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UPDATED: Commission votes for landfill, council vote Feb. 7
North Country RIDE receives grant from US Bank Foundation
Carlton County Court Report: December 8, 2016
Bumblebee makes endangered species list
Follow these tips for buying a puppy
Ogichidaag, Bulldogs win one each
Lumberjacks beat 12th-ranked Forest Lake
Carlton comes out on top in battle for the Brown Jug
Scoreboard - January 12, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ZHINGWAAK CODY JOSEPH BAUER
JEANETTE M. KOECK
MARILYN JEAN HOAG
ADAM NATHANIEL RONKAINEN
TIMOTHY W. FAGRE
To the Editor: Standing with Standing Rock: Come together as one people
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
To the Editor: Help is available for stutterers
OUR VIEW: Where do residents’ rights fit in landfill debate?
To the Editor: Kudos to Sanders, Johnson for standing up for citizens
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 12 2017
Slices of Life: Vacation foibles
Wright-Cromwell News: Jan 4 2017
Slices of Life: A meaningful reward
Northland Nature: The New Year begins with winter finches
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Cloquet grad makes Forbes ‘30 under 30’ list
New year, new ways to give?
Enjoy Morrison music + art at Cloquet library
Volunteer Highlight: Leola Rodd
Shear excitement: A barber tells his story
arts and entertainment
Birth: Gavin Robert Ott
Birth Announcement: Skylar Dawn Follett
Birth Announcement: James Michael Stillday
Birth Announcement:Georgiana Rae Olson
Birth Announcement: Helen Patricia Torgerson
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
Northland residents celebrate winter fun
Northland Nature: A recent visit to a beaver pond reveals..
Northland Nature: Puffballs remain on logs in the woods
January 10, 2017
Older adults to work, receive training, and assist local agencies
Older Minnesotans are fortunate to be given the opportunity through SCSEP and the dedicated staff of Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services.”
January 10, 2017 - 1:56pm
January 6, 2017
Geodome coming to Carlton County
The dome features an immersive learning environment where participants will experience a planetarium show and “interact with the stars,” according to a press release from the University of Minnesota Extension.
Life/arts and entertainment
January 6, 2017 - 12:44pm
January 5, 2017
Man dies in crash near Esko
A 54-year-old Hermantown man died after his vehicle collided with a pickup truck near Esko on Thursday afternoon. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man was transported via ambulance from the scene on North Cloquet Road East near Ikola Road to Community Memorial...
January 5, 2017 - 5:54pm
December 26, 2016
Ash borer quarantine may expand to Carlton County
Emerald ash borers were first discovered on Duluth’s Park Point in October 2015. In September of this year, a second infestation was found near Hartley Park in Duluth. The insects were discovered in Superior's North End in August 2013, resulting in Douglas County being placed under...
December 26, 2016 - 7:28am
Treecycling locations announced
“Christmas trees, like yard waste, are banned from landfills in Minnesota. Dispose of your trees properly by bringing them to a conveniently located Treecycling site,” said Karola Dalen, Carlton County resource and recycling coordinator, adding that collected trees can be reused...
December 26, 2016 - 6:34am
December 12, 2016
Northland residents singing the healthcare ‘Blues’
Carlton County and its employees recently decided to continue with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota as the county’s health insurance carrier...
December 12, 2016 - 2:54pm
December 10, 2016
Budget, tax levy meetings are not the place to argue property values
“We went door-to-door in Esko the summer of 2015,” Holmes said, noting that outside of Cloquet, Thomson Township consistently has the most active and strongest real estate market. “The values there just keep going up,” he added.
December 10, 2016 - 6:40am
December 5, 2016
Lacrosse program looking for players
The Northland Chargers lacrosse program is open to boys and girls of all ages. Last year’s Charger coach Nick Puccio said it’s not a difficult sport to pick up, especially for kids who are already athletic.
December 5, 2016 - 8:40am
November 19, 2016
Thumbs up to Cloquet police officers, for doing their best at a challenging and sometimes disheartening job.
November 19, 2016 - 12:37pm
November 18, 2016
Winter has arrived ... latest forecast shows Carlton County getting 6-12 inches of snow
Northlanders, stay home if you can and enjoy the season's first snowstorm from inside or on foot, as slippery conditions are causing multiple...
November 18, 2016 - 2:19pm
Minnesota Power prepared for first winter storm, offers tips for customers without power
With line crews and equipment positioned across its service territory, Minnesota Power sent out a press release to assure customers that the power company is prepared for heavy, wet snow and high winds predicted for Friday and Friday night in northern Minnesota. Such strong early...
November 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 4, 2016
Local agencies invited to apply for emergency food and shelter funds
Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary non-profits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated...
November 4, 2016 - 12:37pm
October 31, 2016
SWCD NEWS: Honoring conservationists
Frank Liupakka was honored and thanked for working with the SWCD to protect their shoreline and stream, according to Kelly Smith, Carlton SWCD...
October 31, 2016 - 3:25pm
October 26, 2016
Carlton County Health Department receives Breastfeeding Friendly Awar
“This award recognizes our efforts to promote and support breastfeeding women in Carlton County, and shows the partnership between Public Health and local businesses who also want to provide a safe and comfortable place for women to breastfeed,” said Jenny Barta, Women, Infants...
October 26, 2016 - 8:10am
October 25, 2016
REACH names Parish new program coordinator
The newly created program coordinator position will oversee the development and implementation of the youth mentoring program, which matches adult or peer volunteer mentors with youth in a one-to-one relationship, ensuring program quality and performance related to recruiting, screening,...
October 25, 2016 - 6:06am