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Carlton Daze brings fun for all
Pet of the Week
Oldenburg House marks reopening with jazz
Carlton County Court Report: May 12, 2017
Esko Legion marches to title tilt
Wilderness look to the future
Wilderness hire Colvard as assistant coach
Run over hill and dale in the Voyageur 50
Barnum racer off to a good start ... in spite of weather
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Howard M. Ratzer
Kent E. Johnson, Jr.
Jeffrey Merlin Olson
Richard W. "Dick" Gamble
To the Editor: Voters, question all referendum figures
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
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
Enjoy the last songs of summer
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
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
Milkweeds dominate mid-summer roadsides
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 11, 2016
Millen and Minnesota Wilderness part ways
The Minnesota Wilderness junior hockey team announced Wednesday that head coach Corey Millen and assistant coach Josh Petrich will not return...
May 11, 2016 - 3:55pm
April 15, 2016
Esko native balances college hockey, a nursing major … and ROTC!
“I just remember getting hit. It was slow motion, like a movie,” Miller said. “My head bounced off the ice. It’s on film, but I’ve...
April 15, 2016 - 1:39pm
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