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Cloquet Public Library receives Rural Gateways grant for adult science learning
Council accepts bids for sewer lining, Pine Valley bike trail
Powwow focuses on land, community
11-year-old girl killed in two-car crash between Cloquet and Carlton
FDL human services director retires, but his legacy lives on
Flu bug, Chisago Lakes are too much for ’Jacks
Mid-season analysis: CEC boys are on track
Esko boys edge Annandale, girls fall
SCOREBOARD - January 19, 2017 edition
CEC alpine skiers compete at Mont du Lac
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
HEIDI MARIE FORD
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
MARILYN JEAN HOAG
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
Guest Commentary: Can the media hold politicians accountable?
To the Editor: Thank you!
Guest Commentary: In new year, I’ll put Minnesota first
To the Editor: Standing with Standing Rock: Come together as one people
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
Slices of Life: Being a hero
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 12 2017
Slices of Life: Vacation foibles
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 4 2017
Slices of Life: A meaningful reward
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Courthouse turns 93 years old
One Act back for second act at CHS
Food for Thought is tonight
Cloquet grad makes Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list
New year, new ways to give?
arts and entertainment
Hello baby: First Cloquet baby of the year arrives
Birth: Gavin Robert Ott
Birth Announcement: Skylar Dawn Follett
Birth Announcement: James Michael Stillday
Birth Announcement:Georgiana Rae Olson
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
May 24, 2015
GUEST VIEW: Gone, but not forgotten
Memorial Day is Monday, May 25. It was established to give Americans an opportunity to honor the brave men and women of the military who died in war defending our God-given freedoms. Over time, it grew to encompass honoring ALL Americans who once served in the military and are now...
May 24, 2015 - 7:47am
April 19, 2015
My youngest is sick and lying on the couch — because that is what you do on sick days. I didn’t question him this morning when he told me he wasn’t feeling well. I could tell it was the truth. Other days, I might request a list of symptoms and put a palm to his forehead, but...
April 19, 2015 - 1:05am
February 27, 2015
Help stop union-busting efforts
Specialty Minerals Inc. (SMI) has an on-site plant at the Sappi paper mill. They are the sole vendor of a key component of coated paper, precipitated calcium carbonate. Over the years, Specialty Minerals has been making a killing at the Cloquet plant. Without decreasing production,...
February 27, 2015 - 4:24pm
February 6, 2015
GUEST COMMENTARY: Voting Yes: the right thing, the smart thing
By Dick Brenner Nearly 100 years ago, a grand brick building was erected in Cloquet on Carlton Avenue, to house the community's high school...
February 6, 2015 - 1:05pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Vote no
Here are some reasons to consider a vote “No” on Tuesday: District No. 94 owes $22 million, plus $56 million if the upcoming referendum is...
February 6, 2015 - 12:59pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Vote, and remember tax impact on all
It would be an important act by elected officials toward the general public to keep any and all property tax levies, like the Cloquet Area Fire...
February 6, 2015 - 12:52pm
October 18, 2014
GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't fear change
By Jeff Holmes Change is a very divisive term. It can bring thoughts of fear, trepidation, apprehension, but it can also bring with it excitement, opportunity and growth. What do you think when you hear that word? I personally think change is the way to make everything better,...
October 18, 2014 - 6:59am
September 19, 2014
EDUCATION CORNER: What is happening with Cloquet School District’s building project?
Cloquet School Superintendant Ken Scarbrough Last winter and spring, school district officials visited with our public several times about educational needs related to a possible building project. After receiving public input, the Cloquet School Board decided that it would ask...
September 19, 2014 - 12:50pm
September 13, 2014
Guest Commentary… I thought I knew everything about car seats
Car crashes are still the number one cause of death for children ages 3-14, and four out of five car seats are still installed and used incorrectly.
September 13, 2014 - 10:23am
July 19, 2014
Guest Commentary…….Big Lake Sewer project is good news!
By John Fredrickson BLASD chair Big Lake area residents, picture a time in the not-too-distant future where your lake is no longer at risk for contamination and your property value is increased! Also picture an autumn season without raking your leaves over your drain...
July 19, 2014 - 7:40am
June 28, 2014
GUEST COMMENTARY: Public input will be solicited on latest phase of pipeline proposal
By Lorraine Little The Energy Environmental Review and Analysis Division of the Minnesota Department of Commerce conducted public information...
June 28, 2014 - 6:47am
May 16, 2014
Our new judge, Leslie E. Beiers, has strong Carlton County roots
When Judge Leslie Beiers assumes the bench here in Carlton, it will be a homecoming to a familiar courthouse for an outstanding attorney turned...
May 16, 2014 - 11:50am
April 11, 2014
Guest Commentary...Legislature on the fast track to getting things done
Minnesota House Representative Mike Sundin You know the old saying, “It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon?” Well, that certainly does not apply to the 2014 legislative session. From Day One, when the House of Representatives took quick action to provide $20 million...
April 11, 2014 - 5:57pm
March 28, 2014
Chamber brings contingent to Business Day at the Capitol
The Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored 40 area attendees for the Minnesota Chamber’s “Business Day at the Capitol” held on March...
March 28, 2014 - 12:18pm
February 15, 2014
EDUCATION CORNER: It’s School Board Recognition week!
We in the Cloquet School District want to use the Minnesota’s School Board Recognition Week Feb. 17-24 to recognize and thank our school board members for their outstanding service to our schools and the Cloquet community. It takes strong schools to build a strong community, and...
February 15, 2014 - 9:40am