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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Esko, South Ridge eliminated in section playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
Read a print version of the paper -- online!
To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
Birth Announcement: Aubrey Anne Nelson
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
December 7, 2013
Our Neighbors: Long-time jail administrator is hanging up her keys
When Debora Zauhar started her job as jail administrator at the Carlton County Jail in 1983, data management wasn't done in the digital realm,...
December 7, 2013 - 2:44pm
November 15, 2013
In the Neighborhood: Take a Bow (Wow!)
Whether you won at the ring toss game and took home a bottle of wine from Hidden View Winery, whether you scored the winning bid on a hot auction item, whether you snagged the six-inch cheesecake in the dessert auction or whether you lost your heart to that little brown-eyed shelter...
November 15, 2013 - 12:08pm
November 8, 2013
Friday Club reaches 100 years - and counting
The year was 1914. A small group of Cloquet women decided to get together on Fridays to study home economics after an itinerant book salesmen...
November 8, 2013 - 9:53am
October 25, 2013
Catching up with the Prosens isn't easy (because they never stop moving)
Although Tim and Sara Prosen don't have any close relatives in Carlton County, they have plenty of family here. First, there are their three...
October 25, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2013
Our Neighbor...Persistence proves dreams can come true for the 'girl next door'
Poised and confident, Amy Gist joins the group of all male reporters surrounding the Minnesota Wild hockey coach. The tall, slender 28-year-old...
October 18, 2013 - 3:03pm
September 27, 2013
Our Neighbors....Joyce and Harry Solheim
Harry and Joyce Solheim's love story has come full circle - from the day they first met on the shores of Big Hanging Horn Lake, to the cozy,...
September 27, 2013 - 10:00am
September 13, 2013
Community band is latest passion for Cloquet couple
If you'd asked her 50, 40 or even 20 years ago, Carol Risdon would never have predicted she'd be directing the Cloquet Community Band. Heck,...
Life/arts and entertainment
September 13, 2013 - 9:17am
August 30, 2013
Our Neighbors....Hospice means home for Cloquet couple
Betsy Bond said she's learned to be a "meant to be" kind of person. After working as a seamstress for Stearns Manufacturing for 24 years, the...
August 30, 2013 - 11:01am
August 2, 2013
Our Neighbors...Harvey Benko
To Harvey Benko of Cloquet, few things in life are as good as a 1968 Mercury Cougar. For Benko, the car he bought and restored is just one reminder...
August 2, 2013 - 12:43pm
July 19, 2013
Our Neighbors...Esko science teacher gives lessons in life
You might say that recently retired Esko science teacher Patrick Bowman is "old school." With 44 years of teaching under his belt, he certainly...
July 19, 2013 - 9:51am
June 7, 2013
Ride for Water takes Cloquet man 'from sea to shining sea'
When Chase Pritchett dipped the front tire of his bicycle in Lake Superior on Tuesday, it represented the culmination of a baptism by fire.
June 7, 2013 - 11:41am
May 24, 2013
Our Neighbors...Of four Zack brothers who were drafted in WWII, only one remains
Until Monday morning, Cloquet's Clifford Zack almost never talked about his experiences in World War II. But he has never forgotten. "I wake...
May 24, 2013 - 1:59pm
May 3, 2013
Our Neighbors...Dan Jones and Family
For Dan Jones, family means two things -- his tightly knit family of origin that hails from the Treaty 3 area near Fort Frances, Ontario, and,...
May 3, 2013 - 12:31pm
April 20, 2013
Antique appraiser is knowledgeable ... and funny
About 30 people packed the April 2 antique appraisals at the Moose Lake Depot & Fires of 1918 Museum as Rose Mielke laid a one-piece tank swimsuit...
April 20, 2013 - 10:16am
April 5, 2013
Our Neighbor: Esko teacher goes on the ride of a lifetime
In the middle of nowhere, with a swollen face and astride a bicycle, Esko schoolteacher Charlie Farrow wasn't worried about his physical condition. In...
April 5, 2013 - 1:40pm