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Carlton County Court Report: March 13-22
Authorities investigate social media threat linked to Wrenshall School
Tribal councilor won't face theft charges, petition dismissed
USG Cloquet plant fined for air violations
SCHOOL BOARD: Paraprofessionals want health care benefits; district considers budget cuts
Boys basketball: Wrenching loss for Wrens
Boys basketball: Cards sunk in 7A final
Prep boys basketball: Esko wins title, hands Devney 500th victory
Boys basketball: 'Jacks fall in 7AAA final
BOYS BASKETBALL: Esko focuses on final
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Helen C. Lekander
Lorraine A. Jahnz
David Donald Wehr
Helen Marie Korpela
Dennis Lee Olson
Protecting local taxpayers and county bottom lines
SLICES OF LIFE: House or home?
GUEST COMMENTARY: County attorney's actions a 'black eye' on county
Wright-Cromwell News (March 15, 2018)
Wright-Cromwell News (March 8, 2018)
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
SLICES OF LIFE: Winning the lottery
Slices of Life: Try kindness --EMDASH-- it's free
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Tom & Monica Martin
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
Licenses for 2017 fish, game and trapping expire Feb. 28
Frozen Forester found!
Dirt bikes on ice
Coyote mating season underway
July 10, 2017
To the Editor:Carlton school district rocks, but kids deserve better facilities
To have such negative comments about Carlton is very disheartening, because this community and school district have provided our three children with education, sportsmanship, and a sense of family and belonging.
July 10, 2017 - 1:03pm
July 6, 2017
To the Editor:When it comes to voting, get informed
The hallmark of a democratic society is a strong public education system. An educated public was the reason the United States made education mandatory in the first place. The founders of our country didn't want a bunch of knuckleheads at the ballot box, so they decided to educate...
July 6, 2017 - 11:56am
July 3, 2017
To the Editor: We don't need new schools in Wrenshall
If we build new, we will most certainly end up with beautiful but empty new school buildings when we dissolve or consolidate because our shrinking populations can no longer support a school. We will end up not only paying the debt on our own beautiful-but-now-empty school but also...
July 3, 2017 - 1:56pm
June 27, 2017
LETTER: Old school buildings mean fewer opportunities
I have noticed a few signs that have me concerned. Namely signs that say "New buildings do not equal better education."
June 27, 2017 - 6:55am
June 26, 2017
LETTER: Vote 'no' to new Carlton school for many reasons
But a building bond referendum comes down to some important facts: • Enrollment isn't increasing, but decreasing.
June 26, 2017 - 1:57pm
LETTER: ISD 94 retirees celebrated at a party in their honor
The former teachers and staff enjoyed delicious treats and beverages courtesy of Gordy's Warming House. .
June 26, 2017 - 11:00am
June 21, 2017
To the Editor: School district needs to save money
If you drive by Washington Elementary you will see a dumpster with desks and chairs filled to the top.
June 21, 2017 - 8:45am
June 13, 2017
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
>The public informational meeting in Cloquet will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.
June 13, 2017 - 9:21am
June 9, 2017
To the Editor: Carlton, forget about consolidation
When two committed school boards have meeting after meeting and hit stumbling block after stumbling block, it is time to move on. If we continue to put improvements on hold while the communities sort out their issues, who does this affect? Our students. How long do we intend to...
June 9, 2017 - 8:19am
June 4, 2017
Letter to the editor: Dear Cloquet City Council,
Have any of the council members had drinks bought for them? Is that a gift? Who pays for your defense in violations of codes, ordinances, state statutes, etc.? I suggested early on you read the handbook. I walk into a bank with my lawyer and rob it, am I innocent because my lawyer...
June 4, 2017 - 9:21am
May 30, 2017
Everyone needs to work together to help the environment
Tourists come from everywhere to enjoy the winding rivers and thousands of lakes, hike hundreds of exquisite trails, and relax in the warm summer sun.
May 30, 2017 - 2:02pm
May 16, 2017
LETTER: City can support veterans and workers with project labor agreement
Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. The program is designed to help military service members...
May 16, 2017 - 7:15am
May 14, 2017
LETTER: One down, one to go
The citizens have been awakened into powerful action groups including a 710 club tax watchdog group. After voting down the massive spending plan, the citizens will regroup and renew the Wrenshall/Carlton merger plan. Both communities will be energized by this logical approach to education...
May 14, 2017 - 7:05am
May 13, 2017
LETTER: Remember how the city got here
If the full council had been present and the mayor had recused himself — abstained from the entire proceeding due to the appearance of a conflict of interest — and the acting mayor had presided over the closed meeting, we PROBABLY would not be where we are now.
May 13, 2017 - 11:28am
May 12, 2017
Changing lives through the power of work
Since 1951, Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada have marked the first full calendar week of May as Goodwill Industries Week, a time to celebrate the organization's mission of enhancing the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by providing...
May 12, 2017 - 7:23am