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Beekeeping workshop returns to FDLTCC
Carlton County Court Report: January 11, 2017
Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
CEC girls hockey team falls in first round of playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
Pet of the Week
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
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
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
August 2, 2013
Local VFW 'adopts' Crazy Troop
Anyone who ever thought the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is only for combat veterans from out of the past should talk with Brandon Crotteau....
August 2, 2013 - 2:57pm
June 25, 2012
Veterans affected by flood may be eligible for funds
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has approved an application process that may help veterans and their families who have been affected by flood waters due to the extensive rainfalls that happened in Carlton County. All veterans who apply can be eligible for up to $750...
June 25, 2012 - 4:46pm
June 2, 2012
Bill restoring Guard members' leave will impact Crazy Troop, Red Bulls
The Pentagon will restore military personnel leave time that was stripped from nearly 50,000 soldiers in October, including a number of local Crazy Troop soldiers. President Barack Obama Friday signed into law a bill co-sponsored by the entire Minnesota congressional delegation that...
June 2, 2012 - 9:45am
April 19, 2012
'A great bunch of heroes'
As the rain poured down outside the Cloquet Armory on Wednesday, one of the members of the throng awaiting the return of the soldiers from the...
April 19, 2012 - 12:19pm
March 28, 2012
A very special flag-raising ceremony at Churchill
Students at Churchill Elementary hold a flag raising ceremony on Friday, March 23. The flag, from the "Iron Rangers," was flown over Camp Buehring,...
March 28, 2012 - 9:38pm
March 23, 2012
Still deployed, Crazy Troop looks back on its accomplishments
While many soldiers serve during a war, few are there when it actually ends. Recalling some of the most vivid images in American history can...
March 23, 2012 - 4:50pm
February 7, 2012
Historic holidays find Crazy Troop thankful for strong community support
As this past holiday season approached the Northland, the eyes of the international community descended on the final days of American operations...
February 7, 2012 - 12:24pm
December 19, 2011
All hearts come home for Christmas
While only a dozen or so of the soldiers serving with the Cloquet-based CRAZY Troop of the Army National Guard were lucky enough to come home...
December 19, 2011 - 12:36pm
September 16, 2011
Crazy Troop observes Sept. 11 with combat patch ceremony
September 11, 2001, was a day that affected us all. Those past transgressions emboldened an enemy of religious fanatics to carry out the attacks...
September 16, 2011 - 10:54am
September 9, 2011
Catching up with Crazy Troop
A lot has happened since the incredible sendoff the soldiers of Crazy Troop, 1-94 CAV received at the Cloquet Armory in May. Shortly after their...
September 9, 2011 - 10:20am
May 28, 2011
Community bids farewell to its soldiers
The line at the Cloquet Area Recreational Facility last Friday morning stood three or four abreast and snaked its way out the door and down the...
May 28, 2011 - 6:59pm
May 27, 2011
Send off for deploying CRAZY troop soldiers at 10 a.m. today
The soldiers of the Cloquet-based CRAZY Troop of the 1st Squadron, 94th Cavalry will be honored in a formal send-off ceremony for the unit on Friday, May 27, at 10 a.m. at the Cloquet Area Recreational Center, according to Sgt. First Class Troy Smith, Cloquet Readiness NCO. At...
May 27, 2011 - 9:16am
May 23, 2011
Volunteers needed for military feed
There's going to be a combined effort between the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the American Legion to feed the Cloquet-based CRAZY Troop of the 1st Squadron, 94th Cavalry, who are preparing to leave for their year-long assignment in Kuwait and...
May 23, 2011 - 4:08pm
May 13, 2011
Community sendoff set as Guards prepare to deploy
A soldier from the CRAZY Troop unit of the Minnesota Army National Guard stood in the office of the Cloquet Armory Monday afternoon with his newborn daughter snuggled against his chest. "She's nine days old," his wife explained proudly. The little girl wasn't due until later this...
May 13, 2011 - 4:06pm
March 25, 2011
Shelter looks at pet foster program for soldiers
With all of the stress and anxiety of an overseas deployment, it would be an additional heartache for a soldier to have to leave behind a beloved pet if there is no family member who can take care of it.
March 25, 2011 - 4:44pm