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Tribal councilor won't face theft charges, petition dismissed
USG Cloquet plant fined for air violations
SCHOOL BOARD: Paraprofessionals want health care benefits; district considers budget cuts
NEWS BRIEFS (March 8, 2018)
Police complaint prompts closed meeting
Prep boys basketball: Esko wins title, hands Devney 500th victory
Boys basketball: 'Jacks fall in 7AAA final
BOYS BASKETBALL: Esko focuses on final
PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Wrens still standing in 7A
BOYS BASKETBALL: Esko, Cloquet advance to semifinals
Bombers & Rebels
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Helen Marie Korpela
Dennis Lee Olson
Dawn Marie Northrup
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SLICES OF LIFE: House or home?
GUEST COMMENTARY: County attorney's actions a 'black eye' on county
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Are truth and freedom getting flushed away?
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
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fond du lac follies
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In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Tom & Monica Martin
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
Licenses for 2017 fish, game and trapping expire Feb. 28
Frozen Forester found!
Dirt bikes on ice
Coyote mating season underway
September 8, 2017
Sewer main repair may hit $6 million
The bad news is that engineers found another nearly mile of pipe that needs to be replaced, with another $4 million project now scheduled for next year. The WLSSD board approved the new work at its regular August meeting.
September 8, 2017 - 2:31pm
September 2, 2017
Area cross country runners head to the lake for season warm-up
They know each other, train and run together, warm up and cool down together, and then they don't see each other for a time. So an event like...
September 2, 2017 - 10:44am
September 1, 2017
Goalkeeper, defense star in Esko win over 'Jacks
Coming into the game, the Eskomos knew they would have to deal with a Cloquet-Carlton offensive attack led by Kendra Kelley, who had six goals...
September 1, 2017 - 12:42pm
Cloquet, Esko ready for gridiron battle
The Eskomos — who now play in the Northeast Blue Division — have a tough opener with Class AAAA Cloquet on the road Friday night....
September 1, 2017 - 5:19am
August 25, 2017
Area volleyball teams ready to dig into season
Esko enters this go-round with plenty of floor experience. Along with Stark on the outside, DeLeon, will also lean on fellow hitters in 6-foot-1...
August 25, 2017 - 6:33pm
August 24, 2017
Lakehead Harvest Reunion is back this weekend
>The 56th annual Lakehead Festival Reunion in Esko is Aug. 25-27 and features many demonstrations from the days of yore, such as blacksmithing, butter churning and weaving. The family friendly event offers a kids section with a small petting zoo and activities. New this year is a...
August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 22, 2017
Some schools see big jump in test scores
Six of the seven Carlton County school districts beat at least one of the state averages in math, reading and science, while two — Barnum...
August 22, 2017 - 9:35am
July 30, 2017
Esko company building bigger, better headquarters
Construction is underway on a $5 million-plus project for RAM Mutual Insurance Company that will nearly double the company's work space. It's...
July 30, 2017 - 12:14pm
July 27, 2017
Esko Legion marches to title tilt
Esko fought back to nail down wins over Two Harbors, Deer River, a rematch with International Falls that ended with Esko slipping by 5-4 in another...
July 27, 2017 - 3:58pm
A more accurate description of those costs is that they are "pass-through costs," said Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation spokesman Matt Cullen, meaning the price Minnesota Energy Resources pays to purchase natural gas as a commodity is the same price that is passed along to...
July 27, 2017 - 1:49pm
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
June 24, 2017
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
"When I tell people I play football they assume it's the LFL (Lingerie Football League)," Donahue said. "Nothing could be further from that....
June 24, 2017 - 3:08pm
June 21, 2017
Carlton home a total loss after fire
When firefighters arrived the residents were already safely outside, including the family dog, but the home was fully engulfed in flames.
June 21, 2017 - 2:47pm
June 9, 2017
Plenty of Northlanders headed to Hamline
Smiles were also common for Esko, as the hosts qualified all four of their boys' relay teams, including the 400-, 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter...
June 9, 2017 - 6:47pm
Esko falls to Marshall, Aitkin in playoffs
"There are teachable moments all the time in baseball," Haugen said. "I just wish we could have had those moments at state instead, for the kids'...
June 9, 2017 - 12:25pm