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Carlton County Court Report: January 11, 2017
Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Everything is better in blue jeans, even fundraising
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
February 11, 2017
Grussendorf remembered as great coach, 'better person'
"For me, the word would be 'integrity.'" The word used to by longtime Esko boys basketball coach Rod Johnson to describe his friend John Grussendorf...
February 11, 2017 - 2:49pm
February 3, 2017
Esko Sports Alliance creates Hall of Fame
Athletes who have made the greatest contributions to Esko's reputation as a sports hotbed will soon be memorialized by the Esko Sports Alliance. The Esko Sports Alliance Hall of Fame will open on the weekend of Feb. 17-18 with the induction of nine charter members. "This has been...
February 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 20, 2017
Esko boys edge Annandale, girls fall
Prior to the start of their game, Devney gave Dolan a brand-new blue Esko jersey with the No. 13 on it, in honor of Dolan’s grandson, Henry,...
January 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
November 4, 2016
Proctor rolls over Eskomos in semifinals
At times the game had more laundry (in the form of penalty flags) on the field than a local laundromat. Both teams were flagged numerous times...
November 4, 2016 - 11:20am
October 27, 2016
“We have a different team from last year and so do they,” Arntson said. “We were senior-heavy last year, but they (Proctor) are big and good. They are the No. 1 seed for a reason. (Coach Derek) Parendo has them well prepared and they’ll be tough to beat.”
October 27, 2016 - 3:32pm
October 21, 2016
Esko playoff hopes dashed in shootout
Each team scored on three of five attempts in the first round of penalty kicks, setting up a sudden-death session, where Lucia Wyland won the...
October 21, 2016 - 10:20am
September 29, 2016
In David versus Goliath battle, Esko comes out on top
“Our senior group has created a culture on our team of hard work, positive attitudes and fun,” Anderson commented. “I was just as proud...
September 29, 2016 - 5:23pm
June 9, 2016
Eskomos rally past Rebels and on to state
"Like I told the girls, 'Every team that we'll face down there ties their spikes the same way we do and puts their jerseys on the same way we...
June 9, 2016 - 2:16pm
June 3, 2016
BASEBALL: Eskomos enter playoffs poised for run
"We're the No. 1 seed, but it doesn't matter if you're 20-0 or 0-20 [in the playoffs]," Haugen said. "Everybody starts off fresh. We just have...
June 3, 2016 - 12:39pm
Esko softball rallies in championship game to defeat Rebels
CLOQUET ― Just one week earlier, Esko scored two runs in the final inning to edge Moose Lake-Willow River in a Section 7AA high school softball...
June 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
May 27, 2016
Esko seeking state again
"Our entire team wants this so bad," said Emanuel, whose older cousins and Uncle Brad were a part of the 2007 state-clinching club. "I remember all of the stories and I've seen all of the videos and pictures. I really hope that I can get that experience, too."
May 27, 2016 - 1:43pm
May 26, 2016
Eskomos double-up on track titles
Esko’s Trenton Menor was a member of the 3,200 relay winners last week. The senior has been to state in the event twice and hopes he can make...
May 26, 2016 - 3:21pm
May 23, 2016
Want to support Esko athletics?
The alliance raises funds to support all Esko youth and high school sports. In the past year, it sponsored the Bob Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament, the Section 7 cross country meet, the Jack Johnson Coaches Classic basketball tournament and the recent Esko Showcase track and field...
May 23, 2016 - 6:48am
May 19, 2016
Eskomos aim for conference championship
The Eskomos are still fairly young. Five sophomores start for the team. “Right now we have five contributing and four more who could play...
May 19, 2016 - 3:14pm
May 1, 2016
Esko hires new head football coach
Scott Arntson was tabbed Tuesday to replace Bill Hudspith as Esko football coach. Arntson was the head coach at Duluth Marshall for six seasons, through 2006, before joining Hudspith’s staff as an assistant in 2007. It had been rumored for about three weeks that he’d be the successor,...
May 1, 2016 - 11:42am