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Minneapolis man charged with felony drug possession
FDL Band buys land from counties
Library craft and book sale June 30
Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
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
Bulldogs & Wrens
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
LETTER: Vote 'no' to new Carlton school for many reasons
LETTER: ISD 94 retirees celebrated at a party in their honor
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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
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Birth Announcement: Logan William Jarvi
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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
Fond du Lac Reservation
May 9, 2017
Chicago man sentenced on heroin convictions
A St. Louis County jury in March found Antonio Darrell Holmes, 29, guilty of first-degree possession of heroin and first-degree sale of the drug.
May 9, 2017 - 12:38pm
November 5, 2016
Finnish writers, photographer spotlight ‘Finndians’ in new book
When three Finnish strangers first contacted Lyz Jaakola in 2014 about her “Finndian” ancestry — part Ojibwe, part Finnish — the Cloquet...
November 5, 2016 - 7:43am
July 7, 2016
Weekend packed with Veterans Powwow, Vietnam and Lima Memorials
In addition, there are two displays at Black Bear Casino Resort: “The Moving Wall” July 7-11, a traveling half-size replica of the Vietnam...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 7, 2016 - 10:07am
May 5, 2016
Residents asked to weigh in on Hazard Mitigation Plan
Addressing mitigation measures to increase the resiliency of the community against disasters is an important part of the Fond du Lac emergency management program. Following the flood of 2012 that severely impacted the reservation, numerous mitigation projects were implemented to reduce...
May 5, 2016 - 2:09pm
April 2, 2016
Spring brings primary election to Fond du Lac
A total of 10 candidates filed for the chairperson position, with no incumbent because Diver stepped down and plans to work through the remainder...
April 2, 2016 - 10:28am
February 20, 2015
Minnesota wild rice protections rolled back by new bills
Northern Minnesota lawmakers have introduced a second round of legislation to roll back or thwart water quality protections for wild rice in an effort to protect the taconite iron ore mining industry.
February 20, 2015 - 12:25pm
December 5, 2014
Band proposes to reintroduce elk into region
Mike Schrage, Fond du Lac biologist, and Tom Howes, natural resources manager, were on hand at Tuesday’s meeting of the Carlton County Committee...
December 5, 2014 - 7:12am
September 12, 2014
Fond du Lac Reservation to be home to large solar development
The Fond du Lac Reservation will soon be the site of a ground-breaking “solar farm” project that will contribute a significant source of...
September 12, 2014 - 8:07am
March 21, 2014
Tribal panel votes against censure of two Fond du Lac leaders
Allegations against two Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa tribal leaders were dismissed Tuesday during a special meeting held by executive members of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT).
March 21, 2014 - 12:39pm
County, reservation land exchanges heads for the President's desk
A much-delayed land exchange between the Fond du Lac Band and Carlton County had to go all the way to the President of the United States in order...
March 21, 2014 - 11:00am
October 12, 2012
Citizens rally to fight Native Mob activities, drugs
After learning that law enforcement officials had discovered the body of a missing Floodwood woman on the Fond du Lac Reservation and - on top of that - that they suspected she was killed by a member of the Native Mob gang, Bettina Johnsen decided enough was enough. She decided it...
October 12, 2012 - 4:41pm
August 30, 2012
Cloquet Police: Shooting victim fears for his life, won't talk
Cloquet police are investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in which the victim was shot in the foot, but investigators say he isn't providing much information because he fears for his life. Investigator Darrin Berg said Cloquet...
August 30, 2012 - 8:18am
August 12, 2012
New document details well project on reservation 50 years ago
Long-time Cloquet resident Ann MacConnachie has preserved a timeless bit of area history.
August 12, 2012 - 6:51am
June 8, 2012
Candidates square off Tuesday in Fond du Lac General Election
Fond du Lac Tribal Chairwoman Karen Diver will face her predecessor in next Tuesday's General Election. Diver goes up against Peter J. Defoe, whom she replaced in February 2007. Defoe had served as tribal chairman since 2004, stepping down for undisclosed reasons on Sept. 11, 2006....
June 8, 2012 - 3:50pm
April 5, 2012
Diver, Defoe to face off for tribal chair
Incumbent Fond du Lac Tribal Chair Karen Diver will face former Tribal Chair Peter Defoe in June's General Election. The two were the top vote-getters in Tuesday's Primary, with Diver garnering 599 votes (47.28 percent) to Defoe's 269 (21.23 percent). Diver replaced Defoe in 2007...
April 5, 2012 - 4:55am