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Carlton County Court Report: June 14, 2017
Carlton County Court Report: June 13, 2017
Beware counterfeit $50 bills
Make the world a better place for pollinators
Experienced CEC team aims to dominant this season
Softball players end season with fun ... and games
Former Cloquet hockey star to direct Air Force hockey operations
Woman who received liver donation from Kristen Burkholder will race in her memory Saturday
New CEC boys hockey coach is no stranger
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Richard M. "Rick" Hanson
Joyce Ione Matalamaki
George "Bob" Zambory
Barbara "Betty" Peterson
Royce Kevin Mattson
Greater Minnesota: How we're changing
To the Editor: Carlton voters and school board should work together
Good communication lies at the heart of our democracy
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To the Editor: What just happened here?
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug 17 2017
Slices of Life: A return to reality
Korby's Corner: Little League, big entertainment
Wright-Cromwell News: Aug. 10 2017
slices of life: An uphill battle
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Festival goers enjoy music and family friendly fun
'This is home'
Wright church celebrates 100 years
'You Never Sausage a Place'
Come help the Cloquet Moose Lodge celebrate 100 years
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
caring and sharing
Bee aware of pollinators
DNR Question of the Week
Experience this month’s solar eclipse safely
A unique new kind of race comes to Pine Valley
Northland Nature: Large dock spiders can be seen on land and near water
July 13, 2013
Eh? Beer here, beer there
There'll be beer at Bayfront Festival Park today during the All Pints North Summer Brew Fest, but Cloquet will have its fair share, too. The 13th annual Beer Collector Trade Show takes over the Northeastern Saloon & Hotel, 115 St. Louis Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with setup beginning...
July 13, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Eh? Show off that bike
Don't just rely on neighbors and those you pass on the highway to be the ones to see your motorcycle. Display it. The Twin Ports Motorcycle Expo and Bike Show is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 18 at Black Bear Casino Resort. Enter a bike for $10 cash the day of the show and leave enough...
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Eh? For young filmmakers
Heads up, young Spielbergs. The folks behind the Reel Youth Film Festival want to see your cinematic creativity. The festival, a showcase of movies made by young filmmakers, is open to students in grades K-12. Films must be no longer than 5 minutes. Submissions are due May 17....
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 13, 2013
Eh? Dagwood covets Black Bear burger
Those of us who love the comic pages know that Dagwood Bumstead likes big sandwiches. So perhaps it's not surprising that a big sandwich from the Northland attracts Dagwood's attention in today's installment of "Blondie." It starts with Blondie reading Dagwood an item from the newspaper:...
April 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Eh? 8 counties, 1 number
Arrowhead Transit wants us to get the word out that it has consolidated its contact info into one all-encompassing phone number for the eight counties it serves. That toll-free number is (800) 862-0175. All other numbers have been or will be discontinued. Arrowhead Transit's dispatch...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
Eh? Make a March match
There's no better time than now to give to food shelves. This month the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, and the Feinstein Foundation will provide a matching incentive fund for cash and food donations and affects 24 Northeastern Minnesota food shelves, including Aurora, Cloquet,...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
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
February 28, 2013
Eh? Say no to Novak
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but, no, you are not the rightful heir of Andrew Novak and his lost millions. It's a scam, and a weird one, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Apparently someone's been sending e-mails telling people that the Commerce Department...
February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Eh? Ode to rotary phones
Remember land lines? The Carlton County Historical Society sure does. And don't even get them started about pay phones. Some say they can't live without their cell phones.
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
Eh? Free dentist visits in Duluth, Cloquet and Chisholm
Free dental appointments are being offered today and Friday for children in need through the Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile event. Appointments can be made for today at Johnson and Amadio Dental in Duluth, (218) 727-5041. Friday appointments are available at: Lake...
January 31, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
Eh? Yeti Tour delayed
The Northland's lack of snow has forced organizers to delay the snowmobile portion of the Yeti Tour -- an annual event benefiting the March of Dimes. The planned two-day, 200-mile trail ride from Sunset Bar & Grill to Black Bear Casino and Resort had been scheduled for Friday and...
January 22, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Eh? Rummage sale at Carlton County museum
Museums often are full of old items, but usually not ones that can be taken home. That changes Friday when the Carlton County Historical Society hosts a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its museum at 406 Cloquet Ave. in Cloquet. Coffee and tea will be available for consumption...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 8, 2013
Eh? Become a junior historian
The Carlton County Historical Society is starting a Junior Historian Club for students ages 12-14. The orientation meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in Cloquet at the museum at 406 Cloquet Ave. Find out about the monthly programs, newsletters, volunteer reward opportunities...
January 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Eh? Wild-game feed
Got some stomach growlies that won't go away without the taste of wild game? We've been there but think there's a way to satisfy that hunger. A wild-game feed is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Queen of Peace gym, 102 Fourth St. in Cloquet. Plus, admission is free; however,...
January 8, 2013 - 12:00am