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FDLTCC talk to focus on the why and how of community involvement
Beware August deadline to file for property tax refund
Got gas? Esko will soon
Vest donations help protect local officers
Council talks tribal relations, pickleball and PLAs
Run over hill and dale in the Voyageur 50
Barnum racer off to a good start ... in spite of weather
Numbers high, spirits higher for Cloquet VFW
Sundbom rallies, wins second Cloquet Invitational via playoff
Softball teams swarm Braun Park for state tournament
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Michael "Mick" "Bonzo" LaPrairie
Richard Bruce Bonneville
Richard W. "Dick" Gamble
Leonard R. Anderson
Allen Andrew Peterson
To the Editor: What could a vote "No" mean to you?
To the Editor: Student shares strong feelings about Carlton schools
Dear Carlton School District Community,
To the Editor: There is more than one consolidation option for Carlton
To the Editor: Golf outing supports CEC boys hockey
Wright-Cromwell News: July 20 2017
Slices of Life: Growing like a weed
The Catbird Seat: A race against time
Wright-Cromwell News July 13 2017
Slices of Life: Club or pole?
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
No spot goes unfilled in this garden
Farm LoLa opens for pick-your-own raspberries
Original library desk returns to Cloquet museum
Run ‘COLErfully’ Saturday at Pine Valley
Rock lovers ‘stampede’ in Moose Lake
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Charlee Rosemary Eastvold,
Birth Announcement: Ellin James St. John
Birth Announcement: Kenna Marie Reimer
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
caring and sharing
Whitewater and what else?
Run through clouds of color
Wild carrot is sometimes mistaken for poison hemlock
The pitcher plant is actually a catcher
May 14, 2017
LETTER: Think outside of the box to save match mill
However, the true effect may go far beyond this number, perhaps involving 340 people, when assuming a family of four. In addition, spinoff jobs and careers such as loggers, landowners selling stumpage, foresters, mechanics who keep a mill running, etc., are also affected. Then there...
May 14, 2017 - 10:25am
April 11, 2017
Guest Commentary: Why I don't mind paying taxes
" I always respond that I am glad to pay taxes. They go to pay teachers' salaries (not high enough in my view), keep our roads in great shape, provide public safety, and help support parks and recreation, arts and culture.
April 11, 2017 - 8:25am
April 7, 2017
Guest Commentary: Call your councilors and ask for answers
Since the complaint was filed by the Teamsters Local 346, representing Cloquet police officers, and Mayor Hallbeck is a retired member of that union, why did he not recuse himself and leave the room, letting the acting mayor take his place for discussion and any possible action? By...
April 7, 2017 - 1:10pm
Guest Commentary: Get the facts straight about Wrenshall referendum
Currently students are being forced to utilize a rundown pole building with basketball hoops and cement floor. How do our young athletes stay competitive when there isn't enough gym space to provide them time to develop their skills? This puts our athletes at a significant disadvantage....
April 7, 2017 - 1:09pm
February 27, 2017
Guest Commentary: Balancing fairness for all members
As a result of a more balanced market-based system, our wholesale power supplier no longer offers “credits” for consumers with super-efficient systems like ground source heat pumps (systems that are already three to four times more efficient to operate than baseboard heaters or...
February 27, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 25, 2017
Guest Commentary:Let the buyer beware
…believing them has turned me into a 73-year-old fool who is stuck with an expensive heat pump and no way of making extra money to cover those expenses.
February 25, 2017 - 11:37am
January 16, 2017
Our 2017 focus: More good paying jobs for Minnesota’s 8th District
Tax reform must benefit the middle class, ensure that Wall Street millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share, restore as fair distribution of wealth and stop incentivizing multi-national corporations to move good paying American jobs overseas.
January 16, 2017 - 10:14am
January 2, 2017
Why fake news is dangerous
These days, purveyors of fake news get paid to mislead the public. This is new. These are fantasies masquerading as “news” — misleading, disingenuous and removed from context.
January 2, 2017 - 12:30pm
December 4, 2016
Guest Commentary: Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
As a candidate, Mr. Trump effectively captured the discontent and anger of many Americans. With his proposals, he has upended the political order with a new brand of politics and policies.
December 4, 2016 - 11:50am
October 20, 2016
Guest Commentary: America’s dangerous moment
Trump is well and deservedly known for being a sore loser. He loves to make deals, but by his own admission, he hates to settle disputes and is willing to spend lots of money on lawyers either to win them eventually or have them go on forever. Thus it is no surprise that as he faces...
October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 13, 2016
GUEST COMMENTARY: Do the debates help us choose wisely?
What all this means is that the real quality you’re looking for in a President is judgment: the ability to consider issues from all angles, weigh options carefully, and then choose the wisest course — sometimes from among a tangle of unpalatable alternatives.
October 13, 2016 - 12:19pm
August 29, 2016
Guest Commentary: The media’s responsibility to our democracy
You see, I don’t actually mind when journalists — whether in print, on television or online — treat what politicians say with skepticism. That means they’re doing their jobs.
August 29, 2016 - 8:39am
July 2, 2016
Let this holiday remind us: Show respect
Our founders knew something that still holds true today: Doing the right thing isn’t always easy. As the 13 colonies discovered, sometimes you end up in a war with one of the most powerful nations on earth. Other times, you end up defending yourself against people who strongly disagree...
July 2, 2016 - 6:35am
June 28, 2016
Guest Commentary: The case for limited government
In fact, I’d argue that limited government is more often part of the solution than it is a problem. It funds core functions — such as infrastructure, the court system, and national security — that allow the private sector to flourish. It sustains national parks, interstate highways,...
June 28, 2016 - 8:58am
May 29, 2016
Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans
John Anderson of Willmar died fighting in one of the most important battles in our history: D-Day. But for 70 years, after he did not return home, John’s family did not know what came of him. They were told that his remains were washed out to sea, but his nephew started researching...
May 29, 2016 - 12:34pm