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Historical Society seeks Fair volunteers
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Storm, high winds take toll on residents, campers
Pet of the Week: Sammy
SUMMONS - Americash vs. Randa
Sand volleyball serves up summer fun
Esko VFW struggles with baseball balancing act
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY: Younger folks in Carlton County and across the globe are Pokémon-GO crazy for new game
Southern Carlton County team grows through summer softball
Runners race through the woods and hills to Carlton
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ARTHUR CHARLES SWANSON
DONALD E. BENRUD
ORVILLE 'PETE' FRANCES JUBIE
EDITH ESTHER AUGUSTA LUND NELSON
JOHN WALTER LUND
Flood response is impressive, but we need to keep planning for the next one
To the Editor:Wright house story well written
To the Editor:Cloquet police officers doing excellent work
FROM THE INTERN: The many benefits of books
LETTER: Thanks for Buddy Poppy Days support
Wright-Cromwell News July 28 2016
Notes From the Small Pond: Karaoke
Wright-Cromwell News: July 21 2016
Slices of Life; On the go
Wright – Cromwell News: July 14 2016
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Carlton Daze offers whole weekend of fun
Teens tackle zombies in Aug. 5 performances
Free Range Film Festival celebrates 13th annual festival this weekend
‘40 Years in the Birkebeiner’ program at CCHS museum
Enjoy ‘The Martian’ with fellow readers of all ages
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Ruth Mae Gunderson
Birth Announcement: Oskari Niilo Bergstedt
Birth Announcement: Kamden Taylor Houck
Fond du Lac Veterans Powwow recognizes more veterans than ever before
Birth Announcement: Anthony Allen Moose Jr.
caring and sharing
Paddlemania on the St. Louis River open to everyone this weekend
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
The Kettle gets a check-up
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Pure stock, pure joy
May 11, 2016
Senate bonding bill is good news for Minnesota
Only 8 percent of the methane gas is currently used to generate electricity, with the upgrades that would jump to 35 percent. This upgrade will save WLSSD roughly $1 million and should lead to more stable rates for WLSSD’s 14,000 customers.
May 11, 2016 - 10:59am
May 10, 2016
To the Editor: College students want more rail options
In fact, 46 percent of University of Minnesota-Duluth students come from the Twin Cities area.
May 10, 2016 - 12:03pm
May 9, 2016
There should be a better purpose for the middle school
To compare the school to a 70-plus apartment would begin with use. The school is used only part of the school day, not used on holidays, summer vacations — approximately 50-plus percent of the time. On the other hand, 70-plus units will be a complex that is “alive” day and night,...
May 9, 2016 - 2:03pm
May 4, 2016
Guest Commentary: Promoting well-being by raising age to buy tobacco
One idea for decreasing the number of first-time users is to increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21. The state of Hawaii and cities across the country have already done so and there are some early signs of success.
May 4, 2016 - 8:46am
May 2, 2016
Public input encouraged on proposed pipeline projects
Beginning April 25 and continuing through May 11, the Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) will hold 12 public meetings across the state as part of the scoping process for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Sandpiper Pipeline and the Line 3 Replacement Projects. The public...
May 2, 2016 - 6:56am
April 29, 2016
FROM THE EDITOR: Correction needed
While I stand by that suggestion — and I was happy to see that the board met with local attorney Frank Yetka in closed session Monday to discuss the purchase agreement for the current middle school — my argument that the “broad” indemnification clause in the Springsted contract...
April 29, 2016 - 9:04am
One mile, five months, 129 cans
As we walk we pick up discarded aluminum cans. This past week I counted the collection of cans from the past five months of the one-mile road:...
April 29, 2016 - 9:01am
April 28, 2016
Letter: Citizens, cemetery board needs your help
If you know of anyone involved, please call the superintendent of the cemetery at 218-380-1839 or notify the police department. We are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
April 28, 2016 - 3:35pm
April 25, 2016
Guest view: It’s up to all of us to care for Minnesota’s water
Tragically, in recent years, the quality of our water has deteriorated in many parts of our state. Too many lakes, rivers, streams, and ditches have become contaminated with potentially dangerous chemicals. In some communities, the surface and underground waters our citizens use for...
April 25, 2016 - 12:32pm
April 23, 2016
To the Editor: The $3 million mistake
When all was said and done, accepting the advice of legal counsel, the board voted to declare victory by accepting $150,000 from Springsted and leaving the taxpayers with the nearly original $3 million tax error. The question that is still unanswered is, “How did this happen?” Perhaps...
April 23, 2016 - 6:26am
April 22, 2016
To the Editor:Start middle school process over again and do it right
Before you start a new building you should do a traffic flow study to see the impact of the additional traffic onto Washington Avenue. That wasn’t done. If you are driving on Washington Avenue when the high school lets out, you are backed up for blocks from the stop sign at 14th...
April 22, 2016 - 8:28am
April 21, 2016
Thumbs up and down
We opine on the good and the not-so-good decisions or happenings in Carlton County
April 21, 2016 - 12:35pm
April 19, 2016
To the Editor: LCP board president supports Ketola
To the Editor: Lake Country Power members residing in District 8 will elect a board member April 28 at the annual meeting to be held in Mt. Iron, Minn. District 8 includes a large portion of eastern Aitkin County and the western portion of Carlton County. All members in District 8...
April 19, 2016 - 11:52am
April 17, 2016
Guest Commentary:Lake Country Power: Arrogant once again
Those of us who heat our homes with a geothermal (ground source) heat pump are getting a real kick in the head from LCP. My heat pump is metered...
April 17, 2016 - 2:50pm
April 14, 2016
To the Editor:Girl Scouts seek public’s help
Caroline's Carts are special shopping carts for children and adults with disabilities who have outgrown a regular shopping cart.
April 14, 2016 - 10:59am