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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
UPDATED: Body found in wooded area of Cloquet identified, no foul play suspected
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
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
DARLENE FAYE (SCHMITZ) SHORT
BETTY ANN (LECKINGTON) LEHNER
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 8, 2012
Minnesota panels recommend moderate increases in deer herd
Panels meeting in Tower and Floodwood this past week suggested mostly moderate increases in deer population goals for most deer permit areas in those regions, said Jeff Lightfoot, regional wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Grand Rapids. The meetings,...
April 8, 2012 - 9:00am
March 13, 2012
Pet of the Week for March 13, 2012
ACHILLES is a 1-year-old spaniel mix male dog available for adoption through Animal Allies Humane Society. Achilles came from Bemidji with a...
March 13, 2012 - 9:00am
January 16, 2012
Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon canceled due to lack of snow
For only the second time in its history, a lack of snow has forced the cancellation of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. The race's board...
January 16, 2012 - 10:39am
November 13, 2011
Cloquet youth hangs out with wolves at deer stand near Brimson
Jake Johnson had no intention of getting down from his deer stand. Not as long as those five timber wolves were milling around below him. It...
November 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Big buck contest leaders
Here's a summary, as of Thursday, of leaders in various big buck contests around the region. If you have a contest that you'd like to have listed,...
November 13, 2011 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Group teams with Forest Service to save threatened historic station
The Northern Research Station is now working with the Northern Bedrock Conservation Corps and the State Historic Preservation Office to develop a use of the Kawishiwi Field Laboratory site in Lake County off Highway 1 east of Ely. The Northern Bedrock Conservation Corps expects to...
October 21, 2011 - 1:51pm
October 20, 2011
Success rate up in Minnesota moose hunt
Minnesota moose hunters killed 54 moose in the state's annual hunt, which ended Sunday. A total of 94 parties took part in the two-week hunt...
October 20, 2011 - 12:00am
October 9, 2011
Castoff kittens get a new lease on life
A pair of kittens is lucky to be alive today after being thrown out of the window of a white minivan last week along the Esko exit from Interstate...
October 9, 2011 - 9:15am
October 4, 2011
Eh? Scenic Railroad named a 'Fabulous' ride
You don't have to go far if you're looking for one of the best ways to view the fall colors. CNN Travel has named the North Shore Scenic Railroad one of the "five fabulous foliage rides" in the country, placing it alongside train rides in New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio and Washington. The...
October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
September 29, 2011
U.S. wolf-trapping program to end
A popular federal program that for 33 years has quietly trapped and killed thousands of wolves in northern Minnesota will become extinct after Friday. The wolves were targeted near where livestock and pets had been killed. And almost everyone who knew about the program -- farmers,...
September 29, 2011 - 12:00am
September 27, 2011
Ely researcher confirms Hope the bear's death
The fears of fans of Hope the bear were realized today. A hunter shot the bear, whose birth was covered on the Web two winters ago, on the evening...
September 27, 2011 - 3:29pm
Elementary students, other 'Fans of Hope' distressed over Web-famous bear's possible death
Last year Dana Coleman's first-grade students at Andover (Minn.) Elementary School followed the lives of Lily the black bear and her cubs Hope...
September 27, 2011 - 12:33am
September 25, 2011
Hope, the Internet-famous Ely bear, is missing and feared dead
The bear whose birth in a den near Ely was an Internet sensation two winters ago is missing and feared dead. Hope the bear hasn't been seen...
September 25, 2011 - 7:20am
September 21, 2011
Cougar caught on 3 Northland trail cameras
Yet another cougar has moved across the Northland, heading east into Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Trail camera photographs taken in northern...
September 21, 2011 - 12:49am
September 9, 2011
Drought spreading in Arrowhead, with no rain in forecast
Parts of Northeastern Minnesota have been without much rain for weeks now, with an officially severe drought spreading in parts of St. Louis,...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am