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April 17, 2013
Cloquet High School set to perform another original play
Cloquet High School brings another original play to the stage this weekend, with the premiere of "Diamondbacks and Diamonds in the Sky," a production that is part drama, part comedy and all-out exciting. The play was written by local writer Jill Pertler and is directed by Kevin Hamre. "We...
April 17, 2013 - 5:46pm
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
March 30, 2013
Ellie the Elephant to take center stage at library
The Duluth Playhouse will bring its production of "Ellie the Elephant" to the Cloquet Public Library at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6. The program is free of charge and open to the public. The show is an original adaptation of the fable of the elephant and the blind men written by Sarah...
March 30, 2013 - 5:34pm
March 9, 2013
Sing around the 'campfire' at the library
The Arrowhead Library System can help chase away the winter blues with a free family music program being offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Cloquet Public Library. Bring the kids for a good, old fashioned "sing around the campfire" with musician Casey Aro of Zim, Minn. "The...
March 9, 2013 - 1:37pm
March 6, 2013
You'd have to be mad to miss the County Seat's latest contest show
"Place: The minds of madmen everywhere," the program reads. "They're wrong. They say I've gone mad," says the dark-haired man standing in the spotlight. "But they don't know what madness is." By the end of the County Seat Theater's "Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe" - this year's...
March 6, 2013 - 6:23pm
March 1, 2013
County Seat Theater is ready with its next award-winning show
After "Wiley and the Hairy Man" won a slew of awards - making its way through competitions ranging from the state and the regional community...
March 1, 2013 - 11:37am
February 23, 2013
'Carlton County's Got Talent' is coming!
All Carlton County residents are encouraged to audition for the "Carlton County's Got Talent" competition. Cash prizes will be awarded to top three winners in two divisions. Two divisions are available. Division 1 is for Carlton County residents or students in age Pre K to sixth...
February 23, 2013 - 2:50pm
February 17, 2013
Library to host One-Man Variety Show
Join family entertainer James Wedgwood at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Cloquet Public Library as he makes virtually everything talk - from his wooden "associates," to purses, bottles and even audience members - during a program that features a game show, a singing ventriloquist...
February 17, 2013 - 5:20pm
February 7, 2013
Weather forestalls one Winterfest, Carlton forges ahead with another
Ironically, last weekend's frigid weather forced the cancellation of Cloquet's planned Winterfest 2013 event in Pinehurst Park, since the outdoor temperatures never rose above the zero-degree mark. But planners for this weekend's Carlton Winterfest celebration remain undaunted as...
February 7, 2013 - 3:11pm
December 1, 2012
Local musician to hold 10th annual holiday concert
Local musician Tom Cawcutt Sr. of Wrenshall has shared his gift of music with area residents by performing a very special Christmas concert each year to benefit needy families of the area. This year's concert, slated for 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Cloquet,...
December 1, 2012 - 6:02am
November 29, 2012
Come 'Home for the Holidays' this weekend
With luck, this year's Home for the Holidays parade will feature more fire trucks than last year's event.
November 29, 2012 - 12:57pm
November 21, 2012
Dropkick Murphys to play beer festival in Carlton
A nationally known Celtic punk band will headline a local beer festival. Dropkick Murphys will play during the third annual Great Twin Ports Taste-Together brewfest and wine tasting on Feb. 23 at Black Bear Casino in Carlton. Tickets are $35 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at twinportsbrewfest.com...
November 21, 2012 - 6:00am
November 15, 2012
Carlton Christmas Celebration is Saturday
It's been 28 years since Leola Rodd started the first holiday arts and craft show in Carlton, an event that sparked a Christmas tradition that continues through today. Saturday's Carlton Community Christmas Celebrations promises plenty for the young and the young at heart. It all...
November 15, 2012 - 4:03am
October 4, 2012
Gallus makes the best of Scot-rock
In 2009, Chris Kelly, who started his musical career in the hamlet of Cloquet with youthful groups like the duo Chris & Matt and Midcoast Sound...
October 4, 2012 - 12:00am