow these tips for buying a puppy
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
MARILYN JEAN HOAG
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
TIMOTHY W. FAGRE
To the Editor: Standing with Standing Rock: Come together as one people
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
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: A story of predation in the snow
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
December 9, 2016
To the Editor: Thanks to Santa for caring touch
To the Editor: I would like to thank Santa Claus because he was so amazing with my grandson at the Pine Journal Open House last week. My grandson’s dad has been in ICU (intensive care) for over three weeks, and Santa showed such care. He didn’t just talk about presents, he talked...
December 9, 2016 - 7:46am
December 5, 2016
To the Editor: Use blue lights to support law enforcement
This holiday season, the St. Louis County Chaplains’ Association and the Duluth Police Chaplains invite the Northland to decorate for the season using blue lights. “Project Blue Light’ has been around for many years and now it is again our turn to join. The use of the blue lights...
December 5, 2016 - 11:47am
November 24, 2016
When you're tempted to get up from the table early this Thanksgiving Day to drive somewhere else to go shopping on Black Friday, or if you've decided to log on and do all of your shopping online this holiday season, take a moment to remember your friends just down the street and consider...
November 24, 2016 - 5:47am
November 21, 2016
To the Editor:Veteran coverage was very personal for reader
I always knew he was a jet pilot and a war hero .... but hearing of stories of him growing up in Cloquet and seeing pictures that I have not seen before brought me a bit closer to my cousin.
November 21, 2016 - 5:28am
November 19, 2016
Thumbs up to Cloquet police officers, for doing their best at a challenging and sometimes disheartening job.
November 19, 2016 - 12:37pm
To the Editor:Turn old middle school into veterans shelter
Veterans have done so much in their lives, sacrificing everything to keep us safe. The least we could do is come together to give them a place to lay their head safely at night.
November 19, 2016 - 10:26am
November 18, 2016
Guest Commentary: Standing firm for hard-fought progress, we’ll seek common ground with new administration
As I have pointed out to Speaker Paul Ryan, with health care insurance costs skyrocketing, we need to get to work immediately on reform under an open rule, where every good idea is heard and every amendment gets an up or down vote. That’s how we find common ground and move forw...
November 18, 2016 - 12:32pm
November 11, 2016
LETTER: Superintendent thanks Carlton voters for support
To the Editor: After a long wait, it is with much gratitude that I offer a heartfelt thank you to Carlton school district voters for approving the renewal of our current school district operating levy. On behalf of the Carlton Public School Board and myself, I thank the many community...
November 11, 2016 - 1:37pm
GUEST VIEW: Honoring service on Veterans Day, Election Day and every other day
Every year, right after election day, we gather to honor our veterans. But this year’s election was unlike many others. It was contentious. It got ugly. It even tested the bounds of our democracy. So, here we are. On the other side. And after so much focus on what divides us, today...
November 11, 2016 - 12:20pm
November 8, 2016
To the Editor: Reader willing to take a chance with Trump
Who do we want to control the Supreme Court for the next 20 to 30 years? If you want to take a chance on Mrs. Clinton who, when senator, along with Chuck Schumer, wanted a national gun owner licensing and gun registration as a “good first step.” Who will be on that list — law-abiding...
November 8, 2016 - 11:58am
To the Editor: Carlton County has foresight for a more connected future
The Broadband Steering Committee also supported efforts by libraries in the county to procure hotspot devices for check-out and offer community education classes to teach people how to use devices.
November 8, 2016 - 10:11am
November 6, 2016
Guest Commentary: An issue we should no longer ignore
On the spending side, the rhetoric coming from Washington — and out on the campaign trail — raises unrealistic expectations about the savings that can be achieved through budget cuts.
November 6, 2016 - 5:09am
November 5, 2016
OUR VIEW: Think, and vote
We love the PolitiFact website (www.politifact.com) a fact-checking website run by editors and reporters from the Tampa Bay Times. PolitiFact rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. They do this all the time, but especially during...
November 5, 2016 - 6:01am
November 1, 2016
LETTER: Cloquet voters should consider candidate motives at the polls
To the editor; Last week, candidates for school board participated in a Candidate Forum at City Hall. Most of the participants presented positive ideas on a broad set of issues. However, in response to a question about the Superintendant, one candidate took the low road by making...
November 1, 2016 - 8:35pm
LETTER: The facts about the Carlton operating levy vote
To The Carlton Public School Community: On November 8th the Carlton School District is asking voters to approve an existing operating levy. If it passes, it will continue to provide funding above the state allocation to be used for day-to-day expenses such as staff costs, supplies,...
November 1, 2016 - 8:29pm