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Tribal councilor won't face theft charges, petition dismissed
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Police complaint prompts closed meeting
Prep boys basketball: Esko wins title, hands Devney 500th victory
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SLICES OF LIFE: House or home?
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Are truth and freedom getting flushed away?
Winter Olympics: big thrills and big air
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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
Tom & Monica Martin
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A Personal Note From Denny
Snowfleas seen in March snowpack
Licenses for 2017 fish, game and trapping expire Feb. 28
Frozen Forester found!
Dirt bikes on ice
Coyote mating season underway
August 8, 2017
Northland Nature: Large dock spiders can be seen on land and near water
And at Hawk Ridge in Duluth, the raptor flights are going overhead by mid-month. With these activities in the lives of birds, they are no longer...
August 8, 2017 - 6:00am
July 26, 2017
Milkweeds dominate mid-summer roadsides
Common milkweed largely lives up to its name. The milk is a reference to a white latex juice in the plant. This can be seen in breaking open...
July 26, 2017 - 7:26am
July 24, 2017
Whitewater and what else?
>"It's a six-foot drop in a narrow tongue of water where the raft hits a powerful wave," Langley said, "and then the entire wave engulfs you."...
July 24, 2017 - 5:38am
July 20, 2017
Run through clouds of color
"The Color Run is the primary fundraiser for our club and proceeds from the event will directly impact the Cloquet, Esko and Carlton communities." The event is held at Pine Valley in Cloquet with check-in/race-day registration on Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m and the race starting...
July 20, 2017 - 10:53am
July 16, 2017
Wild carrot is sometimes mistaken for poison hemlock
Wild carrot is a biennial that grows as a rosette in its first year and flowers in its second year. The stem is hairy, and the leaves are alternate,...
July 16, 2017 - 4:10pm
July 9, 2017
The pitcher plant is actually a catcher
Bogs are unique sites that seem to combine a mixture of aquatic with terrestrial plants. They may vary from being very wet — maybe even with open water — to being just a damp place to walk on.
July 9, 2017 - 12:45pm
July 6, 2017
Drain all water by removing drain plugs and keeping them out during transport, and • Dispose of unwanted bait in the trash.
July 6, 2017 - 5:12pm
June 29, 2017
Learn the basics of fishing Saturday at Jay Cooke State Park
>I Can Fish! is part of a series of skill-building programs offered by the DNR's Division of Parks and Trails. Other programs in the series introduce camping, rock climbing, paddling, mountain biking and archery to beginners.
June 29, 2017 - 10:33am
May 11, 2017
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
I heard the early spring frog trio of wood frogs, chorus frogs and spring peepers all calling during the first week of this month. And then...
May 11, 2017 - 1:22pm
March 24, 2017
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
Carol has another important role in this project. She's supposed to toss Rich the throw-rope if he happens to break through the ice.
March 24, 2017 - 8:40am
February 17, 2017
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Last week, readers got to know the Kettle River and its watershed. This week, we'll look at two of the river's more unusual residents: lake sturgeon...
February 17, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 12, 2017
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
Eighty major watersheds cover every square inch of the whole state of Minnesota. Carlton County has multiple watersheds within its boundaries,...
February 12, 2017 - 8:20am
February 6, 2017
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
According to the calendar, the halfway point between the winter solstice in December (the first day of winter) and the vernal equinox in March...
February 6, 2017 - 11:36am
January 17, 2017
Northland Nature: A story of predation in the snow
A fisher — the large dark arboreal member of the weasel family — has come by. From the looks of the tracks, it has been traveling fast and...
January 17, 2017 - 9:44am
January 10, 2017
Northland Nature: Ice-covered snow add challenge to winter movement
. Unless there is a notable thaw, the ice layer on the snow will remain and will still be dealt with by those of us who live here all winter....
January 10, 2017 - 1:18pm