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Library craft and book sale June 30
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
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
LETTER: Vote 'no' to new Carlton school for many reasons
LETTER: ISD 94 retirees celebrated at a party in their honor
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
Wright-Cromwell News: June 22 2017
The joy of worrying
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
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!
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,
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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
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
July 28, 2016
Paddlemania on the St. Louis River open to everyone this weekend
Whitewater kayaking can be an extreme sport but it can also be for the casual paddler that enjoys class II and III rapids. These philosophies...
July 28, 2016 - 12:08pm
July 26, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake to catch a world record lake trout. At this famed trout factory, they caught numerous fish that broke personal bests. They broke rods. They...
July 26, 2016 - 10:46am
July 9, 2016
The Kettle gets a check-up
“If we find a water body is not as healthy as it should be, we will look at applying for grants to help address any problems,” Bomier said....
July 9, 2016 - 2:23pm
July 1, 2016
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brand, will debut on Fox Sports...
July 1, 2016 - 3:20pm
Pure stock, pure joy
As dominant as Follett has been in Pure Stocks racing at Proctor, Superior and Grand Rapids, his other category — Super Stocks — hasn’t...
July 1, 2016 - 12:24pm
June 30, 2016
Local youth learn about ATV safety
“I strongly urge parents not to buy a helmet form a rummage sale unless you know the person who is selling it,” he continued. “You can't...
June 30, 2016 - 11:13am
June 25, 2016
River of adventure: Whitewater paddlers from around the region flock to the St. Louis River in Carlton County
People from outside the region typically think of prairies when they think of Minnesota, not realizing that northern Minnesota has “rugged territory,” Langley said. His family’s inaugural whitewater rafting experience on the St. Louis River was a memorable one for him. “The...
June 25, 2016 - 7:25am
June 23, 2016
Mother Nature blows through
The severe storms on Sunday also spawned at least three tornadoes. One touched down near Jacobson — along the Aitkin-Itasca County line about...
June 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 18, 2016
Northland Nature: Look for veery songs and nests in Northland forests
While many of its relative thrushes are spotted on the chest and belly, the veery is only lightly spotted. We may see them when they come out...
June 18, 2016 - 3:22pm
June 8, 2016
Take a Kid fishing free weekend approaching
Minnesotans can take children 15 or younger fishing without licenses Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, during Take a Kid Fishing Weekend. “This weekend is a way to introduce a kid to fishing without purchasing a fishing license,” said Jeff Ledermann, angler recruitment, retention...
June 8, 2016 - 4:30pm
May 30, 2016
DNR Question of the week
Question: Can I harvest mushrooms in Minnesota state parks and state forests? Answer: It's OK to harvest edible fruit and mushrooms in state parks as long as they are only for personal, noncommercial use. However, you are not allowed to pick wildflowers or other plants (edible or...
May 30, 2016 - 6:34am
May 26, 2016
State parks implement ‘all campsites reservation only’ system, has spaces left for holiday weekend
Heading into the first major holiday weekend of 2016, Minnesota state parks have already seen a record number of visitors. However, anyone looking for a holiday adventure can still find available campsites at select state parks for Memorial Day weekend. New this spring, all campsites...
May 26, 2016 - 9:32am
May 14, 2016
Deer fawns are being born; leave them alone, urges DNR
Fawns do not attempt to evade predators during their first few weeks of life. Instead, fawns remain still to avoid being seen, their white spots serving as camouflage. During these times fawns are learning critical survival skills from their mothers. Bringing fawns into human environments...
May 14, 2016 - 6:55am