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Cloquet School District retirees invited to annual coffee party
Carlton County Court Report: April 5, 2017
County to hire emergency management director
Road, rail advocates assess Trump transportation budget
New classes surprise parents, board members
Two boys advance in tennis playoffs, team eliminated
Bulldogs seal win over Bombers in the seventh
Cloquet sweeps conference track meet
Lumberjacks toppled by Esko as playoffs loom
Scoreboard - May 25, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Mary Lou Johnson
Doris M. Reed
Blanche "Babe" Coughlin
Kevin "King" Scott Saarela
Costs for police chief inquiry approaches $50,000
To the Editor: Vote 'yes' and keep Carlton strong
GUEST COMMENTARY: The budget process remains broken
LETTER: City can support veterans and workers with project labor agreement
Wright-Cromwell News: May 25 2017
slices of life: Bad days and good days
Notes from the Small Pond: Rain
Wright Cromwell News: May 18 2017
Slices of Life: Gardening with my gloves off
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Farmers Market anticipates season opener
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Carl Schenk served in German occupation
Athletes give their all at Special Olympics
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Steve Fluck remembers Vietnam
VETERANS SPOTLIGHT: Keith and Reta Baxley found jobs, and love in the military
arts and entertainment
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
May 1, 2016
Get out there: Fishing already open for many species
When anglers talk about the fishing opener, they usually mean the May opener for walleye, pike, bass, and trout in lakes. However, at this point in the year fishing is already open for species that are popular among anglers all year, like crappie, bluegill and trout in streams. ...
May 1, 2016 - 6:28am
April 14, 2016
Severe weather awareness week will highlight safety
“In five of the last 15 years Minnesota has been in the top three states for the amount of catastrophe losses due to severe weather events,” said Insurance Federation of Minnesota President Bob Johnson. “Because of this, it is now more important than ever before for Minnesotans...
April 14, 2016 - 1:05pm
April 7, 2016
Star gazing party set for Saturday (weather permitting)
Dress for the weather, bring your own telescope if you wish, and come and go as you please.
April 7, 2016 - 3:42pm
April 1, 2016
Disease that has killed millions of bats has now reached the West Coast
The fungus grows on the faces and wings of hibernating bats, repeatedly rousing them from hibernation and causing them to burn through their...
April 1, 2016 - 12:53pm
March 27, 2016
Snowmobile club offers adventure, training and trail-busting
“You bet I drive my own snowmobile! What fun would it be otherwise?” was the spunky reply from 91-year-old Cecelia Leon, a member of the...
March 27, 2016 - 7:20am
March 25, 2016
White-nose syndrome disease confirmed in northeastern Minnesota
Although the disease is transmitted primarily from bat to bat, people can inadvertently carry fungal spores to other caves on clothing and caving...
March 25, 2016 - 10:50am
March 18, 2016
DNR reminder: Return of cold weather doesn’t mean ice is safe
With cold weather returning across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding ice anglers and other recreationists...
March 18, 2016 - 3:07pm
March 15, 2016
Ice anglers encouraged to remove ice fishing shelters before March 21 deadline
March 21 deadline approaches for ice fishing shelter removal from northeastern MN lakes ... ice is deteriorating rapidly so anglers should consider removing shelters asap.
March 15, 2016 - 10:50am
March 7, 2016
Tracks and trails indicates visits from weasel family members
I found tracks of all of the local canines — wolf, coyote, red fox and gray fox (apparently they are becoming more common in the Northland)....
March 7, 2016 - 6:11am
February 19, 2016
Join the battle against Emerald Ash Borer and other invasive pests
Carlton County is considered a high risk area for the emerald ash borer (EAB), according to the U.S. Forest Service, after the Park Point infestation in Duluth last fall marked the first discovery of the tree-killing pests in northern Minnesota. Next week, the University of Minnesota...
February 19, 2016 - 7:58pm
February 8, 2016
Finifrock family conserves land under Big Louie's gaze
The forested hills and rolling uplands surrounding Bear Lake are peppered with pines planted and nurtured by the Finifrock family. These woods...
February 8, 2016 - 2:51pm
February 1, 2016
Go batty for bats, and help them survive
Bats. Just hearing the word makes many of us start screaming, covering our heads and running for shelter. But bats aren't bad. They are amazing...
February 1, 2016 - 3:07pm
January 29, 2016
Veteran musher gears up for another race
Diver ran her first John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon when she was only 15 years old and continues to run three or four different races every...
January 29, 2016 - 2:19pm
January 21, 2016
Join the battle against emerald ash borer
University of Minnesota “wasp watcher” coordinator Jennifer Schultz will explain how local residents can help with the early detection of...
January 21, 2016 - 10:17am
January 19, 2016
Class focuses on detecting emerald ash borer
Carlton County is considered a high risk area for the emerald ash borer, according to the U.S. Forest Service, as they were found in Duluth in October 2015. This marks the first discovery of the tree-killing pests in northern Minnesota. Early detection is difficult, but the presence...
January 19, 2016 - 9:53am