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Juveniles charged in vandalism of former Cloquet school
Construction begins on Cloquet Avenue
Carlton County employee airs union grievance
Vandals strike former Cloquet Middle School building
Tenants affected by fire receive assistance
Rodd's Ramblings: The joys of coaching
Cross-country cyclists ride through Carlton County
Sawdust 5K adds 'Jimmer' event; 1-Miler renamed
Northland Blitz play tough competitor
Baseball: Cloquet Legion, VFW teams staying busy
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Cynthia "Cindy" Sue DeBoer
Lewis Dean Ackerman
Stella L. Robbestad
Alice D. Michaelson
Markusen: When a newly paved road is a gift
Slices of Life: The lost decade
Letter: Berg announces candidacy
Letter: Thanks for a great July 4
Tiny chorus frogs begin spring songs
Birds taking small steps into spring
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
SLICES OF LIFE: Name changer
SLICES OF LIFE: Wee morning worries
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
The story of old No. 16 and Fauley Park
Refusing to waste time
Pumpkin Run/Walk set for Oct. 21
Award winning theatre troupe to perform Friday
Cookin' at the 'O'
arts and entertainment
Larry & Susan Sell
Warren (Andy) & Sandra (Sandy)
Mrs. Peggy Lavick
Tom & Monica Martin
Topwater, underwater drones have come to fishing
Cloquet duo sets fishing tourney record
Cold water can be a killer: DNR urges opening-day anglers to be prepared
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
July 1, 2017
Esko student learns leadership in Africa
"We started the week (by being) thrown into a mixing pot of diverse people," said Rengo enthusiastically. "It set the tone for culture and new...
July 1, 2017 - 7:55pm
June 24, 2017
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
Keith and Ruth Reeves met in ichthyology class and have continued to work and/or play in the outdoors for most of their married lives.
June 24, 2017 - 8:20am
June 4, 2017
Volunteer Highlight: Linda Langness
>For over 30 years, Langness has taken it upon herself to lend a hand with landscaping, trimming, weeding, raking, and planting in the community....
June 4, 2017 - 2:03pm
May 28, 2017
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Carl Schenk served in German occupation
>Schenk worked in Aircraft Control and Warning in the 707th AC and W in Grand Rapids, Minn., for one and a half years. They watched blips on...
May 28, 2017 - 8:21am
May 27, 2017
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Steve Fluck remembers Vietnam
Fluck was stationed overseas for 13 months in the Mekong Delta in southwestern Vietnam. He began as an infantryman but then began carrying radio....
May 27, 2017 - 10:54am
May 26, 2017
VETERANS SPOTLIGHT: Keith and Reta Baxley found jobs, and love in the military
>Keith served in the Air Force from 1967-1989 in communication and computer operations. He was first stationed in Turkey for a remote tour from...
May 26, 2017 - 9:47am
May 10, 2017
Cloquet grad gives back through AmeriCorps
It is Cloquet’s “undiscovered beauty” that draws Bauer back to the community. “I’m inspired by how people take care of each other,”...
May 10, 2017 - 12:09pm
May 5, 2017
GUEST VIEW: Ray Mowers was poster man for Alcoholics Anonymous
Late last month, the Cromwell-Wright community mourned and celebrated Ray Mowers' life. Among his achievements are his work as the local "go-to"...
May 5, 2017 - 9:42pm
VFW honors Korean POW with Quilt of Valor
. "I didn't expect anything like this when I got conned into coming here. I'm sure there are many others just as deserving." Jurek was captured...
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
April 19, 2017
Churches sponsor ‘Walk for Water’ awareness fundraiser April 30
The worldwide water crisis seldom makes headlines even though it claims more lives each year than war. One out of four people drink from contaminated...
April 19, 2017 - 10:03am
April 14, 2017
Picasso and Bear paint the town
"That bird keeps him going," said VFW bartender LeAnn Baxter. "Some people have a service dog — Bear has a service bird."
April 14, 2017 - 1:52pm
Hats off to spring!
After careful consideration by the guest judges, the participants were invited to strut their stuff on the "catwalk" between the row of tables...
April 14, 2017 - 10:09am
April 10, 2017
Volunteer Highlight: Dianne Vukelich
Vukelich has loved animals for just about as long as she can remember. Although she volunteers in many capacities, one of her favorites is serving at North Country RIDE (NCR), a therapeutic horseback riding program.
April 10, 2017 - 3:24pm
March 11, 2017
Longtime city administrator reflects on career, life in Cloquet
Former Cloquet Police Chief Wade Lamirande was Deputy Police Chief when Fritsinger was hired. "Brian is a true professional and one of the best...
March 11, 2017 - 11:01am
February 26, 2017
Veteran grabs second chance to help others
Brian Saaristo considers July 2, 2006 his "alive date" because that's the day the 53-year-old Cloquet native received a second chance at life....
February 26, 2017 - 8:07am