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Jury finds woman guilty in meth case
Carlton County to participate in homeless count
New health care notification system now active in Carlton County
Cold snap creates slick roads, but good sledding conditions
Carlton County Court Report: December 12, 2017
Small team provides opportunity at Mont du Lac
CEC boys eye state; girls team 'reloading'
Wren girls, boys split with Mariners
Scoreboard - January 18, 2018 edition
No quit in Moose Lake Area team
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Robert Dennis "Bob" Calverley
Grant E. Hansen
Loren Allen Erickson
Carol Lee Stumpf
Russell "Bud" Paulson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Schools need suicide prevention training
SLICES OF LIFE: The joy of paying attention
LETTER: Find appropriate place for 10 Commandments
LETTER: Pine Journal needs local office
LETTER: Reconsider closing newspaper office
SLICES OF LIFE: The joy of paying attention
Slices of life: Reflections of a football aficionado
Nostalgic for TV shows past
Wrestling: The solution to life's problems
Slices of life: Holiday shopping and shopping and shopping
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
Birth Announcement: Braxton Allen Johnson
Birth Announcement: William Ellis Schulz
Birth Announcement: Logan William Jarvi
The ice is calling
Congrats, Carlton County landowners
Northland Nature: Large Birds Come to Our Feeders
Northland Nature: Early snow cover means early tracks
SWCD NEWS: Conservationists recognized for doing their 'little bits' - Part I
Slices of Life
September 17, 2017
Slices of Life: The multitudinous multi-tasker
Why talk when you can type? Typing is so much faster. Communicating via text message or email is only the tip of the usefulness iceberg. I have a compass at my beck and call. Compasses are valuable tools for people who get lost easily. This describes me to a tee. I may not have an...
September 17, 2017 - 7:16am
September 3, 2017
Slices of Life: Pinterest perfection
Suddenly my bathroom mirror was lacking. It looked naked. Definitely in need of a frame. I picked a fairly simple concept consisting of four wooden planks to flank the edges of the glass. When it comes to home projects, I excel at planning. My husband helps with execution. It was...
September 3, 2017 - 10:05am
August 28, 2017
Slices of Life: A catfight
Last summer, the herb grew from tiny to medium and produced a few stems for us to pick. The cats loved each offering. Come winter, I expected that would be the end of it. This spring, however, the plant sprouted anew.
August 28, 2017 - 8:59am
August 20, 2017
Slices of Life: A return to reality
Normal means setting the alarm clock. Making the bed. Brewing your own coffee in the morning and cooking your own breakfast, lunch and dinner.
August 20, 2017 - 10:03am
August 13, 2017
slices of life: An uphill battle
I'd help the environment while whipping myself into shape. I'd save on wear and tear to my car. And, I'd set a good example for my kids by walking the walk and talking the talk (or pedaling the pedal as the case may be). I was surprised I hadn't thought of the grand plan before....
August 13, 2017 - 10:45am
August 6, 2017
Slices of Life: In celebration of friends
National Friendship Day is Aug. 6, but in my opinion every day should be a day to celebrate friends and the different types of friendships we have in our lives.
August 6, 2017 - 9:08am
July 30, 2017
Adventures with houseplants
When I got home, I set my purchase on the kitchen table and waited. It wasn't long before one of the boys stumbled on the family's newest treasure.
July 30, 2017 - 10:51am
July 23, 2017
Slices of Life: Growing like a weed
We will never pull him up by the roots or attempt to eradicate his existence. He is growing like a weed and we wouldn't have it any other way.
July 23, 2017 - 11:07am
July 16, 2017
Slices of Life: Club or pole?
I'm talking about fishing poles and golf clubs. While not impossible, it is a rarity to find a golfer who enjoys the rigors of fishing and vice versa. If you happen to do both, good for you. But by and large fisherpersons fish and golfers golf. That is the way the world was created....
July 16, 2017 - 8:59am
July 9, 2017
The introverted Scandinavian
People in northern climates historically spent long, cold and harsh winters holed up in their homes with no one to talk to but themselves. It was a life of solitude where self-sufficiency was a benefit. They had no choice but to get used to large amounts of silence.
July 9, 2017 - 7:48am
July 2, 2017
July Fourth is No. 1
We may not be perfect; we may disagree about politics and other issues, but I feel lucky to live in a place where we are free to disagree. I salute our flag, sing America the Beautiful loud and proud (albeit off-key) and at the end of the day go to bed thankful that I know the reality...
July 2, 2017 - 8:27am
June 25, 2017
The joy of worrying
When they grow up and gain independence the angst is still there, but it doesn't hinge on your actions; it hinges on theirs and that loss of control can be even more terrifying than parenthood itself.
June 25, 2017 - 9:40am
June 18, 2017
Three boys on the beach
June 18, 2017 - 11:15am
June 11, 2017
Hitting the sauce
Sauces are an essential element of nearly every cuisine worldwide — from chimichurri in Argentina to sriracha in Thailand and everywhere in between. The world would be lost without sauce.
June 11, 2017 - 8:53am
June 4, 2017
I pull the dandelions out of the garden, without consciousness or appreciation of their sunny yellow dispositions. They are weeds, after all. Gardeners think nothing of pulling weeds in order to make room for the non-weedy, desirable plants. But who decides which is which? It's...
June 4, 2017 - 8:30am