Skip to main content
Carlton County Court Report: December 9, 2016
UPDATED: Commission votes for landfill, council vote Feb. 7
North Country RIDE receives grant from US Bank Foundation
Carlton County Court Report: December 8, 2016
Bumblebee makes endangered species list
Ogichidaag, Bulldogs win one each
Lumberjacks beat 12th-ranked Forest Lake
Carlton comes out on top in battle for the Brown Jug
Scoreboard - January 12, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
MARILYN JEAN HOAG
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
TIMOTHY W. FAGRE
Guest Commentary: In new year, I’ll put Minnesota first
To the Editor: Standing with Standing Rock: Come together as one people
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
To the Editor: Help is available for stutterers
OUR VIEW: Where do residents’ rights fit in landfill debate?
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 12 2017
Slices of Life: Vacation foibles
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 4 2017
Slices of Life: A meaningful reward
Northland Nature: The New Year begins with winter finches
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Cloquet grad makes Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list
New year, new ways to give?
Enjoy Morrison music + art at Cloquet library
Volunteer Highlight: Leola Rodd
Shear excitement: A barber tells his story
arts and entertainment
Birth: Gavin Robert Ott
Birth Announcement: Skylar Dawn Follett
Birth Announcement: James Michael Stillday
Birth Announcement:Georgiana Rae Olson
Birth Announcement: Helen Patricia Torgerson
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
Northland residents celebrate winter fun
Northland Nature: A recent visit to a beaver pond reveals..
Northland Nature: Puffballs remain on logs in the woods
June 10, 2015
Caterpillar peak may have passed
Forest tent caterpillar numbers crashed in 2014, a year they should have multiplied, surprising forest pest experts but leaving residents and...
June 10, 2015 - 11:45am
May 29, 2015
Kids help ‘save the day’ by planting trees for Arbor Day
Inspired by J. Sterling Morton, a Nebraska territory pioneer and editor of Nebraska's finest newspaper, the first Arbor Day tree-planting holiday...
May 29, 2015 - 7:03am
May 28, 2015
Red Clay Dams: The Elim Creek Restoration Project
Red clay … This is the common name for the technical "glacial till and glacial lake-laid clay soils." Carlton County has an abundance of red...
May 28, 2015 - 10:46am
May 15, 2015
Fiddleheads grow on the forest floor
Soon the spring wild flowers will fade in the shade and their space will be taken by these abundant and lush ferns that now unfold their fiddleheads,...
May 15, 2015 - 8:43am
April 19, 2015
Widner receives Environmental Excellence Award
Neva Widner from the Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) received the 2015 Minnesota Erosion Control Association (MECA) Environmental Excellence Award at the MECA Annual Conference on March 12. Each year MECA awards their Environmental Excellence Award to...
April 19, 2015 - 10:58am
April 10, 2015
Bird sights and sounds punctuate an early April walk
During the first week of April, the lengthening daylight has reached 13 hours (sunrise is about 6:40 a.m.; sunset nearly 7:40 p.m.). Mornings...
April 10, 2015 - 4:05pm
American Rivers group names St. Louis River among top 10 ‘most endangered’
The national environmental group American Rivers has named the St. Louis River in Northeastern Minnesota among the nation’s 10 most-endangered...
April 10, 2015 - 12:30pm
January 30, 2015
It’s better to be a turkey than a shrew this winter
The winter has been kinder to some of us than others, but in the animal world, the snow and precipitation could make all the difference between...
January 30, 2015 - 7:46am
April 4, 2014
Northland Nature...Three familiar mammals return in March
As we go through March each year, I look for the return of three common mammals that have all learned to live in the presence of humans, but...
April 4, 2014 - 2:48pm
March 8, 2014
Northland Nature...Wildlife might be hungry now in late winter
March, late winter, can be a hard time for the critters.
March 8, 2014 - 12:23pm
February 20, 2014
Snowshoe hare begin romance in February’s longer days
February is one of the best months to see and hear the wildlife responding to the longer days. It is our driest month and, although it’s cold,...
February 20, 2014 - 3:42pm
February 3, 2014
Northland Nature: Thanks to ‘the regulars’ throughout winter
The winter solstice, the first day of winter, was on Dec. 21. The vernal equinox, the first day of spring, will be on March 20. As we travel...
February 3, 2014 - 9:11am
December 27, 2013
DNR Question of the Week: How does the cold affect deer?
Question: How does the winter cold and snow affect deer, and how do they survive Minnesota’s winter weather? Answer: Wildlife in Minnesota must be able to withstand a wide variety of environmental conditions, which provides a niche for cold-adapted species that may otherwise be...
December 27, 2013 - 11:42am
Northland Nature: Winter present challenges — except for winter willows
An early onset of the cold season can catch us off guard, but with a little adjusting of our lives, we cope with it quite well. It is amazing...
December 27, 2013 - 11:40am
October 13, 2013
Northland Nature...Autumn insects continue to be active
September, in similar fashion to the previous three months, was also warmer than normal. We did experience a cooling trend and after days in...
October 13, 2013 - 8:46am