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Carlton County Court Report: April 4, 2017
Memorial Day events planned for Monday
'Keep moving in the direction of your dreams'
Students immerse themselves in 'walk to water'
Charges: Wrenshall man carved 'snitch' into teen's chest, sent photo on Snapchat
Cloquet sweeps conference track meet
Lumberjacks toppled by Esko as playoffs loom
Scoreboard - May 25, 2017 edition
Local Nordic ski star is headed to Alaska
Esko's 'band of sisters' hitting stride at playoff time
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Blanche "Babe" Coughlin
Franklin D. Strandberg
Zachary Lee Aurand
To the Editor: Vote 'yes' and keep Carlton strong
GUEST COMMENTARY: The budget process remains broken
LETTER: City can support veterans and workers with project labor agreement
LETTER: Think outside of the box to save match mill
Notes from the Small Pond: Rain
Wright Cromwell News: May 18 2017
Slices of Life: Gardening with my gloves off
Wright-Cromwell News: May 11, 2017
Slices of Life: The definition of mother
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
VETERANS SPOTLIGHT: Keith and Reta Baxley found jobs, and love in the military
CMS announces May students of the month
Up, up and away
Celebrate the onion
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Logan William Jarvi
Birth Announcement:Cassandra Kay Alexander
Birth Announcement:Norah Lynn Hosmer and Evalyn Lenore Hosmer,
caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
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
February 17, 2017
Military Mail: Private Treavor Lowther
Private Treavor Lowther, Cloquet High School Class of 2014, graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot...
February 17, 2017 - 11:39am
January 26, 2016
VA plans to propose expanded disability benefits eligibility for veterans exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces it plans to propose expanded disability compensation eligibility for veterans exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. From 1953 to 1987, water sources at the base were contaminated with...
January 26, 2016 - 8:16am
WINTER WARRIOR: New support vehicle equips Guard for winter emergencies
When the diesel engine of the Cloquet-based Army National Guard Unit’s new Small Unit Support Vehicle (SUSV) growls to a start, it sounds and...
November 26, 2014 - 3:58pm
December 5, 2013
Pearl Harbor is more than a memory to Cloquet man
When Pearl Harbor Day comes around on Dec. 7, for most it's only a date on a page in history. But for Cloquet's Arvid Carlson, it's as real...
December 5, 2013 - 12:39pm
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
January 18, 2013
Wilderness to honor military at game in Cloquet
The league-leading Minnesota Wilderness faces second-place Dryden (Ontario) at 7:30 p.m. today at the Northwoods Credit Union Arena in Cloquet in a Superior International Junior Hockey League game that will benefit the Defending the Blue Line organization. While admission is free,...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Injured Northland veteran raises money to help returning soldiers
Brian Saaristo really likes to play golf. But it's as much a personal joy as a public one. Golf has healed him and brought him to others who...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Fair visitors take a break to thank military
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Fair-goers stopped chomping their pronto pups, union members paused their chats with visitors and people left exhibits and food booths. They took a few minutes away from the fun and games of the Minnesota State Fair Tuesday to honor military personnel as they...
August 29, 2012 - 7:31pm
August 21, 2012
Veterans may be eligible for Carlton County flood payments
Carlton County officials are reminding veterans living in the county that they may be eligible for payments to help defer cleanup costs from June's floods. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has approved an application process that may pay veterans up to $750 in reimbursement...
August 21, 2012 - 6:31am
July 19, 2012
Eh? Red Tail joins Duluth Airshow lineup
A restored P-51 Mustang fighter and exhibit on the Tuskegee Airmen have been added to the Duluth Airshow in tribute to Duluth resident Joe Gomer. Gomer...
July 19, 2012 - 11:10am
June 9, 2012
Photos offer look into Northland soldier's work in Afghanistan
U.S. Army Cpl. Brian Lewis can't tell his family and friends back in the Northland specifics about what he's doing during his deployment in a...
June 9, 2012 - 12:34pm
June 5, 2012
Reader's view: Memorial Day deserves top coverage
I was stunned that local television in Duluth chose as their lead news stories on Memorial Day the assault that was alleged to be hate-inspired.
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Northland's Memorial Day events schedule
Sunrise Memorial Park in Hermantown will host its annual Memorial Day service on Monday starting at 9 a.m. The ceremony, titled "Remembering Our Fallen Heroes," will run from 9 until 10:30 a.m. and include military honors by the Duluth Combined Honor Guard; a flag presentation by...
May 27, 2012 - 8:14am
April 22, 2012
More Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers to return today to the Northland
Another group of Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers is slated to return to the Northland today after a nearly yearlong deployment to Iraq and Kuwait. The public is invited to welcome home the troops from the 1st Squadron, 94th Calvary, 1st Brigade Combat Team as they arrive by...
April 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 18, 2012
Fallen Northland service members remembered with flags, ceremony
With a gift of personalized commemorative flags, Duluth paid tribute to eight fallen military service members from the Northland on Sunday afternoon. Sandy...
February 18, 2012 - 7:24am