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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 2, 2017
Rebels, Bombers face uphill climb in 2017
p>"It's been hard, no denying that," Klyve said. "But the end result is that we have some kids who are very hungry to win."
September 2, 2017 - 9:11am
September 1, 2017
Local Nine-Man teams have numbers, looking for wins
"It's hard to describe, just an unbelievable feeling," said Johnson. "That's our No. 1 goal: to go there every year now." In a community with as much tradition as theirs, don't count out the Cardinals. "We can do it," said Johnson, whose team hosts North Woods Friday at 7 p.m. in...
September 1, 2017 - 2:10pm
Goalkeeper, defense star in Esko win over 'Jacks
Coming into the game, the Eskomos knew they would have to deal with a Cloquet-Carlton offensive attack led by Kendra Kelley, who had six goals...
September 1, 2017 - 12:42pm
Cloquet, Esko ready for gridiron battle
The Eskomos — who now play in the Northeast Blue Division — have a tough opener with Class AAAA Cloquet on the road Friday night....
September 1, 2017 - 5:19am
August 30, 2017
Scoreboard - August 31, 2017 edition
BOYS SOCCER Friday, August 25 Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 7, Columbia Heights 1 First half - 1. CEC, Nathan Hammond (Ryan Fredrickson), 7th minute; 2. CEC, Drew Doesken (Brendon Marti), 9th; 3. CEC, Kade Bender (Andy Acers),37th; 4. CEC, Acers (Zach Conklin), 39th. Second half - 5. CEC,...
August 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 26, 2017
Girls tennis scores win over Spartans
>"We only have 12 players out for the start of the team, so everyone is getting plenty of court time," he said. Since a varsity team consists...
August 26, 2017 - 10:57am
August 25, 2017
Area volleyball teams ready to dig into season
Esko enters this go-round with plenty of floor experience. Along with Stark on the outside, DeLeon, will also lean on fellow hitters in 6-foot-1...
August 25, 2017 - 6:33pm
Experience will be key for Thunder
"This is a great group of guys," said Fawcett, who has 24 years of experience, including stints with St. Scholastica and a league semi-pro championship with the Superior Stampede. "We're where we want to be and this group of players is a positive group of young men."
August 25, 2017 - 3:40pm
August 18, 2017
Experienced CEC team aims to dominant this season
Clark will have a plethora of athletes who can contribute in the scoring column, on defense and in-goal, giving him options and adding depth...
August 18, 2017 - 4:24pm
Softball players end season with fun ... and games
Zoie Johnson of Esko hit four home runs on five swings to win the U-14 contest, while Cloquet's Dana Jones won the U-12 event. Jones also won...
August 18, 2017 - 3:50pm
August 15, 2017
Former Cloquet hockey star to direct Air Force hockey operations
After a 14-year professional career, Millen moved to Alaska to get away from the game — getting the itch to come back and get into coaching...
August 15, 2017 - 9:47am
August 11, 2017
Woman who received liver donation from Kristen Burkholder will race in her memory Saturday
"We've kept up with her on Facebook, but this will be the first time we've seen her in person since she was probably 3 or 4 years old," said Kristen's father, Kevin Burkholder. The girl was just a baby when she had the transplant so Kevin figured she is close to 21 years old now.
August 11, 2017 - 12:20pm
August 7, 2017
New CEC boys hockey coach is no stranger
Smalley, a 1980 Denfeld graduate who went on to play at Minnesota Duluth, has coached the Hunters since 2004. "It's something new for me," Smalley,...
August 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 6, 2017
First comes love, then comes marriage ... then comes an Ironman triathlon?
p>"When I'm doing a long bike ride, he tries to do a short run so we can be around home at the same time, or work out together when we can,"...
August 6, 2017 - 3:01pm
August 5, 2017
Cloquet claws back to second
"It was a great team effort." Cloquet started district play Saturday afternoon with a 6-4 loss to the hands of Grand Rapids in nearby Soudan. Jon Baker was the game's losing pitcher. Not to be outdone with their season on the line, Cloquet then eliminated Ely 11-1 that same day to...
August 5, 2017 - 3:54pm