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Peterson gets a presidential invite
Carlton County Court Report: January 10, 2017
County commits funds to tackle blight
Everything is better in blue jeans, even fundraising
UPDATED: Body found in wooded area of Cloquet identified, no foul play suspected
Wilderness edge closer to top
CEC crowns five conference wrestling champs
Rebel girls end great season with loss to Bluejackets
Nordic: Maijala takes second at state Nordic meet, Ripp takes 11th
CEC girls hockey team falls in first round of playoffs
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Betty Eileen Sandberg
DAVID EDWIN KOECHER
LEWIS ROBERT KLEJESKI
DARLENE FAYE (SCHMITZ) SHORT
BETTY ANN (LECKINGTON) LEHNER
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
OP-ED: My teachers cared, and I can't thank them enough
OP-ED: We are all (mostly) immigrants
SLICES OF LIFE: It is hard
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 16, 2017)
SLICES: The stalking of the secret shopper
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 9)
Wright-Cromwell News (Feb. 2, 2017)
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
'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
Pet of the Week
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
caring and sharing
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
May 13, 2011
It all started at the schoolhouse
Clyde (Tiny) and Anna Oswell may have celebrated an impressive 75 years of marriage last month, but the fact is, they've actually known each...
May 13, 2011 - 11:53am
May 6, 2011
Cromwell-Wright football coach is honored by his peers after unpredictable championship run
Six games into the season, Jeff Gronner's Cromwell-Wright Cardinals football team had just lost by the bizarre score of 8-2 to Isle. His senior-laden...
May 6, 2011 - 4:41pm
April 29, 2011
Science fair mentor combines love of learning, kids
If you want to judge what kind of science fair mentor Cloquet's Cindy Welsh is, just look at where her former students have gone. Jill Beaufeaux...
April 29, 2011 - 3:12pm
April 22, 2011
Helen Strom knows how to turn a house into a home
Helen Strom has designed a whole lot of houses in her life - though she never left home. At the age of 56, this Cloquet native decided to take...
April 22, 2011 - 10:33am
April 15, 2011
George Bendt's life story makes a perfect movie script
The old black-and-white photograph could be a scene out of the 1950s television series "Dragnet." Four police officers stand smiling behind...
April 15, 2011 - 12:25pm
April 8, 2011
Cloquet man's storied past includes... baking!
If Cloquet's Ray Langenbrunner were ever to write an autobiography, he said he would probably have to call it fiction. "No one would ever...
April 8, 2011 - 3:46pm
March 30, 2011
For the love of the game
For 40 years, Dick Bartholdi has been a man on a mission. He's been looking for the perfect forecheck. Last winter Bartholdi, 66, came to a...
March 30, 2011 - 7:56pm
March 28, 2011
Barnum husband and wife named Minnesota's 'Foster Parents of the Year'
One of the most valuable lessons Kim Hassett has learned over the past 20 years of providing foster care is to stay up late at night. Not because...
March 28, 2011 - 12:42pm
March 18, 2011
Teacher helps 'shine the light of self esteem' on students
When Cloquet High School's Dave Ellison was honored as the 2011 Minnesota Special Educator of the Year on March 3 at the DECC, he was characteristically...
March 18, 2011 - 3:01pm
March 11, 2011
Moose Lake sixth-grader combines love of sports, drawing
Earlier this year, the assembled members of the entire Moose Lake elementary school recognized sixth-grader Isaac Riihiluoma and his remarkable...
arts and entertainment/our neighbors
March 11, 2011 - 9:55am
March 4, 2011
Greg Hexum travels many trails
When Esko's Greg Hexum hit the trail at the recent Book Across the Bay snowshoe race, it was with the sort of steely intensity that overtakes...
March 4, 2011 - 8:33am
February 25, 2011
What do Minnesota politics and polka have in common? Florian Chmielewski
When Florian Chmielewski played his accordion last Tuesday at the Cloquet Senior Center, Maria Schroeder and Evelyn Graham were sitting front...
arts and entertainment/our neighbors
February 25, 2011 - 8:51am
February 16, 2011
The Randelins have gift worth sharing
This Valentine's Day had special meaning for Becky and Denny Randelin. It marked the one-year anniversary of the week Becky gave Denny the ultimate...
February 16, 2011 - 6:20pm
February 11, 2011
Emily Jayne: A woman of many talents, many names, many dreams
Emily Jayne Brissett has known since she was a young girl growing up in Cloquet that she wanted to make a career out of music. After all, she...
February 11, 2011 - 4:09pm
February 3, 2011
Willard and Martha Maki are on a roll
Willard Maki is the king of the one-liners (or two- or three- or four-). "I'm always ready with a joke or two," he admitted.... "When Martha...
February 3, 2011 - 2:36pm