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Minnesota Highway 23 reopens
Council, residents debate future of animal control
County Seat Theater receives grant
No campaign signs allowed, MnDOT says
Juveniles charged in vandalism of former Cloquet school
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
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Bombers & Rebels
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Sharon "Kay" Pajuoja
Lucille A. Johanson
Richard R. Casey
Stella L. Robbestad
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
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From the Catbird Seat
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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
March 24, 2018
A loaded issue
>In the last five years, all Carlton County schools have updated their facilities to include secure entrances in an effort to keep active shooters...
March 24, 2018 - 3:21am
March 15, 2018
SCHOOL BOARD: Paraprofessionals want health care benefits; district considers budget cuts
Close to 20 paraprofessionals attended the Cloquet School Board meeting Monday, March 12. Judy Nelson, a 19-year paraprofessional for Cloquet, addressed the school board regarding the union's ongoing contract negotiations with the district.
March 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
NEWS BRIEFS (March 8, 2018)
Police arrest Cloquet girl after school threat An 11-year-old girl was taken into custody Tuesday night after a threat of violence was made on social media which referenced Cloquet High School and Cloquet Middle School. Upon receiving the information, officers immediately began investigating...
March 15, 2018 - 2:48pm
March 8, 2018
It's time for Kindergarten roundup in Cloquet!
It's time for kindergarten roundup! If your child will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018, it's time to register for kindergarten. Registration is Tuesday, March 13 at Churchill Elementary School from 8:45-10:20 a.m. or 12:45 to 2 p.m. Registration is Thursday, March 15 at...
March 8, 2018 - 10:21pm
March 4, 2018
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: Revised budget brings mixed news
While results of a new budget report were mostly positive, the Cloquet School District is still looking at a budget deficit for 2017-18. The Cloquet School Board approved a revised 2017-18 budget Monday, Feb. 26, showing a $737,909 deficit for the year. On a positive note, that number...
March 4, 2018 - 8:37am
February 24, 2018
EDUCATION CORNER: We recognize school board members
Cloquet Public Schools is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week (Feb. 19-23) to honor...
February 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 10, 2017
2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year nominations close Nov. 15
Minnesotans have until Wednesday, Nov. 15, to nominate an outstanding educator for 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
November 10, 2017 - 11:14am
November 9, 2017
Cloquet schools want community members to fill out online survey
Cloquet Public Schools has begun the search for a new superintendent, due to the upcoming retirement of the current superintendent, Ken Scarbrough. The Cloquet School Board wants to give an opportunity for our community members to provide input into the process. A community survey...
November 9, 2017 - 10:17am
July 31, 2017
Guest Commentary: Carlton referendum not affordable for all
There has been much discussion about the Carlton school bond referendum for a new school and everyone has an opinion. I have to believe everyone...
July 31, 2017 - 4:55pm
February 27, 2017
Education Corner: Community input important for future of Carlton facilities
Education Corner column by Carlton Schools Superintendent Gwen Carman
February 27, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 20, 2017
EDUCATION CORNER: Thank a school board member today
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 20-24 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding...
February 20, 2017 - 7:08am
March 25, 2016
Lumberhacked! The unfolding tale of a computer malware attack
Just like the computer malware attack spread throughout the system over a matter of days starting over spring break, recovering from the attack is also taking time. On the evening of Tuesday, March 22, Cloquet schools technology coordinator Yvette Maijala said she and other staff...
March 25, 2016 - 1:53pm
March 18, 2016
UPDATED: Cloquet schools back in session, still recovering from computer attack
Cloquet schools are back in session today, after having Wednesday off for snow and Thursday because of a malware attack on the district's computer system. The extra day off of school Thursday gave school district technology staff much needed time to respond to the particularly virulent...
March 18, 2016 - 10:49am
March 17, 2016
Cloquet schools closed Thursday because of computer virus
On Wednesday, the weather forecast made closing schools a no brainer, but Cloquet also canceled school Thursday because the district is under seige ... by a computer virus known as malware. Superintendent Ken Scarbrough sent the following email to school district parents and employees:...
March 17, 2016 - 10:55am
February 22, 2016
LETTER: Springsted should step up, tax error hurting a darn good school district
To the Editor: Regarding the tax calculation mistake by Springsted Financial relative to our February 2015 referendum to build a middle school in District #94: My concern for this problem goes beyond my present school board membership. My wife and I have a combined total of close...
February 22, 2016 - 8:20am