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Storm forecast to bring prolonged snowfall to Northland this week
Keep your holidays from going up in flames
Kwik Trip arrives in Carlton County
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Scoreboard - December 18, 2015 edition
Scoreboard - December 11, 2014 edition
Legendary Coach McDonald will make his way to Cloquet for Coaches Corner
GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Diver fuels Fond du Lac girls program
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Scott K. Carlson
Shirley M. Decker
Ambrose Thomas Houle
Jeanette Florence Rengo
William R. Bergstedt Jr.
FROM THE EDITOR: Wasted
What message do our low prosecution rates send?
Board member supports referendum
Vote yes for Cloquet kids
OUR VIEW...Right message, wrong place
In Our Own Backyard...'Don we now our gay apparel!'
Notes from the Small Pond...Close encounter
Slices of Life...The season of believing
In Our Own Backyard...Visions of bacon dance in my head
Slices of Life...Sleeping through the night
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Books with local connections could be perfect answer to gift giving
OUR NEIGHBORS...Their family heritage is the land
Bill and Kate Isles return to Encore! for annual holiday concert
Home for the Holidays
Carlton County musicians featured on Christmas by the Lake
arts and entertainment
Kruse, Odegaard welcome baby daughter
caring and sharing
October 10, 2013
Battle of the Bombers: Braham bests Barnum
BARNUM -- In a battle of state-ranked Bombers, Braham showed Barnum they were the better of each identical small-school mascots in more ways than one. Not only did Class A's No. 9 Braham beat No. 2 Barnum 28-6 in a marquee prep football meeting last Friday in Barnum, but the visiting...
October 10, 2013 - 11:51am
August 16, 2013
Our Neighbors...Finifrocks and flock love life on the farm
Anyone who attended the 1998 wedding of Ann and Jon Finifrock won't be surprised to hear that their family was selected as Carlton County's 2013 Farm Family of the Year. After all, they were pulled away from the wedding ceremony by a John Deere tractor. The 'farm-tale' romance started...
August 16, 2013 - 2:08pm
June 28, 2013
Barnum Key Club encourages recycling donations
Members of the Barnum Key Club have been earning free money by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. They collect empty cartridges, cell phones, small electronics, and laptops from the community and send the waste products to FundingFactory in exchange for cash.
June 28, 2013 - 10:38am
June 21, 2013
Community flood effort creates stronger bonds
Bonds are strengthened, even formed, as people unite in a common purpose. Lori Koski and Sue Jordan of Barnum share a special bond - one that has been made stronger from enduring hardships and overcoming challenges together. Last year, when the summer flood of 2012 devastated their...
June 21, 2013 - 12:24pm
Barnum turns heartache to hope
The town of Barnum took on a brand new face during last June's catastrophic flooding - a face that looked very much unlike the picturesque little town that epitomized many of the assets of northern Minnesota. The bridge over the Moose Horn River collapsed under the force of the...
June 21, 2013 - 12:19pm
June 20, 2013
Barnum girls raise the bar in golf
Barnum eighth-grader Jamie Bird helped carry the Bombers' high school golf program to new heights last week. Bird and sophomore teammate Kelsey...
June 20, 2013 - 10:00am
June 15, 2013
Bomber Club receives grant to start Broadcast Club
Barnum Elementary School's School Age Care Program, Bomber Club, received a grant of $784 from the Northland Foundation and Minnesota Power's Youth in Philanthropies group to start a broadcast club. "Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students came up with the idea to start a broadcasting...
June 15, 2013 - 7:31am
May 26, 2013
Korbyn Danielson, a 2013 graduate of Esko High School, is the recipient of a 2013 Moose International R. Robert Dale Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Scholarship winners must be the child or grandchild or under the legal guardianship of a member of the Moose fraternal organization...
May 26, 2013 - 11:15am
May 17, 2013
Baseball Roundup...News about Barnum and other area teams
As a kindergartener, Steve Swanson was so into baseball that he decided to skip over T-ball. Now, the Barnum shortstop is just thankful he hasn't...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00pm
April 19, 2013
Barnum High School inducts new Honor Society members
The Barnum High School John O. Calverley Chapter of the National Honor Society has announced the induction of the following students to its membership on April 8: Alexis Kettelhut, Tory Slater, Peyton Bushey, Tianna Fetters, Tanner Fuglestad, Nathan Jelinek, Jackson Jordan, Elsie...
April 19, 2013 - 1:09pm
Barnum School Board votes to hire new high school principal
Barnum school board members voted 4-2 in favor of hiring a new high school principal at their Tuesday meeting this week. The decision was not as straightforward as it otherwise might have been, however. When Barnum High School Principal Steve Brandt announced his pending retirement...
education / news
April 19, 2013 - 10:44am
April 18, 2013
Track and Field Roundup
After committing to play Division I football at the University of North Dakota next fall, Willow River High School senior Jake Disterhaupt admitted...
April 18, 2013 - 3:44pm
April 13, 2013
Hall of Famers coming to Moose Lake
The Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA) will bring another of its double-bill Minnesota Bluegrass Community Concerts to Moose Lake next week. "The Platte Valley Boys" and "Tim and Cindy" will share the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Moose Lake Schools...
April 13, 2013 - 12:40pm
Barnum teacher selected for 'Dream Team'
Abby Kahara, a teacher from Barnum Schools, has been selected to the 2013 LearnZillion Dream Team. More than 3,000 teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators from across the country applied, and only 200 were chosen to the highly selective Dream Team. These teachers were...
April 13, 2013 - 9:39am
March 28, 2013
Barnum band, choir take their 'show on the road' - to the Big Apple
While most students are spending Spring Break sleeping in late or maybe heading to a sunny beach somewhere, a group of students from Barnum High School is pounding the pavement of New York City. Some 118 band and choir students in grades 9-12 departed Sunday for the East Coast, along...
education / news
March 28, 2013 - 10:32am