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Kwik Trip arrives in Carlton County
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Scoreboard - December 18, 2015 edition
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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
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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
August 7, 2014
Cloquet juniors come home with memories
Cody Grashorn’s Cloquet junior baseball team didn’t win a game last weekend, but they sure scored some memories.
August 7, 2014 - 10:06am
July 24, 2014
Cloquet Juniors journey to Indiana
The Cloquet junior baseball team cleaned up Duluth Central in a 6-4 District 3 championship win last Tuesday at Wheeler Field in Duluth, now sending the team to the Central Regionals next week in Fort Wayne, Ind.
July 24, 2014 - 8:16am
Conklin hopes for ‘Legion’ of Merit
This summer, the Cloquet American Legion baseball team has been like Mother Goose’s “Little Girl with the Curl.” When they’ve been good, they’ve been very, very good, but when they’ve been bad, according to Coach Dennis Conklin, they’ve been horrid. Still, Cloquet...
July 24, 2014 - 7:59am
July 17, 2014
Cloquet shows toughness in defeat
Advancing to the state championship best-of-three series last weekend, was tough for the 13-and-Under Cloquet intermediate baseball team, but perhaps their toughest spirit yet was on display Sunday.
July 17, 2014 - 12:03pm
Cloquet catcher makes Team Minnesota
Cloquet High School senior Brandon Conklin is the only player from Northeastern Minnesota to be named to play in the Midwest Showcase all-star...
July 17, 2014 - 9:51am
July 3, 2014
Moose Lake making gains in Legion ball
Although Moose Lake dealt a pair of 3-2 and 5-4 losses at perennial power Ely in Tuesday night’s doubleheader, playing at a higher, more-experienced older division of baseball is taking the team into another gear.
July 3, 2014 - 9:51am
June 26, 2014
Cloquet VFW struggles to find win
Maybe the only thing chillier than the weather during Tuesday afternoon’s VFW doubleheader between Cloquet and Duluth East was the final inning for the Lumberjacks.
June 26, 2014 - 9:36am
Esko Legion endures early losses
The Esko boys endured a pair of 6-1 and 6-5 losses to International Falls on a wet, windy, low-50-degree day, marking the home team’s fourth and fifth straight defeats in a season with only one win in their first six games.
sports / Eskomos
June 26, 2014 - 8:30am
June 12, 2014
All-Conference baseball team announced
The Lake Superior Conference announces the following athletes have been named to the Boys Baseball All-Conference Team for the 2013-2014 school year: First Team — Cloquet junior Brandon Conklin; Eric Yachinich and John Sechen of Ashland; Kole Zuidmulder and Luke Jacques of Hermantown;...
June 12, 2014 - 12:48pm
South Ridge’s rally runs out
Instead of scoring like they had in four consecutive elimination games — out-running their opponents 44-17 — South Ridge’s rally ran short in a 2-0 shutout loss to the Timberwolves last week at Al Nyberg Field in Hibbing.
June 12, 2014 - 10:05am
Cloquet falls in Section championship
The Lumberjacks’ season ended last Thursday when Cloquet came up short in a pair of 7-2 and 6-4 losses to Aitkin in the Section 7AA baseball championship, finishing at nearly 11 p.m. at a 40-degree Wade Stadium in Duluth.
sports / Lumberjacks
June 12, 2014 - 8:12am
June 5, 2014
Barnum bows out, South Ridge’s season-saving rally continue
Like a seventh-seed would only do, LFBF took advantage of ensuing Barnum miscues and rallied past the top-seeded Bombers 6-5 in a wild Section 7A winner's bracket game last Tuesday at Terry Egerdahl Memorial Field in Proctor.
sports / Bombers & Rebels
June 5, 2014 - 9:06am
Cloquet advances to 7AA Final with extra-inning win
Surviving a 6-5 scare in an 11-inning marathon in Cloquet just two weeks earlier, the Lumberjacks again slipped past the Hilltoppers 7-6 in a Section 7AA winner's bracket final game that took eight innings and well over three hours to play Tuesday evening at Fichner Field in Herm...
sports / Lumberjacks
June 5, 2014 - 7:27am
May 28, 2014
Cloquet’s confidence grows as teams enter playoffs
May 28, 2014 - 5:30pm