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Cloquet is named to “top beach town” list
Minneapolis man charged with felony drug possession
FDL Band buys land from counties
Library craft and book sale June 30
Council debates park power
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Bombers & Rebels
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Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
Learning from Ireland
LETTER: Old school buildings mean fewer opportunities
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Wright-Cromwell News: June 22 2017
The joy of worrying
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
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Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
June 27, 2011
Home school matters, Part 2: Customizing the process
This is the second in a series of three articles addressing the subject of home schooling. Sources for the articles include interviews with two...
June 27, 2011 - 3:50pm
Local woman launches drive against magazines that cross the line
Cloquet resident and mother Jodie Klanderud got tired of "overlooking" the provocative Cosmopolitan magazine covers when she went to buy groceries...
June 27, 2011 - 3:23pm
June 10, 2011
It's time to clean-up your act
The Carlton County Transfer Station is much more than a temporary home for unwanted garbage.
June 10, 2011 - 11:42am
May 6, 2011
How to Grow a Gardener
Mama, can I help?" The 12 spindly tomatoes that await transplanting cast long shadows under the rapidly descending sun. Delicate stems, fragile...
May 6, 2011 - 10:12am
When Maggie Reed received the call telling her she'd won Living North's makeover contest, the excitement in her voice spoke volumes. But not...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
ABC's of Summer Fun
The Northland region offers so much in the way of summer entertainment, we had a tough time scaling our list back to just 26 things. But after...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
Why would someone want a cabin in the woods when they can have a houseboat? That's the question Andy Anderson, houseboat owner and water lover,...
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
Top baby names in 2010 show few changes
Jacob and Isabella are king and queen of the crib for another year. This is the twelfth year in a row on our list for Jacob and the second for Isabella, although 2010 has a new number two for girls, Sophia. The only new name to crawl into the top 10 on either list this year is Aiden,...
May 5, 2011 - 9:22am
April 14, 2011
Fathers and daughters - having a ball
Last Friday, Elizabeth Johnson, 3, of Carlton and her little sister Julieauna, 2, spent the night sleeping with their hair in sponge rollers,...
April 14, 2011 - 9:22am
April 11, 2011
Better to prevent bed bugs
Bed bugs continue to spread across the country, and are notoriously tough to eradicate once they take up residence. That's why the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is encouraging Minnesotans to take steps to protect their homes from the tiny, nocturnal pests. The best strategy...
April 11, 2011 - 1:20pm
April 3, 2011
Kids connect, gain life skills at Operation: Military Kids summer camp
Military kids and families from around the state are invited to attend "Operation: Military Kids" camp this summer. There are currently approximately 17,000 kids in Minnesota who are affected by having a family member deployed. Operation: Military Kids will offer eight opportunities...
April 3, 2011 - 1:01pm
March 23, 2011
From Finland, with love
It all started with a letter to the Pine Journal. "Since 1995 I have searched for information about my mother's uncle who went to America in...
March 23, 2011 - 6:30pm
December 17, 2010
Kids letters to Santa Claus
Dear Santa, I wouLb LIKe A ART set Anb A BARBIe cAse. I Love You. Cadance, 5, Cromwell Dear Santa, I Love You! You Are the Best! I Hope you...
December 17, 2010 - 9:53am
November 23, 2010
'The Homecoming' to open next week
It's Christmas Eve on Spencer's Mountain in Virginia. The year is 1933, during the Great Depression. "Snow's a comin' for sure" and the father...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 23, 2010 - 10:41am
Slices of Life... Into the frying pan
We need a new electric frying pan. My husband has noted this fact on more than one occasion. He is right. Our frying pan - decades old - has seen better days. Its paint is chipped and the Teflon burned in places. A new one would be neither excessive nor unwarranted. My husband...
Columns/Slices of Life
October 23, 2010 - 2:50pm