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Carlton County Court Report: August 10, 2017
Highway 210 through Jay Cooke to open soon
Looking for love in new location
Kids make a difference to kids ... you can too
'Jacks swim to a win over North Shore
Youthful tennis team gains experience
'Jacks use speed, strategy to keep winning
New-look Wrens, Ogichidaag off to a positive start
Scoreboard - September 21, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Michael Benard Dilly
Kathleen S. Parteka
Ronald J. Semerau
Donald Gene Loeb
Wayne Maynard Hulaires
GUEST COMMENTARY: Fair, not free, trade
To the Editor: Attend local DFL governor forum
To the Editor: Esko-area sewer line condition indicative of nationwide crisis
GUEST COMMENTARY: Why unions are good for us all
To the Editor: Citizens, stand up and speak out
GUEST COLUMN: How Brazilians are a lot like us
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept 21 17
Slices of Life: Scratching in the kitchen
Wright-Cromwell News: Sept. 14 2017
Slices of Life: The multitudinous multi-tasker
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Family makes a paws-ative difference
Community digs organic garden
Zucchinis, start your engines!
Q-and-A: Meet hometown author, California transplant Tim Jollymore
Highway 73 Kettle River bridge open to traffic
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
caring and sharing
The grasshoppers and locusts are all around us now
Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend
Free rafting trip Saturday, reservations necessary
Northland Nature: Find delicious berries among the thorns
Northland Nature: Shady, wet conditions enable fungi to thrive in the woods
September 12, 2011
This is a great year to start hunting grouse
Ever hunted ruffed grouse? If not, this is the year to start. The tasty, fast-flying forest game bird is at high population levels. This means opportunities to see and harvest grouse are about as good as they get. And when they get good in Minnesota, they are the absolute best...
September 12, 2011 - 2:15pm
September 11, 2011
Hunters reminded not to shoot radio-collared bears
Hunters participating in Minnesota's bear season are reminded to avoid shooting radio-collared research bears, which are marked with large colorful ear tags or colorful streamers. Hunters are likely to find collared bears in and near the Cloquet Forestry Station; Thief Lake Wildlife...
September 11, 2011 - 12:04pm
November 15, 2010
Pine Journal Big Buck Contest Leader Board
Here is the leader board in the Pine Journal / Northland Smart Shopper Big Buck Contest.
November 15, 2010 - 2:59pm
April 2, 2010
Outdoors blog: Cromwell couple earns hunting award
Nancy and Jerry Graham of Cromwell were named adult winners of Minnesota's 17th annual Ethical Deer Hunter Award, according to a Department of Natural Resources news release. The Grahams spent several hours creating and building a deer stand that included a mechanical winch that enabled...
April 2, 2010 - 3:24pm
January 14, 2010
St. Cloud VA accepting applications for Sixth Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt
Applications will be available beginning Jan. 11 for the Sixth Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt. Sponsored by the St.
January 14, 2010 - 3:30pm
November 10, 2009
Deer harvest down 10 percent in Northeastern Minnesota, down only slightly in Cloquet
Preliminary numbers are in from the first three days of firearms deer hunting in Northeastern Minnesota, and the harvest is down substantially across the region, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Overall, the region's harvest was down 16 percent compared...
November 10, 2009 - 3:07pm
November 5, 2009
Donate your deer hide to MDHA
Once again the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) is collecting deer hides. Proceeds from your donated hide are used for habitat acquisition and restoration. Of the money raised, 75 percent will stay here in Carlton County. The remaining 25 percent goes to the State Habitat...
November 5, 2009 - 9:50am
October 1, 2009
Cloquet's in-city bow hunt off to a slow start
Cloquet's first-ever in-city bow hunt has not yielded large numbers just yet - either in terms of permit applications or deer. According to Terry Hill, deputy police chief, only five bow hunters have thus far applied for special permits to hunt deer by bow in specified zones within...
October 1, 2009 - 6:23am
September 21, 2009
From Backyards to Backwoods: Feathers show phases of growth in grouses
While teaching 7th grade science, there were several years I brought a freshly harvested grouse into the classroom. I began by showing students the size, shape, and coloration of the bird. We looked at the top notch on the head and the collar of dark feathers that surrounded the...
September 21, 2009 - 10:16am
August 3, 2009
Lots of food, few enemies allow deer to wander free
Why are there so many deer in the Duluth area? There's little or no hunting within city limits, few natural predators and abundant food, allowing them to multiply more rapidly, said Chris Balzer, an assistant area wildlife manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
August 3, 2009 - 12:16pm
November 13, 2008
Hunter missing near Scanlon found
SCANLON -- Authorities have found a hunter who was missing near Scanlon in Northeastern Minnesota. The hunter -- a man in his 50s -- was expected to meet his wife Wednesday afternoon when he finished hunting, but never showed up. Authorities searched for the man and found him just...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Lost hunters recovered in Thomson Township
A couple of local deer hunters are mighty happy just to be alive this week. At 6:45 p.m. last Saturday, the Carlton County Sheriff's Office reported a call from a hunter in the Thomson Township area stating that his hunting partner, a 26-year-old man from the Cloquet area, had not...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Officials announce early-season anterless deer hunt
For the first time ever, a two-day early-season antlerless deer hunt will be held in four permit areas north and east of Duluth this fall. The firearms hunt will be held Oct. 11 and 12 in permit areas where deer populations are considered too high. Previously, early-season antlerless...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Minnesota's Forkhorn Youth Camps - a national leader in hunting education, ethics
At a time when most states are watching hunter numbers fall, Minnesota is enviably experiencing a fairly stable hunter population. Why? One reason may be the subtle but prolific Forkhorn Youth Summer Camps sponsored by Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA). Now entering their...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Hunting group says it's time to 'talk turkey'
"Wild turkeys in Carlton County? No way!" some might declare - and with a justifiable degree of skepticism.
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am