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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
'Jacks show purple pride at state track meet
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
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To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
Esko student learns leadership in Africa
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Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
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Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
June 15, 2017
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
"The outcome was not what we expected going into the game," explained Panthers coach Tyler Olin. "It was certainly a roller-coaster ride."
June 15, 2017 - 5:24pm
June 9, 2017
Esko falls to Marshall, Aitkin in playoffs
"There are teachable moments all the time in baseball," Haugen said. "I just wish we could have had those moments at state instead, for the kids'...
June 9, 2017 - 12:25pm
May 27, 2017
Bulldogs seal win over Bombers in the seventh
"The kids showed up and we tore the cover off the ball," Klyve said. "Some games, we've hit the ball right at guys so pushing runs across the...
May 27, 2017 - 8:30am
May 26, 2017
Lumberjacks toppled by Esko as playoffs loom
"We gave them a lot of baserunners," Esko coach Ben Haugen said. "But we survived it. I was happy to see us win on a day when we didn't necessarily...
May 26, 2017 - 1:28pm
May 5, 2017
Rebels shutout Lumberjacks
“We should be able to put a few runs on the board but credit Moose Lake, they just beat us,” he said. “(The late St. Scholastica coach)...
May 5, 2017 - 4:34pm
April 28, 2017
Young Rebels team making strides
Still the Rebels, who field only two seniors, are showing signs of growth. "It's been an interesting season," Niedzielski said. "We are playing...
sports/Bombers & Rebels
April 28, 2017 - 5:34pm
April 15, 2017
Panthers slip by Bulldogs in close game
"It was nice to see our kids bounce back after falling behind," said Coach Schmidt (who is also Peyton's dad). "This game was a good measuring...
sports/Bulldogs & Wrens
April 15, 2017 - 12:25pm
October 16, 2016
Former softball pitcher headed into Hall of Fame
Morrison also pitched for other powerhouse teams Perkins and Mr. D’s. Towards the end of a playing career that was cut short due to knee injuries,...
October 16, 2016 - 8:36am
August 5, 2016
Cloquet VFW closes season short of players, but still competitive
Playing the game of baseball with just the minimum of nine players is difficult. Competing with only eight seems simply insurmountable. The Cloquet...
August 5, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 30, 2016
Thin Cloquet VFW vying for district run
Niemi's VFW gang just ended southern sub-district play this past week, earning the fourth seed, and will take part in next week's District 8...
July 30, 2016 - 3:11pm
July 23, 2016
Esko VFW struggles with baseball balancing act
It’s been a bit of a long summer season for Esko’s youth baseball players but coach Ben Haugen, who also doubles as the high school varsity...
July 23, 2016 - 10:56am
July 15, 2016
Cloquet Legion battles weather, numbers
The Cloquet American Legion baseball team overcame two obstacles before their Tuesday night game with Hermantown even started. First was the...
July 15, 2016 - 3:59pm
May 27, 2016
South Ridge is confident as playoffs near
“We hung with them for a few innings but they are a very good team,” he said. “They have to be the section favorite.”
May 27, 2016 - 11:45am
April 22, 2016
Brotherly love: a Ziegler is still boosting Barnum
"The key for us was putting the bat on the ball," said interim Barnum coach Mike Kylve, stepping in for Tony Bender, who is undergoing health...
April 22, 2016 - 11:01am
July 24, 2015
One-run wins litter Legion playoffs ... updates at end of story
District 8 Division I and II American Legion playoffs are ongoing. See the Editor's note at the bottom of this story for updates as we get them...
July 24, 2015 - 3:41pm