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FDL Band buys land from counties
Library craft and book sale June 30
Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
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Wright-Cromwell News: June 22 2017
The joy of worrying
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
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
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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 25, 2017
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
>"I think all the responsibility made me a better player," he said. "I've learned how to handle pressure situations better and I handle things...
June 25, 2017 - 3:11pm
May 20, 2017
CEC golf makes gains
>Like Horbacz, Carlson said keeping his players engaged and interested is important. "We want players who are going to go out in the summer and...
May 20, 2017 - 11:44am
May 19, 2017
CEC boys hockey coach Esse resigns after 18 seasons
Longtime assistant coach Kyle Young also submitted his resignation last week, leaving the coaching lineup wide open for next year.
May 19, 2017 - 11:34am
Struggling 'Jacks hope to make playoff noise
That said, Johnson believes there's reason for optimism. "There's no reason we can't make some noise," he said. "If we do those small things...
May 19, 2017 - 10:52am
March 21, 2017
Esse voted 7AA coach of the year
The team caused a bit of a stir late in the season by upending eventual section and state champion Grand Rapids by a 4-1 score in Cloquet Feb. 14.
March 21, 2017 - 11:43am
March 9, 2017
Reynolds wrestles his way to second at state
The 'Jacks were led by senior heavyweight Devin Reynolds who shocked the state by finishing second and Conner Denman, who finished fourth in...
March 9, 2017 - 1:36pm
March 3, 2017
Lumberjacks make Greyhounds work for section win
>The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team faced a daunting task Saturday in the Section 7AA semifinals: find a way past Duluth East, which had...
March 3, 2017 - 12:51pm
January 20, 2017
Mid-season analysis: CEC boys are on track
“It’s a fine line,” Esse said. “If you play too many teams at lower levels you won’t be tested, and if you play too many hard teams...
January 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
January 12, 2017
Skiers race under the lights of Pine Valley
Nordic ski races are an interesting mix of often harsh weather conditions and warm support from the hardy folk who attend them.
January 12, 2017 - 1:23pm
January 5, 2017
CEC ski teams aiming for state
But the end goal, as Sorenson closes out his head coaching career this winter, is to get to state. “It’s going to be very difficult,”...
January 5, 2017 - 6:09pm
December 8, 2016
Star-studded CEC team wins inaugural Alumni Cup
On Saturday night, the teams met in Cloquet. The Greyhounds skated a comparatively young group, with nine of their 17 players graduating in 2009...
December 8, 2016 - 1:53pm
December 2, 2016
Bird, Rebels relish chance to play CEC
Bird lit the lamp once in last week's opening period, using a nifty head fake to beat CEC senior goaltender Erin Genereau. After a scoreless...
December 2, 2016 - 8:12am
October 6, 2016
Goalless but not pointless
“For us to be successful we have to come out and capitalize on good play early on,” Clark added. “That is the psyche this team has. If we get a goal or two or whatever in the first 20 or 30 minutes, we can cruise from there. But we struggle when we don’t finish.”
October 6, 2016 - 4:48pm
October 1, 2016
Lumberjacks gunning for rematch with Hawks
“Almost the exact same thing happened to us in 2011 when we went to state for the first time,” he said. “We got drubbed at Hermantown with...
October 1, 2016 - 8:55am
May 15, 2016
Ketola signs to play D1 college hockey
span. "Justin was one of the few goaltenders in all of junior hockey over the last two years that you count on to steal a game," Islanders coach...
May 15, 2016 - 7:14am