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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
'Jacks show purple pride at state track meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
Read a print version of the paper -- online!
To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
Esko student learns leadership in Africa
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
Birth Announcement: Logan William Jarvi
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
October 28, 2016
DNR Question of the Week
Coat color, regardless of the season, tends to be darker in forested areas and lighter in agricultural areas where deer are exposed to more direct sunlight.
October 28, 2016 - 11:02am
October 24, 2016
Northland Nature: Late-season mushrooms sprout up in the forest
Logs on the forest floor held ripening puffballs that have been forming all summer. And at one site on a birch log, I found a growth of the...
October 24, 2016 - 8:56am
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