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Carlton County Court Report: January 16-17, 2017
CLOQUET: STATE OF THE CITY 2017
Barn photo exhibit reception and program
CMS announces February Students of the Month
A meeting at the Esko Hall of Fame
Maijala races to a close second at state
Rebels win in double OT, advance to quarterfinals
Korby's Top Games
Storm watch buys time and hope for Birkie
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
ALEXANDER PAUL MICHALSKI SR.
ELEANOR EMELIA GOCKOWSKI
G. Berneice Muller
FRANCIS DUWAINE POUPORE
JOYCE ELAINE BARR
Education Corner: Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
Guest Commentary: Balancing fairness for all members
Guest Commentary:Let the buyer beware
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
Wright-Cromwell News: Feb 23 2017
Slices of Life: You should never …
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Veteran grabs second chance to help others
Pet of the week
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo'
OUR NEIGHBORS: Juntunen looks back on 40 years with Esko Fire
It's a mad, mad tea party
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
March 25, 2016
Cloquet Olympians are focus of Monday library program
As part of the One Book Northland joint reading venture by area libraries -- which selected "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 25, 2016 - 3:24pm
March 24, 2016
UPDATED: For Cloquet bantam AA team, excellence is a tradition
When is a state tournament not the end of a team’s hockey season? When the team in question is the Cloquet Bantam AAs. Coach Brian Durand’s...
March 24, 2016 - 11:25am
March 18, 2016
Longtime boys hockey coach Tom McFarlane enters coaches Hall of Fame
Some newspaper stories are challenging to write because of the depth of the subject matter. Others are challenging because of limited space....
March 18, 2016 - 2:31pm
February 20, 2016
The city of Cloquet and CAHA discuss long-term relationship
In a Cloquet City Council work session, the city of Cloquet and the Cloquet Area Hockey Association talk about the challenges related to running the two hockey arenas, and how to finance needed long-term upgrades without arriving at any firm conclusions. Read to the end for a history...
February 20, 2016 - 12:05pm
February 19, 2016
Legacy drops Moose Lake Area out of playoffs
Legacy Christian Academy defeated Moose Lake Area 6-3 in the first round of Section 5A boys hockey playoffs Tuesday. The teams were tied 3-3 after two periods, but Legacy added three goals in the third to seal the win. Chase Robideau scored a hat trick for Legacy, with his first...
sports/Bombers & Rebels
February 19, 2016 - 1:48pm
BOYS HOCKEY PLAYOFFS: Lumberjacks climb back to beat Hilltoppers
A win over Marshall Tuesday put the Lumberjacks into Saturday’s 2 p.m. semifinal at Amsoil Arena against top-seeded Grand Rapids, which crushed...
February 19, 2016 - 1:37pm
January 22, 2016
BOYS HOCKEY: Rebels come back to force overtime
The Moose Lake Area boys hockey team refused to give up in a game against the Becker-Big Lake Eagles at the Princeton Ice Arena Thursday, even...
sports/Bombers & Rebels
January 22, 2016 - 8:13am
January 21, 2016
BOYS HOCKEY: CEC can’t catch a break, so they take one
The Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys hockey team has a week off to pick up the pieces, in the middle of a five-game losing streak that has seen its...
January 21, 2016 - 1:51pm
December 22, 2015
Cloquet’s Bender will play for UMD
Cloquet’s Koby Bender will be the second recent Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Lumberjack boys’ hockey player to play for Scott Sandelin at the University...
December 22, 2015 - 4:29pm
December 18, 2015
Bender will play for Chicago Steel this weekend
Cloquet High School senior and Minnesota Wilderness forward Koby Bender is getting the call up this weekend from the Tier II North American Hockey...
December 18, 2015 - 10:34am
November 12, 2015
Board debates hockey costs again, approved increased arena contract
Cloquet Superintendent Ken Scarbrough once told himself he would never work in a school district with either a swimming pool or a hockey arena,...
November 12, 2015 - 4:38pm
April 20, 2015
Wilderness force Game 5 Monday in Cloquet
Following last nights 9-1 win in Lacrosse, the Minnesota Wilderness head home to face the Coulee Region Chill for decisive Game 5. Game 5 will...
April 20, 2015 - 11:02am
April 2, 2015
Wilderness fall just short of first division championship
To Meat Loaf, two out of three wasn’t bad. For the Minnesota Wilderness, two out of three wasn’t quite good enough.
April 2, 2015 - 8:13am
March 26, 2015
JUNIOR HOCKEY: Wilderness take a walk on the wild side
If the Wilderness are able to earn five out of six standings points against starting with a defeat of third-place Coulee Region (26-21-9) in...
March 26, 2015 - 3:34pm
March 19, 2015
Wilderness have to ‘dig deep’
Tuesday night’s 3-2 overtime win moved the Wilderness (35-13-6) two points behind division-leading Fairbanks with two games in hand and six games remaining in the regular season.
March 19, 2015 - 1:25pm