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New middle school taking shape
Changes are coming to the city of Cloquet
Dance to the music of the Esko Jazz Bands
Body found, no foul play suspected
Old MacDonald had a banjo?
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
G. Berneice Muller
AUDREY JOYCE VAN WAVE
DANIEL ALLEN RICE
Herbert E. Ringat
CURTIS MARTIN KUBIS
Guest Commentary:Let the buyer beware
Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
OP_ED: Please consider impact of landfill requests on neighbors, city residents
LETTER: Ms. Christmas has another successful year
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
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From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
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
CMH birthing suites receive high marks
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
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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
Home and Garden
August 23, 2013
Parts of the Northland now officially in drought
It's not a surprise, but it is now official: Duluth, Superior and Cloquet are in a drought. But while lawns and fields are growing brown and brittle in the Twin Ports -- with more heat on the way -- areas to the north have seen summer rainfall much greater than normal. "We've had...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Fond du Lac Band celebrates opening of veterans' housing
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa held a grand opening today for its veterans' supportive housing. The 10 rental apartments, providing permanent supportive housing on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in Cloquet, will open to American Indian veterans later this summer. Money...
July 12, 2013 - 3:11pm
June 18, 2013
1,700 Lake Country Power customers to be without service part of June 26
More than 1,700 Lake Country Power members will be without power June 26 while workers perform maintenance on the Grand Lake Substation. The outage is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and last two hours.
June 18, 2013 - 11:28am
Some Northland homeowners struggle months after flood
Picture a balloon being blown up, getting bigger and bigger. Eventually it explodes. That's how Dan Williams of Lutheran Social Service describes...
March 18, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Carbon monoxide detectors free for flood-damaged homes
The Flood Homes With Hope coalition is offering free carbon monoxide detectors to residents whose homes suffered damage in last summer's flash...
February 6, 2013 - 1:49pm
December 22, 2012
Eh? Free smoke detectors in January
ArcelorMittal, the steel company that owns the Minorca taconite operation in Virginia, has given a grant to the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross to buy and give away 100 free smoke detectors to area residents. You read right; they are free. The effort is aimed at promoting...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
MORNING UPDATE: Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit
Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit The 10-inch rainfall on June 19 and 20 changed plans for Northland residents from Two Harbors to Duluth to Sturgeon Lake. For much of the region, life quickly returned to normal.
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
July 16, 2012
Plant Place ends season with annuals giveaway
Plant Place, which operates several seasonal garden centers in the Northland, will be giving away remaining annuals for free today at two locations -- with the hope they can go to replenish gardens affected by last month's flooding. The annuals -- flowers only; no vegetables are...
July 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Eh? Go ahead, keep that gravel
A reader in Duluth recently wrote to our Eh? column, asking if it would be helpful or even permissible for residents to haul away gravel and rubble washed down her street in the recent flood. She said she could use the material as fill on her own property but wasn't sure if the city...
June 30, 2012 - 11:23am
July 4, 2011
Longtime friend, former coworker 'punks' Cloquet man with front-yard surprise
The last thing Cloquet resident Freeman Johansen expected to see when he looked out his front window one Tuesday morning was a birdbath. Karl...
July 4, 2011 - 3:52pm
July 1, 2011
Sowing the Seeds of Success
Everyone has to eat, but how people go about putting food on the table differs from household to household.
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
How to Grow a Gardener
Mama, can I help?" The 12 spindly tomatoes that await transplanting cast long shadows under the rapidly descending sun. Delicate stems, fragile...
May 6, 2011 - 10:12am
February 14, 2011
Johnson Bros. Furniture stores closing
Last fall, Larry Johnson, president of Johnson Bros. Furniture stores, said the family's stores in Duluth, Cloquet and Superior weren't closing. The...
February 14, 2011 - 8:54am
November 1, 2010
More seek help with heating bills in Northland
More people are seeking fuel assistance in the Northland this year, though expected fuel cost increases aren't being blamed. Instead, experts are pointing to the sluggish economy as the reason for the greater numbers seeking help. "There's more people in this economy who are in...
November 1, 2010 - 10:07am