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Contract in question for Esko boys basketball coach
Carlton County Court Report: March 8, 2017
Get ‘Locally Laid’ and participate in local reading project
Carlton County Court Report: March 7, 2017
Debate follows prayer vigil
Northland snowboarders finish on top in regional, national competitions
Golfers tee off
Wilderness, Brookings each win one in opening playoff series
Eskomos fell 'Jacks in a close one
Scoreboard - April 20, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
CYNTHIA G. 'SIS' OLSON
ELAINE HELEN GUTZ
FRANK BLAINE THOMPSON
PATRICIA ANN SCHMITZ
HOWARD WAYNE VARGASON
LETTER: The Labor Day Celebration baton has been passed
Thank you, Senator Lourey, for standing up for rural Minnesotans
LETTER: Vote 'no' and ask for better plan
LETTER: Wrenshall debate gets nasty
Notes from the small pond: King-Kong Dad
Wright Cromwell News: April 20 2017
Slices of Life: Where is your toaster?
Slices of Life: Grilling revisited
Wright-Cromwell News: April 13 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
No yolk, annual egg hunt is lots of fun
Churches sponsor ‘Walk for Water’ awareness fundraiser April 30
Cloquet High School announces Business Student of the Month
Hooterz tradition coming to an end
Picasso and Bear paint the town
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
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
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