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Stress plays a negative role in heart health
Carlton County Court Report: July 7, 2016
Local clinics join revolutionary program
Calling all men!
Esko VFW struggles with baseball balancing act
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY: Younger folks in Carlton County and across the globe are Pokémon-GO crazy for new game
Southern Carlton County team grows through summer softball
Runners race through the woods and hills to Carlton
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ARTHUR CHARLES SWANSON
DONALD E. BENRUD
ORVILLE 'PETE' FRANCES JUBIE
EDITH ESTHER AUGUSTA LUND NELSON
JOHN WALTER LUND
Flood response is impressive, but we need to keep planning for the next one
To the Editor:Wright house story well written
To the Editor:Cloquet police officers doing excellent work
FROM THE INTERN: The many benefits of books
LETTER: Thanks for Buddy Poppy Days support
Wright-Cromwell News July 28 2016
Notes From the Small Pond: Karaoke
Wright-Cromwell News: July 21 2016
Slices of Life; On the go
Wright – Cromwell News: July 14 2016
Fond du Lac Follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes from the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Enjoy ‘The Martian’ with fellow readers of all ages
Homeschool swing dance party draws a crowd
Croquet comes to Cloquet, for fun and for fundraising
Flooding doesn’t stop crowds for Agate Days
Runners get their color on
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Kamden Taylor Houck
Fond du Lac Veterans Powwow recognizes more veterans than ever before
Birth Announcement: Anthony Allen Moose Jr.
Birth Announcement; Abel Ray Diver
Birth Announcement: Conor David Whelan
caring and sharing
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
The Kettle gets a check-up
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Pure stock, pure joy
Local youth learn about ATV safety
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
May 9, 2016
There should be a better purpose for the middle school
To compare the school to a 70-plus apartment would begin with use. The school is used only part of the school day, not used on holidays, summer vacations — approximately 50-plus percent of the time. On the other hand, 70-plus units will be a complex that is “alive” day and night,...
May 9, 2016 - 2:03pm
April 17, 2016
Guest Commentary:Lake Country Power: Arrogant once again
Those of us who heat our homes with a geothermal (ground source) heat pump are getting a real kick in the head from LCP. My heat pump is metered...
April 17, 2016 - 2:50pm
April 11, 2016
Guest Commentary: There’s too much secrecy in government
Most notably, of course, secrecy extends to national security issues. There are some government secrets that are necessary to protect, and a balance has to be struck between protecting national security and openness. But the presumption should be in favor of openness. Those who favor...
April 11, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 17, 2016
Before you reject the system, understand it
We cannot look to government to solve all our problems. Indeed, we live in an era in which government faces more and more problems it cannot effectively deal with. Increasingly, citizens have to step forward and fill the void that government leaves. The relevance of the citizen increases...
March 17, 2016 - 6:16pm
November 29, 2013
Guest Commentary: Enbridge keeps an open mind, open ear to the people it serves
Two meetings called "Democracy in Action" were held last week for the public to discuss the Sandpiper Pipeline Project. Enbridge, the project sponsor, was not invited to participate in the meeting. The collection of citizens responsible for the "Democracy in Action" sessions is not...
November 29, 2013 - 7:39am
May 24, 2013
Guest Commentary...School memories remain dear
From Fall 1965 through the Spring 1974, I was a teacher at Cloquet Senior High School. During that period of time nearly 1,000 Cloquet students, from Susan Aalto (1966) through Rebecca Wise (1974), suffered through my typing and social studies classes. Unfortunately, I do not remember...
May 24, 2013 - 9:54am
May 4, 2013
Legislature needs to approve LGA program reform
There is an historic moment at hand for Greater Minnesota.
May 4, 2013 - 6:36pm
April 26, 2013
Guest Commentary...In defense of Coach Esse
I am a hockey parent of two boys, who have both played for Coach Esse and I'm writing in response to the Letter to the Editor published in the Pine Journal on April 4. First, a little background. As a hockey parent, I have been a board member in the Twig hockey association and,...
April 26, 2013 - 3:38pm
March 23, 2013
As a lifelong Democrat and union supporter, I was excited eight years ago as I drove to Duluth for my first union meeting. I thought "A child care union, how cool!" Today I question the integrity of my Democratic Party. I was taught that Republicans were only interested in corporate...
March 23, 2013 - 12:43pm
December 14, 2012
Shortly after I joined the Lake Country Power Board in 2010, we had a member provide his analogy of what the MPUC vote represented. He indicated adverse action may follow if the "facility charge" was not lowered, and subsequent removal of directors would take place if the Board neglected...
December 14, 2012 - 9:59am