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Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
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Eskomos earn fourth at state
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Wright-Cromwell News: June 22 2017
The joy of worrying
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
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Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
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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
June 8, 2017
Bulldogs claw their way to 7A championship
>The Bulldogs executed a letter-perfect suicide squeeze to score their second run of the inning against Cherry — and then held on to dethrone...
June 8, 2017 - 12:06pm
May 20, 2017
Esko's 'band of sisters' hitting stride at playoff time
"Since day one our team focus was on the 'Big Three' — if we field better, if we have more quality at-bats and if we pitch better we would...
May 20, 2017 - 2:17pm
May 11, 2017
Rebels overcome Bombers in slugfest
Thursday's game was tight until the fifth inning when the Rebels pushed five runs across to grab a 12-6 lead. "It was a good competitive game...
sports/Bombers & Rebels
May 11, 2017 - 4:13pm
May 6, 2017
Carlton continues winning streak with win over Cardinals
Taylor Nelson led the way for Carlton with two hits including a home run, while Nicole Nilson had two hits in three trips to the plate and Alaina...
sports/Bulldogs & Wrens
May 6, 2017 - 10:41am
April 29, 2017
Seventh grader throws winning pitches for Barnum
'"We're young," Colello said. "But, we have been pretty good offensively and that's been enough."
sports/Bombers & Rebels
April 29, 2017 - 10:55am
April 21, 2017
Eskomos fell 'Jacks in a close one
Tondryk is still pleased with his team's start. "They have been working really hard; they are coming together as a team," he said. "I hope that...
April 21, 2017 - 2:29pm
April 7, 2017
Esko demolishes Pine City in opener
"That first hit set the tone for the game," Emanuel said. "While we hit the ball, Emilee (Wilson) our pitcher was throwing heat. She faced the...
April 7, 2017 - 10:29am
August 3, 2016
Softball teams head to nationals
“We feel like we have a good draw,” Kelley said. “We beat teams that beat the West Metro Blast this season so we think we can do pretty...
August 3, 2016 - 12:52pm
July 22, 2016
Southern Carlton County team grows through summer softball
Moose Lake and Willow River have teamed up to field a young and growing softball program this summer. The Moose Lake-Willow River North States...
July 22, 2016 - 3:43pm
July 15, 2016
Local teams hold their own in state softball tournament
Braun Park was the place to be last weekend for softball fans, as local and area teams did quite well at the United States Specialty Sports Association...
July 15, 2016 - 3:54pm
June 3, 2016
Esko softball rallies in championship game to defeat Rebels
CLOQUET ― Just one week earlier, Esko scored two runs in the final inning to edge Moose Lake-Willow River in a Section 7AA high school softball...
June 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
April 23, 2016
Janke goes from out of the game, to out of the park
Against South Ridge last week, junior Sam Fisher and eighth-grader Taya Hakamaki had the Cardinals' only hits. Thus far, winless Cromwell-Wright...
April 23, 2016 - 9:37am
Lumberjacks freeze out Eskomos
“We couldn’t get out of the inning,” Esko coach Jeff Emanuel said. “We definitely gift-wrapped some runs for them, which we need to clean...
April 23, 2016 - 9:22am
May 14, 2015
Cloquet pitcher just won’t quit
Steen described a play last Friday in Princeton, Minn., when McMillen pounced off the rubber to try and catch a pop-up bunt. She proceeded to...
May 14, 2015 - 6:58am
April 24, 2015
SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Bulldogs bounced by Rebels — barely
Ally Bode admitted she didn’t get the best view of the final play at last Thursday’s softball game between Moose Lake-Willow River and Carlton,...
sports/Bombers & Rebels
April 24, 2015 - 9:56am