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Beekeeping workshop returns to FDLTCC
Carlton County Court Report: January 11, 2017
Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
CEC girls hockey team falls in first round of playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
Pet of the Week
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
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
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
October 16, 2016
Northland Nature: Tamaracks: the deciduous conifer
As we depart this colorful leaf-drop month, the tamaracks join the surrounding deciduous forests in being devoid of leaves as they prepare for...
October 16, 2016 - 4:03am
October 10, 2016
Veteran trapper featured on Northland Outdoors TV
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50 years, regardless of the weather conditions, has walked his prairie trapline, not for the money, but to connect with the outdoors on a very...
October 10, 2016 - 1:37pm
October 6, 2016
It’s time to fall in love with autumn again
The warm breezes of summer have blown away, leaving the cool crisp air of fall. The leaves have begun to turn vibrant orange, red and yellow...
October 6, 2016 - 12:52pm
September 30, 2016
MDA confirms second EAB find in Duluth, issues emergency quarantine for portion of St. Louis County
Emerald ash borer larvae kill ash trees by tunneling under the bark and feeding on the part of the tree that moves nutrients up and down the...
September 30, 2016 - 3:03pm
Runners go with the flow at annual River Run
This year’s event raised approximately $7,500 for health and fitness initiatives and technology at Churchill.
September 30, 2016 - 12:08pm
September 26, 2016
Magic in the night sky
Despite the lull in the solar cycle, night owls continue to be treated to the occasional aurora display here in northern Minnesota. With darkness...
September 26, 2016 - 7:17am
September 19, 2016
Northland Nature: Now is the time to find red mushrooms on the forest floor
This morning in the yard, I watched a brown creeper, a flicker and a blue jay, likely all are migrants too. A wood peewee along with a couple...
September 19, 2016 - 4:31pm
September 16, 2016
Cloquet River Run set for next weekend
“Many people come out the night before to enjoy an awesome pasta and salad feed put on by the Churchill staff. Our post-race food tent is plentiful and fantastic! I have been part of the River Run Committee for eight years and we just love this event!”
September 16, 2016 - 10:48am
September 12, 2016
Become an Extension Master Gardener in Carlton County
Individuals selected for the program begin an internship that starts with the Master Gardener core course training on Jan. 8, 2017. The course is taught online or in-person at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
September 12, 2016 - 11:40am
Buckthorn: Once a good thing, now gone bad
"You can treat buckthorn all day long, but if neighboring lands aren't also treated,” added Nelson, “you'll be on the treatment treadmill...
September 12, 2016 - 11:22am
August 26, 2016
Jay Cooke State Park announces 125th anniversary celebration
Jay Cooke State Park is offering a free Sharing Community Picnic Gathering event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at the park. This event helps commemorate the 125th anniversary of Minnesota State Parks and Trails. You are invited for a fun and engaging day of activities that...
August 26, 2016 - 3:30pm
August 9, 2016
Deer numbers on the rise as hunters look forward to deer season
In 67 deer permit areas, hunters must be chosen in a lottery to harvest an antlerless deer (down from 70 areas last season). Only bucks can be hunted in five areas (down from 14 areas). In 32 areas, hunters have the choice of harvesting a doe or a buck (up from 29 areas). Bonus permits...
August 9, 2016 - 10:59am
August 8, 2016
First new bat species discovered in Minnesota in more than a century
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in collaboration with Central Lakes College, has discovered a bat species new to Minnesota, the evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis). “It’s very exciting to discover a new bat species in the state,” said DNR endangered species coordinator...
August 8, 2016 - 1:57pm
August 6, 2016
PADDLEMANIA! Kayakers splish, splash and even get stuck
One hapless kayaker found himself perched high and dry on a rock after coming down the rapids. After a bit of rocking, he was back in the race....
August 6, 2016 - 12:47pm
August 5, 2016
Runners reach ultimate goals at Voyageur
CARLTON—Hours, minutes, seconds passed as spectators, volunteers and race committee members anxiously waited for runners to trample through...
August 5, 2016 - 5:01pm