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Wrestling team looking for best season yet
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Carlton County students perform in Minnesota Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’
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Queen of Peace announces November student of the month
Artist uses rap mixed with Native American music to inspire kids
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Northland Nature: A recent visit to a beaver pond reveals..
Northland Nature: Puffballs remain on logs in the woods
Northland Nature: Roses give color to the roadsides again
NORTHLAND NATURE: Deer mice move indoors in autumn
Deer stands not allowed left overnight on wildlife management areas
November 14, 2013
Kolar in Hermantown adds Cadillacs to vehicle lineup
The Duluth area just got a little classier. Cadillac is back. After four years without a Cadillac dealership in the Twin Ports, Kolar Chevrolet...
November 14, 2013 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
Lightning energizes Rebels rally past Hermantown
WILLOW RIVER -- Fans leaving Thursday night's prep football game between Hermantown and host Moose Lake-Willow River all shared the same collective...
August 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Many Northland schools, colleges closed or delayed today
All public, private, parochial and charter schools in Duluth and Superior will be closed Friday, April 19, because of heavy snow falling in the area. Proctor, Hermantown and Cloquet schools, among others, also announced that classes will be canceled. The University of Minnesota...
April 19, 2013 - 4:51am
February 5, 2013
McGovern's 2 goals lead Proctor-Hermantown past Moose Lake Area
Proctor-Hermantown 3, Moose Lake Area 2 Sophie McGovern scored her second goal of the game with 1:23 remaining in overtime to give the Mirage (16-6-1) a victory in their regular-season finale Monday. Courtney Simmons stopped 25 shots in goal for the Mirage, while counterpart Kaitlyn...
February 5, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
Hermantown beats Cloquet-Esko-Carlton in boys hockey
Flu-like symptoms kept Adam Smith from a scheduled start during a Hermantown rough patch in early January, but the junior goaltender hasn't shown...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
January 30, 2013
Hansen's 21 leads Hermantown over Moose Lake-Willow River
Hermantown 55, Moose Lake-Willow River 39 Carly Hansen scored a game-high 21 points, including three 3-pointers, as the Hawks topped the visiting Rebels in a nonconference game Tuesday. Taylor Miller and Adri Jusczak each scored 12 for Moose Lake-Willow River. All 12 of Miller's...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
Freezing rain closes schools, causes difficult travel across Northland
Freezing rain fell across the Northland this morning, coating roads, sidewalks and trees with ice and forcing a number of school districts to...
January 11, 2013 - 9:35am
December 19, 2012
Hermantown hangs on against Cloquet
Hermantown's Zach Goplin scored 17 points and Kevin Folman added 15 and the Hawks withstood a last-second miss to defeat Cloquet 61-60 in a Lake...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Cloquet comes back to beat Hermantown
CLOQUET 45, HERMANTOWN 37 The visiting Lumberjacks outscored the Hawks 22-15 in the second half to pull away and win the Lake Superior Conference game Tuesday.
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 15, 2012
In wake of shooting, Northland schools review security, response plans
Duluth-area school leaders took varied approaches to dealing with Friday's school shooting in Connecticut. Some discussed the events with their students, while others avoided the topic to give parents the chance to break the horrifying news to their children.
December 15, 2012 - 12:02am
November 28, 2012
Mentor to help rural families of children with disabilities
A new parent-support mentor has been hired by the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative to serve rural families with children with disabilities in 12 area school districts. Priscilla Heimbruch will help connect parents to services and resources and understand the special...
November 28, 2012 - 6:30am
November 15, 2012
Former Hermantown Lumber employee pleads guilty to theft
A former bookkeeper at Hermantown Lumber has pleaded guilty to making more than $35,000 in fraudulent financial transactions. Keri Lyn Wirtanen, 38, of Esko, was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday on one felony charge of theft of firearms or property valued over $35,000. However, on...
November 15, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Today's prep football playoff games
Today's prep football playoff games PRINCETON (6-4) AT HERMANTOWN (7-2) What:Section 7AAAA championship When/where:7 p.m.; Corey Veech Field Outlook: hird-seeded Princeton beat Cloquet 35-29 in overtime on quarterback Zack Ludwig's second 1-yard touchdown sneak of the game....
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Esko works OT to reach Section 7A final
Pushing 5 feet tall in soccer cleats, Kadee Karkkainen is probably the last player one would expect to inflict damage in the penalty area. But the midfielder scored Esko-Carlton's most important goal of the high school girls soccer season, booting home a rebound off the post to give...
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am