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Carlton County Court Report: January 12, 2017
Beekeeping workshop returns to FDLTCC
Carlton County Court Report: January 11, 2017
Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
Storm watch buys time and hope for Birkie
Lumberjacks squeak by Hilltoppers in double OT
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
Pet of the Week
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kallyn Joy Hjelle
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Birth Announcement: Vincent Robert Shymanski
Birth Announcement: Nicholas Alan Skoglund
Birth Announcement: Aria Jean Larson
caring and sharing
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
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
Fond du Lac Reservation
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
April 4, 2012
Video emerges in case involving Fond du Lac Chair
The small fourth-floor court room of the Carlton County Courthouse was filled to capacity Wednesday morning for a hearing to consider a request for harassment/restraining orders against Fond du Lac Chairwoman Karen Diver and her mother, Faye Diver.
April 4, 2012 - 8:37pm