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New middle school taking shape
Changes are coming to the city of Cloquet
Dance to the music of the Esko Jazz Bands
Body found, no foul play suspected
Old MacDonald had a banjo?
A meeting at the Esko Hall of Fame
Maijala races to a close second at state
Rebels win in double OT, advance to quarterfinals
Korby's Top Games
Storm watch buys time and hope for Birkie
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
G. Berneice Muller
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
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
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
Pet of the week
'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
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
DNR urges caution when burning vegetative debris this fall
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson,...
October 25, 2015 - 2:26pm
November 14, 2013
Man suffers serious injuries after deer-vehicle accident in Carlton County
A passenger in a car traveling north on Interstate 35 in Carlton County was seriously injured Wednesday morning when the 2000 Subaru Forester hit a deer. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the deer was forced into the car through the windshield, causing serious injuries to 20-year-old...
November 14, 2013 - 8:48am
April 7, 2013
Jay Cooke State Park's Swinging Bridge should be back open by fall
Visitors to Jay Cooke State Park should be able to walk across the swaying, creaking Swinging Bridge by summer's end, park officials said Saturday. "The...
April 7, 2013 - 7:28am
March 2, 2013
Eh? Owl collection
As we've reported several times, the Northland is seeing an influx of owls from Canada this winter. They've moved south in search of food, such as mice and voles. While many owls are finding good pickings in our area, some owls, inevitably, will perish here. But some good may come...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
November 22, 2012
Munger Trail reopens between West Duluth and Carlton
A 14-mile section of the Willard Munger State Trail between Carlton and West Duluth that was damaged during the June flood has reopened, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday. The trail is open and available for walkers and will be open for snowmobilers...
November 22, 2012 - 4:19am
July 4, 2012
Repairs to flood-damaged Willard Munger trail could hit $40 million
Early estimates for the cost of repairing the damaged Willard Munger State Trail between Carlton and Duluth range from $15 million to possibly as high as $40 million, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said Tuesday. The popular paved hiking and biking trail stretches...
July 4, 2012 - 11:05am
Fixing flood-damaged Swinging Bridge is priority at Jay Cooke (with videos)
THOMSON -- Standing on the precipice of a massive washout along Minnesota Highway 210, and in front of the twisted remains of the landmark Swinging...
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Boaters, beware: Fines for invasive species to double Sunday
The fine for forgetting to pull your drain plug at a boat landing, allowing a zebra mussel into your boat or leaving weeds hanging on your trailer will double starting Sunday across Minnesota to as much as $500. The move was set by the Minnesota Legislature last year and Department...
June 30, 2012 - 9:20am
February 25, 2012
Illegal trash dumping increases in Minnesota
While most people wouldn't dream of dumping refuse along a road or in the woods in this day of environmental awareness, ditch and ravine dumping...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2011
Snowmobile safety classes start Nov. 1
The Wood City Riders Snowmobile Club, in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will offer snowmobile safety training classes in northeast Carlton County this fall. Traditional 10-hour classes will be offered in Cloquet, Esko and Carlton. In addition,...
October 23, 2011 - 1:55pm
October 20, 2011
Grants go to protecting Lake Superior
Minnesota's Lake Superior Coastal Program recently awarded $448,548 in grants for 15 projects that protect, preserve, and enhance the coastal resources of Lake Superior. Recipients include: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: $47,500 to construct a 1,100-foot ADA-accessible...
October 20, 2011 - 3:57pm
Success rate up in Minnesota moose hunt
Minnesota moose hunters killed 54 moose in the state's annual hunt, which ended Sunday. A total of 94 parties took part in the two-week hunt...
October 20, 2011 - 12:00am
October 6, 2011
Minnesota stalls mining leases in Northland again
ST. PAUL -- Residents and cabin owners in the Ely and Isabella areas won another reprieve Wednesday from any mining company exploration under...
October 6, 2011 - 12:00am
September 27, 2011
Elementary students, other 'Fans of Hope' distressed over Web-famous bear's possible death
Last year Dana Coleman's first-grade students at Andover (Minn.) Elementary School followed the lives of Lily the black bear and her cubs Hope...
September 27, 2011 - 12:33am
September 21, 2011
Cougar caught on 3 Northland trail cameras
Yet another cougar has moved across the Northland, heading east into Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Trail camera photographs taken in northern...
September 21, 2011 - 12:49am