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Carlton County Court Report: January 12, 2017
Beekeeping workshop returns to FDLTCC
Carlton County Court Report: January 11, 2017
Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
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
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
January 8, 2016
Snowshoeing is a walk in the park
Head to Jay Cooke State Park from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, to enjoy a snowshoe hike and discover the magic of the park in winter. After...
January 8, 2016 - 2:48pm
December 31, 2015
DNR made strides in enhancing outdoor opportunities in 2015
“Whether you hunt, hike, camp, or just appreciate the state’s abundant natural resources, Minnesotans can take satisfaction in seeing more recreation opportunities and enhanced conservation efforts in 2015,” said DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr. “We still have a lot of work...
December 31, 2015 - 6:39pm