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Road, rail advocates assess Trump transportation budget
New classes surprise parents, board members
Carlton County Court Report: April 4, 2017
Memorial Day events planned for Monday
'Keep moving in the direction of your dreams'
Two boys advance in tennis playoffs, team eliminated
Bulldogs seal win over Bombers in the seventh
Cloquet sweeps conference track meet
Lumberjacks toppled by Esko as playoffs loom
Scoreboard - May 25, 2017 edition
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Blanche "Babe" Coughlin
Kevin Scott Saarela
Franklin D. Strandberg
Costs for police chief inquiry approaches $50,000
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
slices of life: Bad days and good days
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
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Carl Schenk served in German occupation
Athletes give their all at Special Olympics
VETERAN SPOTLIGHT: Veteran Steve Fluck remembers Vietnam
VETERANS SPOTLIGHT: Keith and Reta Baxley found jobs, and love in the military
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
October 3, 2013
Benefit set for crash victim
Friends and family will stage an Oct. 13 benefit on behalf of a Cloquet man who suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in June. Jared Nelson, a 2003 graduate of Proctor High School, suffered massive internal bleeding, spine fractures and a head injury in the accident...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
Eh? That's a lot of food
Northland residents contributed almost 130,000 pounds of food during the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the United Way of Greater Duluth tells us. The exact amount collected by area postal carriers and volunteers in Cloquet, Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, Silver Bay, Superior...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Many Northland schools, colleges closed or delayed today
All public, private, parochial and charter schools in Duluth and Superior will be closed Friday, April 19, because of heavy snow falling in the area. Proctor, Hermantown and Cloquet schools, among others, also announced that classes will be canceled. The University of Minnesota...
April 19, 2013 - 4:51am
February 5, 2013
McGovern's 2 goals lead Proctor-Hermantown past Moose Lake Area
Proctor-Hermantown 3, Moose Lake Area 2 Sophie McGovern scored her second goal of the game with 1:23 remaining in overtime to give the Mirage (16-6-1) a victory in their regular-season finale Monday. Courtney Simmons stopped 25 shots in goal for the Mirage, while counterpart Kaitlyn...
February 5, 2013 - 12:00am
January 15, 2013
Esko's Trapp scores 21 in rout of Proctor
ESKO 88, PROCTOR 23 Savanna Trapp had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight blocked shots to lead the Eskomos in Proctor on Monday. Eleven players scored for Esko (13-1), with Brooke Schramm adding 13 points and Trapp's younger sister, Molly, chipping in with 10. Brianna Westerdorf...
January 15, 2013 - 12:00am
In wake of shooting, Northland schools review security, response plans
Duluth-area school leaders took varied approaches to dealing with Friday's school shooting in Connecticut. Some discussed the events with their students, while others avoided the topic to give parents the chance to break the horrifying news to their children.
December 15, 2012 - 12:02am
December 5, 2012
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton shuts out Proctor in rout
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 11, Proctor 0 Westin Michaud notched his second hat trick of the season and Karson Kuhlman had his first in Cloquet-Esko-Carlton's Lake Superior Conference road win Tuesday.
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Mentor to help rural families of children with disabilities
A new parent-support mentor has been hired by the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative to serve rural families with children with disabilities in 12 area school districts. Priscilla Heimbruch will help connect parents to services and resources and understand the special...
November 28, 2012 - 6:30am
November 3, 2012
Proctor runner wins state boys cross country title; Esko girls win team title
NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Top-ranked Matt Welch, a Proctor senior, remained undefeated Saturday by winning the Minnesota Class A high school boys cross...
November 3, 2012 - 12:15pm
November 2, 2012
Esko edges Proctor for Section 7AAA football title
Legendary Esko football coach Bob Peterson was drawing up plays for his grandson, Marc, from the time Marc was born until Bob's death two years...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Baker, Wangen lead Cloquet over Proctor
Cloquet 3, Proctor 0 Kayla Baker scored twice and Emily Wangen had two assists as the host Lumberjacks remained alive for at least a share of the Lake Superior Conference title with the shutout win Tuesday. Goalkeeper Kenzie Rathe stopped all four shots for Cloquet (8-3-3, 4-0-2),...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 31, 2012
Hanson wins at Proctor
Harry Hanson of Eveleth held on to win a caution-filled Late Model feature on Sunday night at Proctor Speedway. Other feature winners included Ryan Aho of Chisholm in Modifieds, Jeff Tardy of Hibbing in Super Stocks, Deven VanHouse of Silver Bay in Midwest Modifieds and Josh Loucks...
July 31, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Proctor grabs Section 7AA baseball championship
When Proctor closer Ben Nelson blew a pitch past Cloquet batter Trent Moe for the final out in the Section 7AA championship on Thursday in Hermantown,...
June 8, 2012 - 4:00am
May 27, 2012
Two arrested after alleged beating of gay man
Two men were arrested after an alleged assault at an abandoned gravel pit in Kelsey Township shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, according to the...
May 27, 2012 - 10:05pm
May 22, 2012
Four Northland schools face major changes under new state ratings
Under new student achievement ratings released by the Minnesota Department of Education today, four area schools received designations that will require them to make major changes. Laura MacArthur Elementary School in Duluth and Bay View Elementary School in Proctor are both listed...
May 22, 2012 - 6:01am